Education

03rd Jan 2017

Talented Brothers Taste Taekwon-Do Success

Talented St Paul’s pupils Hamzah and Dawud Malik are making a name for themselves in International Taekwon-Do with both of them winning bronze medals in this year’s ITF World Championships in Brighton where 45 countries competed. The brothers, who were inspired by their dad and by watching martial arts films, took up Taekwon-Do when they were aged just eight and six.  They are both members of the Chand Institute of Taekwon-Do where they train for six hours every week.  Hamzah is in Year 10 and Dawud is in Year 8. Dawud said:  “I like the fighting and the technical side of Taekwondo – you’re always learning something new.”  Hamzah added:  “Taekwon-Do also builds respect for elders.” Speaking about their achievements, Miss Sarah Wainwright – PE Teacher, said:  “I am so impressed by both of their achievements and the commitment they put into the sport, on top of the work they..

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02nd Jan 2017

College Learners in the Driving Seat with Vauxhall

Motor Vehicle students from Milton Keynes College are set to benefit from a very special donation from Vauxhall Motors in partnership with the Business in the Community organisation. The donation sees the College’s Motor Vehicles department receive a full working Vauxhall Vivaro van from the motor production giant, which is based nearby in Luton. The Vivaro, which will be located at the College’s workshop environment at Bletchley campus, is one of a number of vehicles that the company uses for testing purposes. Once those tests had been completed, the vehicle then became available for donation for educational purposes via Business in the Community, a charity organisation which manages a number of programmes aimed at tackling issues in business and society. By receiving the Vivaro, students on the College’s Motor Vehicle study programmes will be able to practice the skills learned in their lessons on a brand new, fully-working vehicle, providing..

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