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Worcester Sixth Form College PE Students Ace A Levels!

By |2019-09-11T15:10:26+00:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

Worcester Sixth Form College A Level PE students achieved outstanding exam results which placed them in the top 15% nationally. The local picture for A Level PE was promising across the county with the highest number of A*/A grades nationally with 17% of students achieving the top grades. The College’s students undoubtedly contributed greatly to this [...]

Annual Early Applicants Day inspires students!

By |2019-09-06T12:55:26+00:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: News|

On Wednesday, 4th September, second year Gifted and Talented Students at Worcester Sixth Form College started their new College year with a day aimed specifically at students who plan to apply for either Medicine, Veterinary Science or for courses at Oxford, Cambridge or other Russell Group universities. These are students who are on course to achieve [...]

Former Student Completes 100km South Coast Challenge

By |2019-09-04T11:24:02+00:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

Congratulations to former student Angus Harker who completed the 100km South Coast Challenge on the weekend in 21 hours 45 minutes. A fantastic achievement! Angus set a goal of £595 which he surpassed with donations currently standing at over £650. If you would like to make a donation to support Angus, please visit: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-display/showROFundraiserPage?userUrl=AngusHarker&pageUrl=1&fbclid=IwAR3iHs9YzpraiEMI3fMu92Qs03yRzLF1HwxguIU2AwoMtAt6UZTg6iybmuA

WSFC Art Work Exhibited at The Hive

By |2019-09-03T13:46:25+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Art department at Worcester Sixth Form College are proud to show off the extremely talented creative pieces of this years A Level students. The Exhibition currently at The Hive is displaying over 40 pieces of work ranging from Fine art large scale oil paintings, intriguing photography, functional and innovative graphic design and tactile textiles. The [...]

Another Year of Fantastic A Level Results

By |2019-08-15T14:59:13+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

The College’s A Level pass rate of 98.5% (grades A*-E) continues to be significantly higher than the national average (97.6%).  This is the 17th year running that it has been above the national average. The percentage of Worcester Sixth Form College A Level entries resulting in A* - C grades also continues to be above the [...]

‘My week’s work experience at St Richard’s Hospice’ by Evie Pugh

By |2019-08-31T15:40:16+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: StudentBlog, Work Experience|

My week volunteering at St Richard’s Hospice has been brilliant! I’ve loved every bit of it. I started on Monday; the first thing I did was to get a tour of the hospice. It’s a lovely building, everything looks so new. There is a whole project underway, it’s called ‘Build 2020’. Thanks to the public’s donations [...]

Successful year as Worcestershire HE Plus Hub

By |2019-07-17T15:26:31+00:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Ambition, News|

Worcester Sixth Form College is celebrating the success of its first year as the as the HE Plus Hub Centre for Worcestershire. The University of Cambridge works with groups of state schools and colleges in 20 different regions of the UK on the HE Plus Programme.  More than 130 schools and colleges across the country participate.  [...]

Mia Stevens presented with Civic Society Award!

By |2019-07-16T10:54:21+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: EPQ, News|

Congratulations to Worcester Sixth Form College A Level student, Mia Stevens, who has been presented with the Worcester Civic Society’s Professor Michael Clarke Award for the Best Extended Project. Mia’s exemplary project focused on the extent to which Henrik Ibsen challenges 19th-century Women’s roles in his plays “A Doll’s House” and “Hedda Gabler”, looking specifically at [...]

‘My Work Experience at Malvern Panalytical’ by Sophie Hall

By |2019-07-12T11:20:21+00:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Film Studies, Media Studies, StudentBlog|

I went for a week of work experience at Malvern Panalytical, a science and business oriented company that makes extremely precise measuring devices. I was walked through the process of a research and development project in a team of three, which took me from product design and an evaluation cycle, through designing circuitry and soldering circuit [...]

‘Cinematography Work Experience’ by Kai Kennedy

By |2019-07-12T11:47:08+00:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: StudentBlog, Work Experience|

When helping with the production of the ‘A Day in a Life’ college film, I absolutely loved capturing the essence of what life as a student at Worcester Sixth Form College is truly like with the endless possibilities that can be had there. Filming the film helped with my experience of producing as I helped with [...]