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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 [...]

Cyber Club

By |2019-03-22T12:28:59+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|

Have you ever been interested in cyber security and want some experience? Have an interest in ethical hacking and want to learn new skills? Or do you have little experience in computing and want to start somewhere? If so, consider joining Cyber Club. Cyber Club is an extracurricular club where students learn about the basics of [...]

Students attend Oxford and Cambridge University Conference

By |2019-03-20T10:49:59+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

27 Worcester Sixth Form College students attended the Oxford and Cambridge Student Conference at Edgbaston cricket ground yesterday. They attending talks about applying to Oxford and Cambridge, what study of different subjects involves and met student ambassadors from the universities.

Student taking on 100km South Coast Challenge

By |2019-03-14T10:10:57+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

Second year student, Angus Harker, is taking part in the South Coast Challenge walking from Eastbourne to Arundel (100KM - 62 miles) on 31st August 2019 to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. He aims to walk continuously, and complete the walk within 24 hours which would be a tremendous achievement. Angus says: !I have [...]

Young Enterprise team celebrate Spring Fair success!

By |2019-03-14T09:23:55+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: News, Young Enterprise|

Congratulations to this year’s Worcester Sixth Form College Young Enterprise team, Athena who were crowned overall winners at the weekend’s Spring Trade Fair and won an award for best product for ‘My Amego - a small children’s toy that aims to promote mental wellbeing and build emotional and communicative skills. The toy is a small plush [...]