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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Year 12 Work Experience at ipconsult

Year 12 Work Experience at ipconsult

In my week at ipconsult, I not only gathered plenty of knowledge on the intricacies of Intellectual Property, but I also refined my critical thinking skills vital to the field. What is initially perceived to be quite an exact science, soon entails a series of creative challenges. One combines a sharp grasp on the minutiae of

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