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  • 28/06/22

    CSCS Practice Success

    Around their regular learning, our construction learners have also been spending time researching and practicing for their CSCS examinations in order to be able to go onto site and work safely. This is a requirement for the vast majority of work and apprenticeship opportunities that are now coming u...
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  • 27/06/22

    Open Day 14th July 2022

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  • 09/06/22

    How many beasts and monsters can you name?

    What surprised me this week, was that the under 16s could easily name many mythical beasts and monsters. But what surprised me even more was that they were not naming – as I had expected – beasts from contemporary novels and films such as Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where...
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  • 09/06/22

    Construction learners show their green fingers

    Recently the construction learners have been putting to good use the skills learned in joinery, all groups have been making wood planters large enough and strong enough to plant small trees in.
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  • 09/06/22

    CSCS

    This week in Construction, our learners have been practising and preparing for their CSCS online examinations. The test is a vital part of the learners’ journey in Construction as it is shows potential employers that they are safe to work on site. “CSCS” is the Construction Sills C...
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  • 09/06/22

    Independent Travel

    In our independent travel sessions, we have been looking at planning routes to potential Project Choice locations, using resources online to plan a journey to the locations and highlighting information such as which buses to get and how long the journey will take.
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  • 08/06/22

    This week in Motor Vehicles 08.06.22

    This week learners on the level one diploma in light vehicle maintenance course have been designing and creating a trophy for our upcoming competition with Gateshead College.
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  • 30/05/22

    NASA’s Sixtieth Birthday!

    2022 sees the end of NASA’s (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) 60th Birthday celebrations - which began in 2018. We read articles about America’s space race with Russia and the progressive space exploration, which culminated in trips to the moon and the creation of the I...
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  • 30/05/22

    Myths, Legends & Fairytales

    Following on from our ‘Nessie’ debate and the overwhelming majority of ‘I do not believe’ votes. . . We turned our attention to Legends, Myths and Folktales. Discussing the definitions and categorising the differences, we decided that Legends – usually contain...
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  • 30/05/22

    Kier Visit

    Last week our Construction learners were given the opportunity to visit Kier Group and their site in Sunderland, where we learned about a new school site they are building.
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  • 27/05/22

    This Week in Motor Vehicles 25.05.2022

    This week learners on the level one Diploma in light vehicle maintenance have been learning all about suspension in unit L1AM11 suspension systems and maintenance.
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  • 13/05/22

    English | Speaking, Listening and Communication

    Have you ever had to give a presentation to a group of people and then take and answer questions at the end? If the answer is ‘No’ – then my next question is :- How would you feel about having to give a presentation to a group of people and then take and answer questions at t...
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