New College Worcester (NCW), Whittington Road, Worcester, WR5 2JX
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Posted 13th July 2016 | Category: General
Didn’t we have a lovely time….The day we went to Porthcawl? July 13th was the date for our annual Key Stage 3 Beach Trip (or Humanities Trip, as Dr. Erry likes to call it). Having anxiously watched the weather forecast for weeks beforehand we climbed on the coach ready for anything, equipped with everything from buckets of sun cream to jumpers and waterproofs.
Posted 12th July 2016 | Category: General
This term has seen NCW Year 11s and Year 12s out in the Community at local businesses and other organisations on work experience.
Posted 7th July 2016 | Category: General
This term saw the election of a new Senior Student Team, with students Sarah and Matthew taking their positions heading up the team.
Posted 7th June 2016 | Category: General
When Reanna received her art A level final assessment paper she chose the subject of 'Conversation Piece'. For Reanna conversation happens around a cup of tea and so she decided to make a series of ceramic teapots. The challenge was how to make the teapots themselves a conversation piece. She decided to focus on the main political conversation at present – The EU Referendum.
Posted 20th May 2016 | Category: General
On Friday 20th May HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO visited New College Worcester, spending time meeting staff and students, enjoying a performance from the NCW choir and even trying her hand at Goalball.
Posted 9th May 2016 | Category: General
Year 9 left their electronic devices behind as they set off to North Wales to face their fears and have some fun at Camp. The group set off for Aberdyfi for 4 days of adventure, staying in an outdoor education centre within the Snowdonia National Park, where the River Dyfi meets the blue waters of Cardigan Bay. The purpose of the camp was to develop teamwork, cooperation and communication skills – as well as take on some physical and mental challenges. Outdoor education instructors from the centre led the activities with support from the NCW staff.
Posted 6th May 2016 | Category: General
Great Britain Men’s Goalball UK Coach, Faye Dale, spent the day in Worcester at the beginning of May for a training day with NCW Goalball players, hosted at Nunnery Wood Sports Centre and working on new skills and how to apply them in a match situation.
Posted 14th March 2016 | Category: General
The latest Ofsted Inspection has resulted in a report of ‘Outstanding’ in all areas for the Social Care aspects of the College.
Posted 29th February 2016 | Category: General
2016 marks the 150th anniversary of New College Worcester and a year of celebratory events and projects will start on 22nd April with a Jubilee Day, when all former students and staff of the College are invited back for a day of reunion, activities and celebrations. There will be a street party lunch, a celebrity cricket match, vintage tea tent and performances and displays throughout the day. All former students are invited to come along from 10am, to meet up with old friends, make new ones and enjoy the day. The dress code is wear a hat! Simply let us know that you intend to come along by email SSmith@ncw.co.uk or contact us on 01905 763933.
Posted 27th February 2016 | Category: General
NCW has done trips to Parliament before, but this one was something special! Ten students and five staff made their way by minibus, train, foot and underground, to the Palace of Westminster on a chilly February day, to take part in a programme organised by the Parliament Education Service.
Posted 15th February 2016 | Category: General
Renowned artist Frans Wesselmen visited New College Worcester this month to work with the AS Art Group and a Year 9 Drawing Group.
Posted 15th January 2016 | Category: General
It was dark and early on a January Saturday, 4.30am to be exact, when nine students and five staff collected themselves together at NCW, ready for the minibus journey to Birmingham Airport. We were to fly to Chambéry in the Savoie region of France and would then get a minibus transfer to our hotel, the Terra Nova, at La Plagne
Posted 5th January 2016 | Category: General
Huge congratulations to NCW student Felix, recently recognised as the Worcestershire Elizabethans Young Player of the Year for 2015 for demonstrating great commitment and a solid work ethic.
Posted 3rd January 2016 | Category: General
Barclays Bank and New College Worcester would like to invite you to an evening of frog racing fun. Take part in a uniquely entertaining and exciting event, bet on frogs, bid to be a frog jockey or even kiss a frog!
Posted 1st January 2016 | Category: General
Family Law Solicitor Anita Hennessey dropped into New College Worcester this week to give an update on her training for the London Marathon this May.
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