Jul 15

Health & Social by the Seaside

Year 12 health and social students visited CU Scarborough University for a taster of university life and to take part in interactive subject based sessions. They learned about Scarborough’s unique employer-led courses, visited facilities including a nursing room and the sports centre, and of course enjoyed visiting Scarborough in the sun! Coventry has been voted number 1 for student experience and we can see why!

Jul 15

Sixth Form Students get Global Commercial

Cushman & Wakefield presented to Sixth Formers about potential career routes and higher apprenticeships on offer within their company which is a huge global organisation with offices around the world.  They deal with major commercial property projects including offices, shops and restaurants.

Jul 02

Year 11 Take on Transition

We welcomed more students than ever from Southmoor and across the city as new recruits to our Sixth Form. We hosted a jam-packed two day transition event with lots of team bonding activities and a series of taster lessons. We look forward to seeing our new recruits in September for their official enrolment into Sunderland’s best achieving Sixth Form.

Jul 02

Introducing Our New Head Students!

The election took place for our new Head Students.  All pupils were balloted to choose their representatives. As ever, the competition was very close but we can now proudly congratulate Roop Kang & Ricky Prentice  who have been elected to represent their peers for the next year. Well done to everyone involved!

Jun 17

Mind Mapping

A selection of Year 12 Psychology students attended a ‘Brain Exploration Day’ as part of Sunderland University’s ‘Brain Awareness Week’.  They took part in a range of seminars and lectures which consisted of visual perception tasks and analysis of their own data.  They got the chance to try out different psychological testing equipment including distortion and invertoscope goggles, eyetracking devices linked to ERP scans and the ‘rubber hand illusion’.

Jun 11

Year 12 Cross the Global Bridge

Year 12 have created their own future careers and pathways profile using the Global Bridge platform which is an online profile to record information about activities they have been involved in within school, any work experience, subjects studied and their own personal goals and interests. Many employers are now asking for Global Bridge profiles as part of applications.

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