Exchange Trip to Munich

By |2020-08-03T13:46:28+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: German, News|

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 managed [...]

‘At Home’ Exhibition Launch

By |2020-06-04T08:05:43+00:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , |

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 Sixth [...]

Visit to the Photographers’ Gallery

By |2020-05-12T08:10:01+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Photography|

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.

Environmental Science Trip to UoW

By |2020-05-11T11:48:33+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Environmental Science, News|

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 use [...]

Course Leader praised in Crescent Theatre Production

By |2020-05-11T11:49:07+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Drama and Theatre Studies, News|

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 Shakespeare [...]

Accounting, Business & Economics Event

By |2020-05-11T11:50:38+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, News|

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 afternoon [...]

Maths Challenge Success

By |2020-01-22T11:18:50+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Maths, News|

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 received [...]

PGCE PE Trainee Teachers visit WSFC

By |2020-05-11T14:48:11+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: News, PE, Sport and Exercise Science|

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 compared [...]

Modern Languages Event at Blessed Edward

By |2020-01-16T13:58:13+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: French, German, News, Spanish|

On Tuesday, the College's Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Anne-Marie Mead, and some students visited Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College to speak to Year 9 students about the importance of studying a language both in terms of employment and the skills developed. The morning involved local employers and schools speaking about the importance of languages in [...]

Mock Election

By |2019-12-16T09:26:14+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: News, Politics|

Following on from our Hustings event, students took the opportunity to learn about and participate in a democratic moment as they went to the polls in the College’s mock election on Thursday, 12th December. Many thanks to all the students (and staff) who voted and particularly to those students who ran the ballot. The result was [...]

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