Posted on Thu, January 19, 2017

Careers Fair 2017 Training & Employment Opportunities for EFC Learners

Careers Fair 2017 Training & Employment Opportunities for EFC Learners Careers Fest; Training and Employment Opportunities for EFC Learners Thursday 26th January from 3 p.m. Venue: The Street Come and explore training and/or employment opportunities in planning your progression. Between 45 – 50 employers and training providers will be present and you will have quality time to engage with representatives from a range of industries. Further information available from your class teachers....read more
Posted on Wed, January 18, 2017

British Junior Open Squash finalist Elise Lazarus talks about what it is like studying at EFC

British Junior Open Squash finalist Elise Lazarus talks about what it is like studying at Epping Forest College, her career highlights and future opportunities as a Professional Squash Player and as a qualified Personal Trainer. Elise is funded by West Hatch High School and is currently studying Level 2 Sport and Fitness Training at Epping Forest College. Elise with the Mayor...read more
Posted on Fri, January 13, 2017

EFC Charity Fundraising Event for Haven House

EFC Charity Fundraising Event for Haven House A charity fundraising event organized by Health and Social Care department On 16th January 2017 staff and students were invited to participate in this event by wearing pajamas or onesie to the College and donate £1 for Haven House charity. Donations were collected by theLevel 3 Health and Social Care year 1 students, who were in pyjamas and onesies collecting donations across the college...read more
Posted on Thu, January 12, 2017

Friday 13 January: We are OPEN as usual

Friday 13 January 2017: All classes running as usual. Please check this page regularly for any delays or changes to your classes.
Posted on Thu, January 05, 2017

EFC M.A.D Digital Challenge

EFC M.A.D Digital Challenge At Epping Forest College we are committed to driving digital literacy, learning and teaching forward and developing a highly skilled, innovative, entrepreneurial and motivated staff and student cohort and believe in building lifelong skills such as problem solving, creativity, communication and teamwork. The EFC MAD Digital Challenge opens for all students and staff at EFC to submit ideas for using...read more
Posted on Thu, December 22, 2016

Peace and Kind Wishes for the New Year

Peace and Kind Wishes for the New Year ​As we approach the festive holidays, I would like us to pause and reflect on the spirit of Christmas. For me as a non-Christian who celebrates the festivities in respect of the occasion rather than as a religious festival, Christmas is a time to renew our commitment to peace and kindness; peace and kindness in our personal lives, in our...read more
Posted on Thu, December 15, 2016

Travel & Tourism News

The Level 2 Air Cabin Crew students went to Monarch Airlines training centre where the spent the day in the practical training facilities at Luton to completing SEP (Safety and Emergency procedures training) Some of the activities they took part in where: Door/exit opening/closing arming and disarming, emergency operation with power assist and power assist fail Practical firefighting scenarios...read more
Posted on Tue, December 06, 2016

EFC MAD Digital Challenge

EFC MAD Digital Challenge Do you have an idea using technology that could improve the learning and teaching experience for students or staff at EFC? If so, we’d like to hear from you! For your chance of winning you can submit your ideas as a team or by yourself all you have to do is film a short presentation and give a write-up...read more
Posted on Fri, December 02, 2016

Travel & Tourism groups’ visit to London tourist attractions

Travel & Tourism groups’ visit to London tourist attractions The Level 3 year 1 & year 2 Travel & Tourism groups travelled to London. The students enjoyed a packed day visiting 3 attractions as part of their current unit they are studying UK visitor attractions. They started on the Southbank picking up the Duck Tour, then after lunch they got on The Thames Clipper and travelled down the Thames to Greenwich where they...read more
Posted on Mon, November 21, 2016

Design Your Future

Design Your Future

from left to right; Novena panayotova, Aimee Blakely, Ross heard and Danielle Townsend

A good day spent at the Excel Centre at the annual UCAS event on Tuesday 15th November 2016. Foundation and Year 2 Art and Photography students were able to meet tutors and student ambassadors from over 100 universities to get information to help with progression units and university choices and find out about open days. A very valuable and informative trip Find out...read more
Posted on Mon, November 14, 2016

WHY CHOOSE EFC

Level 3 Art and Design student, Zac Grego, tells us why he would recommend other learners to choose EFC for their future. Q. How do you feel about studying at EFC so far and how you feel differently, compared to your sixth form college experience? “This isn’t just a provider of education for me, this is somewhere I can express...read more
Posted on Sat, November 12, 2016

​Jake’s Learning Journey at EFC

Jake Forecast who studies Early Years Educator Level 3 Year 1, talks to us about his learning journey so far: Q: How has it been studying at EFC My Department has always encouraged me on various ways to improve the College and to make my Department better as a student representative. Firstly, we have a monthly Student Representative meeting in order to...read more
Posted on Fri, November 11, 2016

​Think kindness and get Free Hugs!

