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Year 10 Geographers go downstream!

  • Posted On: 17 June 2019
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Year 10 Geographers go downstream!

Year 10 Geographers recently investigated changing downstream characteristics of the Arkle Beck in Arkengarthdale. With the investigation designed and developed in lessons beforehand, the trip allowed students to collect primary data and to examine whether the Bradshaw model was relevant to this location.


Students put their thinking caps on in STEM workshop

  • Posted On: 14 June 2019
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Students put their thinking caps on in STEM workshop

A group of Richmond School students worked with local businesses to learn about future study opportunities and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.  The group of Year 9 and 10 girls participated in the STEM for Girls Workshop, in collaboration with North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership (NYBEP). These workshops are part of NYBEP’s Women into STEM Initiative which aim to develop skill and inspire talent for tomorrow’s workforce.


Chemistry takes the Bronze at Newcastle University

  • Posted On: 13 June 2019
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Chemistry takes the  Bronze at Newcastle University Congratulations to Year 8 students, Beth Hutchinson, Diane Murray, Jake Percival and Seth Wilkinson, who won third prize at the annual Chemistry festival run by the Salters institute in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry and Newcastle University.

Students learn vital first aid skills

  • Posted On: 12 June 2019
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
Students learn vital first aid skills We were delighted to welcome Michelle Robinson from St John Ambulance who visited College to carry out first aid training with a group of Year 12 students.  The three-hour session covered a range of basic first aid including chest pain, communication and casualty care, primary survey, choking, resuscitation, severe bleeding and using an AED. The students involved are either studying Health and Social Care, or aiming to develop a future career in the health service. 

The Reeth Lecture: Top linguist captivates A-level English students

  • Posted On: 11 June 2019
  • Author: Jill Lundberg
The Reeth Lecture: Top linguist captivates                   A-level English students A group of A-Level English Language students from Richmond Sixth Form College were privileged to learn from one of the world’s leading linguists.  The 15 Year 12 students were given the opportunity to hear Professor David Crystal at a lecture in Reeth during the acclaimed Swaledale Festival.  Professor Crystal is a highly regarded linguist with over 100 books to his name and in his talk he spoke about British accents, their past, present and future. David Burton, Lead Teacher of...

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