Law students gain career insights with Carpenters work placements

Over the summer, three first year Law students earned prestigious work placements with the local law firm Carpenters, which is an industry-leader in claim services to the insurance industry and its customers. The College has worked with Carpenters for a number of years, giving students invaluable…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 18 September 2017

Category: The Student Voice


Melissa: "I never realised how much College actually prepared me for uni"

Melissa Andrews, who left the College this summer as one of the Class of 2017, writes about her immenent move to university

Since results day, I've been doing all my prep for uni and an online mini module (which prepares you for how uni works). It’s made me realise how much College has actually…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 13 September 2017

Category: The Student Voice


Art Foundation students Lauren & Suzie reflect on 'Significance' exhibition success

For us, we feel the exhibition was a success. Suzie and I gained everything we hoped and more from the show in terms of people’s reaction to our work, feedback and the experience. We particularly wanted to do an exhibition as it would be a great learning curve for us to go through together. In…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 25 May 2017

Category: The Student Voice


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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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 10 March 2017

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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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 6 March 2017

Category: The Student Voice


In honour of Anti-Bullying Week, second year, Melissa, talks about leaving the bullies behind at her old school for a new lease of life at the College

When I was in high school, bullying was pretty rife, particularly among my year group - which was arguably made worse because I went to a single sex high school. My friends and I were all bullied in high school, and while at first you can disregard nasty comments or being tripped up as one-offs or…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 17 November 2016

Category: The Student Voice


Some words of wisdom for new students from the year above

So, it's that time again. First year Sixth Form students have all arrived looking alert yet dazed, hurrying to lessons, clutching at folders and timetables like shields; while the A2 students have existential crises about revision and UCAS statements, usually bleary eyed and on autopilot. We’re…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 3 October 2016

Category: The Student Voice