Liverpool Echo video interviews from Results Day 2017

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 18 August 2017

Category: College Life


Class of 2017 Profiles

As the Class of 2017 achieve record results, here are some profiles of a handful of our students who are among the many to have reasons to celebrate!

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 17 August 2017

Category: College Life


VIDEO: What College is really like - the Student Ambassadors' view

Joining a new College after high school can be a little nerve-racking, but remember, everyone's in the same boat! It's also extremely exciting and enjoyable, and as one of our students points out in this video: "It's been easier to make friends in ten months here than it was in five years at high…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 26 July 2017

Category: College Life


New College garden feature proves popular in Claughton Village

The College’s latest piece of specially-designed landscape gardening has proved a hit with local Claughton Village residents.

Part of the Village’s ‘Claughton In Bloom’ project, the garden feature includes fresh flowers encircling the unmistakable shape of the College logo.

‘Claughton In…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 7 July 2017

Category: College Life


VIDEO: Futures Day 2017

Futures Day 2017 was a chance for all first year students to talk to dozens of universities, employers and apprenticeship providers to get all the information they need to make the best decisions for their futures. It was a fun and exciting day, as well as inspiring and informative, with a Careers…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 22 June 2017

Category: College Life


Subject of the Month - ART & DESIGN

Why study it for A Level?

As the Head of Art & Design at Birkenhead Sixth Form College, Angela Watson, points out, the creative industries are Britain’s biggest employer. With digital media growing exponentially, creative skills have never been more in demand in the world of work, and…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 7 June 2017

Category: Subject of the Month


Art Foundation students Lauren & Suzie reflect on 'Significance' exhibition success

For us, we feel the exhibition was a success. Suzie and I gained everything we hoped and more from the show in terms of people’s reaction to our work, feedback and the experience. We particularly wanted to do an exhibition as it would be a great learning curve for us to go through together. In…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 25 May 2017

Category: The Student Voice


French students visit the College during their ‘Voyage à Liverpool’

Earlier this month, we welcomed students from our French partner school, Le Lycée Simone Weil, to the College to get involved with lessons and activities with their British counterparts.

Along with taking part in our A Level French lessons, the Parisian students also took some Taekwon-Do…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 11 May 2017

Category: College Life


Head of Psychology, Ashley Vallance, talks equality and diversity

Equality and diversity have never been higher on the public agenda than they are today, and this week, the MTV Movie & TV Awards brought the subject of gender into high media profile.

With gender and gender identity making up a fundamental component of A Level Psychology, and knowledge of…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 9 May 2017

Category: The Expert's Voice


Psychology teacher Roy and student Ben talk 'BePART' on Radio Merseyside

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 28 April 2017

Category: College Life