Students receive interview and personal statement advice from admissions tutor at Nottingham University

Year 12 and 13 students were fortunate to receive advice on interview skills and writing the perfect personal statement this week, as we welcomed Andrea Ranford, an admission tutor from Nottingham University. Robbie Dascombe-Rouse, year 13, said the following about the sessions:

During periods 3 and 4 we had a session on personal statements from Andrea Ranford from the University of Notting ham who provided us with guidance on how to effectively write a personal statement and how to best perform at interview.

Speed reading and study skills master classes for Post 16 students

Students in Post 16 have this week been working with the company ‘Enlightened Education’ to focus on some of the key skills they will need to ensure they are successful during their time in the Sixth Form. The sessions included asking students to conduct their own research and then present it in the form of a mind map, but doing so in a far more advanced way than many had done before – and completing a complex activity in just 15 minutes!

Post 16 students enjoy a day of enterprise and business education

Year 12 students recently spent the day learning about business and enterprise, taking part in a series of workshops run by the company Young Enterprise. Students worked in teams to consider what are the key qualities that make companies thrive, and what skills are required by prospective employers - and how they can ensure they have them! Part of the day included students giving a presentation in small groups to the entire year group – something many students were slightly nervous about doing!

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Last updated: 02 Dec 2018