Sixth Form News

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Bright Futures – Transition Programme for new Sixth Form students

On Friday 15th September, Nick Bennison from Bright Futures visited the academy to work with our new Year 12 students. Bright Futures offers a motivating and inspiring programme aimed at those just starting BTEC Level 3 qualifications.  Through…
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GSAS host first ever Careers Fair

On Thursday 13th July 2017, GSAS hosted its first ever Careers Fair to coincide with the academy’s eighth Summer of Arts, Culture and Learning Festival (SoLFest). Students and parents/carers were given the opportunity to meet professionals…
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KPMG and former GSAS student deliver Employability Skills Programme

On Friday 14th July 2017, Sixth Form students had the pleasure of once again working with KMPG, the global corporate firm providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services and one of the ‘Big Four’ auditors.  A team of passionate volunteers from…
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Leeds University Workshop

On Wednesday 12th July 2017, Leeds University presented an information workshop for Year 10, 11 and 12 students. The first session, targeted at Year 10 and 11 students, focused on choosing the right A Levels.  It highlighted some of the…
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Newcastle University London

On Monday 3rd July 2017, Year 12 BTEC students attended a Newcastle University London workshop that put their entrepreneurial skills to the test. The workshop was based on the premise that students were CEO’s of a start-up company with…