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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Philosophy, Religion & Ethics students attend 6th Form Conference at UoW

By |2019-06-17T13:19:43+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: News, Religious Studies|

On the 14th June Philosophy, Religion and Ethics students attended a 6th Form Conference on 'Suffering and Evil' held at the University of Worcester. Students across the West Midlands and the South West attended the event participating in keynote lectures and seminars. To find out more about this course, which has outstanding results and one of [...]

My Work Experience at Choice Radio by Evie Pugh

By |2019-07-12T12:05:45+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Music Technology, StudentBlog, Work Experience|

I recently went for a day’s work experience at Worcester Hospital Radio – Choice Radio. It was help set up by June Devonport in Student Services and I loved every minute of it! I was shadowing one of the DJs there – David, he was a super nice guy and answered all my burning questions, there [...]

Ignotus Travel by Max Ryding

By |2019-07-12T12:06:13+00:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: IT, StudentBlog, Work Experience|

Social media, too many it is part of everyday life from messaging friends, to uploading your best ‘selfies’ with the hopes of gaining more likes and followers. When I first started my BTec IT assignment ‘Using social media in business’ I had no idea the role social media played in helping businesses achieve their goals and [...]

WSFC student earns place on competitive Higher Apprenticeship

By |2019-07-12T11:48:01+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: IT, News, Work Experience|

Congratulations to Ruan Sarris who has been accepted onto a Level 4 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship with DRPG, an international creative communications group based in Hartlebury. Ruan is currently sitting his A Level exams in Business Studies, English Language and German as well as completing an IT BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate and will take up the [...]

IT BTEC visit to local firm Phixos

By |2019-06-04T21:18:27+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: IT, 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 [...]