South Bank students become first in the country to look through an electron microscope

Students often have trouble spotting the bleedin obvious. But some have been able to look at items smaller than their phones – an achievement which should be celebrated. Students at UAE South Bank in London have become one of the first schools in the country to look through an electron microscope, which can see things as small as an atom.


Year 11 students learn how to get a career in clinical research

Students who fancy a career within clinical research can now learn more about it from a prestigious hospital, although they have to be in Year 11. The annual King’s Health Partners (KHP) Summer School, organised by NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ Biomedical Research Centre, has opened for applications to local students living in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham.  


Ursuline Sixth Form, Wimbledon -Taking T-levels to a whole new generation of pupils

Ursuline High School, Wimbledon is excited to announce that there are places available on their Digital and Lab Science T-level courses. If you are interested in applying for a T-level course at you can head over to their website to find out more information about the courses.


Trinity Academy – Aiming for the best possible grades

After successfully completing your GCSEs, choosing the right setting for your A-level study is a very personal decision that involves working out what is really important to you. If you are aiming for the best possible grades that will lead onto degree-level study at an aspirational university, our focus is on achieving this shared goal.


Get online for Graveney School’s virtual open event

Graveney School is holding its Online Virtual Open Event for Year 7 pupils on Wednesday June 23, 2021 from 9.30am-3pm. Graveney has been deemed ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted five times. They provide excellent opportunities for prospective pupils and their parents.


International students get English ‘parents’ from host families in South London

A guardianship service for international boarding school students is seeking more host families in South London. Pippa’s Guardians connect international students with host families who fulfil the role of ‘English parent’ during what might otherwise be a lonely and stressful time for children.


Free courses for the unemployed on how to start up a business to be available from June

Free courses for those who are unemployed or starting up a business will be available from June 23. Residents in Surrey Quays and Southwark who are unemployed and or economically inactive can book a free online course to help them get started in business. 


High profile Catford private school leads the way with mixed-gender sports games

A high profile co-educaitonal private school has announced it will blaze a trail in staging mixed-gender sport. St Dunstan’s College, Catford, London, has announced that from September 2021 it will move to gender-neutral games. 


Pupils try out Jaffa Cakes as part of scientific experiments for International Clinical Trials Day

Pupils tried out Jaffa Cakes and a less famous brand last month – but it wasn’t in their lunch break. They were being shown how scientific experiments can produce helpful results – and sometimes end up finding crucial cures. 

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