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Category - Insights

Insight Into: Sound Production

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One of our BTEC Sound Production students, Jonathan, has recorded and produced a cover of ‘All of Me’. He has uploaded the cover to SoundCloud which you can listen to below: Jonathan recorded another student, Lauren, singing in the recording studio. He then recorded piano and guitar as separate tracks and created a synthesised violin…

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Insight Into: Experiences (2016)

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The beginning of Spring marks the time for our annual trip to the Cities of Northern Europe.  Every year a group of Year 13 students visits London, Paris, Amsterdam and Ypres in Belgium. This year the group visited a show, the Houses of Parliament, the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Eiffel…

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Insight Into: Art & Design

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The art students recently enjoyed taking part in a portraiture workshop from the BP Portrait Prize shortlisted artist Stephen Earl Rogers. In this exciting all day workshop, the students worked with a live model and created strong, expressive drawings, learning how to capture energy and likeness. They also were taught about the history of oil…

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Insight Into: Experiences

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Its nearly time for the annual trip to the Cities of Northern Europe.  Every year the group visits London, Paris, Amsterdam and Ypres in Belgium.  Here the group will visit a Show, the Houses of Parliament, the Anne Frank House, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Eiffel Tower, Notre dame, Disneyland Paris and Montmatre,…

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Insight Into: Politics

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The Year 12 Politics group visited Parliament and were shown round by Christopher Pincher MP, who showed them the workings of the Commons. They also got to see a debate in the Commons from the Visitors galleries. Chris was also interviewed by Molly Browne who asked him about his career in politics and how he…

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Insight Into: Geography

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The Year 12 Geographers went off measuring the River Dove as part of their coursework. They started on the head of the Dove in the middle of nowhere and moved to various points down the river measuring the depth, width and flow. They stayed overnight in Illam at the Youth Hostel there. Mr Brough and…

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Insight Into: Art

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Students from Years 12 and 13 have entered the annual Saatchi Schools Art Prize. Winners have not yet been announced but commendation goes to the students who have put forward some wonderful examples and we wish them luck! Visit the Saatchi Gallery website to see works by Sophie Cassells, Zoe Tsang, Heather Fisher, Harry Gravett, Louise…

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Insight Into: AS Physical Education

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AS level Physical Education students recently experienced a Sport and Exercises science day at Derby University. After touring the campus and exploring the new 10 million pound sport centre, the students got to experience workshops lead by Senior Lecturer, Dr Stuart Mourton, to help understand the different factors that affect reaction time. The first challenge…

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