18. Jan 2021

UPDATES

IT Equipment support

The college can loan you IT equipment and also provide some 4G wireless if you don't have one. Please ask one of your teachers or email college on: digitalskills@varndean.ac.uk

Working from College

If you would like to come in and work in the college building please LET US KNOW by emailing: office@varndean.ac.uk

Support at college

For support please contact your personal tutor or email: wellbeingzone@varndean.ac.uk


Tutorials this week

Year 1 groups - Notes taking

Year 2 groups - 1:1s with your personal tutor (Check your My Varndean home page)

Year 2 students were discussing in tutorials how they were feeling about exam cancellations...

Societies & Talks

GWNN Poster Template..pdf
Will Becher A5.pdf

Wellbeing

How are you feeling?

Click on the e-wellbeing website to choose a face that reflects how you have felt over the last 2 weeks and let's find you some help, advice and support...


SPORT at Varndean: REDJanuary

Since we can't do any sport at the moment, you will be set daily exercise challenges for the rest of January and there will be PRIZES for those that complete the most.

You can find the challenges on the Varndean Sport Twitter (@varndeansport) and Instagram (@varndean_sport) each day.


Once you've completed the exercise for the day, write down what you did on your REDJanuary Calendar which you can download here https://redtogether.co.uk/downloads/


CHALLENGES THIS WEEK:

5/1/21: 30 minute walk

6/1/21: 20 squats, 20 lunges, 20 calf raises

7/1/21: 20 minute run

8/1/21: 30 sec plank, 30 sec side plank (both sides), 20 crunches

9/1/21: 45 minute walk

10/1/21: 90 sec arm circles, 8 push ups, 10 tricep dip's


GOOD LUCK!!

CAREERS NEWS

University courses, events, open days and information

Careers appointments can be booked via My Varndean homepage or can be requested by email

Any enquiries email: careers@varndean.ac.uk


University Communications 4/11/2020
4_Skills_PTS.pdf

LIBRARY NEWS

NEW EBOOKS THIS WEEK

The Art of the Rehearsal: Conversations with Contemporary Theatre Makers
Modern Languages Study Guides: Der Vorleser
Modern Languages Study Guides: Das Leben der Anderen
French B for the IB Diploma
Homer by Jonathan S Burgess

ONLINE RESOURCE OF THE WEEK

MASSOLIT - an online educational platform that hosts over 3000 short video lectures delivered by leading university academics. These lectures are aimed at sixth form students, and are typically about 8-10 minutes long. They cover the following 6 subject areas: English Literature, History, Philosophy, Classics, Psychology and Government & Politics. You will need to set up your own account.

NEW ON CLICKVIEW THIS WEEK

I Am Greta
The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen footage in this intimate documentary from Swedish director Nathan Grossman.

Dunkirk
2017 war film written, directed, and produced by Christopher Nolan that depicts the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II.



One Man and His Shoes
The story of the phenomenon of Air Jordan sneakers, showing their social, cultural and racial significance and how groundbreaking marketing strategies created a multi-billion-dollar business.

The Shape Of Water
An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. Lonely Elisa’s life is changed forever when she discovers a secret classified experiment.

1-1 RESEARCH SESSIONS

If you would like some help with research for a project, why not book a one to one session with one of our subject librarians? We can still do these during lockdown either over the phone or online, and can help you choose the best resources for your research. Contact us on issues@varndean.ac.uk to arrange one.

MOODLE

The Library Moodle page is your one-stop portal to all our amazing resources, including ebooks, magazines, TV programmes, films, research databases, helpful resource lists and more - all accessible on all devices.

FOLLOW US

Follow us on Instagram for our most up-to-date information on new resources and other news: @varndeancollegelibrary

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do all we can to help. Contact us by email on issues@varndean.ac.uk. If you have any items out on loan that are due back soon, please don't worry about them at present - we don't expect you to return your books until it is safe to do so and we will be renewing all student loans to cover the entire college closure period.