Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

Visit from Dr Jon Boakes

  • March 13, 2019

Dr Jon Boakes – a psychologist from St Anne’s hospital gave a talk to the Year 12 and Year 13 Psychology students on 12th March. There was a great deal of interesting information on careers in Psychology and career paths. Dr Boakes also showed the students

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Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students

Autumn reports for Year 12 and 13 students

  • January 22, 2019

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

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True Life Conference

True Life Conference

  • December 21, 2018

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

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Bath Spa University lecturer visits students at Purbeck

Bath Spa University lecturer visits students at Purbeck

  • November 9, 2018

As an early precursor to our Careers Fortnight, this week Dr Elaine Wainwright, lecturer of Psychology at Bath Spa University, gave a very informative and engaging presentation to Year 12 and 13 students of Psychology. Dr Wainwright gave an insight into the many fascinating topics studied

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Year 12 Mock Interview Day

Year 12 Mock Interview Day

  • July 23, 2018

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

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Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

Aspirin Synthesis & Spectroscopy Workshop

  • July 19, 2018

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

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David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

David O’Mahoney – talk for Year 12 students

  • July 17, 2018

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

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‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

‘Criminal Law System’ – Visiting Magistrate to Year 12

  • June 15, 2018

In May, Julian Black, a serving Magistrate came in to talk to our Year 12 students about the criminal justice system in the UK and the role of the Magistrates’ Court. He gave an interesting talk which challenged students’ thinking about what goes on in a

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Congratulations to Joshua Turner!

Congratulations to Joshua Turner!

  • April 23, 2018

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

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UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

UCAS Convention at Bournemouth University

  • March 29, 2018

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

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