First Forest Student Blog

Our new Forest of Dean Campus will be welcoming students in September 2018 and we're excited to share the story of our first applicant with you, from application to site visits and his first day.

Euan Ball, from Coleford, is a Five Acres High School student who has applied to study the Level 3 BTEC in Business Studies at the new campus, and we look forward to welcoming him at the state-of-the-art new campus.

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Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

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