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Young Enterprise team progress to West Midlands Final!

By |2019-05-17T10:35:34+00:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: News|

Congratulations to this year’s Worcester Sixth Form College Young Enterprise team, Athena who won the creativity of business, innovation and overall company award at the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Final at County Hall on Thursday, 9th May and now progress to the West Midlands’ Final on 6th June in Birmingham. Their product, ‘My Amego’ - a small [...]

Congratulations to our Young Enterprise Team!!

By |2019-05-10T10:49:24+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Huge congratulations to our Young Enterprise Team, Athena, who took part in the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Finals on 9th May at which they won awards for innovation and creativity for their product My Amego which promotes emotional and mental wellbeing amongst young children. As overall winners they now progress to the Regional Finals on 6th June. [...]

Thinking About University by Evie Pugh

By |2019-05-09T07:39:46+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: StudentBlog|

Like many other teenagers across the UK I’m starting to look at going to university. It’s proving to be quite a stressful process. There are soooooo many good courses to choose from, but it’s not just about the course, it’s about the location, where your friends are going, the cost of living and how far away [...]

IT BTEC visit to local firm Phixos

By |2019-05-03T14:23:28+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Student Services Work Experience Team arranged a visit for eleven IT BTEC students and their teachers to Phixos, part of the Blakebrook Group at Whittington, Worcester. Phixos design, write and test software and firmware programmes that control safety systems in aeroplanes and trains. Critical safety controls such as speed and braking are controlled by these programmes [...]

Silver medal win for the West Midlands hockey team in the AoC National Championships

By |2019-05-07T08:01:16+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

From Friday, 26th April to Sunday, 28th April, Worcester Sixth Form College took nine students to Nottingham University to represent the West Midlands hockey team in the AoC National Championships. Over the 3 days the Men's played 4 games winning 3 and losing just 1 to the eventual winners. The boys did themselves, the region and [...]

WSFC Alumni speaks at University of Sheffield Event

By |2019-04-29T10:35:36+00:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

Worcester Sixth Form College alumni, Joseph Kealy, was invited to speak at the recent Alumni Thank You evening at The University of Sheffield. Earlier this month BSc Economics student and WSFC alumni, Joseph Kealy, gave a speech at this year's University of Sheffield Alumni Thank You evening. He thanked over 200 alumni for supporting the university and for donating to [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College students excel in Chemistry Olympiad

By |2019-04-05T11:23:24+00:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

Congratulations to 24 of our second year Chemistry students who were awarded certificates in the national Chemistry Olympiad. The students were awarded 1 gold, 10 silver and 13 bronze certificates with significantly more achieving silver and bronze than nationally. The two hour exam was challenging with difficult questioning on complex topics such as organic Chemistry. Elenna Mapp, [...]

Sanctuary staff talk technology at Worcester Sixth Form College

By |2019-04-03T12:29:38+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Staff from Sanctuary Group visited Worcester Sixth Form College to speak to young people about careers in technology. The group, made up of staff from Sanctuary’s Technology, Care and Maintenance teams, talked to students about their own career pathways and delivered a variety of hands-on activities for them to participate in. These included a brief overview [...]