Current Students

Whether you're progressing on to another course / year of study with us, or starting a new adventure, we'll make sure you're ready with guidance and activities to help you. 

We're working hard at the moment to make sure these are easily accessible from home, so please bear with us. Your tutors will be able to let you know once they're ready, but rest assured we'll help you to keep going with your learning during the next half term and into summer.

If you're not sure what you want to do next, please get in touch with your tutor or email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk and we'll do everything we can to help you decide.

Additionally, your happiness, health and wellbeing are incredibly important to us. Therefore we have provided a bespoke Stress Management and Well-Being package full of online recourses to target, stress, positive mental health, and growth mindset. Take a look here. 

New Students

Starting college is a big step in all young people’s lives and we want to make the next stage in your future as easy and as smooth as possible, whether you're coming to us straight from leaving school or after a break in education. That’s why we've developed our Stepping Forward transition to college support programme.

This page has been populated with a range of subject specific activities designed to help you get a start in 'stepping forward' with your learning and knowledge ready for the start of your college life. All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write down your answers and bring this with you when you come for your induction. We can't wait to see how you got on.

We've also recommended some additional activities to have a go at once you've completed your subject tasks. These are around the topics of staying safe online, radicalisation and extremism and British Values.

If you're not sure what to expect when you start with us then this will be a good opportunity to get a little taste for the kind of thing you could be studying at Riseholme. 

Remember, our Student Services team is still here to give advice and guidance if you need a little more support. They're available to live chat Monday - Friday, 12pm - 4pm, by clicking the green button on the bottom right of this page. Alternatively, email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk or give us a call on 01964 553000.

Agriculture

Bishop Burton specialises in Agriculture and is one of the finest places in the country to develop your skills and knowledge. We've put together the below activity on assessing the seedbed so that you can get a feel for what you'll be learning about when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write down your answers and bring this with you when you come for your induction. 

Assess the Seedbed - Agriculture

PDF Document (1.75 MB)

Animal Management

Bishop Burton's Animal Management unit is one of the finest anywhere in the country, with a stunning array of species for students to work with. We want you to have a feel of the things you'll be learning about when you join us in September, that's why we've put together the below activities for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF files, write down your answers and bring this with you when you come for your induction. 

Applied Science

Studying Applied Science at Bishop Burton will help you develop the essential skills needed to work in many fascinating job roles. To give you a taste of what you'll be studying when you join us in September, we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write down your answers and bring this with you when you come for your induction. 

Art and Design

Our creative and diverse courses allow our students to explore their creative side. We've put together the below activity for you to have a go at before you start with us in September so you have a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us.

All you need to do is download the PDF file, complete the work and either bring it along with you to your induction or email it over to the tutor listed. 

Business

Being a student at Bishop Burton College you will learn all aspects of business, allowing you to move forward into a range of rewarding careers. So you get a feel of what you'll be learning when you join us in September we've put together some activities fo you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out all the below PDF files, complete the tasks and either bring it with you to your induction or email the tutor listed.

Event Management - Business

PDF Document (703 KB)

Personal Skills Audit - Business

PDF Document (55.6 KB)

Childcare

Our Childcare Centre of Excellence is the perfect place to launch a career working with children, especially as you can study a new T Level qualification, providing you with outstanding industry experience. So you get a feel of what you'll be studying when you join us in September we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF, complete the task and bring it with you to your induction or email it to the tutor listed.

Construction

Construction is a thriving industry where there is a high demand for skilled workers; you’ll develop your skills in our purpose-built construction workshops. To help you get a feel for what you'll be learning when you join us in September we've put together the below workplace tools activity for you to have a look at.

All you need to do is print out the below PDF, write on your answers and bring with you to your induction.

Workplace Tools - Construction

PDF Document (279 KB)

Engineering

There is nowhere better than Bishop Burton College to learn the practical skills needed to work in engineering. We've put together an activity pack as an introduction to landbased engineering, this will hopefully give you a taste of what you'll be learning when you start with us in September.

