The West Bridgford School

Post 16 Virtual Open Evening

Welcome to The West Bridgford School Post 16 Open Evening

We hope this page will help all Year 11 Students discover what Post 16 life is like at The West Bridgford School, and encourages Students from all Schools to apply for a place in September 2021.

 

A welcome from Mr Peacock

Please click on the video below where you will be welcomed by our Headteacher, Mr Peacock, to our Post 16 Virtual Open evening.

 

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Welcome from Mr Bowie

Please click on the video below, to be welcomed by Mr Bowie our Head of Post16. In this video Mr Bowie, will explain how the virtual open evening will work, along with providing some important information regarding the application process for the Post 16 Centre at The West Bridgford School.

 

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Department Videos

We offer a wide variety of A Level subjects at The West Bridgford School Post 16 Centre.

In the section below, you will be able to watch videos for each of the Subject available at A Lever. Presented by our A Level Teachers, these will allow you to get an insight into what you can look forward to studying for your A Levels qualifications.

 

Art and Design

In the video below, Mrs Blick looks at and explains all of the Art and Design A Level subjects that are on offer at The West Bridgford School. These include Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography and Textile Design. Please see the timings listed below for specific Subject information

0:00 Start

1:22 Fine Art

2:03 Graphic Design

2:37 Photography

3:14 Textile Design

3:48 Ending

 

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Biology

Join Dr Hume and Miss McAllister who cover what you can look forward to studying in A Level Biology at The West Bridgford School Post 16 Centre. 

 

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Business Studies

Join Miss Davies in the video below, as she covers what you will study for A Level Business Studies, and why this subject will be ideal for you to take.

 

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Chemistry

Mrs Walker, and the rest of the A Level Chemistry teachers look at, and explain what A Level Chemistry will have in store when you study with us at The West Bridgford School.

 

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Computer Science & IT

Join Mr Brown as give you a tour of our dedicated Computer Room for A Level Students, and also looks at and explains what you will be studying towards in A Level Computer Science and IT at The West Bridgford School.

In the video below, you will be able to subject specific information at the following times:

00:09 - Computer Science

04:29 - IT

 

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Core Maths

Mr Judge explains why Core Maths might be the ideal subject for you to study following GCSE Mathematics, and how the course works at The West Bridgford School.

 

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Design and Technology

Join Mr Cookson, as he explains what A Level Product Design will have in store for students who choose this subject, and demonstrates a number of techniques that you will learn as part of this course.

 

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Drama

Mr Beal and Mr Reid look at, and explain why A Level Drama might be an ideal subject for you to study for your A Levels. 

 

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Economics

Join Mr Whitmarsh, as he explains what you will be studying during Year 12 and Year 13 in A Level Economics, and why this might be an ideal subject for you to take at The West Bridgford School.

 

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English Language, English Literature and Media Studies

Mr Summers and Miss Berkin look at all of the A Level Subjects available in the English Department. These are English Language, English Literature and Media Studies. For specific Subject information please refer to the times listed below:

0:00 Start

2:25 Media Studies

4:04 English Literature

5:19 English Language

6:48 Student Views

8:11 Ending

 

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Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

Ms Underwood explains what you can expect from an Extended Project Qualification, and how you can go about applying for this course.

 

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Further Maths

In the video below, Mr Judge talks about Further Maths, and the requirements of the Course. He also explains how the course works at The West Bridgford School.

 

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Geography

Join Miss Thurlow and Mr Fleming who explain what you can look forward to studying in A Level Geography at The West Bridgford School.

 

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History

Go back in time with Miss Phillips and Mr Elston, and join them as they cover and explain what A Level History will hold for you.

 

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Law

Are you interested in studying Law? If so, then join Mr Shaw in the video below, as he explains what A Level Law will have in store for you.

 

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Learning & Career Development (LCD)

At The West Bridgford School, all Students will study Learning and Career Development. Join Mrs Underwood as she explains what you can expect from this subject and how it works. 

 

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Mathematics

Mr Judge, Mrs Bethell and Miss Von Oven explain why A Level Mathematics would be an ideal subject for you to study at The West Bridgford School.

 

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Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs Youdale and Ms Ortega explain which Modern Foreign Languages are available as A Level subjects at The West Bridgford School. 

 

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Music

Are you a musical student? Why not join Mr Donnelly and Mr Holloway, as they explain what you can look forward to when you study A Level Music at The West Bridgford School.

 

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PE

Join Miss Rodgers as she presents why A Level PE would be an ideal subject for you to study, and all of the components of the course at The West Bridgford School.

 

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RS: Philosophy and Ethics

Mr Olson eplains what you can look forward to when studying RS: Philosophy and Ethics at The West Bridgford School

 

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Physics

Miss Stanley, along with the rest of the A Level Physics department look at and explain why you should look to study A Level Physics at The West Bridgford School.

 

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Politics

Are you interested in Politics? If so, then join Miss Cartwright who explains why A Level Politics is the subject for you. 

 

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Psychology

Mrs Underwood covers and looks at A Level Psychology, and covers what you can look forward to studying over your A Level Course. 

 

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Sociology

Join Mrs Ikhlaq as she explains what A Level Sociology might have in store for you when you study with us next year. 

 

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We hope you've enjoyed your visit!

APPLICATIONS FOR POST 16 ARE NOW OPEN!

Please either email or post your 2021/22 Applications to us - full details here.

Closing date for applications is 27th November 2020.

 

Thank you for joining us for our Post 16 Virtual Open Evening. We hope you have enjoyed your visit, and we look forward to welcoming you on site in September 2021.

For full details about our Post 16 Admissions, please click here

If you have any queries, please email Post16@wbs.school