Nov 29

Thinking First Aid

We were delighted to host the British Red Cross who ran first aid and CPR courses for Sixth Form students.

Nov 29

A Lawful Debate

We were joined by Dr Josh Jowitt from Newcastle Law School to lead us in an ethical debate surrounding medical law. Year 13 also took part in a session about applying to Law School where Dr Josh checked their UCAS applications and gave them useful hints and tips.

Nov 19

Engineering Excellence

Thanks to the funding generously donated from the Reece Foundation, sixth form Engineering students were this week able to take part in a practical lesson involving equipment commonly used within the field of electrical engineering.

Nov 19

Summer Camp Calls

Sixth Form students received a visit from ‘American Summers’ who have decades of experience in the US summer camp industry. They offer young adults a chance to travel to The States and experience the summer of a lifetime working as camp counsellors.  This certainly raised an interest in many of our students!

Nov 12

Having Fun with Photograms

A group of students attended The Northern School of Photography at Sunderland University for a ‘Photograms’ workshop where they had the chance to use a traditional photography dark room and chemical processing.

Nov 12

David Hodgson Lecture

David Hodgson, creator of ‘The Buzz’ personality quiz, visited our Year 12 students. He helped them to think about their different personality types based on different criteria such as where they get their energy from, how they take in information, how they make decisions and their attitude to life. Each student was given an animal to match their personality type which will help them work out the best pathway in terms of university and careers.

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