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.

Engineering Logistics/Dispatch Technician Apprentice

3PA Limited

3PA Ltd , an equipment supplier and manufacturer of conveyors and systems into the plastic processing industry serving companies who make anything from milk bottles to medical devices. They are looking for an Engineering Logistics/dispatch Technician Apprentice to join their team in Woodford Halse, NN11 3UB.

National Grid – Yr12 Virtual Work Experience Placement (5-9th July)

Interested in sustainability, the environment, renewable energy, STEM or project management.

  • 5th-9th July 2021(10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) 2 hours of live content during this time which includes research, working on a project.
  • 2-2.5 hours of live content each day, rest of the time spent exploring content on the Virtual WEX platform.

Please see Mr Hughes in the careers office (S3) if you are interested.

Work Experience Placement Vacancies:

The following local companies have recently contacted the Careers Office to inform the school that they are willing to offer work experience placements to Southam College students:

The Wigley Group (Stockton)

Placements would be based in the Central Group Operations Department which provide the businesses with accounting, administration, reception, compliance and events support.For more information contact –

Staverton Garage (Staverton)

For more information contact call 01327 310691

3PA (Woodford Halse)

3PA manufacture custom built plastic modular conveyors which we sell into the plastics processing industry.We also act as agents for specialist machinery manufactured by companies based in Germany, Portugal, Taiwan, China, Korea, Switzerland and USA.
We sell spare parts and turnkey machinery solutions from our offices in Northants to companies like Amazon, Muller Dairy, medical device manufacturers, food packaging manufacturers, plastic recyclers, cart component manufacturers, as well as specialist companies making things like floats for underwater ocean cables.
We have an open plan office with 4 desks and a meeting area where we host visitors and conduct teams/zoom meetings with our customers/suppliers who hail from several parts of the globe.

Our newly updated website will tell you more about what we do –

For more information contact – Dale – or call 01327 263082