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


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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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 2 March 2017

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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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 1 March 2017

Category: College Life


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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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 22 February 2017

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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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 15 February 2017

Category: College Life


Media Students get a taste of University life!

Level 2 Media Students visited Liverpool John Moores University to get an exciting insight into what studying a Media Degree is really like.

Students were welcomed by the LJMU Outreach team for a variety of Media based workshops to experience the typical day of a Media Studies undergraduate.…

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Posted by Kate Brown on 6 February 2017

Category: College Life


College welcomes HE Geography Mentors as part of a new accredited programme developed with University of Liverpool

Thirteen Geography undergraduates from University of Liverpool joined us at the College to begin part of an accredited unit developed between the University’s Geography department and our HE Mentor Scheme.

The Mentor Scheme, which launched at the College in 2013, involves University students…

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Posted by Kate Brown on 1 February 2017

Category: College Life


Adult Learning make-up artists recreate iconic eras

Adult learners on the Level 3 Make-up Artistry course at our Nails & Beauty Academy have been recreating some signature looks from across decades of the 20th Century!

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 23 January 2017

Category: College Life


Media City trip puts students both sides of the BBC cameras

"Here’s the news and weather from students in your area…"

From sitting on that famous red sofa to presenting the (grey, wet and miserable) weather forecast, a trip to the BBC’s northern home in Salford’s Media City was an opportunity for Media students to not just get in front of the…

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Posted by The BSFC Blogger on 19 January 2017

Category: College Life