and Highbridge sixth form students get inspired by Uni visit
Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge students at King Alfred School Sixth
Form have been inspired during a masterclass put on by Cambridge
Sixth Form - which is performing as one of the best in the South
West - participated in masterclasses, led by academics from the
University of Cambridge.
also carried out independent research in advance on their specialist
subjects and presented their findings to fellow Somerset students
under the watchful eye of experts from Cambridge.
subjects varied from law and history, to zoology and maths, and
year 12 student Rhiana Sinclair won first prize for best presentation.
event also included top tips on applying to Cambridge, Oxford and
other leading UK universities.
students are now looking forward to a two day residential trip to
Cambridge in July.
declared last year that King Alfred School is a very good Sixth
Form and manages to get students into top British universities,
with big ambitions.
school-based aspirational Sixth Form with an 11 to 18 environment
is now being assisted by The Priory Learning Trust.
from the Department of Education that were recently published showed
the sixth form are squeezing excellent potential out of students
on both academic and vocational categories.
of Sixth Form Jonathan Gaskell told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
was a tremendously successful event, full of aspiration, and really
helpful for our students, who are all aiming for top universities."