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Police and Crime Commissioner speaks to WSFC students

By |2019-11-21T15:17:15+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Public Services|

On 15th November John Campion, Police and Crime Commissioner for the West Mercia region, visited Worcester Sixth Form College to speak to Public Service students about his role and what he was intending to achieve. Students had a chance to ask questions about policing and how he conducts his role. Questioning the person responsible for holding [...]

College Open Friday,15th November

By |2019-11-14T19:14:28+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

The College will be open as usual on Friday, 15th November. We are aware of localised flooding and ask that students make sensible decisions about whether it is safe to travel. Any updates will be shared on the website, Portal and College social media pages.

Winners of Graphic Design competition announced

By |2019-11-13T12:41:30+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Graphic Design, News|

The WSFC Graphic Design brief to design the publicity for the College Production of 'Into the Woods' has been won by Cian MacGabhann (1st year) and Josh Thomas (2nd year). Congratulations to both for their excellent work. Cian is photographed below with his artwork. Tickets for the production which will be performed on 11th, 12th and [...]

Norland College students speak to CPLD students

By |2019-11-12T12:52:02+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: CPLD, News|

Thank you to former WSFC students and Norland College students Eleanor Rose and Laura Hyrons for speaking to CPLD Level 3 students on Friday. They explained what Norland College had to offer and the opportunities available to Norland College students which includes support even after completion of degrees. Eleanor and Laura spoke about the subjects and [...]

Student finishes second in World Photography Awards Competition

By |2019-11-12T12:52:58+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: News, Photography|

Congratulations to second year student Alice Hancock who came second in the World Photography Awards October Youth Competition. Joe Black Ardy, teacher of Photography, said: "Alice is an incredibly creative and talented student, for her to receive the recognition of being placed second in the whole world for her portraiture is an amazing and well deserved [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College Business students inspired by Entrepreneurs

By |2019-11-12T08:56:31+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Business, News|

On Tuesday, 5th November Worcester Sixth Form College students of Business participated in this year’s annual Entrepreneur Day. The event was organised by second year BTEC Business Level 3 students as part of their coursework unit for event management. The day began with presentations from two successful local entrepreneurs – Katy Rees of Smile Education and [...]

By |2019-11-11T11:35:57+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Geology, News|

The second year A level Geologists are back in College after last week's successful visit to the Isle of Arran where they completed 4 days of Fieldwork. Whilst in Arran they discovered a fulgurite- fossilised lightning-strike, the footprints of Chirotherium (a crocodile like proto-dinosaur that walked the Earth during the Triassic- about 248 million years ago) [...]

Dr Matt Hall invited to present at ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

By |2019-11-11T10:06:40+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

As an experienced A Level practitioner with an academic research profile, Dr Matt Hall was invited to speak at Leeds Social Sciences Institute, on the experience of teaching Social Sciences at A Level and the current challenges faced in the sixth form college sector. Matt says that he was more than pleased to accept this invitation [...]

Graphics and Photography students visit to the V&A museum

By |2019-10-22T12:24:53+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Graphic Design, News, Photography|Tags: , |

Graphics and Photography students visited the V&A museum yesterday to see the exhibition 'Tim Walker - Wonderful Things'. The students thoroughly enjoyed this exhibition which was produced in response to objects in the V&A's collection, and are now busy creating work influenced by what they saw.