Telephone Box Galleries

We had the pleasure of having Abigail Barker, a visiting artist in to do a mosaic workshop with the students. Abigail Barker is a bespoke mosaic artist who runs the business A Creative Space. She has been commissioned by Creative Scene, a charitable organisation that supports positive social change through arts and culture, to work […]

Staff Wellbeing Friday’s

Thanks to Matt and Kelsie, the staff and pupils at Brian Jackson College in Heckmondwike enjoy The Big Breakfast on a Friday.  

A visit to Sycamore Park Residential Home

Sycamore Park is an assisted living facility in Bradley, Huddersfield. We decided to pay a visit with some of our pupils from Brian Jackson College in Heckmondwike. The pupils handmade some delicious cakes and treats in their cooking lessons to take with us. The pupils and residents had a lovely chat whilst enjoying a cup […]

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Rewards Trip

What better way to spend a rewards trip with day out at the zoo! Students at our college at Heckmondwike went on a day trip the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster. The students were able to observe all the animals lazing about in the open spaces, such as lions, meerkats, leopards, giraffes, and polar bears. […]

The kitty cafe

A visit to the kitty cafe Leeds. A place designed with kitties in mind. We were able to enjoy our milkshakes in the company of lots of cute and cuddly kittens, running about the place, climbing on our laps, and pinching food from our plates. Most cats and kittens at the cafe are rescues and […]

The Digestive System

In science, we are looking at the systems within the human body. Today we were looking into the digestive system and all the organs of that system. One pupil decided that he wanted to know how they all fitted inside his body and where they went. He took the knitted digestive system model and put […]

Bronze Arts Award -Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    For section B of the Bronze Arts Award, pupils were asked to visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Following this they needed to review the Artwork on display by creating a poster, to communicate their finding from their visit. They needed to pick their favourite pieces and display the Artists name, the name of […]

YCC’s January 2023 Newsletter

Click the link below to view YCC’s January 2023 Newsletter and find out what we have been doing and what our plans for this year are. YCC’s January 2023 Newsletter (

Brian Jackson College Healthy Eating

The pupils at Brian Jackson College, Heckmondwike had planned and budgeted a meal (in pairs)  that they were going to cook as part of their Healthy Living module for the new course – Employability Level 1 qualification.   Part of the work, not only included planning and looking at recipes of a balanced diet (they had […]

Elf Day @ Brian Jackson College Heckmondwike

  Staff and Pupils at Brian Jackson College had an Elf day on Friday 16th December. This was done across both sites. Fun was had by all and we Raised money for The Alzheimer’s society. A Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year.