Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students

Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students

Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students will be published on Moodle and the SIMS Parent app on Thursday 24th January.  Paper copies will also be available for collection at the parents evening. SIMS Parent will soon replace Moodle.  The new system allows you to access your child’s data from a smartphone, tablet or PC

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True Life Conference

True Life Conference

On 7th December Year 12 & 13 Sociology students attended a ‘True Life Conference.’ This was a chance for students to develop their understanding of crime and deviance for their A-Level paper through engagement with reformed criminals. Students were able to hear first-hand about the factors which caused the criminals to offend, their experiences of the

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Year 12 Mock Interview Day

Year 12 Mock Interview Day

On Thursday 16th July all of our Year 12 students were given the opportunity to have a mock interview in preparation for their university, Higher apprenticeship or employment applications.  The volunteer interviewers came from a wide range of local businesses which gave our students the best possible experience.  Prior to the interview students were nervous with anticipation,

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Year 12 Chemistry students have been developing their organic synthesis and analysis skills with help from Bath University post graduate Chemistry students.  Students planned a synthetic route for the synthesis of aspirin and then carried it out in the lab. The product was then purified and analysed using melting point and an infra-red spectrometer (provided by

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David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

On Thursday 5th July David O’Mahoney delivered an exceptional talk to our year 12 about his life. David left a career job to join the Armed forces in 2009. His life went from escorting Her Majesty the Queen on Ceremonial State occasions, to suddenly having to fight for his life. He woke up in an intensive care ward, missing a large

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Congratulations to Joshua Turner!

Congratulations to Joshua Turner!

We are delighted and extremely proud to announce that Josh, one of our year 12 students, has been selected to participate in the Sutton Trust US programme this summer. He will experience a taste of life at a leading American university. Josh went through a rigorous selection process and has been chosen as one of 150

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UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

On the 28th March our Year 12 students joined UCAS experts, university representatives, and industry professionals at this unique, campus based event. With inspirational talks, topical seminars, application process advice, and interactive stands, students found out about life on a university campus, and had the opportunity to ask current students from a range of universities what

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Year 12 Work Experience at Lush

Year 12 Work Experience at Lush

Throughout the week of the 5th of February, I attended work experience at a factory for the cosmetics company ‘LUSH’. The staff at the factory were very welcoming and kept me busy all week, so made sure I got the most out of my short time. The factory is made up of multiple departments. The departments I

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