Professionals Week

Professionals Week is well underway in the Health and Social Care Department with some fantastic talks by a practising GP, Senior Mental Health Clinician, Consultant Midwife and Paediatric Nurse. Students have had a wonderful insight into these professions and had the opportunity to ask some excellent questions. 
Well done Year 12 and many thanks to all involved.

The Health and Social Care Department

Year 12 Biology

Our year 12 BRILLIANT BIOLOGISTS are investigating the respiration rate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast). Students have researched, planned, and developed these investigations independently and are now carrying out their prior testing. Students will complete their practical work and then write a scientific report based upon their findings.

Well done year 12!

Year 12 Work Experience

As part of the Y12 Work Experience week, Sophie Storer and Tegan Smith have taken on the role of Artist in Residence within the Technology Department. During the week they were commissioned to create a design to promote the subjects Food, Graphics and Textiles. Their designs were developed into a mural, spanning over 10m in length. Their creative design clearly identifies the subjects and now painted onto the wall creates a huge impact on the corridor.  The Technology department have been delighted by the way in which both students took on the challenge, working well as a team, presenting their ideas successfully to the department and showing determination to meet the deadline set.

A fantastic effort – Well Done.

Year 12 well-being team

Members of the Year 12 well-being team were approached by the Long Itchington pre school to restyle their shed.
The girls have started painting the background Today ready to get the design on next week- check back next week for the finished product!

Miss Brown and Mrs Allum

Careers in Law – Work Experience

Thank you to Eva Harrison from Careers Seekers Direct who met year 12 students interested in the field of law and a thank you to Morre and Tibbitts Law firm who provided a fantastic opportunity for our students to ask lots of questions about careers in law.

Thank you to Mr Hughes for organising this for our Year 12 students.  

Professionals Week

The Health and Social Care department are excited to be hosting ‘Professionals Week’ starting Monday 12th July. Please see the attached schedule for the talks. All Year 12 students are welcome to attend.

Pathways Programmes – University of Warwick

Despite not being able to offer our KS4 element of the Pathways programmes over the last year, we are pleased that our KS5 offer has continued to run outside of school time.

Next term, we will start recruitment for the next cohort of Year 12 students on our Pathways to Law, Pathways to Banking & Finance and Pathways to Engineering programmes. 

If you know of any current year 11 students starting Year 12 in September, who may be interested in and benefit from one of the Pathways programmes, please advise them applications will open on Wednesday 1st September. For more information about each programme and application deadlines, they can visit our website here which will be updated with further details soon.

Year 12 work experience

Year 12 work experience begins this week – well done to all of you who managed to arrange external placements despite unprecedented circumstances. 

In school, our students have been participating in online work experience – after an initial presentation from an industry expert, students are now working on a project aimed at supporting a local business with dealing with the consequences of Covid. 

We’ve been so impressed by the creativity and analytical thinking already on display! 

Year 12 Health & Social Care

Infectious fun!

This week the Year 12 Health & Social Care classes studied the spread of bacteria which can lead to various Infections, specifically investigating infection control in Hospitals. The students had fun trying different ways to reduce the spread of infection concluding that Antibacterial hand gel was the most efficient at preventing the spread.

Year 12 Food Science and Nutrition

Year 12 have started their Year 13 work and have been back in the classroom looking at the science behind Aeration. They conducted an experiment to investigate what happens when you whisk egg whites with and without cream of tarter. The results were fascinating. They then went onto make some amazing Pavlovas using their new found science knowledge.