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Newcastle College

Newcastle College is the largest mixed economy College in the country and claims to offer more courses in more subjects than any of its geographical competitors.

In 2004, the College received a Grade 1 ('outstanding') Ofsted inspection, placing it among the top three in England and Wales. This was followed in 2005 with the prestigious Learning and Skills Beacon Status award, only nine of which have ever been awarded to an FE college. The college maintained its outstanding grade in the 2008 Ofsted inspection.

The College was founded in 1894 as Rutherford Memorial College, becoming Rutherford College Secondary School for Boys in 1945. In 1930 the President of the Board of Education Charles Trevelyan founded the Trevelyan Building for girls. In 1962 the college was divided into two separate divisions, the college of Further Education and the Charles Trevelyan Technical College. In 1972 the two colleges merged and became known as Newcastle College.

The main campus is situated at Rye Hill, close to Newcastle city centre. However, some courses and services are delivered form elsewhere. "The Sandyford Building" is located within Northumbria University's main campus, and Newcastle Aviation Academy is located next to Newcastle International Airport. There are several other campuses in neighbouring towns, such as the "John Marley Centre" in Benwell and a construction centre at Low Walker.

Work started on the construction of a new Sixth Form centre at the Rye Hill campus in August 2011. Designed by international architects RMJM, the building is scheduled to open in 2013.

Notable alumni



Description harvested from Newcastle College - Wikipedia




9th April 2012


Rye Hill House

Rye Hill House



Mandela

Mandela



Library

Library


Library


Library



Parsons

Parsons



Trevelyan

Trevelyan



Armstrong

Armstrong



The Performance Academy

The Performance Academy



Rye Hill

Rye Hill



Space (H.E. Centre)

Space (H.E. Centre)



The Lifestyle Academy

The Lifestyle Academy



Rye Hill Plaza

Rye Hill Plaza


Various Views














The new sixth form building under construction. Link to Journal article


9th April 2012



29th April 2012




11th June 2012





12th July 2012





More photos as and when.






More information
Official site - Newcastle College.
See some reviews on Google Maps.
Newcastle College Blog | An insight into the life at Newcastle College
Newcastle College's photostream on Flickr
Newcastle College - Wikipedia
Newcastle 6th Form College Development - SkyscraperCity
Newcastle College - SkyscraperCity





Map of Newcastle College





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