Congratulations to second year Geology students who competed in the regional heat of the Schools Geology Challenge run by the Geological Society and won! Students were marked in the geological technical content of a poster on ‘Carbon- the good, the bad and the ugly’ and a 6 minute presentation of the topic. They then completed a [...]
Worcester Sixth Form College was the venue on Wednesday, 13th February for the first ever meeting of the Worcestershire HE Plus programme. HE Plus is an initiative run by Cambridge University which aims to encourage students from a wide range of backgrounds to aim high in their studies and aspirations. Worcestershire is the most recent of [...]
A well deserved nomination for Mim Symmons in the Unsung Hero category of the Worcester News Education Awards: https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/17431956.wea-2019-kind-tutor-miriam-symmons-nominated-for-unsung-hero-award/
North Sea Core (https://www.northseacore.co.uk/) is a voluntary initiative to try and save North Sea geology cores in response to the release of core material by oil and gas companies, through the relinquishment, abandonment and decommissioning of fields in the North Sea. Their aim is to provide core as material for outreach and education. Dr Leo Newport, teacher of geology, leaped at the opportunity [...]
Geology students enjoyed a fantastic day at the University of Plymouth for the Geohazards conference last week with lectures from members of the Earth Science department.
Five students from Worcester Sixth Form College have won coveted places at Oxford or Cambridge University. Congratulations to Charlotte Cobley and Fraser McDougall (both formerly of Nunnery Wood High School), Will Wright (formerly of Christopher Whitehead Language College) and Alison Sprague and Magda Rumney (both formerly of Pershore High School). The students have been offered conditional [...]
Splendid Productions visited Worcester Sixth Form on Thursday, 31st January to perform an adaptation of The Oresteia*. The performance was attended by all students of Drama and Theatre Studies and Performing Arts as well as some studying English Literature and Classical Civilisation. It managed to squeeze a highly complicated family saga into an hour of entertaining and thought provoking [...]
On Tuesday 8th January Junior Internship Programme students visited the Morgan Motor Company in Malvern. They were shown a film documenting Morgan's illustrious history. Morgan is celebrating its 110th anniversary and is the longest running car production company in the world. A factory tour showed them the building of the cars by hand by skilled craftsmen and [...]