Category: Sixth Form

A Level Othello Lecture Day

19th March 2019

Mrs Moore and Mr Ghag together with our English Literature Students from L6 and U6 attended an all-day Sixth Form Lecture Day on aspects of Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’.  The day proved extremely beneficial and there were a series of lectures focusing on: ‘Critical Approaches’, delivered by Andy Haley (Chief Examiner) ‘Dramatic Structure – the Pattern of…

U6 Tower Of London Visit

11th March 2019

On 8 March the U6 history group travelled to London to visit the Tower of London as part of their A-level studies on the Wars of the Roses. The day started with an ice cream by the river and a tour of the tower, seeing the locations where a number of events that they have…

A Level Geography Residential, Cranedale

1st March 2019

Independent study skills are  invaluable for students as they progress through school on to university or other routes of further education. The independent study element of geography A level is one of the many reasons why geography remains so highly valued as a subject at A level and beyond.  Throughout the A level geography course…

Sixth Former Running Towards ISA Athlete Of The Month

27th February 2019

Following the recent launch of the ISA athlete of the month recognition, we knew it wouldn’t be long until an athlete from Highclare School would be nominated. A well-deserved nomination, Sixth Former Daniel Hurst is an excellent athlete and role model who would be well deserving of the ISA Athlete of the month award. Daniel…

Highclare A Level Chemistry Students Have The Power

27th February 2019

As part of our work on Electrochemistry, our A2 Chemistry students have been busy setting up their own Electrochemical Cells and measuring its resulting EMF. Students were then able to use this technique to compare the electrode potentials of different metals. Using concepts previously learned about redox reactions, it gave an insight into how a commercial…

Senior School Open Morning, March 2019

7th February 2019

On Saturday the 9 March we look forward to offering a warm welcome to prospective pupils and their families at our Senior School Open Morning. Commencing at 10am, the open morning will include tours of the Senior School, subject demonstrations  and opportunities to speak to staff and pupils allowing an insight into life at Highclare…

Highclare Business Network, A Digital World with Qasim Majid

6th February 2019

Highclare School recently had the pleasure of welcoming president of the Asian Business Chamber of Commerce and director of digital agency Wow Zone, Qasim Majid, to their second Business Network event. Led by Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce chief executive, Paul Faulkner, attendees enjoyed anecdotes on the business journey Qasim has been on to date, the…

Ace Your Exams With Elevate Education

6th February 2019

Highclare Senior School warmly welcomed Elevate Education back into School recently where they delivered a stimulating seminar on Acing Exams. ‘Ace Your Exams’ addresses tangible exam based skills that students can use to direct all of the hard work that they’ve put in throughout the year into results during exam time. During the seminar pupils…

Sixth Form Enrichmnent Fortnight

6th February 2019

Sixth Form Enrichment Fortnight for L6 and U6 students took place at the end of January and has once again proven to be a resounding success. A fantastic array of topics were covered over the two week period including an introduction to Higher Education by BCU, guidance on the UCAS applications process, seminars on degree…

Sixth Form Enrichment Fortnight 2019

23rd January 2019

This week Highclare Sixth Form students have already welcomed Amy Prentice, Senior Student Recruitment Officer at BCU and Anne-Marie Allen of the British Red Cross to Highclare Senior School as part of Sixth Form Enrichment Fortnight 2019. On Monday L6 students took part in an interesting and informative Introduction to Higher Education with Amy Prentice…