Chemistry teacher shortlisted for national teaching award

A talented teacher from a local sixth form has been nationally recognised for his outstanding contribution to the education sector. He not only helps his own A-Level students understand the complexities of chemistry in an innovative way, but his 19,800 subscribers around the world through his YouTube channel, MaChemGuy. James Donkin, who lives in Roker, … Continued

Students gain an insight into future options during Apprenticeship Week

Hartlepool Sixth Form worked in partnership with local employers to provide students with an insight into apprenticeships to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2020. 120 students, who are studying A-Levels or vocational courses at Hartlepool Sixth Form, attended an Apprenticeship Information Event last week, which was hosted by the sixth form in partnership with local employers … Continued

Students become Dementia Friends

Health and Social Scare students recently became Dementia Friends, which gave them the chance to learn what it is like to live with dementia and turn this understanding into action. The students developed knowledge and awareness about the different types of dementia and how to support people living with the disease. The session linked to … Continued

College invests in staff to develop next generation of leaders

Sunderland College has launched an innovative programme to develop the next generation of leaders who will shape the future of the organisation. Aspire is a two-year programme for staff at all levels of the organisation, across all of its campuses in Sunderland, Washington and Hartlepool Sixth Form College. The programme is designed to encourage, nurture … Continued

Sixth Form celebrates outstanding student achievements

Outstanding student achievements were celebrated at a prestigious awards ceremony at Hartlepool Sixth Form  last night. A number of students who had left Hartlepool Sixth Form  this summer, following successful completion of A-Level and BTEC qualifications, returned to be presented with prizes of achievements and other special awards. Over 50 awards were presented to the … Continued