Daily Archive: April 1, 2019

Apr 01

Oxbridge in Newcastle

Aspiring Oxbridge students in Year 12 attended a conference at St. James’ Park in Newcastle. They spent the day in a range of workshops, from medicine to architecture, and had the opportunity to speak to admissions tutors and learn the ins and outs of personal statements, admissions, exams and interviews.

Apr 01

Biological Bookworms

Year 12 Biologists have all chosen and read a book in their own time. They have been feeding back to their peers about what they’ve learnt and had fascinating discussions on topics from ‘the impact of modern medicine on death’ to ‘the realities of working as a neurosurgeon’.

Apr 01

Dead Interesting

Sixth Formers were visited by Derek Winter, one of only two Deputy Chief Coroners in England and Wales. Derek shared information on his career progression, experiences with deaths in Sunderland and shared stories of his role in court and some of the cases he has worked on.