Big Creative Village

Providing opportunities for 1,000 full-time students spread out over 3 different campuses

Big Creative Training

200 Students

Big Creative Academy

250 Students

Big Creative Apprenticeships

250 Students

Celebrating 20 Years!

13th December 2019

Big Creative Training Founded
Alternative Provision Launched
Apprenticeships Launched
Big Creative Academy Founded
NXT Creatives Launched
Adult Learning Launched

Big Creative Training

Full-time courses at Level 1, 2 and 3

To transform the lives of young people through inspirational teaching, and by providing exceptional access to career opportunities in the creative industries.

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Big Creative Academy

Full-time courses at Level 2 and 3

Work has started on a £21m investment funded by the Department for Education on our Clifton Avenue campus. The building will house industry standard facilities for our courses for 16-23 year olds in Fashion, Makeup, Performing Arts, Media, Music, Technical Theatre, Art & Design and Health and Fitness.

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BCA New Building

Big Creative Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships in Music, Media, Digital Marketing & Events

Your creative career starts here!

Get real-life experience. Get real industry training. Get a real paid job.
Our creative companies want to hire you; the makers, creators and future-shapers.

Earn. Learn. Create.

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Big Creative Independent School

Alternative Provision Independent School for Year 11

BCIS, is an alternative to school for year 11 students interested in creative Music and Media, who don’t feel their current schooling engages them in this area enough for them to succeed. It is a Full time course that runs 5 days a week, led by qualified teachers who are also current industry professionals. At BCE we use only the highest spec equipment, including the latest Apple Mac computers and industry professional software leading to high quality results and outcomes.

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NXT Creatives

Creative activities on evenings, weekends and school holidays.

NXT CREATIVES offers 10 to 18 year olds, free creative activities in performing arts, fashion, gaming, coding & more. Come along, make new friends & boost your confidence & creative future.

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Creative Works

A flexible workspace for creative entrepreneurs, designed to make your work life better and help you thrive.

Creative Works Club
Extra Storage
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Creative Works

BCT Digital Future

Launching 2021

This new campus, to launch in 2021 on our Willowfield campus, will provide a network of 20 digital studios, production suites and training spaces for all BCE Games Design, Animation and VFX courses and apprenticeships, in a space that will truly ‘re-imagine education’.

The digital future vision is to create a dynamic training space for full-time students and apprentices that reflects the modern working practices in:

Games Design
Digital Media
Visual Effects