Student reaches final qualification stage for national Water Polo team

By |2021-06-16T11:19:34+00:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: News|

Congratulations to Charlotte Martin who has reached the final stage in the qualification for the Great Britain U17 Women’s Water Polo team. Charlotte, who has been part of National Academy since the age of 14, has already had tremendous success progressing to the National Squad in 2019 and subsequently qualifying for the European Championship with the [...]

England U19 Football Squad Training Camp Success

By |2021-06-15T08:10:50+00:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: News|

Congratulations to Laura Brown who has been selected for the England U19 Football Squad Training Camp which will take place this weekend. Laura is excited to spend time training with the squad as they prepare for the U19 Euro qualifiers later this year. We look forward to hearing about how the camp and celebrating Laura's continued [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College tops national achievement rate tables

By |2021-06-11T11:05:37+00:00June 11th, 2021|Categories: News|

We are delighted to announce that Worcester Sixth Form College was the highest performing sixth form college (and one of the highest institutions overall) for achievement rates in 2019. This important measure of performance shows that our students are well-supported at College, that a very high percentage complete their courses and that they are successful. The College’s achievement rate of [...]

College Alumni Darian enthuses the Student Union

By |2021-05-26T08:59:40+00:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: News, Student Council|

It was great to welcome back (remotely!) College alumni, Darian Murray-Griffiths, to speak with the Student Council as they make preparations to get off to a flying start for the 2021-22 academic year. Darian spoke to the Union about the importance of enrichment and engaging with the community to enrich themselves and others. He noted how [...]

Former student, Ollie Holford, retains sponsorship deal to continue stock car racing

By |2021-05-25T10:02:56+00:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: News|

Despite what has been a difficult year due to the pandemic, Stock Car driver and former Worcester Sixth Form College student, Ollie Holford (2016-18), has retained his sponsorship with local company Thompson and Parkes for the third year running, and is therefore able to continue racing as a stock car driver for the current season.   [...]

Worcester Sixth Form College student’s surprise success in poetry competition

By |2021-05-25T09:51:06+00:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: News|

After recently entering Worcestershire’s Young Poet Laureate competition, second year student, Amy MacKenzie is celebrating the news that, even though she did not make it to the final, the organisers of the competition have since approached her to ask if they can publish one of her poems in their anthology. Each year, young people from across [...]

Brave Worcester Sixth Form College students prepare for Charity Skydive

By |2021-05-06T13:33:28+00:00May 6th, 2021|Categories: News|

This summer, two Worcester Sixth Form College students plan to reach new heights by doing a Skydive for charity!  On Saturday, 21st August, Imogen Kimberley and Isabella Guida-Jones will be taking to the skies in aid of St Richard’s Hospice.  During the skydive, the girls will be jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet, experiencing [...]

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 [...]

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