Apple Store trip exercises IT students' creativity

IT teacher, Paul Moore, took two groups of final year students to Liverpool’s Apple Store in January, where they exercised their creative muscles and took part in workshops with some of the latest gadgets used in the industry.

Here, Paul talks through what the students had to enjoy on their…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 6 February 2018

Category: College Life

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UCAS Deadline

Today is the UCAS application deadline, and nearly 450 final year students have now applied for their choices of university courses.

All students at the College apply to university. Continuing onto Higher Education is the natural next step for A Level & BTEC students, and while some students…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 15 January 2018

Category: College Life

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My interview at Oxford University - Hannah Stuthridge

Hannah was one of five students from the College who applied to either Oxford or Cambridge University and was invited to interview for a place. Whilst she now faces an anxious wait to find out if she was successful, Hannah has written about the 'once in a lifetime' experience of being part of the…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 20 December 2017

Category: The Student Voice

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Christmas Jumper Day 2017

Christmas Jumper Day saw students and staff don their finest (tackiest) Christmas clobber, all in the name of charity, with donations being raised for Save the Children.

There was also the extra incentive of a £30 Amazon voucher for the winner of the best outfit, with the Head of Art & Design,…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 18 December 2017

Category: College Life

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Christmas Video 2017

What better way to celebrate the festive season than to have some of our students and staff tell you some brilliant* Christmas jokes?

Merry Christmas, everyone!

*jokes may not be brilliant

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 13 December 2017

Category: College Life

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Read the second edition of the new student newspaper, 'Birkenhead Beat'

 

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 28 November 2017

Category: The Student Voice

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Meet the Principal: Mike Kilbride talks to the Head Students

Head students, Caitlin and Charlie, got their chance to grill Principal, Mike, about a range of topics including five year plans, Burnley FC and, of course, Irn-Bru!

 

 

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 24 November 2017

Category: The Expert's Voice

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Study Hall Supervisor Kev chats about his role in helping students

Study Hall Supervisor, Kev, cuts a popular figure around the College. His passion for helping students and his fun-loving character make him a favourite of both students and staff alike.

Here, Kev talks through his part in assisting students’ learning, and the role that the Study Hall has for…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 10 November 2017

Category: The Expert's Voice

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Meet Rowena, the College's coordinator of clubs, societies, voluntary work and other enrichment activities

Meet Rowena, the College’s full time coordinator of clubs, societies, volunteering and other enrichment activities. Rowena’s always available to speak to throughout the College day about arranging work experience, joining a club or volunteering in your spare time, and those things might just be…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 8 November 2017

Category: The Expert's Voice

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Four Law students write about their '#lawsome' trips to London and Manchester

Zivana, Dom, Ashlea and Fay were among a party of Law students who recently visited London and Manchester to further their insight into the subject. London encompassed visits to the some iconic and important institutions while the Manchester trip was to help students prepare for the impending Bar…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 6 November 2017

Category: The Student Voice

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Helping people inspires volunteer Joel

Volunteering can make your CV and your UCAS application look extremely impressive, but as students find out each year, the work can also enrich your view of the world and give you experiences that you wouldn’t otherwise gain.

Joel Williams started at the College this September and, seeing the…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 2 November 2017

Category: College Life

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Our Youth Voice Conference experience, by Jack Fitzpatrick & Harry Gorman

Jack Fitzpatrick:

Last Tuesday, a group of first year Politics students attended the Youth Voice Conference at Wallasey Town Hall. We had put forward motions that we were going to discuss throughout the day and in a debate in the Chambers in the afternoon. The theme of the conference this year…

Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:4 on 25 October 2017

Category: The Student Voice

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