Dates for your diary:

22. June - 1. July - End of Year 1 Assessments Leave

27th June - HE Sussex Day

30th June - Work Experience Day

Wed 5th July - Personal Statement Workshops Day

Fri 8th July - End of Lessons

Tue 12 July - End of Summer Term


6th July 2-4pm LEAVERS PARTY

£50 Deposit Return: Claim it back NOW!!

Complete the deposit return online form on My Varndean by 8th July if you would like your deposit back. This will be paid on your results day 18th August

Women's Football Panel evening at Exeter St Hall in the Prestonville area of Brighton on 23rd June.

The event is meant to tie in with the upcoming Women's Euros matches at the Amex and an exhibition at Brighton Museum, "Goal Power! Women's Football 1894-2022". Jody East, the curator of the exhibition will be speaking also.

Audience members will have the opportunity to put any questions they like, regarding women's and girls' football, to the panellists in the second half of the show.

There will also be a raffle, with some interesting prizes, and a licensed bar. Tickets can be bought via this LINK

Revision Session Timetable

There are now a range of sessions available for all students to attend for support with their revision and exam preparation. Please see the timetable attached below for details of the sessions and subjects on offer.

Learning coaching tt summer

End of year 1 exam timetable

Student Version - End of Year Exams Timetable 2022.docx

C Cards/ Sexual Health Advice

Sexual Health Confidential Drop In with Sophie

Covid vaccination for 16 and 17 years old

16 and 17 year olds are eligible for Covid first, second (after 12 weeks) and booster (3 months after 2nd) vaccines.

It’s easy to get your free vaccine in Brighton & Hove. You can book an appointment online or walk-in at a time that suits you:

  • Every day: 8.30am-7.30pm Churchill Square

  • Wednesday: 10.30am-2.30pm Tesco superstore Hove

  • Thursday: 10.30am-2.30pm Outside Hove Polyclinic

  • Friday: 10.30am-2.30pm St Peter's Church

Further walk-in sessions are available for people aged 18 or over. For the full list of sessions available and more information, please look at www.sussexhealthandcare.uk/get-my-jab

CAREERS NEWS

Unifrog Results day webinars, 4-7 July

In July, we have webinars to get students ready for Results day - whatever happens. The webinars will cover:

  • Different Results day scenarios and how to prepare for them

  • Clearing - what it is and how it works

  • Next steps and how to prepare for university

  • Alternatives to university including Gap years and employment


USE this link to sign up - you must log in Unifrog to be able to sign up for individual webinars

Find out more and register HERE


Applications masterclasses, 13-29 June

We're running a series of webinars to support both students and teachers / careers advisors to create outstanding university applications.

For students:

  • How to ace your Personal Statement

  • Meet the Russell Group

  • Applying to Oxbridge

For teachers and advisors:

  • UK university Reference writing

  • Supporting students with European university applications

> Find out more and register HERE


'Day in the life' webinars, 20-23 June

Helping you hit Gatsby Benchmark 5, these webinars will give students an insight into what it’s really like to work in different industries.

The live and interactive webinars will feature apprentices and future talent specialists from some of the biggest employers in the world, including:

  • The British Army and Navy

  • The NHS

  • HSBC, PwC, KPMG, and Accenture

  • British Airways and Jet2

  • The BBC

> Find out more and register HERE

CAREERS FOR LEAVERS

JOBS

Maximum number of per week should be 10hrs otherwise it will affect your at college!

VOTS 25-4-2022.doc
yes flyer dec2018.pdf

Please email the Careers team to book an appointment or if you have any enquiry email: careers@varndean.ac.uk

LIBRARY NEWS

PRIDE MONTH 2022

The library is celebrating Pride Month this June - come and see our display of new LGBTQ+ fiction and graphic novels.

NEW HEADPHONES

The library has some new noise cancelling headphones for use in the library only if you have difficulty studying with background noise. Ask at the library helpdesk if you'd like to use them.

FOCUS GROUP

Please contact us if you would like to volunteer to be part of a library focus group to better understand what students need, and to make our online resources and library website more useful and easier to access. Email us if you're able to help: library@varndean.ac.uk

NEW BOOKS

A-level Biology for AQA: year 1 and year 2 Student Bookby Ciara McGladeStudent Book
A-level Physics for AQA: year 1 and year Student Bookby Sarah Armstrong Student Book
A-level Chemistry for OCR: year 1 and year 2 Student Book by Keith Blackhall Student Book
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Non - fiction
Heartstopper by Alice Oseman Non -fiction
One Piece East Blue ( Volume 7 ,8 and 9 ) by Eiichiro Oda Graphic Novel

NEW ON CLICKVIEW

We Are Black and British 1/2
Six black Britons share personal experiences of school, encounters with police and coming out as gay to the black community. (E)

Making Sense of Cancer with Hannah Fry

In 2021 Hannah Fry was diagnosed with cervical cancer. She documents her journey. (PG)

How to make : The Trainer

Zoe Laughlin dismantles the trainer to understand its form, function and material before building her own bespoke version of an everyday classic. (U)

Kicking Off: The Rise and Fall of the Super League

Where did the plan for a European Super League come from? And why didn't it work? (E)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email on library@varndean.ac.uk and we will do all we can to help. Visit the library website for further information and everything you need to know about using the library.

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