Category: Sixthform Blog

Sixthform Blog
29 Jun 2015

Grace Green

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As the summer is creeping closer, this week has been an exciting mix of after-school events and learning new things. We had Open Evening on Monday which is always a really fun event – getting the chance to show shy Year 5 and 6 children around our school and speak to parents about our own memories of […]

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22 Jun 2015

Esme Phelps

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After a week of work experience going back to school is a strange feeling. It certainly puts into realisation all that you work for in school. This year I had the opportunity to gain an extra qualification in spoken language. My preparation for my ACSE speaking exams is well underway. To gain this I had […]

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Sixthform Blog
14 Jun 2015

Esme Phelps

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Having been at Handsworth since Year 7 and grown up here, every year I have had the pleasure of experiencing all the glorious, funny and amazing Head Girl speeches. These are given by the girls who would like to be considered for the prestigious post of Head Girl and are delivered to the whole school. This year, the […]

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Sixthform Blog
10 May 2015

Courtney Brotherson

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This week was probably the most stressful of the year so far because I had to try to get all the last minute pre-exam stuff organised before we go on Study Leave on Monday. This also included meeting deadlines for Music coursework, handing in final essays and doing my German oral. Ach nein! Thankfully I […]

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27 Apr 2015

Amrit Nagra

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It has been a few weeks back into school after the Easter holidays. Everyone is busy in lessons finishing off their subject content so that we understand everything that is on the specification and are fully prepared for our upcoming AS exams in May and June before we leave for study leave! At the same […]

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Sixthform Blog
13 Apr 2015

Joscelyn Miller

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On the first day back from the Easter holidays, I attended an Oxbridge workshop with Joe Organ, an admissions tutor from Brasenose College, Oxford. At the moment, I’m trying to get as much information about universities as I can before I start my UCAS form. The workshop was really helpful, as it normalised the whole […]

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Sixthform Blog
1 Mar 2015

Hannah Gent

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It was certainly a feeling of both excitement and nervousness when I found out that our schedule for our Activity Day on Wednesday included both street dance and self-defence classes. We had the street dance session first with a lovely instructor. She taught us a set routine to ‘Uptown Funk’ and then we split off […]

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Sixthform Blog
13 Feb 2015

Viva Avasthi

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The week before half term has been a busy and varied one. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday my Physics class prepared for and conducted assessed practical tasks. These count for 20% of our final grade, so they aren’t to be taken lightly! On another Physics-y note, it has been roughly a year now since we […]

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Sixthform Blog
6 Feb 2015

Amrit Sohal

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Just over half way through the year and I’m still finding it hard to adjust on a Monday morning! Oh well at least I have a double study period today. At the moment, I’m learning more about the final units of my subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Maths. They are probably the most difficult units to […]

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Sixthform Blog
1 Feb 2015

Brittany Cox

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What a tiring week! The first week back after a holiday is always busy, and this was no exception. With so much homework to be given in, I was so thankful for some free periods where I could reorganise myself. During this week I also had my end of project review for EPQ. This involved […]

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