Student accepted to prestigious School

James Thatcher

Congratulations to second year student James Thatcher who has been accepted onto the prestigious JACT Greek Summer School. James, who was supported in his application by his teacher of Classical Civilisation A Level, Nina Rinke, hopes to study Ancient and Modern History at the University of Oxford after completing his A Levels. James said: “The…

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Students excel in Chemistry Olympiad

CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD 2022

Congratulations to 18 second year Chemistry students who were awarded certificates in the national Chemistry Olympiad. All those who entered achieved an award which is a fantastic achievement. The students were awarded 3 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze certificates. Edie Allden, Ellie Cross and Daniel Espiritu were each awarded a gold certificate. The two…

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Exchange Trip to Munich

Munich exchange

Back in March, immediately prior to lockdown, first and second year German A Level students took part in an exchange trip to Munich.  They visited the Albert Einstein Gymnasium school (Einstein himself was a former pupil!) and stayed with German families.  Even though their stay was cut short due to the pandemic, the students still…

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‘At Home’ Exhibition Launch

SFCA At Home entry

Today (4th June) sees the launch of At home, an online exhibition of photographs taken by sixth form college students during the Covid-19 lockdown. Over 140 students from 46 colleges, including Worcester Sixth Form College, submitted their photographs for the exhibition that will run from 4th to 19th June 2020. The exhibition is being co-ordinated by the…

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Visit to the Photographers’ Gallery

The Photographers Gallery

A Level Photography students visited the Photographers’ Gallery in Soho, London. They saw the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize & work by Czech photographer Jan Svoboda. They then completed a practical workshop based around the works on display led by a professional photographer.

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Environmental Science Trip to UoW

Environmental Science students visit UoW

Environmental Science A Level students today visited the School of Science & the Environment at the University of Worcester to find out how to set small mammal traps safely for ecological studies. Students also had to learn how to identify, handle and release the mammals safely. In addition to this students had the opportunity to…

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Course Leader praised in Crescent Theatre Production

Isabel Swift as Horatio in Hamlet

Congratulations to Isabel Swift, our Course Leader for Drama and Theatre Studies, who has received excellent reviews for her performance as Horatio in a production of Hamlet this week at the Crescent Theatre, Birmingham. The full review is available in the link below which says: “Isabel Swift’s Horatio is a masterclass in how to deliver…

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Accounting, Business & Economics Event

Accounting, economics and business students learn about relevant apprenticeships and degrees

Accounting, Business and Economics A Level students benefited from a talk from visitors from Worcestershire County Council last week. Michael Hudson, Chief Finance Officer, and members of his team (Steph, Clare and Roxy) spoke about Apprenticeships in Accounting and Finance in general and more specifically about the ones that the Council offer. Additionally in the…

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Maths Challenge Success

Students awarded Maths Challenge certificates

Congratulations to 38 students who were awarded certificates in the national Maths Challenge. 5 students achieved gold certificates, 17 silver and 16 bronze. Those who were awarded gold progressed to the next stage of the competition – the Kangeroo Challenge. Second year student, Ben Lawrence, achieved a merit at this stage of the competition and…

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PGCE PE Trainee Teachers visit WSFC

PGCE students from University of Worcester visit College

On Monday, 20th January, 11 PGCE PE trainee teachers from the University of Worcester visited College to experience a day in further education. The day consisted of observing A Level PE and Sport Applied lessons and a question and answer session with the Head of Sport, Wes Davis, on the differences between teaching in a high school…

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