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Confirming your subject choices

You should have received an email asking you to confirm your subject choices, but if you haven’t you can do that here.

We have recorded all the choices students made during interview, but we have found that many students have changed their minds. Therefore we ask that you complete this form to update us with your final choices.

Subjects are arranged in blocks, so you can only choose one subject from within a block. You can also only choose THREE subjects.

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Scavenger Hunt 5th September

Wednesday 5th September is our annual Scavenger Hunt. It is a team-building day for all 6th form students at W6. The day is spent searching for hidden clues in Brighton and Hove. It’s a great way to get to know your fellow students, and also to allow year 12s to get to know the year 13s. It’s a compulsory day for all students. Please let us know if there is a reason why you can’t join us.

Sign up here – we just ask for a contribution to train fare, and of course permission from parents.

 

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A big week for STEM at W6

Last week sixth formers from SRWA sixth form, W6, hosted an evening at world renowned engineering firm Ricardo in Shoreham for Year 10 students.

The purpose of the event was to promote and showcase the many and varied career paths leading from studying STEM subjects. The sixth formers co-managed the event and spoke to the Year 10 students and their families about the study options and benefits of further study in STEM. There were many fantastic examples of engineering excellence on display. No cameras were allowed into the top secret inner sanctum of Ricardo’s projects in development but tours and talks were given in small groups sworn to secrecy (with tape put over mobiles phones to block photos).

The same week more STEM recognition came in the form of accolades at the Big Bang South East (a festival celebrating young people’s achievements in science and engineering). SRWA picked up two prizes for sixth former Jonty Orford’s project “Antioxidant capacity and anthocyanin levels in blueberry and cranberry juices before, during and after gut processes to look at possible effect as a urinary tract infection treatment.”

He won the ‘Edwards prize for technology’ trophy and also came runner up in the overall Big Bang South East award for science (senior). Pipped to the post by one of the many entries from Oriel.

Well done all. Great work!