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Welcome to Open Day We hope this short guide will help you plan your day. Our students and staff are looking forward to meeting you and discussing their courses with you. They have also organised a number of activities designed to help you make the decisions about the next steps of your education. Come to talks & watch demonstrations (details opposite). Meet the teachers See our Classroom Guide in the centre pages. Talk to our guidance tutors Guidance tutors are available in the Library for individual discussions about your choice of courses and how they might affect your future. Follow our Enrichment Trail See Page 7 Enter our competition with Heart FM’s Heart Angels Meet the Heart Angels between 11am and 1pm in front of the Refectory (R). Enter our competition to win an iPod Touch.
Finding your way around Our Student Ambassadors are always pleased to show you around or you can ask any of our staff who will happily point you in the right direction. A map of the campus can also be found on the back page.
Tell us what you think... We are always keen to find out which areas we can improve upon and when we are getting things right. Please go to our website after your visit and take part in our short feedback questionnaire.
Cirencester College is 21 years old! If you would like to sign up to our Alumni website please register at www.ciren21.org.uk
Access our online course leaflets in our Library or Learning Resource Centre M
Presentations in the Sundial Theatre: Introduction to College
A quick overview of Cirencester College
11:00, 12:00 & 1:30
High Achievers Academy Find out what support is available for students predicted 5 grade As or more at GCSE
11:30 & 1:00
Don’t miss our displays/demos around the campus: C Hospitality Cookery Demonstration C02b 11:00 - 13:00 Come and watch our Hospitality students in our student kitchen
Commedia del’Arte ST Mask Demonstration Sundial Theatre 12:30 Watch our Performing Arts students using the masks they take to perform at Primary schools during the year. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma ST
Dance Workshop Sundial Theatre 2:00 Watch our dance students perform. M Web TV Team Watch out for our Web TV Team in action around the campus Base: M18
Visit our animals in the Animal Centre in the Elliott Building. Science Experiments J017 Students will be making ice cream and extracting limonene from oranges
IT ‘Drop-in’ Demos throughout the day
Over Clocking & System Tuning Mobile Phone ‘App’ Programming
Plus Science Technology J Engineering and Maths (STEM) Academy J141 Students from our STEM Academy will be making a KNEX rollercoaster
Interactive displays throughout the day: Windows 8 Release Candidate Programs written by students
Horses on the Field Come and meet Millie, Rosie and Jim.
M and J J There is disabled access to all areas with lifts in buildings M
Science & Maths
J Block Applied Science
Classical Civilisations Countryside Courses Environmental Science Geology
Psychology Religious Studies
Spotlight Commedia delâ€™Arte
Mask Performance: 12:30 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma
Dance Workshop: 2:00 Sundial Theatre
Health & Social Care
Short Talks in J022
All Sports 10:30, 12:30 & 1:30 Football Academy 11:00 & 1:00
Health, Care & Beauty Therapy
Sport & Recreation
If you are predicted 5 Grade As or more at GCSE come along and see what support is available via our High Achievers Academy.
Animal & Horse Management
High Achievers & Oxbridge Support J263
Drama & Theatre
Business, Career Academies Foundation Learning & Apprenticeships Davis Building
Science Experiments J017 & J141
There is a map on the back Biology page to help you locate Chemistry buildings. Or ask any member Electronics of staff for directions.
Performing Arts, Music & Dance
Art, Design, Photography & Music Tech AD & C Block
Media, English & Languages
Foundation Learning Hospitality
IT & Computing
Travel and Tourism
Drop-in Computing Demos D04
English Film Studies French German Italian Journalism Media Production Media Studies Radio Spanish
M01/02 M17 M06 M06 M06 M12 M18 M16 M12 M06
Advice, Guidance & Information Refectory Open Day Reception
Governors University Level Courses Student Services Student Support Network Transport Refreshments
Going green... ...eleaflets for course information To reduce our use of paper during Open Day we are not providing printed Course Information leaflets. Please make a note of the course(s) you are interested in here. You can then access the course information from our L our Learning website either in our Library (L), Resource Centre in the Millenium Building M or when you are at home. (M)
Sundial Theatre Auditorium
Introduction to College Talk 11:00, 12:00 & 1:30
High Achievers Talk 11:30 & 1:00
If you are predicted 5 Grade As or more at GCSE find out what support is available through our High Achievers Academy
Hub Coffee Bar
Library Advice & Guidance
Admissions Advice & Guidance One to one guidance to help with course choices and your future. Adult courses information & guidance
Choices at 16 Day
Your chance to try courses on Friday 16 November Please ring Admissions after Open Day for more information: 01285 626258
In the Refectory 12 - 2pm
Hub Coffee Bar
10.30am and 2.30pm Tea/coffee and cakes made and served by our students will be available.
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Come and see our wide range of handmade crafts including cards, mosaics and jewellery available for purchase Inspire is part of a supported enterprise scheme which provides valuable retail experience for students with learning disabilities. R Open 10.30am - 2.30pm Find us behind the Refectory
Tomato basil pesto pasta glazed in mozzarella cheese with rocket salad and herb bread £2.95 Honey roast gammon on creamed potato with leeks in parsley sauce £3.25 Chicken and vegetable tikka masala with pilaff rice and mango chutney £2.95 Baked jacket potato or corn chips with a choice of toppings £1.75 Cream of celeriac and stilton soup with French bread £1 Sticky chocolate pudding and custard £1 Choice of sandwiches and paninis £1.95
Exclusive Offer for Year 11s this Summer!
Find out more about the National Citizen Service Summer Programme which includes a two-week residential trip!
For more information please see our Enrichment Co-ordinator Stuart Collins in the J Block Foyer
Enrichment Trail On Wednesday afternoons all students have the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities which include sport, music, art, drama and more...
These activities enable students to develop a range of skills that are invaluable for future career paths and university applications.
A number of our Enrichment Activity leaders are available today - here’s where to find them:
Sports J Block Foyer J010/ J022 Football Rugby Netball Basketball Table Tennis Fitness Suite Badminton Skiing
Animals Animal Centre E02/03/Field Animal Projects Equestrian Society
We have many more Enrichment activities on offer including:
Vets/Medics/Dentists Group J141
IT: Cisco, Linux Training & App Development D04
Web TV Team World Cinema M18
Law Club Camera Club Quidditch Life Drawing Band Practice Singing Volunteering Wakeboarding Maths Duke of Edinburgh Award Youth Theatre Sign Language Cookery ...and more!
Our Enrichment Co-ordinator, Stuart Collins, can be found in the J Block Foyer if you’d like more details
SP The Spotlight
Fire Assembly Point
If fire alarms sound please make your way to the assembly point on the field as shown on the map
We ask you to respect that we have a No Smoking campus
Art & Design, Graphics, 3D Design, Textiles
Photography, Music Technology
Business Faculty, Career Academies, Foundation Learning
Health & Social Care, Pre-nursing, Childcare, Beauty Therapy, Animal Management, Animal Centre
Humanities Faculty, Science Faculty Maths, Sports
Advice, Guidance & Information Adult courses & guidance
Media, English, Languages, Learning Resource Centre
Open Day Reception, Refectory
Dance, Drama, Music, Performing Arts
Presentations: Introduction to College, High Achievers Academy