​Think kindness and get Free Hugs! Principal Saboohi Famili and the Senior Management team held a Free Hug event on Friday 11th November, as part of EFC’s ongoing Kindness initiative campaign. CEO and Principal Saboohi Famili and Management staff, dressed in Free-Hug T-shirts, welcomed staff and students at the Foyer and offered Free Hugs accompanied by relaxing piano music played by EFC staff, Oana and...read more
Posted on Fri, November 11, 2016

Remembrance day at EFC

Remembrance day at EFC COLLEGE STUDENTS TURN UP IN RECORD NUMBERS TO RESPECT REMEMBRANCE DAY Record numbers of students and staff attended the college annual remembrance event this Friday 11th November. In a packed foyer and entrance area, hundreds of Epping Forest College students and staff observed the two minutes of silence. Part of the ceremony included newly elected College President Samuel Weeks reading...read more
Posted on Wed, November 09, 2016

Level 3 Tourism & Aviation students’ visit to the World Travel Market

Level 3 Tourism & Aviation students’ visit to the World Travel Market ​Simone Butler and Faith from One Stop accompanied the Level 3 Tourism & Aviation students to visit the World Travel Market today, 9 November 2016. This a yearly exhibition held at Excel Exhibition Centre in London where the world meets to showcase and network in Travel and Tourism. Pictures showing students at the event.
Posted on Wed, November 09, 2016

Career Opportunities for Level 3 CILEx Legal Secretarial Students

Career Opportunities for Level 3 CILEx Legal Secretarial Students On Tuesday 8 November, the Level 3 CILEx Legal Secretarial students were visited by Linklaters LLP (magic circle, top 5 firm). Students were informed about the firm’s career opportunities and encouraged to apply for their in-house training scheme once their course has finished. The Linklaters staff were very impressed; quote from Deon Donald, Secretarial Services Manager at Linklaters, ‘That was the best...read more
Posted on Fri, November 04, 2016

A huge well done to AAT learners with 100% attendance

AAT learners A huge well done to the following AAT learners with 100% attendance during September: Max Wildgoose Zac Cannon Catalin Volcov Gabriel Connolly Adrianna Kincses Thea Cann Veronica Alfano Please find below comments from the students on this half-term so far: “We are really enjoying the lessons and the tutors are really helpful” – Gabriel “I am looking forward to a...read more
Posted on Fri, November 04, 2016

Fireworks Spectacular at Epping Forest College

Fireworks Spectacular at Epping Forest College Fireworks Spectacular at Epping Forest College, right at the heart of the community. Debden, Loughton and Epping Forest residents came along and enjoyed this FREE event organized by Epping Forest College. The event, which took place on Lucton’s Field, opposite the College, provided with food stalls serving hot food and drink at College’s Street Food Market and was...read more
Posted on Wed, November 02, 2016

Kindness Month at Epping Forest College

Kindness Month at Epping Forest College Did you know that Kindness is directly linked to happiness and health? During the month of November, staff and students are taking part in the College’s #BelieveInKindness initiative. Staff and students are encouraged to get involved in #BelieveInKindness by doing something nice for someone else as an act of kindness. They then leave a Card to encourage that person...read more
Posted on Fri, October 21, 2016

Mitchell’s Learning Journey at EFC

Mitchell Strong who’s been studying Level 1 Plumbing to Apprenticeship NVQ Level 2 programme, talked with his tutor, Ahmet Djafer, about how his learning journey has been so far at Epping Forest College. Why did you enrol at EFC? It was a subject that I had not done before and it looked enjoyable and I knew that I could make a...read more
Posted on Thu, October 20, 2016

