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Yr 12 Science Trip to Centre of the Cell in Whitechapel


This week’s tutor time focuses on Mental Health Awareness


Another one of our students talking about her work experience


Our Yr 12 student talks about his Work experience placement


Please find a useful link for equipping people to provide practical and emotional support to children and young people affected by the pandemic.


Great resources for students and parents.


Functional Skills Exams : English Speaking Monday 9.45am 22.2.21; Maths 9.00am Tuesday 23.2.21; English 9.00am Wednesday 24.2.21


National Apprenticeship Week - students learnt about apprenticeships, where to find them, how to apply, take a look at this website.


Today is Safer Internet Day. The Internet has brought significant benefits to our lives but there are also dangers that we as teachers and parents must be aware of to protect our children and students.


Well done to all the Year 13 students who have been completing their UCAS applications over the past few weeks. Thank you to Ms Bhogal, Mr James, Ms Awan and Ms Whyte for all the support given.


Thanks Ms Miles, Director of Harris Federation Sixth Form and Ms Bhogal our Vice Principal for delivering an informative talk to Apollo House on how to apply to Harris Sixth Form schools. If you have any further questions, please contact Ms Ogunseitan or Ms Bhogal.


MS Teams has proved to be a great tool for delivering online teaching. For parents who would like to know more about how it works, here is a very clear guide which can be translated into different languages


Very Proud of Tim and his masterpiece of Mr Fox


Thank you for having our students today, they had a great time


Our students visited today, thank you for having us

UCAS Information October 2021


Introduction to the university and application process

University finance

Writing personal statements

Free online sessions to support Year 13 students with their university applications 

Churchill College Cambridge, in association with Croydon Council, will be running two free online sessions in the autumn term to support Year 13 students in their university applications.

These sessions are aimed at Year 13s planning on applying to competitive academic universities.  They are designed to help students strengthen the quality of their applications, and to gain knowledge and confidence that will aid them in the process. 

The sessions will be run by admissions and outreach staff from Churchill College, Cambridge and will also include time for Q&A regarding the admissions process.

Whilst these sessions are being run by representatives for the University of Cambridge, they will be applicable to any competitive academic UK university course, including those run at Cambridge, Oxford and other Russell Group institutions.

Session detail

Session 1




Strengthening your application

Session 1 will be on Monday 27 September, 2021  |  18:30 – 20:30. 

This session will look at the admissions processes at top UK Universities, examining how students can strengthen their UCAS application, including the personal statement. 

Please note: facilitators will not be able to look at individual personal statements as part of this session.

Session 2:

Preparing for Admissions Assessment & Interviews

Wednesday 20 October, 2021  |  18:30 – 20:30 

This session will examine why and how top universities use admissions assessments and interviews in deciding who to make offers to, providing practical advice and guidance on how best to prepare for these aspects of the admissions process.

The sessions will take place online via Zoom and parents, guardians, teachers and school/college careers professionals are very welcome to attend.

How to apply:

Please register at

Links to the sessions will be sent out by colleagues at Churchill College, Cambridge via email at least 24 hours in advance.