Students from our 6th Form went to Inspire 2 Learn in Middlesbrough today to take part in a functional maths task based on the construction of a railway line. Students discussed what makes good teamwork and had to ensure they used all of these attributes within the 
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Sixth Form Students visit McDonalds to learn about the different jobs in this sector At Catcote Academy and Sixth Form College, we are keen for our students to learn about different jobs available to them and what qualifications and skills are required to compete for 
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Sixth form students enjoyed a visit to the Beacon of Light on  23.04.19.  They participated in a number of sports activities including football, dodge-ball, table tennis and basketball.  They had the opportunity for a tour around the sports facility and gained invaluable skills in teamwork, 
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A new group of 6th Form students went to visit the residents at Lindisfarne Care Home today. For their first visit, they were absolutely outstanding! They interacted with the residents and demonstrated hairdressing, pizza making and planter painting. Students really enjoyed their time there and 
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Today 6th Form students attended Hartlepool College of Further Education to participate in a WorldSkills UK Inclusive Skills ‘Being Safe Online’ competition. 21 learners took part from Catcote Academy, Abbey Hill, Hartlepool College of Further Education, and Official New College Durham. All students worked to 
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We were honoured to host a visit at Catcote Academy by Sir John Holman, a Professor at York University. Sir John was commissioned by The Gatsby Foundation in 2013 to research and develop a framework of 8 benchmarks that define “what good careers guidance” looks 
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8th March 2019, a group of students from Catcote Sixth Form, were asked to present to 300 people for Women’s International day. They spoke about their hopes and dreams for their future careers and aspirations for the future. The event was organised by Unison and 
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Today, six of our Sixth Form students competed in a ‘Healthy Eating’ WorldSkills UK Inclusive Skills competition at East Durham College. They competed with students from other colleges in the area. The task was to create two healthy meals from ingredients provided. Students also had to demonstrate that 
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Sixth Formers take part in Mock Interviews! As part of National Careers Week, Students from Catcote Sixth Form took part in a ‘mock interview’to prepare them for the world of work. They had the opportunity to speak to employers from various sectors. Big thanks to North 
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Abbie really enjoyed her first day on her work placement at the extra mile shop which is run by the marvellous charity Miles for Men. She carried out a wide range of duties, including sorting clothes and dealing with customers.  Thanks to all the lovely volunteers for making 
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