Job-Ready for Air Cabin Crew

The Level 2 Air Cabin Crew students went to Loughton Leisure Centre this week to be assessed on their swimming skills. Tutor Michael Owusu-Dartey said “It is a requirement for all Air Cabin Crew trainees to be able to swim 25 metres therefore, we must assess their skills to make sure when they complete the course they are job ready”. Those that...read more
Posted on Tue, October 18, 2016

Epping Forest College Celebrates Black History Month

Epping Forest College Celebrates Black History Month EFC BLACK HISTORY MONTH CARNIVAL A very successful carnival today in The Street, organized by EFC Youth Workers, Byron Smith & Abdul Samad. Thank you to everyone who was involved! Black History Month celebration runs throughout October Come see the displays showcasing the success of British black stories that will inspire you! Check out our range of relevant books and...read more
Posted on Fri, October 14, 2016

THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC!

THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC! A huge thank you to Oana for playing the piano in Reception over the last few weeks, it has been enjoyed by all staff and students who comes through the foyer and this morning, we gathered to show her our support by having a small presentation with music and flowers! Thank you to everyone who attended. Oana expresses her feeing...read more
Posted on Fri, October 14, 2016

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR FOUNDATION GIRLS

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR FOUNDATION GIRLS EFC Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Girls group took part in “Girls Football Week” at Tottenham’s training ground, EFC student Leah Coutts was interviewed for Sky Sports News alongside Karen Hills who heads the programme and is coaching the group. Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Education and Football Development Programme at EFC blends football development, coaching and playing, with a vocational study programme...read more
Posted on Thu, October 13, 2016

Opening of new Prayer and Quiet Room.

The new Prayer & Quiet Room at Epping Forest College is a space where both students and staff are welcome to practice their faith, meditate or take advantage of a quiet moment during college hours. On Wednesday 12th October, the Prayer and Quiet Room was opened and celebrated by its first guests. College staff and students attended and Loughton Town...read more
Posted on Mon, September 26, 2016

Parents’ Induction Evening at Epping Forest College

Parents’ Induction Evening at Epping Forest College THURSDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER 2016 6.30pm: Arrival & Refreshments. 7.00pm: Welcome presentation from the Principal & Vice Principals. See the College and our state–of–the–art facilities. Meet the teachers and course leaders. See a demonstration of eTrackr. Have your questions answered. We look forward to meeting you. for more information please contact us on: (020) 8508 8311 | enquiry@efc.ac.uk @eppingforestcol /eppingforestcollege
Posted on Fri, August 19, 2016

EFC Celebrates more amazing A–Level results

The students at Epping Forest College celebrated an outstanding set of A–Level results on Thursday 18th August. The College are delighted with its overall A/S and A Level pass rate of 91%, an increase of 13% on last year and that all but one of its A–Level subjects achieved a 100% pass rate demonstrating the College’s continuous improvement and...read more
Posted on Tue, July 05, 2016

Tourism and Aviation students secure jobs with Swissport

Tourism and Aviation students secure jobs with Swissport

Featured in the photo: GEORGINA STUCHFIELD, LAUREN FINCH & FLYNN EDWARDS

The 2 tutors for the Tourism & Aviation department Simone Butler and Michael Owusu-Dartey stated “we are both thrilled to see our students develop into young adults over the 2 years of their course and leave with an excellent qualification and to go straight into employment “
Posted on Tue, July 05, 2016

Football legend, Ledley King, meets students at Epping Forest College

Football legend, Ledley King, meets students at Epping Forest College Ledley King presented Sports students at Epping Forest College with awards for their dedication and hard work through the year (23 June 2016). The programme were part of the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Education and Football Development. Ledley king encourages young people in his interview “..Keep working, keep developing to give yourself the best opportunity” Listen: Ledley King interviewed by Jordan Dobson (Level 3...read more
Posted on Tue, May 31, 2016

Photography students’ work exhibited at the London Transport Museum

Photography students’ work exhibited at the London Transport Museum Students from EFC recently took part in a competition with the London Transport Museum and won the chance for their photos to be exhibited as part of the Museum’s Designology Event. Over the course of half term, Jammy Ray and Samantha Gregory shot photographs at designated London tube stations, including Baker Street, Angel and Canary Wharf and took part...read more
Posted on Tue, April 19, 2016

Epping Forest College wins the Best College & Group Display at Cake International