All you need to do is print out the below PDF file, write on your answers and bring with you to your induction.

Land-Based Engineering

PDF Document (386 KB)

Environmental Studies

Surrounded by historic parkland, Bishop Burton is the ideal setting to learn about the environmental and conservation industry. We've put together the below activity on tree estimation to help you get a feel of what you'll be getting involved with when you start with us in September.

Download and print out the pdf, write down your answers and bring them with you when you come to induction, we'd love to see how you got on.

Equine

Our facilities are renowned as being among the very best in the country. You will benefit from our world-class arenas and training resources. To help you get a taste of what you'll be learning when you start with us in September we've put together the below activities for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file relevant to the level you'll be studying, complete the tasks and bring it with you to your induction. 

Level 1 Horse Care

PDF Document (589 KB)

Level 2 Equine Care

PDF Document (666 KB)

Fashion

With dedicated studios and small class sizes, by studying Fashion at Bishop Burton you'll have access to everything you need to develop your skills.

Masked - Fashion

PDF Document (1.21 MB)

Floristry

Our outstanding reputation for the quality of our teaching will put you on the right track for a career in a creative and high profile industry. To give you a taste of the thingsyou'll be learning about when you join us in September, we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the pdf, complete the task and bring it with you to your induction or email it to the tutor listed. We can't wait to see how you got on.

Food

This is an exciting and hands-on industry to be a part of. You will work within the college’s dedicated kitchens developing the skills and expertise needed for a successful career. We've put together the below activity for you to have a go at prior to you starting with us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, complete the activity and bring it with you to your induction or email to the tutor listed. We can't wait to see how you get on.

What Do We Know Quiz - Food

PDF Document (307 KB)

Foundation Studies

Our Foundation Studies students develop their academic and life skills in a safe and supportive environment. We've put together a couple of fun activity packs about horses and rabbits for you to have a go at before you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the pack, write in your answers and bring with you to your induction.

Health and Social Care

Now, more than ever, health and social care professionals are on the frontline, providing essential services and support to those in need. From social services to nursing, Bishop Burton can help you start your career in this hugely rewarding area. We've put together the below activity for you to have a go so you can get a taste of what you'll be learning about when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, complete the tasks and bring it with you to your induction.

Welcome to Health and Social Care

PDF Document (181 KB)

Public Services

Here at Bishop Burton, we provide realistic, hands-on experiences to help our students decide which route within Public Services that they want to take. We've put together an introduction to public services pack for you to have a go at to get a feel of what you'll be doing when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write your answers and bring it with you to your induction.

Introduction to Public Services

PDF Document (766 KB)

SEND

At Bishop Burton College, we pride ourselves on the academic support that we can provide for our students.  These transition packs will give you lots of information about the support available and the Additional Learning Support team within the college.

Sport

Sport at all levels is at the heart of life at Bishop Burton, whether it’s competing at elite level, taking part in team activities for recreational fun or simply maintaining a general level of fitness, we understand the value and importance of sport. We've put together the below programme for you to have a go at to get a feel of what you'll be studying when you join us in September.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, write in your answers and bring it with you to your induction. 

Sport Programme

PDF Document (525 KB)

Travel and Tourism

Our courses relate to the world of work through engaging projects which reflect the realities of travel and tourism environments. To give you a taste of what you'll be learning about when you join us in September we've put together the below activity for you to have a go at.

All you need to do is print out the PDF file, complete the activity and bring it with you to your induction or email it to the tutor listed.

Additional Activities

As part of your transition to Bishop Burton College, we want to support you not just academically but also support you to remain safe in a range of situations and contexts. As part of this work, you may wish to complete 1 or all of the four learning packages available here.

The learning packages will support you to better understand subjects like staying safe online, radicalisation and extremism and British Values. Each of these are topics you will hear about and discuss alongside you primary learning goal when you're at Bishop Burton.

For each learning package successfully completed you will receive a printable certificate which you can use to supplement your CV moving forward.

To access these excellent learning materials, simply follow the link and set you your personalised account which should take no longer than five minutes.

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