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Wiktoria to compete in MMA Cage Fight in Italy

By |2019-07-08T09:25:18+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: News|

Good luck to first year student Wiktoria Tucholska who will travel to Italy and compete in an MMA Cage Fight on 20th July. Wiktoria is the current World, European and National Brazilian Jujitsu Champion in her category. Amazingly, Wiktoria only started Jujitsu training a year ago so her successes are even more outstanding!

Access to Higher Education students celebrate their success!

By |2019-07-12T11:36:32+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Access, News|

Worcester Sixth Form College Access to Higher Education students celebrated the completion of their course with a presentation ceremony this afternoon. The event was an opportunity to celebrate the students’ achievements and thank both staff and students for their hard work during the year. Fourteen students completed the year-long Diploma in total with 12 completing the [...]

Consultation regarding a change to the age range

By |2019-06-27T09:24:11+00:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: News|

In April 2019 Worcester Sixth Form College became a 16-19 Academy and joined with Hereford Sixth Form College to form the Heart of Mercia Multi-academy Trust. This will ensure that we can continue to provide an excellent range and standard of education for young people from Worcestershire and beyond in their sixth form studies. However, in [...]

‘My First March’ by Evie Pugh

By |2019-07-12T08:32:40+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: StudentBlog|

On Friday 15th March teenagers across the UK came together to protest against Climate Change. I went to Birmingham to join in. Me and my friend hopped on the train at Foragate Street and took the 45-minute trip to Birmingham city centre. We were both a bit nervous on train journey there as we had never [...]

Julie Ferman joins Panel at UoW Learning and Teaching Conference

By |2019-06-20T14:05:19+00:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: News|

The theme for this year’s Learning and Teaching Conference at University of Worcester was Learning in Partnership and projects across themes related to student engagement, student transitions, and excellence in teaching were the focus of discussion. Julie Ferman, Head of Year, attended a ‘world café’ session with teaching staff from the university where she was able [...]

‘My week at Morgan Motor Company’ by Dan Rickman

By |2019-07-12T11:37:57+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: StudentBlog, Work Experience|

I spent the first day in the Chassis Shop, helping to assemble the Chassis of a V6 Roadster that would be heading to a dealership in Europe. As well as mounting the 3.7 litre Ford Cyclone engine, capable of 280 bhp, I also attached the rear axel. Day two was in the Tin Shop where the [...]

Geology Trip to Malvern Hills

By |2019-07-12T11:38:17+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Geology, News|Tags: |

On 18th June Geology students went on a field trip to the outcrops and quarries of the Malvern Hills. This was a day trip to look at some local rock formations and act as an introduction to rocks in the field. Students had the opportunity to put what they have learnt in lessons into practice including [...]

Geography Field Trip to Lake District

By |2019-07-12T11:38:29+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Geography, News|Tags: |

First year Geography students went to the Lake District between 11th and 14th June to complete their Non Examined Assessment fieldwork part of the course. They stayed at the FSC Blencathra Centre near to Keswick. There were several days field work where they looked at a range of physical and human aspects of geography with a [...]