Sarah Passam, from Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire, spoke to all of our Post 16 students during an extended assembly this week about the benefits of volunteering. Sarah gave examples of how volunteering has benefited many people she has worked with in the past, both the volunteers and the people they have helped.
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! However, every student successfully took part, and it was wonderful to see those somet
After achieving an excellent set of Post 16 results last week, staff and students at Kingsthorpe College (sponsored by The Collaborative Academies Trust) were celebrating success this morning with the release of the 2017 GCSE results. Despite a new national system of grading and reformed GCSEs in English and maths - which have been deliberately designed to be tougher - Kingsthorpe College has maintained the high standard set last year in terms of the proportion of students attaining 5 good passes including English and maths.