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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 [...]

North Sea Core initiative – Geology

By |2019-07-12T12:49:01+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

North Sea Core (https://www.northseacore.co.uk/) is a voluntary initiative to try and save North Sea geology cores in response to the release of core material by oil and gas companies, through the relinquishment, abandonment and decommissioning of fields in the North Sea. Their aim is to provide core as material for outreach and education. Dr Leo Newport, teacher of geology, leaped at the opportunity [...]

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.   [...]