There are many benefits and activities you can get involved with at Birkenhead Sixth Form College to help enhance your college experience. These activities can help you to develop your knowledge and life experiences as well as offering you the chance to enhance your university applications and CVs.
Become a Student Ambassador
Staff will nominate students to represent the College and student body at internal and external events. The Student Ambassador role involves planning and organising student events such as the end of year Prom.
Become Head Boy or Head Girl
You can apply to represent your fellow students at a number of important events. Head Students take a lead role in the Student Ambassador activities and also get the chance to become part of the College Corporation as a Student Governor.
Join Subject Trips
You will have the opportunity to go on stimulating, course relevant destinations including Iceland, Germany, Spain as well as numerous UK locations. See what happened when last year's French students students visited Paris here.
We have a wide range of individuals and companies visit the college to speak with students from subject specific speakers to charitable organisations. Speakers can provide valuable information and insight into their particular field and are excellent sources of advice and inspiration.
Previous speakers have included:
- University Lecturers
- LIPA Dance Instructors
- LIPA Drama Lecturers
- Local and National Charities
Read about some of our recent visitors - Brain expert, Dr Guy Sutton from Nottingham University, hosts 'Brain Day' and the Fire Service encourage some CSI activities to encourage driver safety.
BePART of it
BePART is the College's unique new life-skills programme for all new students aimed at tackling the issue of mental health and wellbeing. Standing for being Positive, Ambitious, Resilient and Thoughtful, BePART sessions include looking at the importance of sleep and diet, challenging negative thoughts and practising the art of Mindulness - a technique that has been proven to help students both academically and outside of College. Find out more about BePART by clicking here.