Year 12 Philosophy and Ethics

Year 12 Philosophy and Ethics students had a visit from a local spiritualist today.
Students have recently completed the topic of soul, mind and body as part of their AS Level course. Jacqui gave students a great insight into why there could possibly be a spiritual realm and how spirituality links to Plato, Aristotle and Descartes philosophical ideas. This will support students knowledge and understanding for their up and coming Philosophy exam in May.

Mrs Thomas
Head of Philosophy and Ethics

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AS and A Level Philosophy and Ethics

Southam College’s AS and A Level Philosophy and Ethics students will be taking part in a series of live revision webinars presented with Peter Vardy, Theologian, in partnership with Candle Conferences.

Students will have the opportunity to revise live with Peter Vardy and discuss exam questions and technique for their up and coming AS and A Level exams.


Sixth Form Netball Tournament 

The sixth form netball team were invited to play in an end of season tournament at King Henry VIII.
The girls haven’t had many fixtures so they jumped at the opportunity to play. We had some competitive games and some which allowed the girls to play out of position in different combinations to allow more fun.
With all other schools being private schools it gave the girls a lot of competition and forced them to play some good quality netball.
We look forward to more fixtures next year.
Well done,
Mrs Turton
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Year 13 A Level Exam Performances

Last night, Year 13 performed some wonderful performances for their A levels with visiting examiner. This is the last time Lucy K, Beth K, Georgia S and Megan L will perform for us. Whilst we aren’t saying goodbye to them just yet it certainly feels like they are building to an impressive finale! Well done!

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Southam College’s Year 12 Philosophy, Ethics and Business Conference.

Southam College’s Year 12 Philosophy, Ethics and Year 13 Business students haven taken part in a Business Ethics conference as part of their A Level course. Richard Jarvill, visited the school and spoke of his experiences serving as a Major in the British Armed Forces. He discussed the rule of law, the Geneva convention and their impacts on practical military decision making. Students were able to apply this to the ethical theories they have studied as part of their Ethics component for the exam. Also supporting was Jeffrey Shaw from Enrichment Technology ltd. He discussed the nuclear power industry and the risks and benefits associated with the industry from an ethical and economic perspective.

Thank you to Mr Jarvill and Mr Shaw for sharing your experiences and encouraging students to apply their Ethics skills to real life situations.

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