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WSFC Young Enterprise team win numerous accolades!

Congratulations to Worcester Sixth Form College's Young Enterprise team 'Fresh Minds' who have won a number of awards as part of this year's Company Programme. Their awards included 'Best Product' at the Spring Fair 2018 in April, 'Best Use of IT' Award in the South Worcestershire Finals and they were one of 5 schools to win a 'South Worcestershire Company of the Year Award' and were selected to go through to the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Finals which took place 3rd May.

'Fresh Minds' developed a Healthy Cookbook aimed at children called 'What's Cooking', with local recipes based on local produce. https://www.instagram.com/freshminds.ye/

Julia Neale, Young Enterprise Area Manager, said: "This year we have had some fantastic products developed by students taking part in Company Programme. Fresh Minds have worked really hard on their book which they plan to develop further."

Sue Viner, Centre Lead at Worcester Sixth Form College, said: "The students have gained so many key skills this year by taking part in Company Programme. To see them grow as a team, but also as individuals is most rewarding."

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WSFC students enjoy exchange trip to Munich

Students studying A Level German at Worcester Sixth Form College have recently taken part in the College's annual exchange trip to Munich. Each student was allocated a German host family, who they lived with for the whole trip. The students attended lessons at the Albert Einstein Gymnasium School (Einstein's former school!) and got to spend free time taking in the sights and culture in and around Munich and on various visits to the Chiemsee Lake and Salzburg.

When asked about the exchange, James, a current student, said: "I thoroughly enjoyed my time on the exchange because of how friendly all of the German students were. My German speaking and understanding skills have also improved considerably." Magda, also a current student, added: "It was so much fun, and have made some really good friends, plus the nightlife in Munich was great!"

Kerry Morris, teacher of German, said: "It's an invaluable experience which really helps to boost students' confidence in the language. It's a great way for the students to develop new friendships and gain a greater understanding of German culture."

So it seems as though as good time was had by all, and the College looks forward to welcoming the German students back to Worcester soon!

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