Epping Forest College wins the Best College & Group Display at Cake International Our Cake Decorating students have won the Best College & Group Display at Cake International. Students showcased their craft of sugar at Cake International (16-17 April, Alexandra Palace, London) alongside renowned industry experts and professional cake decorators and sugar crafters from across the word. Many Congratulations!
Posted on Mon, April 18, 2016

Tourism & Aviation educational visit to Rome: 12th-15th of April

Tourism & Aviation educational visit to Rome: 12th-15th of April

Tourism and Aviation educational visit in Rome

Our Tourism & Aviation, Air Cabin crew Level 2 students went on an educational visit to Rome. Students had busy days of cultural immersion visiting the Colleseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Vatican City and other famous landmarks. Students got a chance to dine in fashionable Italian restaurants to enjoy pasta and pizza as well as other traditional foods. The students returned...read more
Posted on Fri, November 27, 2015

Industry Week for Performing Arts Students

Industry Week for Performing Arts Students Last month saw the return of Industry week in our Performing Arts department. The week provides students with the fantastic opportunity to discuss their work with professionals working within the performing arts industry. Performing Arts students welcomed Laura Jane Matthewson, who recently won the Evening Standard award for emerging talent within musical theatre. Laura trained at the Royal Academy of...read more
Posted on Fri, November 27, 2015

The London Lions Academy officially announced

The London Lions Academy officially announced

The EFC Lions with their official jerseys

Our EFC Lions Basketball students were introduced to over 3 thousand spectators at the Copper Box Arena at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. They received their official gold uniforms and announced as the London Lions Academy. The students joined a new Level 3 BTEC course launched in September and benefit from an elite standard of professional basketball coaching delivered by the London...read more
Posted on Thu, August 13, 2015

EFC Celebrates Fantastic A-Level Results!

EFC Celebrates Fantastic A-Level Results! Epping Forest College students celebrated an outstanding set of A Level results on Thursday 13th August. We were delighted that 16 our of A Level subjects achieved 100% success. Furthermore, 6 of these subjects achieved 100% A*- C grades which demonstrates the college’s continuous improvement in achieving high grades. Oba Adelaya (above left) was delighted with his grades of A*, A and...read more
Posted on Thu, August 13, 2015

GCSE Results Day!

GCSE Results Day! ​It’s GCSE results day on Thursday 20th August 2015 We’ve got our fingers crossed for you, but if you don’t get the grades you were hoping for, don’t worry! Come and talk to us! We’ll be here on results day and throughout the holiday to talk through your next steps. We will do everything we can...read more
Posted on Wed, July 08, 2015

Celebrating Creative Arts Week

Celebrating Creative Arts Week A wonderful celebration of students’ work across all creative and performing arts culminated in a week long Creative Arts Summer Festival at Epping Forest College. It was a thoughtful, inspiring and professional display of students’ achievement across all mediums. Students and staff put on professional presentations, converting their art workshops into an enormous gallery and using the 200-seater theatre to...read more
Posted on Thu, July 02, 2015

Community Fun Day 2015

Community Fun Day 2015 We welcomed children, parents and grandparents from our local community to spend a fun-filled day with us on Saturday (27th June). There was a great atmosphere; the sun shone and all came out to enjoy themselves. Sand-castles were built, Tottenham Hotspur coaches brought their goal for football practice, virtual reality games were played and tourists taken through air cabin crew...read more
Posted on Wed, June 17, 2015

EFC teams up with The London Lions

EFC teams up with The London Lions Epping Forest College is proud to announce a new partnership with The London Lions Basketball Club to provide a new Education and Basketball Development Programme. “We are delighted to be offering the only sports programme delivered in partnership with a professional basketball team in London – this is a unique opportunity for any aspiring basketball player, coach or sport professional” – Phil...read more
Posted on Tue, June 09, 2015

UAL Art & Design courses now at Epping Forest College

UAL Art & Design courses now at Epping Forest College Epping Forest College has been approved to teach the following UAL Awarding Body qualifications: Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma Art & Design Level 2 Diploma Art & Design UAL Awarding Body is the only specialist art, design and creative industries awarding organization in England. It is committed to improving the standards of art, design...read more
Posted on Tue, June 02, 2015

Performing Arts students show off their talents in Spain

Performing Arts students show off their talents in Spain Over 50 staff and students from Epping Forest College set off to Barcelona last month for a week’s educational visit. The students who are studying Performing Arts, Music, Dance and Drama at EFC combined rehearsal and performance of a site specific project on the theme of “home towns”. Our students performed a range of exciting, original music and song, dance...read more
Posted on Tue, May 19, 2015

