Learning Resource Centre – open to students from 8.30am every day, the fully equipped LRC offers access to:
a computer suite, where computers can be booked on a individual basis
books, periodicals, newspapers and reports
video and audio-tapes
Sports Hall - hosts practice and matches in basketball, football, netball, table-tennis, cricket, archery, badminton, gymnastics, gym & free weights area. We are affiliated to the SESSA League for Basketball & Football and run additional short courses in Netball Level 1, FA Level 1, Community Sports Leadership Awards, First aid, Child Protection and a programme for our Aim Higher Sports Ambassadors.
Gym – supervised by college staff, this is available for the use of all students between 9:00am -12:00pm -1:00pm-6:30pm.
Science Labs - BSix’s three modern labs are equipped to industry standard.
Media Suites - our suites offer the latest digital technology and editing facilities, including an Apple Mac desktop publishing suite.
Music Technology Labs - The Music department boasts 2 specific MAC computer classrooms, enabling quality delivery of the Music Technology courses. We also have a state of the art recording studio; which provides realistic experiences and equips students with the necessary skills to move into careers within the industry. Additionally we have 3 practice rooms for music, giving individuals or small groups the space to practice live instruments and practice their DJ skills.
Theatre - the drama studio and our state of the art theatre provides a large teaching space as well as a performance venue that can seat up to 140 people. There is a full lighting rig and high quality sound system which is used for performances and assessments; this also provides students with hands-on experience in technical support roles during performances. This combined with our industry links gives students the highest standard of real-life experience within an educational establishment
Hair and Beauty Salons - Our salons offer a number of hair & body treatments and services such as colouring, cutting, hair extensions, braiding, styling, waxing, facials, manicures, pedicures, nail art, make up, nail extensions, body massage using aromatherapy blends and tanning treatments. We have two hair salons, one beauty salon and one nail studio. Our salons have been designed by Welonda and REM which includes state of art equipment; this allows our students to be exposed to the latest technologies.
Student Study Centre - this peaceful facility is ideal for student/mentor meetings and quiet study and is staffed by student study support assistants.
Art and Design Workshops - the art and media department provides its students with a range vocational courses and boasts state of the art facilities that are updated every year. Students are encouraged to work creatively and to distribute their work from within a professional studio context. We have 10 video Mac editing stations, a range of semi-professional and broadcast quality filming and lighting equipment and sound industry and higher education links. Our art facilities are equipped with all you need to explore textiles, digital art, 3D, painting and drawing and moving image work.
Our staff are experienced filmmakers and artists in their own right and our curriculum offer, updated every year to keep abreast of emerging trends in the creative industries, prioritises variety, dynamism and challenge.