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Worcester Sixth Form College students excel in National Linguistics Olympiad

By |2021-03-24T12:38:52+00:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: News|

Congratulations to first year student, James Thatcher who was awarded a silver medal in the UK Linguistics Olympiad placing him in the top 15% of all entrants. An amazing achievement! We are also celebrating the success of all our students who participated in this prestigious competition with seven receiving bronze medals (Josh Winfield, Edie Allden, Bryony [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College holds virtual event for the county’s high fliers!

By |2021-03-23T15:52:09+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|

On Thursday, 18th March Worcester Sixth Form College held a successful Ambition Event with over 200 year 10 and 11 students and their families attending virtually. India Collins-Davies, Outreach Officer from Oriel College, University of Oxford, delivered an introductory session on applying to university in addition to a workshop on applying to Oxbridge. Guests were then [...]

Successful Programme of Mass Testing

By |2021-03-19T15:27:21+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: News|

Yesterday marked the end of our mass testing of students on their return to College. Almost 4,000 tests were conducted with 99% of our students taking part. Ed Senior, Principal, said: "I am proud of the maturity and responsible attitude shown by our students and grateful for the hard work and dedication of the testing team [...]

BLMW by Eltayeb Bashar

By |2021-03-19T09:58:42+00:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: News, StudentBlog|

BLMW is Worcestershire’s official Black lives matter chapter. It is a group of young people who work towards the goal of achieving greater representation for black people in Worcestershire. Our first protest took place on June the 13th 2020 at the Worcester racecourse and was a response to the murder of George Floyd. It was led [...]

College continues support for Welfare for Healthcare

By |2021-02-17T14:44:15+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: News|

During the first lockdown, the College promoted its support of the Welfare for Healthcare initiative led by a parent of one of our students. Welfare for Healthcare have now launched a new campaign entitled ‘Music for the Soul’. This is a novel, collaborative, music project providing a performance platform for musicians, whilst creating a 365-day playlist [...]

College commended for support of “Back to School” project

By |2021-02-12T09:18:23+00:00February 12th, 2021|Categories: News|

Worcestershire Children’s First launched the “Back to School” project in September 2020. The project supports children who struggle going to school, particularly after long periods away due to COVID. Tina Russell, Interim CEO for WCF has commended the support of Worcester Sixth Form College in supporting this project through the development of Peer Mentors. Five students [...]

Student commended for Junior Internship success

By |2021-01-20T11:34:12+00:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: News|

When second year student, Luke Weller, joined Worcester Sixth Form College, he enrolled on the Junior Internship Programme (JIP) and saw the benefits of being able to gain valuable work experience in a local STEM company.  Luke knew he wanted to pursue a career in engineering and was successful in securing a placements at Malvern Panalytical Ltd. [...]

Former student attends Downing Street to voice opinions on race relations

By |2021-01-19T14:57:25+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: News|

Darian Murray-Griffiths, who completed his A Levels in Classical Civilisation, English Literature, History and Politics in 2020, was invited to Downing Street in early October to discuss race relations in the UK, following the success of his speech at the Worcester Black Lives Matter rally last June. As a result of the coverage of Darian’s speech, [...]

HE+ 2021 Programme gets off to a Flying Start

By |2021-01-15T15:06:15+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Ambition, News|

The HE+ 2021 Programme got off to a flying start this week with a series of on-line launch events.  In normal times Worcester Sixth Form College (as the hub centre for Worcestershire) would be the venue for most of the HE+ events in our region but this year it is all happening on-line.   250 Year 12 [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College launches testing programme

By |2021-01-13T09:14:59+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: News|

Worcester Sixth Form College has successfully introduced its programme of onsite testing.   Weekly testing of staff who are working at College commenced on Monday, 11th January and has now been extended to include the small number of students who are on site during the current lockdown.   Ed Senior, Principal, said: "I am pleased that [...]

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