Chemistry students compete in region's 'Young Analyst of the Year' contest

Three of Birkenhead Sixth Form College’s top Science students were at the University of Liverpool at the weekend to take part in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Young Analyst of the Year’ competition.

AS students, James Copland, Lauren Leyland and Elise Levett went head to head with the…

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Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 on 13 March 2017

Category: College Life

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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 on 15 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 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 /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 on 19 January 2017

Category: College Life

Do More Fair 2017

The Do More Fair 2017 was a chance for our students to sign up for any number of volunteering and extracurricular activities. Plenty of companies and organisations came into College to talk to potential recruits about some of the fantastic work they could get involved with, and they were joined by…

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Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 on 17 January 2017

Category: College Life

VIDEO: BSFC's 12 Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas from everyone at the College!

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Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 on 20 December 2016

Category: College Life

'Amy's Wish' brings some Christmas charity to College

A Health and Social Care student brought some heartfelt Christmas spirit into College today, as her charity, ‘Amy’s Wish’, raised money for Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

Amy Griffin’s team organised a coffee morning and cake sale, along with festive candy canes that students and staff could send…

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Posted by /blog/author/SamMcDonnell/page:6 on 13 December 2016