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Jack Lyon – The sky’s the limit!

Posted on September 12, 2016

Subjects studied: A-levels in Maths, Physics, Spanish and Geography and AS-level in Further Maths.Destination: University of Salford to study Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies to continue learning to be a commercial pilot.I enjoyed developing my abilities in each subject and being able to obtain a deeper understanding of my subjects over the past two years which I can apply in the future. In Mathematics the teaching style enabled ...

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Subjects studied: A-levels in Psychology, Sociology and History and AS in Philosophy and Ethics AS.Destination: University of Liverpool to study History and Politics. I would like to work for the government promoting human rights or for the United Nations. I strongly believe that college helps you to discover what you want to do in the future, so if you don’t already know, don’t worry!I found my lessons interesting and the teachers ...

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Subjects studied: A-levels in English Literature, Spanish, Philosophy and Ethics and AS in Chemistry.Destination: Oxford University to study Spanish. I hope to be either a teacher or a translator when I graduate. My love for Spanish grew thanks to South Sefton College and my teacher. We learnt not only the language, but also an understanding of Spanish and Latin American culture, which was fascinating. Studying Spanish has helped me during ...

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New York, New York!

Posted on February 26, 2016

Our Drama and Law students have recently returned from a trip of a lifetime to New York. They spent 5 nights in the Big Apple viewing sights such as Staten Island, the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building.However, this trip offered much more to our students than a typical tourist visit. Our Law students were able to experience real life law and order by attending Manhattan's night court which runs from 5pm to 1am and handles ...

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Art Trip to Liverpool City Centre

Posted on January 21, 2016

Our Y12 Art students have recently been on a trip to Liverpool city centre so they could gather primary source research for an upcoming essay and their current coursework. They spent the morning making notes and discussing artwork at the Tate Gallery. They then spent the afternoon taking photographs of various places around Liverpool; mainly looking at different types of architecture and places that would normally be completely ignored. ...

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Stepping into the Future

Posted on November 13, 2014

Being an AS student I’ve only been at college for just over two months and I can honestly say that I feel really happy in college. I was worried at first, which was only natural, transitioning from high school is a big step; it’s something that seems quite daunting probably as it’s the first step into a more independent part of our teenage lives. Personally, I find the best way is to approach everything with an open mind; trying to be calm ...

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The Golden Door of Freedom

Posted on June 10, 2014

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom' is not something I thought I'd be easily able to apply to college life, but freedom was the first thing I noticed when I started South Sefton, from being able to sit back and enjoy a coffee with my friends to calling the teachers by their first names, it's completely not what I expected of college life. From coming from a school where you have to get a signed note to even go past the ...

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Ellis McKeown

Posted on April 29, 2014

I am currently studying Fine Art at the University of Central Lancashire doing my first year on the course.  I have completed a series of projects that have allowed me to grow and expand my knowledge in the subject area.  I really enjoyed the A-level Art course that South Sefton offered, particularly the experimental aspect that allowed me to develop new and improved skills. Throughout the course I had complete control over my projects and ...

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Jack Hudson

Posted on April 29, 2014

I am currently studying Law (LLB Hons) at UCLan whilst on a scholarship for Basketball. After university I am looking to continue my Basketball career abroad and move into Sports Law, becoming a Sports Agent helping young athletes with life changing decisions.The relationship the staff have with students is one of a kind and something I will never forget. The constant support gave me the skills, confidence and maturity I needed to go and ...

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