Thursday, 22 March 2012

Arrangements for Erith School for 30th March and 16th April, 2012

Friday, 30th March
Periods 1 and 2 will run as normal and students will be dismissed shortly afterwards.  Welling students are expected to remain at Welling school for the remainder of the day.  Erith students are also expected to still attend lessons at Welling.

Monday, 16th April 
Lessons at Erith will start Period 3.  If Welling students have lessons at Erith during that time they need to register as usual at Welling and use Periods 1 and 2 for study time   

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

LSBU Summer Law School

Summer Law School
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US Summer School for State School Students

For the first time ever, Pure Potential have teamed up with the Sutton Trust and the US-UK Fulbright Commission to run an exciting new Summer School programme for bright state school students who are interested in US study. The initiative aims to widen the pool of talented UK youngsters studying in America, so that the brightest can take advantage of the incredible opportunities on offer over the Atlantic.

The programme is centred around a one-week summer school hosted by Yale University, where 64 students will have the opportunity to experience student life at a top US institution. Students will also attend two residential trips in London, both before and after the week in Yale to support them in making a high quality application to the US.

All costs – including travel and accommodation – for the programme will be met by the Sutton Trust.

The scheme is aimed at bright, committed young people who are seriously interested in studying in the US. We will be looking for candidates who meet the below criteria.

• Are in Year 12 in state schools or colleges
• Have achieved 8 or more A* or A grades at GCSE or equivalent
• Are from non-privileged homes with combined household incomes below £40,000 a year
• Have a strong reference from a teacher or advisor
• Hold UK citizenship

Application and deadline
Students will need to complete an online application form which must be supported by a teacher reference. The deadline for all student applications is Monday, 16th April. Further details about the application process, as well as the programme can be found on the Sutton Trust website:

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Imperial College London - courses

Year 12 G&T revision Master Classes: 11th and 12th April 2012
These half day Master Classes are for students about to sit their AS Level exams. Students pick either Maths, Chemistry, Biology or Physics for the day and will study alongside academics and university undergraduates.
Please see for more information and to apply.
Cost: Fully funded for eligible students. Please see for details on eligibility.

Summer Schools

STEM World Summer School 2012
2nd - 26th July 2012, ages 11 to 17, Residential or Non Residential
The STEM World Summer School welcomes Gifted & Talented students from the UK and across the world to Imperial College London to study at this world-class research institute for one to four weeks. Each week students select a different project strand; they will spend the week investigating the field and conducting experiments and at the end of the week they will give a presentation to their families and peers to show what they have learned. Subject strands for 2012 are confirmed as: Astrophysics, Advanced Engineering, Which Engineering?, Engineering – Haptic Technology, Medical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Forensic Science, Intermediate Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry, Robotics, Intermediate Maths, Advanced Maths.
Please see for more information and to apply.
Cost: One week non residential £325+VAT, one week residential £800+VAT.

Sutton Trust Year 12 Summer School 2012
14th - 17th August 2012, Residential
The Sutton Trust Summer School welcomes Gifted and Talented Year 12 students from across the country to stay with us and study one of the following strands: Biomedical Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Engineering, Computer Engineering and Chemistry. Each strand has been created to stretch the capability of each student on the course. Academic mentors and subject leaders are keen to support individual progression to stretch even the brightest student. All subject content is aimed at Level 1 undergraduate standard and teaching is provided in the same style as it is to university undergraduates.
Please see for more information.
Cost: Fully funded by the Sutton Trust

Young Scientists Summer School 2012
20th - 24th August 2012, Years 5-8, Non Residential
This summer school aims to increase participants' knowledge of science, help them to discover some of its real life applications and inspire them to continue to investigate the sciences. Students pick from one of the following strands to study for the week: Robotics, Kitchen Chemistry, Science Sparks.
Please see for more information and to apply.
Cost: £325+VAT.

Back to School Courses
Triple Science Course 2012
18th - 19th and 20th - 21st September 2012, Year 11, Non Residential
These two day courses for Year 11 students will give them a great kick start to their final year of GCSE study. Students will undertake half day workshops in Physics, Chemistry and Biology as well as study skills and career guidance sessions aimed at encouraging aspirations toward Higher Education and continued study of STEM subjects. Topics covered will complement classroom learning by providing hands-on practical learning with equipment, materials or a range of tuition not easily accessible in schools.
Cost: £95+VAT for a two day course.

A Level Master Classes 2012
25th and 27th September 2012, Year 13
Our A Level Master Classes are half-day workshops in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology and aim to support final year studies towards A Levels in these subjects. Students will explore topics to extend their knowledge of the syllabus studied at college through engaging activities supported by undergraduate mentors in their subject specialism.
Cost: £18+VAT per half day workshop.

Monday, 12 March 2012

Greenwich University - Create It Summer School


Assessed Chemistry Practical Lab Session for A2

SOAS History Summer School

UCL English Department Summer School

The UCL English Department Taster Course offers you the chance to sample the variety of modules that make up the undergraduate English degree at UCL and many other top universities. These modules include the following:

  • What is Literature?
  • Post-Modern Literature
  • Modernist Literature
  • Literature and Film
  • Victorian Literature
  • Romantic Literature
  • Early Modern Literature
  • Old English
  • English Linguistics
Each module is tailored to develop transferable skills necessary for university study in any discipline. The modules will also show you specifically how English is studied at university.

Other activities will include a tour of UCL and some of its facilities, and the opportunity to ask a panel of graduate students about university life and the English Department. In the late afternoons, after core modules have ended, various field trips and film screenings will be offered as well.

You need only bring to the course your critical thinking skills, your creativity and your interest in English language and literature.