Four Y13 Physicists Excel in the British Physics Olympiad

Four of our students excelled in the British Physics Olympiad. The Olympiad consisted of 2x 1hr 20min papers including a mix of long, challenging thematic questions. Simply taking part is an excellent achievement in itself, but all four students did very well to achieve awards. James Leighton scored highest, achieving a Silver award.Jack Crosthwaite and Sohail Ahmed achieved […]

A Level Drama and Theatre London Trip

A-Level Drama and Theatre Studies students recently travelled to London for a two-day theatre experience. The group took part in two practical acting workshops; one at Pineapple Studios with a cast member from Witness for the Prosecution based on the themes of the play and a second one with an RSC actor on the characters dynamics in The Merchant of Venice. There was […]

Foodbank Collection

Sixth Form students, Oscar Man, Ruby Howarth, Aamina Malik, Sairah Khan and Ben Connealy, have been working over the last three weeks on their Gold Pledge for ‘We Show Empathy’ as part of their Wickersley Values. Students have organised and collected donations of food and toiletries which were delivered to the Maltby Foodbank.  Every donation […]

Get Work Ready – Matthew Does Placement With WPT’s Finance Team

Over the last few Mondays, Sixth Form student, Matthew, has been based at WPT to complete his short-term placement with the Finance Team. Matthew would like to go on to study Accounting & Finance at university before starting a career in accounts so a placement in Finance was the most relevant to him and his […]

Get Work Ready – Caitlin Gets Stuck Into Design Software

Caitlin’s next steps after Sixth Form is to do an apprenticeship in tattooing. To get some work experience under her belt, she chose to do a placement with the Media Team at Wickersley Partnership Trust as part of the Get Work Ready programme. Over the last few weeks, she has been learning different design software […]

Get Work Ready – Lily Joins Thrybergh Primary School

For her Get Work Ready placement, Lily Smith has temporarily joined the Year 2 class at Thrybergh Primary School as a Teaching Assistant.  Over the course of the programme so far, she has been supporting pairs of children with their phonics activities, listening to the children read independently and updating their subject books with their […]

Get Work Ready – William Learns All Things Finance At WPT

Over the last few weeks, A Level Maths, Business and Geography student, William, has been learning all things Finance with the Finance Team at Wickersley Partnership Trust. William has been working closely with WPT’s Senior Finance Manager, Steve, and has been learning about:  Order Processing – requisitioning, order processing, authorisation process, submitting orders to suppliers, […]

Get Work Ready – Harry and Thomas Assist Primary PE Activities

Sixth Form students, Harry and Thomas have joined Wickersley Partnership Trust’s Primary PE Team for their Get Work Ready placement. So far, they have been assisting with lessons, helping to set up games and working individually with the children at Aston Lodge Primary School on Friday afternoons. Their mentor, Ross Inglis, plans on building up […]

A Level History Online Conference

On Friday 19th November, Year 12 and 13 History students took part in an online Study Day on Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany. They listened to a range of experts discussing topics such as the impact of the First World War on Germany, the Holocaust, Nazi ideology and control in Nazi Germany. They were able […]

Year 13 British Olympiad – Challenge Paper

Some of our Year 13 Physics students took part in the Y13 Challenge Paper from the British Physics Olympiad last week. The paper is based on the common curriculum for Year 13 students. It involves problem-solving and contains questions that relate to A level (or equivalent) topics, but it is not A level exam preparation. It […]