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  • STEM Outreach Visit to McLaren Automotive

    16 Mar 2020

    On Monday, March 2nd, nine year 13 students and five DTUS students from Loughborough University had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking as part of the college’s STEM outreach day.

     

  • DE&S Visit to MOD Main Building and the Houses of Parliament

    07 Feb 2020

    As the day dawned on Wednesday 15th January, twelve Defence Engineering and Support (DE&S) Year 12 Welbexians departed for their day trip to London to visit the Ministry of Defence and the Houses of Parliament.

     

  • Year 12 Royal Navy Trip

    09 Dec 2019

    On 2 December, 24 Year 12 Royal Navy students went to Portsmouth for a visit to the Damage Repair Instructional Unit (DRIU) and Fire Fighting School. We drove down the night before and stayed on HMS Bristol.

  • Royal Navy Merlin Visit

    15 Nov 2019

    On Tuesday 12th of November, a group of 15 students were given the opportunity to fly in a Royal Navy Merlin Mk4 transport helicopter.

  • Remembrance Sunday 10 November 2019

    13 Nov 2019

    On Sunday 10th November friends and family joined the Welbeck Students and Staff for their annual Remembrance Service around the fountains. The rain of Saturday had cleared and despite being cold, it was a glorious morning.

  • Year 13 Royal Navy Trip 2019

    01 Oct 2019

    During the second week back at College the Royal Navy Year 13 students departed for our first Royal Navy visit to Whale Island in Portsmouth.  It was a flying visit, lasting just twenty four hours, but it was a very educational day.   We left Welbeck at 16:00 after lessons and made the three hour journey down to HMS Bristol, our accommodation for the night.  HMS Bristol was initially designed to defend a class of aircraft carriers which were never built and it is the only Type 82 destroyer ever built for the Royal Navy.

  • Outstanding A level results for Welbeck's students

    16 Aug 2019

    The students from Welbeck - The Defence Sixth Form College have achieved some excellent A level results this year, with 32% of all A levels being awarded A* or A grade. The College achieved a 99% pass rate with 82% of those achieving A*-C.  This is an impressive achievement considering every student at the College is required to study Maths to A level and over 75% study Physics A level.

  • Annual General Inspection and Prize Giving 2019

    09 Jul 2019

    Saturday 6th July, the Principal welcomed VIP's, parents, families and friends to the end of year celebrations at The Defence Sixth Form College (DSFC).  This event is the most prestigious in the College calendar and marks the culmination of the year and graduation of the Year 13 students.                                                                        

  • Duke of Edinburgh Expedition (DofE) 2019

    28 Jun 2019

    On Monday 24 June, 21 Students set off for the Lake District to complete their practice Gold and Silver DofE expeditions.

  • Exercise Welbeck Trail 2019

    24 Jun 2019

    Exercise Trail, the annual Year 12 Adventurous Training exercise began on the afternoon of Monday 17th June. We travelled up from Welbeck to Halton Training Camp in Lancaster, had our initial brief and moved into our accommodation. We were later briefed on the activities that we would be partaking in over the week.