Students celebrate NextGen award success

Animation, Games Design and VFX students from Hartlepool Sixth Form are celebrating after winning two awards at the NextGen Games Jam 2020. A highlight of the digital academic year, the competition sees students working together to complete a game, animation or other creative piece in just seven days. Reflecting the current times – and taking … Continued

Students feature in NextGen Class of 2020

Hartlepool Sixth Form students’ talent and hard work has been recognised by the NextGen Academy in their annual showcase. The NextGen Class of 2020 gives graduating students the opportunity to show off their impressive portfolios they have developed over the past two years studying animation, games design and visual effects courses at colleges throughout the … Continued

Students collaborate for Global Game Jam Event

Students from both Harltepool Sixth Form and Sunderland College recently took part in ‘The Global Game Jam’ (GGJ), which is the world’s largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations. The students were tasked with creating games in teams, to the theme of ‘what home means to you’. They were given … Continued