18. Jan 2021
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working from College
If you would like to come in and work in the college building please LET US KNOW by emailing: email@example.com
Support at college
For support please contact your personal tutor or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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:
18/1/21: 30 minute exercise YOUR CHOICE
19/1/21: (10 burpees, 60s mountain climb, 60s jump squat) x2
20/1/21: 40 squats, 40 lunges, 45 calf raises
21/1/21: 45 minute jog
22/1/21: 1 hour walk
23/1/21: 30 minute exercise YOUR CHOICE
24/1/21: (50 toe touches, 50 sit ups, 50 crunches) x2
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: email@example.com
NEW EBOOKS THIS WEEK
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange one.
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 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 email@example.com. 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.