My work placement with Unilever by Crina Pricop

Though the summer holiday is a good time for rest and recuperation after students' first year at the College, it's also a crucial period to strengthen your CV and gain hands-on experience outside of the classroom to make you an even stronger candidate for university or employment after finishing A…

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The College says 'Welkom' to Dutch visitors

It was a pleasure to welcome our visitors from the CSG Liudger school in Drachten, Netherlands to the College today.

The 34 Dutch students and four teachers experienced some British A Level lessons to start with, followed by a special BePART mental health programme session. The day was rounded…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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