Monthly Archive: December 2019

Dec 17

Year 13 on the Inside

Fine Art students visited ‘Enchanted Interiors’, an exhibition at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle along with three exhibitions at The Baltic Gallery for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. The exhibitions were very diverse and challenged students to form their own opinions about the art, raising interesting discussions between themselves and staff. Students really benefitted from …

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Dec 09

First Class Karate

Year 13 student Ethan Brown joined the KUGB England karate team in Cadiz Spain for the ESKA European karate championships. In a very tough competition against extremely talented athletes Ethan fought brilliantly to win his part of the draw to secure a bronze medal, narrowly losing out in the semifinal in the closing seconds. He also …

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Dec 09

Leeds Trinity Lecture

Leeds Trinity spoke to Year 12 about their ‘Reward Scheme’ programme which is an opportunity for students to get support throughout Sixth Form and attend a residential event at the university in the summer. They will take part in subject taster sessions and social activities to get a real feel for what it is like …

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Dec 09

Oxbridge on the Horizon

Well done and good luck to the five students who are taking part in interviews at Oxbridge, as well as the four students (two of which are also for Oxbridge) who are interviewing for a place at medical school. Hopefully all the interview preparation and advice we provide as part of our OxNet hub programme …

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Dec 02

A Brain Boosting Trip to Leeds

Our Year 13 Psychology students attended their annual trip to Leeds for an AQA exam booster workshop. The conference, held in VUE Leeds, stretched and challenged students on their content knowledge of Psychology and refined their revision skills in preparation for their summer finals.

Dec 02

Top Speed at Nissan

A selection of Year 12 students spent a week at Nissan working on a Formula 1 project. They designed miniature F1 racing cars learning how to use brand new programming software and apply engineering theories to their designs before testing them as scaled down models to see which worked best.

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