JUNIOR STREET WATCH ON PATROL

Public Services students from Sandwell College will be out on police patrol in West Bromwich! West Bromwich Police have launched the first Junior Street Watch under West Midlands Police force, in partnership with West Bromwich Town BID. Five students have been selected to start the monthly patrols with Town Centre Ambassadors or PCSOs next week. Team … Continued

CENTRAL SIXTH EXPO 2019

New Central Sixth students got an exclusive glimpse of their surroundings before they start A Levels in September. The 130 VIPs got a real taste of their future at the successful Expo event yesterday, featuring specific subject sessions, Duke of Edinburgh Award and NCS information stalls. Schools liaison team members were on hand to help give students a … Continued

U2 & ELBOW PRODUCER RECORDS MUSIC STUDENTS

Music students got the chance to be recorded by Steve Osbourne, who has produced music for Elbow, U2 and the Happy Mondays, on a visit to BIMM Birmingham. They toured the facilities and met the staff, making them want to apply to study there when they leave college! BIMM has helped launch the music careers … Continued

WE’VE BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR FE COLLEGE OF 2019!

Rave reviews from our HE students have got us on to the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019 shortlist!     #WUSCA will be hosted by comedian Omid Djalili on 25 April at The Brewery in London. The main award categories are compiled entirely from student reviews, so we’re extremely honoured! Whatuni is the biggest and most comprehensive course comparison … Continued

SIX TOP PLACES IN NATIONAL HAIRDRESSING AWARDS

Massive congratulations to our talented Hair, Beauty & Media Make-up team who won SIX top places for Sandwell College at the National Hairdressers’ Federation Championships in Blackpool! Two first places: Chloe-Louise Hinchley (Level 3 Production Arts) won the Photographic Award Lauren Parsons (Level 3 Production Arts) won the It’s a Drag Award     Two second places: Tanya Pandya (Level 3 … Continued

JOURNALISM SCOOPS FROM DAILY MAIL REPORTER

A Level English & Media students got the full scoop with an insightful session on the fascinating world of journalism from Daily Mail reporter Christine Challand. The journalism taster was run for Central Sixth by the University of Worcester, where Christine is also a member of the admissions team. Learners heard insider stories from press conferences and expert tips … Continued

ACE FEMALE STUDENTS! #IWD2019

We’re celebrating #IWD2019 today with our ACE female students! Amber is a successful Automotive student, now on a Jaguar apprenticeship; Abigail is studying Plastering; Celicia and Ella-Lucia are studying Multiskills Construction; and Maya is a former Engineering student now studying Aviation at Brunel University. Maya won the Diana Legacy Award for her humanitarian work. Go … Continued

PLAY YOUR PART FOR THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY

One in five LGBTQ+ people have experienced a hate crime or incident because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity in the last 12 months.* Anti-LGBTQ+ abuse extends far beyond acts of hate and violence on our streets. Many LGBTQ+ people still endure poor treatment while using public services and going about their lives. While … Continued

NATIONAL CITIZEN SERVICE SIGNING STUDENTS UP FOR THE SUMMER

Alice and Alix from the National Citizen Service visited students at Central Sixth yesterday and today. They’ll also be back again on Thursday. The NCS team run a fantastic summer programme which a fantastic way for any young person to get themselves set up for their first interview. The NCS is a youth movement in … Continued

FRENCH STUDENTS ON COURSE TO BE CRÈME DE LA CRÈME

A2 Students at Central Sixth have been doing sessions with Gillian Williams in preparation for their French Oral exams. Gillian usually teaches adults in Newcastle but has kindly taken the time to help our students prepare for their upcoming examinations. Gillian has been running mock oral exam sessions for the A2 French students today and … Continued