Fancy doing something a little different?

Four students will start learning a fascinating new skill this week – the ancient art of beekeeping.

The BEE You Project is visiting the College to begin training with Charlie, Hannah, Lauren and Matthew. Over four sessions, the students will have an introduction to beekeeping before…

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Category: College Life

Our trip to Paris by Alexis Arrowsmith

Alexis was one of the College's French students who recently visited Paris to experience life in French schools and soak up 'La Culture Parissiene'.

 

The first full day in Paris, we spent the day in a French lycée, with students of a similar age to our College. We took part in lessons in a…

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Category: The Student Voice

Former student Elizabeth writes about her moving art project with refugees in Serbia

Elizabeth Pennington completed her A Levels at the College in 2015. Soon to graduate from Sheffield Hallam University, she has her sights set on a career in journalism as a foreign correspondent and has recently been working in the refugee camps in Serbia as part of an artist’s project. Here, she…

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Category: College Alumni

My visit to Oriel College in Oxford by Hamza Jouma

Every year, Oxford University organises a programme called ‘Medicine Outreach Day’. It’s a selective scheme with one goal which is informing students about the University and giving a specific insight about Medicine as a career and the lives of medical students. I didn’t know about this programme…

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Category: The Student Voice

Tag Rugby Club

A new Tag Rugby club on Friday lunchtimes is proving a big hit with students at the College. Anyone can get involved in the inclusive sport, expertly run each week in the Sports Hall at 12:15pm by Peter from Birkenhead Park Rugby Club.

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Category: College Life

Apple Store trip exercises IT students' creativity

IT teacher, Paul Moore, took two groups of final year students to Liverpool’s Apple Store in January, where they exercised their creative muscles and took part in workshops with some of the latest gadgets used in the industry.

Here, Paul talks through what the students had to enjoy on their…

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Category: College Life

UCAS Deadline

Today is the UCAS application deadline, and nearly 450 final year students have now applied for their choices of university courses.

All students at the College apply to university. Continuing onto Higher Education is the natural next step for A Level & BTEC students, and while some students…

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Category: College Life

My interview at Oxford University - Hannah Stuthridge

Hannah was one of five students from the College who applied to either Oxford or Cambridge University and was invited to interview for a place. Whilst she now faces an anxious wait to find out if she was successful, Hannah has written about the 'once in a lifetime' experience of being part of the…

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Category: The Student Voice

Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper Day saw students and staff don their finest (tackiest) Christmas clobber, all in the name of charity, with donations being raised for Save the Children.

There was also the extra incentive of a £30 Amazon voucher for the winner of the best outfit, with the Head of Art & Design,…

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Category: College Life

Christmas Video 2017

What better way to celebrate the festive season than to have some of our students and staff tell you some brilliant* Christmas jokes?

Merry Christmas, everyone!

*jokes may not be brilliant

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Category: College Life

Read the second edition of the new student newspaper, 'Birkenhead Beat'

 

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Category: The Student Voice

Meet the Principal: Mike Kilbride talks to the Head Students

Head students, Caitlin and Charlie, got their chance to grill Principal, Mike, about a range of topics including five year plans, Burnley FC and, of course, Irn-Bru!

 

 

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Category: The Expert's Voice