Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Stockton Sixth Form College Students Hit the Big Apple; SPONSOR'S MESSAGE

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Stockton Sixth Form College Students Hit the Big Apple; SPONSOR'S MESSAGE

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best ever THIRTY students from Stockton Sixth Form College are currently taking in the sights of New York as part of an exciting, extra-curricular trip designed to enhance their classroom studies.

Students across a wide range of subjects, including business, dance and performing arts, history, media studies, and travel and tourism, made the trip to The Big Apple to follow a busy itinerary around the city's historic and cultural hotspots.

Business students have been invited to take a tour along Wall Street, the iconic home of the American financial sector, and study how New York has become the world's leading economic centre, whilst history students visited just some of the city's fascinating museums.

Dance and performing arts students visited a handful of the 40 professional commercial theatres in the Theatre District whilst travel students analysed aspects of the US tourism industry, taking in the sights of Times Square, Staten Island, Central Park and the Statue of Liberty.

An SPONSOR'S MESSAGE sixth Form celebrated the most impressive set of A-level results yet, with 62% of students A*-B grades.

Media students will be capturing the entire trip on camera, and are set to make an interesting travel documentary on their return . Stockton Sixth Form College are achievement owes much to the of the students and the committed support and guidance of their the is proud to provide the opportunity to travel to exciting destinations and various continents as part of its extra-curricular work.

teachers. ALPs rating for Conyers now it as a nationally outstanding institution. The A-level success was by the performance of the 3 BTeC engineers, several of secured a series of perfect distinction * grades. Fourteen students three or more A*/A grades at A Next month, the college will be partnering with neighbouring Grangefield Academy to offer the chance for high-flying science students to visit CERN, one of the world's largest and most respected centres for scientific Leading the charge of Conyers students to their universities of choice Andrew Camsell and Adam Dadvar who both secured places at oxford to study chemical engineering.

research, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

their education in the Sixth Form.

In addition, the college's Comenius project will launch for 2016 with a cultural trip to Romania, where students will get the opportunity to work with pupils from schools and colleges across Europe on a project theme aimed to promote understanding of different languages and values.

increasing number have joined the form from other institutions, attracted by their academic success excellent reputation.

Conyers sixth Form places great emphasis on examination success while also enabling their students to develop important social skills which required in a rapidly changing world. …

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