Geology

Students reach National Final of Geological Society’s Geology Challenge

By |2019-12-03T08:49:36+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Geology, News|

Congratulations to the team of five of our second year Geologists who convincingly won the Regional Heat of the Geological Society's Geology Challenge, retaining our title as the West Midlands Regional Winners. The team demonstrated incredible geological, mathematical knowledge alongside strong presentational skills. They presented an excellent talk on Life and Evolution to the other schools [...]

By |2019-11-11T11:35:57+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Geology, News|

The second year A level Geologists are back in College after last week's successful visit to the Isle of Arran where they completed 4 days of Fieldwork. Whilst in Arran they discovered a fulgurite- fossilised lightning-strike, the footprints of Chirotherium (a crocodile like proto-dinosaur that walked the Earth during the Triassic- about 248 million years ago) [...]

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 [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College Geologists reach National Final of Schools Geology Challenge

By |2019-07-12T11:50:36+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Geology, News|Tags: |

Congratulations to second year Geology students who competed in the regional heat of the Schools Geology Challenge run by the Geological Society and won! Students were marked in the geological technical content of a poster on ‘Carbon- the good, the bad and the ugly’ and a 6 minute presentation of the topic. They then completed a [...]

Geology students visit the Isle of Arran

By |2019-07-12T11:52:44+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Geology, News|Tags: |

Twenty-five Geology A level students from Worcester Sixth Form College visited the Isle of Arran last week to learn about the geological history of the British Isles. During the six day visit the students were able to put into practice some of the theoretical concepts that they have learnt about over the last 14 months.   [...]