Weightmans work placement awaits for 'natural' lawyer Alex

First year Law student, Alex Earley, has beaten stiff competition to claim a work placement at the prestigious solicitors’ firm Weightmans over the summer.

Alex will join Weightmans, who are in the top 45 law firms in the country, at their Old Hall Street offices in Liverpool, which is one of…

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Category: College Life

Subject of the Month - MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

 

Why study it for A Level?

“Studying Modern Languages is just one big adventure!” says Jack, who left the College last year and now studies Spanish at university, which includes living in Andalusia for a year.

The career doors that open for those that speak a foreign language are…

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Year 0 Health Promotion campaign

Health for both body and mind has never been a higher priority, and Birkenhead Sixth Form College’s Foundation to Health & Veterinary Studies (Year 0) students have been working on campaigns to raise awareness in their 16 to 19-year-old A Level student counterparts.

Helping our students stay as…

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Category: College Life

VIDEO: Specialist support from our Tutors at Birkenhead Sixth Form College

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Category: College Life

The full Shakespeare experience for English students in London

English students got the full original Shakespeare experience, as they travelled to London for a special production of one of the Bard’s most iconic plays.

Forming part of Shakespeare’s Globe, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is an indoor replica of a theatre circa 1600, so students watched Othello…

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Chemistry students compete in region's 'Young Analyst of the Year' contest

Three of Birkenhead Sixth Form College’s top Science students were at the University of Liverpool at the weekend to take part in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Young Analyst of the Year’ competition.

AS students, James Copland, Lauren Leyland and Elise Levett went head to head with the…

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Category: College Life

Pygmalion at the Playhouse: A review by first year, Rebecca Thomson

On Thursday night, I went to see a production of Pygmalion, originally a play by George Bernard Shaw, performed by the Headlong theatre company. It was quirky, comical and quite different from any other show I've seen.

The play opened with a collection of voice-overs that sounded like the cast…

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Category: The Student Voice

A blog to stop you being 'BORED'

By Abbie Thomson, first year

 

At the start of this academic year, my Drama teacher, Liz, told my class that the College was working with Merseyside Police to create a story that would inspire young people to not be involved with antisocial behaviour. I was hesitant at first, due to me not…

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Category: The Student Voice

BSFC celebrates World Book Day 20 with 'shelfies'

Take part in the HUB's Big Book Quiz and you could win a £20 Amazon voucher!

Click here to download The Big Book Quiz questions

Competition closes on Friday 24th March.

As you may have spotted on social media (especially if your friends & family have primary school-aged kids!), it’s the…

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Category: College Life

BBC show to feature College’s BePART programme

The BBC were in College today to film a piece about our unique life-skills programme, BePART.

BePART (Be Positive, Ambitious, Resilient, Thoughtful) is a six-week scheme, specially devised by experts in the field in our Psychology department, and helps students develop traits and techniques to…

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Equality & Diversity Meeting - 02/03/17

Birkenhead Sixth Form College’s next Equality and Diversity meeting is taking place on Thursday 2nd March, giving any and every individual at the College a platform to share views on how to maintain or even improve on our commitment to provide equal opportunities for all.

Such is the College’s…

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Category: College Life

Law Careers Fair 2017

Ten leading universities for Law visited the College today to offer advice to students aiming for a career in the legal field. 

Among the representatives were three former College students, Emily, Cora and Matt, who all now study Law at Liverpool John Moores University, having enjoyed the…

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