Professional photographer gives Media students industry insight and advice

Head of Media and Film Studies, Julie Edwards, explains what went on with this week's visiting speaker:

 

Commercial Photographer, Deana Kay, visited Media students during their lesson this week to give careers and industry advice as part of the College's exciting and varied curriculum.

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IT students take inspiration from Museum of Liverpool trip

IT teacher Paul Moore explains the somewhat unusual idea behind getting IT students away from their computers to soak up some local culture ahead of their computer game development projects:

 

The Museum of Liverpool may seem an unlikely place for an IT trip, but this was a different IT…

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Media students get inside the BBC studios in Media City

Second year Media Studies students had the opportunity to visit Media City in Salford Quays, home to both BBC and ITV studios. The students toured the BBC buildings before attending a lecture at the Media Faculty of Salford University, which is also located on the Quays, and touring editing…

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Psychology students bring learning to life at Chester Zoo

Head of Psychology, Ashley Vallance, explains what students got up to during their trip to Chester Zoo:

 

"Psychology BTEC students visited Chester Zoo to receive a workshop on how psychological learning theories apply to the daily routines of many species at the zoo. 

"The students…

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Film students watch hit Sky Atlantic series being filmed

Film Studies teacher, Bert Byron, explains talks through the trip:

 

Film Studies students were invited onto the set of Tin Star, a Sky Atlantic TV series, being filmed in New Brighton this week. The series stars Tim Roth, Ian Hart and a whole host of actors from Merseyside.  Ian, who plays…

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Dance students experience iconic Sadler's Wells Theatre show

Dance teacher Kirsty Thornton explains what the second year Dance students got up to on their trip to London:

 

Dance students had a fantastic opportunity to travel to London to enhance and enrich their learning in preparation for their exams. The students visited the iconic Sadler’s Wells…

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DofE Gold students complete qualifying expedition

The College's Duke of Edinburgh coordinator, Paul Moore, talks through the students' achievements:

 

After July’s successful practice expedition, all 16 students returned to Snowdonia for their qualifying expedition. Spending four nights camping, covering about 65km over four days walking…

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College alumni receive DofE Gold Awards at Buckingham Palace

"If you want to earn your place at a Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace, St James’ Palace or Holyrood Palace, join the DofE Gold Award at College in September so you can work towards completing an amazing, rewarding scheme that will give you experiences and tales to tell for the rest…

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Creative writer Rebecca has work published

A first year English student at Birkenhead Sixth Form College has had some of her poetry published as part of a collection of the best submissions for a national competition.

Rebecca Riley’s writing was chosen above thousands of other entries into the Young Writers’ Poetry Escape competition,…

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Photos from the Spanish trip to Zaragoza

 

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IT computer game creation competition won by Josh

IT teacher Paul Moore explains what's been going on in lessons:

Over the past three months, 22 IT BTEC Diploma second year students have been busy designing and developing their own computer games. Their brief was to create a game to meet the following criteria:

 

  • 2D graphics

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Foundation students’ health campaigns help spread key messages

Foundation students at the College have been promoting health care issues to their A Level and BTEC counterparts as they prepare to start a variety of undergraduate degrees at the University of Liverpool in September.

The Foundation to Health and Veterinary Studies, also known as Year 0, is a…

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