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  • Year 13 mock interviews

    Mock interviews held at HSFC

    27th January 2017

    To support our students with their personal development, today we organised for a number of local businesses to visit the Hucknall Sixth Form Centre to hold a series of mock interviews. The interviews took place with students from year 13, and the experience should prove invaluable whether they are looking to move into higher education, employment or apprenticeships, as all of these pathways may require individuals to go through a formal process.

    The students gained valuable insight into how to perform in an

  • Senior Maths Challenge

    Students sit the Senior Maths Challenge

    12th January 2017

    Late in 2016, thirty year 12 and 13 students sat the ‘senior maths challenge’. The challenge is a 90-minute test designed to test students’ logic and mathematical skill. It is a countrywide competition that allows students to compete nationally as well as at an academy level. The top 60% of students nationally receive a gold, silver or bronze certificate in the ratio 1:2:3.

    Mrs Shaw, mathematics teacher at the academy said, “It is always a pleasure to run the annual maths challenges. This year we had more po

  • Xmas 2016 at HSFC

    A festive end to our first term at HSFC

    16th December 2016

    As we reach the end of the first term in our fantastic Hucknall Sixth Form Centre, year 13 students were treated to a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings.

    Our year 12 students were on their study leave so unfortunately missed out on the sprout-fest that is Christmas dinner, but we would like to extend our best wishes to them too during this festive period.

  • School Direct opportunities

    Train to teach with the TVTSA

    12th December 2016

    Are you considering a career in teaching? As a member of the Trent Valley Teaching School Alliance (TVTSA), the National Church of England Academy, The Holgate Academy and schools across the region are offering the opportunity to gain experience in the classroom and apply for one of 50 School Direct trainee places for 2017 entry.

    What is School Direct?
    School Direct allows you to train to teach in a school of your choosing – with the expectation that you’ll then go on to work there on completion of the progra

  • Congress to Campus

    Congress to Campus

    6th December 2016

    Students from our year 13 Government and Politics group spent a day last week at Leicester de Montford University at the annual 'Congress to Campus' event. The group had the privilege of taking part in a number of lectures from University of Leicester and De Montford University lecturers about the 2016 Presidential Election, the Supreme Court and the Workings of Congress.

    Two former members of the House of Representatives, Philip Gingrey (Republican) and Martin Frost (Democrat) were in attendance and provide

  • Younger Leadership College

    Younger Leadership College launch

    29th November 2016

    Last night saw the launch of the Younger Leadership College for the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. The aim of the college is to commission 1,000 younger leaders (ages 15-30) who are inspired and equipped to serve God’s purposes in the world, growing churches, shaping culture and transforming society.

    Year 12 student Sarah Bradley was interviewed at the event about her involvement in the 15-18's team and her vision for her future.

    Well done to Sarah for a great interview - we're very proud of you and you

  • HSFC official opening

    Hucknall Sixth Form Centre officially opened

    24th November 2016

    On Thursday 24th November 2016, the Hucknall Sixth Form Centre was officially opened by Mark Spencer, MP for Sherwood, and Richard Bullock, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire.

    At a ceremony attended by over 50 guests including district and county councillors, members of the Hucknall Partnership Group and local businesses, Mr Spencer and Mr Bullock unveiled a plaque in the new Learning Resource Centre to mark the special occasion.

    Hucknall Sixth Form Centre opened its doors to students for the first tim