Realising Opportunities Update - As part of our Realising Opportunities scheme, organised by our host university, the University of Sussex, our students have already been exposed to a wide range of advice and support for getting prepared for university life. All students should be in contact with their e-mentor via the Brightside website, and should have already completed the 'Skills 4 Uni' module via the RO student portal. The Academic Assignment - Save the dates! Day 1 – Tuesday 19 June 2018 Day 2 – Wednesday 27 June 2018 Day 3 – Monday 09 July 2018 On each of the three days, students will depart the academy by coach at 9:30am, complete their day at the University of Sussex, Falmer Campus, and arrive back at the academy at 3pm. There is no cost to students attending
As part of the Realising Opportunities (RO) programme, a selection of our Year 12 students will be attending the National Student Conference 2018, held at the University of Exeter. Mrs Morley and the Year 12 students will be leaving the academy before Friday lunchtime, and staying overnight at a Hilton hotel in Bristol - with an evening quiz and dinner organised! After breakfast in the hotel, on Saturday we will make the journey to the University of Exeter for the conference. We will arrive back at the academy late Saturday evening by coach, where students will be dismissed. We look forward to visiting Exeter, and proceeding further in the Realising Opportunities programme. Track our live updates via Facebook here!
Compulsory Year 12 UCAS Event This Tuesday 6th March, we are taking our Year 12 students to the Brighton Centre, for this year's local UCAS fair. Whether students are interested in higher education, apprenticeships, volunteer and gap year programmes, or career opportunities, they’re sure to find something that appeals to them at a UCAS exhibition. Before the event, all Year 12 students need to: Pay the £1.85 train ticket fee via wisepay Parents to complete the online permission slip (link on wisepay) Complete the UCAS registration (instructions on Canvas and below) Bring the UCAS ticket emailed to you after registration, along to the event This day will form part of our Year 12 careers guidance, and will give all of our students an insight into life as an undergradua
This Monday 5th February, we are taking all of our Year 12 students to the University of Sussex for a taster day event. This includes a campus tour and an insight into what happens during the first month of university. There is no cost for the event and lunch will be provided on the day. We ask that all Year 12 students attend this compulsory event, which will form part of their ASPIRE day, also linking well to their careers provision organised by Mrs Morley. Please complete the attached reply slip which needs to be handed in before the trip on Monday morning before departure on the coach. Schedule: Meet in W6 at 09:15 Depart W6 by coach at 09:20 Arrive at the University of Sussex by 09:45 Departure from the University of Sussex 14:00 Arrive back at W6 for dismissal ...