The Learning Lounge celebrates World Book Night

The Learning Lounge celebrates World Book Night

World Book Night at EFC

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books that took place on the 23rd April this year. It sees passionate volunteers give out hundreds of thousands of books in their communities to share their love of reading with people who don’t read regularly or own books. World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a...read more
Posted on Wed, April 15, 2015

Pro Actions business briefings this April

Pro Actions business briefings this April EFC is working with Pro Actions, a business improvement specialist, to offer business briefings and training courses to local businesses. The briefings are supported by Epping Forest District Council and The Epping Forest Chamber of Commerce. The briefings will give you helpful hints to use in your business, the opportunity to network with fellow professionals and the opportunity to see...read more
Posted on Wed, April 08, 2015

Mythical Creatures - A new exhibition at EFC

Mythical Creatures - A new exhibition at EFC Earth, Air, Water and Fire A touring exhibition produced by Epping Forest District Museum, funded by Arts Council England and curated by EFC Art & Design students, is opening at Epping Forest College. 14th April – 8th May 2015 at Epping Forest College From the dawn of human history, stories have been filled with tales of strange and mysterious beasts. Taking you...read more
Posted on Tue, March 24, 2015

Travel and Tourism students jet off to Barcelona!

Travel and Tourism students jet off to Barcelona!

Travel and Tourism staff & students

A group of 15 travel and tourism students from Epping Forest College took part in an educational visit to Barcelona from 9th – 12th March 2015. They were accompanied by 2 lecturers, Michael Owusu-Dartey and Simone Butler.This educational visit offered the students the opportunity to gather evidence fortheir assignments as well as enhance their knowledge of the travel industry,more in particular Barcelona...read more
Posted on Fri, March 13, 2015

New starts for Apprenticeship Week

New starts for Apprenticeship Week It’s National Apprenticeship Week and two students from Epping Forest College have started their Apprenticeships with PELC (Partnership of East London). Robert Heath and Mohammed Ahmed, both aged 17, were taken on to do their Level 2 IT and Telecoms and Business Administration apprenticeships respectively. They join Atlanta Mansfield, who has been working as an apprentice at PELC for six months. ...read more
Posted on Wed, February 11, 2015

EFC opens art studio at Eton Manor Nursery

EFC opens art studio at Eton Manor Nursery Epping Forest College’s Head of Art & Design, Rowan Hartfree-Pearce, proudly cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Eton Manor Day Nursery’s brand new Art Studio. Eton Manor Day Nursery and Preschool have launched a new art studio in a bid to introduce children to interactive learning. Rowan explained the benefits of Art: “All these skills developed...read more
Posted on Wed, January 07, 2015

Gym opening to the public.

Gym opening to the public. The EFC gym has excellent facilities. Members will benefit from a well- equipped cardiovascular area, with treadmills, bikes, rowing machines and cross trainers; a range of resistance machines and free weights to develop strength, tone and muscular endurance. Fully qualified staff will be on hand to offer help, support and personalised training advice. There is free on-site parking. Opening Times ...read more
Posted on Thu, December 18, 2014

Looking for a fresh start in 2015?

Looking for a fresh start in 2015? Taking the first step to a new career in February 2015 Introductory level 1 courses, in child care, computer skills, sport, book keeping or general employability, have been added to our curriculum. These courses are an opportunity to progress in education or start a new career by offering essential subject skills. A Level 1 award can be achieved in just 10 weeks, with core...read more
Posted on Mon, December 01, 2014

Do you run your own business?  Free Business Briefings at EFC!

