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EY Apprenticeships

EY Degree Apprenticeship in Digital Innovation - posted 16th May

EY is a world leading professional services firm who are inviting bright and talented Year 13 students to apply for their digital degree apprenticeship, which combines studying towards a degree with the real world of work, and a salary too. There are opportunities across the UK in London, Reading, Birmingham, Leeds and Newcastle. For any Year 13...

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Budding Sixth Form Novelist Blossoms With eBook - posted 20th Apr

  The Extended Project Qualification is an opportunity for VI Form students to explore a topic that interests them and undertake academic research to produce a dissertation or an artifact. One student, Mary C, decided to write and self-publish a short romance novel eBook. She wrote, formatted, edited and designed the cover herself using free internet resources. A...

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Year 13 in Formula 1 Success - posted 20th Apr

Congratulations to Eliane, Charlie, Ian, Jake, Anthony and Alex whose team Hawk Racing were placed 3rd in UK National Final of the F1 in Schools competition in Silverstone, and in doing so will represent the UK as part of an International Collaboration team in the World Finals, held this year in Singapore. f1hawk F1 in Schools...

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Sixth Form Entertainment - posted 9th Apr

Students from Year 13 hosted a show in the Cottrill Hall which was a celebration of their time in the school and a light-hearted survey of some of the school’s ‘eccentricities’. The show was named the CAFTAs (Colyton Art, Film & Television Awards). The show included parodies of clips from well-known films and TV shows,...

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UCAS Exhibition at Westpoint - posted 14th Mar

On Tuesday 20 March 2018 the Year 12 students will be attending the UCAS Exhibition at Westpoint in Exeter. This event is run by UCAS and helps students to explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities. Students have the opportunity to speak to representatives from universities from across the country about: what courses...

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Higher Education Information Evening - posted 14th Mar

Higher Education Information Evening, Cottrill Hall, Thursday 22 March 2018, 7pm. An overwhelming amount of students at Colyton have indicated a wish to apply for Higher Education and competition for places and the pace of change are such that all students need to be well informed about the process. We are therefore currently focusing Year 12...

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Oxbridge Information Day - posted 14th Mar

On Tuesday 27 March we will be attending the Oxbridge Information Day at Devonport High School for Boys in order to learn more about the opportunities at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Admissions tutors will be provide specific advice on the application process for these universities and there will be sessions on Science subjects and the Arts...

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UCAS Success for 2017 Leavers - posted 13th Mar

Each year UCAS (the university admissions service) sends us a report on how our previous year’s applicants fared in relation to those from other schools in their applications to Higher Education. Compared to all other schools nationally, the data would not be very helpful: you would expect our academically talented and ambitious sixth formers to perform...

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Sixth Form Study Centres

EDT Headstart - Emily M - posted 13th Mar

Congratulations to Emily M who has been offered a prestigious EDT Headstart engineering placement at Warwick University in March. With over 1,000 applicants nationwide who failed to win placements with Headstart, the strength of Emily’s application cannot be underestimated. What is even more impressive is that Emily found and researched the opportunity for herself, showing that...

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Year 12 Work Experience - posted 13th Mar

Year 12 Work Experience Best of luck to all of those intrepid sixth formers who go on work experience this week. Congratulations to them, too, for securing a placement. Finding work experience is never easy and sometimes students have to endure many failed applications until they actually get a placement. However, the process itself is an...

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