News - SVC and the community

Archived news, events and information

In this area of the website you can find archived news and blogs, teaching and learning resources, links to our partner schools and organisations, and direct links to our community and sports centre websites.

A slightly different work experience placement...

14th June 2013

Over the past two weeks, Alice Gilderdale in Year 10 has been completing a unique two week work experience placement in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. Here is a brief account from Alice of the experiences she has had while in Asia. ...


Principal's Blog: towards world class curriculum and assessment?

11th June 2013

These are certainly interesting times in education at the moment, perhaps the most turbulent I can recall in my 20 plus years as a teacher. The government has undoubtedly embarked on a radical programme of reform, through its academies and free school programmes, the latter especially ...


Goodbye and Good Luck to Year 11

20th May 2013

This week is a busy one in the life of the college. Firstly, we move into the main Year 11 exam period, with the big English Literature examination this morning, while tomorrow we have our Leavers’ Day – a time of celebration but also sadness as we say an official goodbye to ...


Arts Award Success

2nd May 2013

A moderator visited the school this week to look at work submitted by young people for their Arts Award, a qualification offered at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels which recognises young people’s participation and leadership in the arts outside the curriculum and is accredited through ...


Exciting Architecture Project for SVC

25th April 2013

The college is looking forward to working with RIBA East and architect Gavin Langford in a new project which will consider the role of the architect and the impact of architecture on the environment, considering design, materials and sustainability. Starting later this term, and hosted by ...


Welcome back to the Summer Term

17th April 2013

Welcome back to all of our pupils for the start of the Summer Term. It has been great to see so many engaged young people ready for learning, especially our Year 11 pupils who now have only five weeks left before they begin formal study leave in preparation for their exams. It has also ...


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