Do you run your own business?  Free Business Briefings at EFC! EFC is working with Pro Actions, a business improvement specialist, to offer free business briefings to local businesses. The briefings are supported by Epping Forest District Council and The Epping Forest Chamber of Commerce. The briefings will give you helpful hints to use in your business, the opportunity to network with fellow professionals and the opportunity to see and use...read more
Posted on Fri, October 17, 2014

Open Events at Epping Forest College

Open Events at Epping Forest College Our next event is held on Wednesday 18th March 2015 6pm - 8pm No need to book This is your opportunity to look around the fantastic facilities that the College has, speak to tutors who teach on the courses, get careers advice and speak to students who are studying at the College. We also provide refreshments free of charge! We have...read more
Posted on Fri, October 17, 2014

Parent Information Evenings at Epping Forest College for students enrolling 2015-2016

Tuesday 18th November 2014 starting at 7.00pm OR Wednesday the 25th March 2015 starting at 7.00pm Please sign up to this event that allows you as a parent or guardian to understand more about College life and the opportunities to study at Epping Forest College. The evenings will cover: Meeting the Curriculum team managers Understanding the ethos of the College (code of...read more
Posted on Fri, October 17, 2014

The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation team up with Epping Forest College

The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation team up with Epping Forest College The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation and Epping Forest College have come together to create an Education and Football Development Programme, which combines academic study with elite level football coaching and league competition. A total of 40 boys, aged between 16 and 19 have enrolled. The programme is designed to capture their imagination and inspire them to fulfil their academic and sporting potential. Grant Cornwell...read more
Posted on Fri, October 17, 2014

Great Opportunity for Epping Forest College Art Student

Great Opportunity for Epping Forest College Art Student Renee Murray from Loughton was given the opportunity of designing a book cover for a poetry book. The book written by Julie Vanner has been published and is available in America and on Amazon. She is now working with Julie to illustrate a children’s book. Renee joined Epping Forest College two years ago on the Btec Extended Diploma in...read more
Posted on Mon, September 01, 2014

Enrolling now - open from 10am every day!

Enrolling now - open from 10am every day! If you’re still not sure what your next turn will be, then our daily drop-in enrolment days will be just what you need! We’re opening from 10am every day so you can come in and see us. Our Careers Adviser is on hand with a drop-in service. We’ll speak to you about your options, and make sure...read more
Posted on Wed, July 09, 2014

College seeks “next Pochettino” with Tottenham Hotspur Football Foundation

College seeks “next Pochettino” with Tottenham Hotspur Football Foundation Is the World Cup giving you football fever? Then kick off next year with our new course run in conjunction with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation! If you want a career in football coaching or sports management then this course represents a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your dream. EFC and Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are launching a new course in their search for...read more
Posted on Thu, June 19, 2014

Are you a cut above? Become a Hairdressing Apprentice

Are you a cut above? Become a Hairdressing Apprentice Do you want to become a salon stylist? Do you want to earn money while you’re training? If the answer to both those questions is yes, then we’ve got fantastic opportunities for you. We have a number of hair salons in the local area looking for employees to start as soon as possible. If you enjoy hairstyling and...read more
Posted on Wed, June 11, 2014

Success Story

Success Story We are delighted to report that we have achieved 87.7% success rates—putting Epping Forest College in the top 10% of UK colleges. This means that no matter what level our students enter EFC at, they are likely to both succeed on their chosen course and progress onwards. We put this amazing success down to the dedication of our teachers and support...read more
Posted on Thu, May 22, 2014

Making a drama out of a masterpiece

Making a drama out of a masterpiece

Image courtesy of www.joan-miro.net

Image courtesy of www.joan-miro.net Students from Dance, Music and Performing Arts courses are spending a week in Barcelona for their most recent coursework assignment – immersing themselves in the culture and culminating in a site specific performance based upon the painting “Harlequin’s Carnival” by Joan Miró on Friday. Harlequin’s Carnival is one of Miró‘s best-known works....read more
Posted on Mon, May 19, 2014

College helps students to find a voice

College helps students to find a voice Two students from Epping Forest College have been given a “voice” for the first time thanks to new communication technology. Gavin King and Susan Collins are students in the College’s Preparation for Life and Work (LDD) department. Both students are in their late 50s, and have cerebral palsy. Susan has no speech whatsoever and Gavin has virtually unintelligible speech,...read more
Posted on Tue, May 13, 2014

Professional Diploma in Law and Practice

Obsidian Training are pleased to offer you the opportunity to study the CILEX Diploma in Professional Law and Practice. This course is ideal for successful Level 3 Secretarial students who are working in a legal practice. The course will enable you to achieve your first qualification to train as a lawyer. The course is also open for those who are already...read more
Posted on Tue, May 13, 2014

Epping Forest College receives full Matrix accreditation

Epping Forest College receives full Matrix accreditation The College is delighted to report that we achieved Matrix accreditation. The Matrix Standard is the unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals. The Matrix Assessor, Mike Yule, spent 4 days in the college interviewing 70 people. These included managers, teachers,...read more
Posted on Thu, May 08, 2014

Beware the Jabberwock, my son!

