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Opening of new Sixth Form Centre

Carol Vorderman opens new Sixth Form Centre
Carol Vorderman opens new Sixth Form Centre

Clifton High School was delighted to invite former parent, Carol Vorderman, back to the school to open the brand new Sixth Form Centre.

Carol was welcomed back with a tour of the newly refurbished Sixth Form Centre by our Head Boy and Head Girl, Laurence and Daisy. The building contains several Seminar Rooms, a Filming Studio, Digital Learning Centre, Careers and UCAS Research Room and multiple Commons Rooms. 

Carol then gave a special Scholars' Forum to the Senior School talking about her inspiring career as a woman in STEM, an author, a mathematics expert and her experience in show business. She ended the forum with a Q&A from pupils. 

Following the forum, special guests including Governors, Parents, Neighbours, Members of the Clifton and Hotwells Improvement Society and Friends were invited to attend  the official openening and see the plans for a phase two extension due in 2022. 

Director of Operations, Louise Brennan, explained that the resource has been designed to give the students a university campus-style environment, making it ideal for independent learning.

“We are absolutely delighted with our new Sixth Form Centre, a wonderful addition to what is already a fantastic learning environment at Clifton High School,” said Head of School Matthew Bennett.

“Together with a broad curriculum offering, including new subjects such as Politics, Economics, Psychology, PE, Photography, and (from September 2022) Philosophy, we continue to realise the individual brilliance of our pupils and it doesn’t stop there! A new construction is planned for 2022 to expand this new building further, with a state-of-the-art social area to complement our learning and teaching.”

 

Photo: Pictured from left to right: Matthew Bennett Head of School, Carol Vordermen, Louise Brennan Director of Operations and Katherine Rich Head of Sixth Form.

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