Beware the Jabberwock, my son! Epping Forest College’s Level 3 Art & Design students are featured in an exhibition at Loughton Library from Saturday 3rd May to Friday 30th May. The display centres around “The Jabberwocky”, possibly the most famous “nonsense poem” ever. The poem features in the novel “Through the Looking Glass”, the sequel to “Alice in Wonderland”. In an early scene in which...read more
Posted on Thu, May 01, 2014

#YourFutureYourChoice

#YourFutureYourChoice If you’re reading this, then well done - you’ve taken the first step to making a positive choice about your future. You might be aware that there are changes happening in education. Changes that affect you directly. If you didn’t know, the Government now want you to stay in education or training until you’re 18. Fantastic. Instead...read more
Posted on Thu, April 24, 2014

Universities descend on EFC for HE Fair

Epping Forest College held a successful repeat of the Higher Education Fair on Wednesday 23rd April as part of the programme of events for its students to consider all the opportunities and options that are available when they complete their current courses. There were also private providers and companies attending such as Notgoingtouni, who provided an alternative choice for those...read more
Posted on Tue, March 04, 2014

Dance students MOVE IT

Epping Forest College will be joining 20,000 dancers, choreographers, and dance professionals for a totally unique dance experience – “MOVE IT” at Olympia, London from 7th - 9th March 2014 - Three days of performances, classes, advice and shopping – 3 perfect days of dance! Epping Forest College will exhibiting at this prestigious industry event – promoting its vocational dance courses for students aged 16 – 19. The College...read more
Posted on Wed, February 19, 2014

Welcome to the EFC development blog

We’ve decided that it would be a good idea to keep you up to date with what’s going on with the website, and what we’re planning to do in the future. We also thought it would be a good idea to let you know the reasons for what we’re doing as well, so you could understand...read more
Posted on Mon, February 17, 2014

Careers Fest 2014 a big success

Careers Fest 2014 a big success Over 1,400 pupils and their families turned out to attend the annual Careers Festival held at Epping Forest College to explore the different fields in work, education and training schemes that they could progress to. The event was organised to provide pupils with a chance to view the different opportunities that are available to them during and post-education. Parents and carers...read more
Posted on Tue, February 11, 2014

Safer Internet Day 2014

Our Stories Video Wall: http://efc.miituu.tv//viewform Our eSAFETY Online platform? It is on ERIC under the SUPPORT menu http://eric.efc.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1844. You will be able to access a broad range of eSafety resources including a 60 minute Safety Lesson Plan and Presentation. V isit the Safer Internet Day 2014 interactive exhibition today (Tuesday 1...read more
Posted on Wed, November 20, 2013

Mitch Winehouse warns EFC students on the dangers of addiction

Mitch Winehouse warns EFC students on the dangers of addiction Students of Epping Forest College were treated to a talk from Mitch Winehouse, father of pop star Amy, as part of staying safe month organised by the College’s Student Liaison team. Two years ago Amy Winehouse passed away at her home in Camden. Amy’s problems with alcohol and drug abuse were well documented at the time, and as...read more
Posted on Tue, November 05, 2013

Open Day - Saturday 8th Nov. 10am - 1pm

Saturday is your first opportunity to see what being at EFC is all about, as we invite you to the first Open Event of the year. See firsthand our fantastic campus and the range of facilities you can use as a student You’ll meet teaching staff who will be happy to guide you on the best choice for you. ...read more
Posted on Mon, October 21, 2013

EFC seeks new governors

With success rates in the top 10% of FE colleges, and a financial position judged “outstanding”, the short and long-term outlook has never been better for Epping Forest College. Principal Jeannie Wright is looking to expand the current team of Governors as she builds upon the college’s recent accomplishments. She hopes that the new Governors may be in post to...read more
Posted on Wed, September 18, 2013

All the Fun of the Fayre

All the Fun of the Fayre Epping Forest College held its annual Fresher’s Fayre for the new intake of students. The Fayre is designed to welcome students to the college, and give them the opportunity to meet staff and fellow students. Over 2,000 students had the opportunity to find out what’s going on in College and the local area. They were also able to discover...read more