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My NewVIc story: Kabir Jagwani.

My journey at NewVIc started in 1998 after I achieved 10 GCSE’s at secondary school and went on to do A-Levels in maths, physics and performing arts at NewVIc. A mixed combination because I wanted to balance my options with … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Raymond Fernandez.

I attended Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) for 2 years from 2013-2015. In my time at NewVIc I studied on Entry level 2 Skills for Independence and Work. I feel that being at NewVIc enabled me to grow and learn … Continue reading

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My NewVIc Story: Amritpal Gill.

Learning is fun For me, studying is fun and the college supported me every step of the way in my two years at NewVIc. I didn’t learn by reading textbooks but mainly by speaking and listening. I learned most by … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Nazia Sultana

From plays to novels to poetry, English literature is the thread which sews together many of our life’s experiences. I have always been fascinated by words; their power to make us laugh, cry and change our outlook on the world … Continue reading

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My NewVIc Story: Supreet Kaur

I am currently the Lead Academic Mentor at Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) where I am responsible for mentoring students from art, media and IT courses, helping them develop independent learning skills. I work with a fantastic team of 6 … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Joseph Toonga

My NewVIc story: Dancer and choreographer Joseph Toonga, NewVIc class of 2008. I attended Newham sixth form college (NewVIc) from 2005 – 2008.  In my time at NewVIc I set up my dance company called Just Us Dance Theatre with Ricardo … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Rumana Ali

Rumana Ali, NewVIc class of 2014 and former Plashet school student. Achieved A-level grades A*A*A in History, English literature, Government and politics and an A in AS Economics and has progressed to study for a BA in History at St … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Zakiyah Qureshi

It started with a dream. A dream come true! My name is Zakiyah Qureshi, I live in Tower Hamlets and I am currently studying Project Management in Construction at University College London (UCL). My journey started at Langdon Park School when I wanted … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Husnain Nasim

Husnain is in his 3rd year of studying law at the university of Cambridge. Knowledge is empowerment and you learn as much about yourself as about the world around you. With the intention of embarking on this great journey, I … Continue reading

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My NewVIc story: Airey Grant

Airey Grant My journey begins like that of every other ambitious student; I had big ideas about what I could become when I got older and started to make plans for how I would get there. Although my parents were … Continue reading

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NewVIc class of 2017 progress to university.

The NewVIc class of 2017. Our class of 2017 was a diverse and ambitious cohort, full of great young people preparing to make a positive contribution by acquiring a range of professional skills and qualifications: 661 students progressed to higher … Continue reading

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Our NewVIc Story: Kate and Matthew Neal

Matthew: Kate and I both attended NewVIc from 2010 to 2012. Kate: That’s where we met actually. Matthew: Yes, we met on the first day in our first lesson together; Geography. Kate: I was running late and remember walking in … Continue reading

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Russell Group university progression: dispelling the myths

Since the Russell group of universities started publishing their ‘Informed Choices’ guide and launched the concept of facilitating A-level subjects, their advice has often been misrepresented or misunderstood. ‘Informed choices’ is a helpful contribution to advising and guiding students about sensible subject choices … Continue reading

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Can we celebrate success without rewriting history?

The headteacher of the Newham-based 16-18 free school; London Academy of Excellence (LAE) in commenting on their A-level results to the Guardian last Thursday was quoted as saying: “In Newham, there were hundreds and thousands of young people who wanted … Continue reading

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A 2016 guide to this blog.

I’ve continued to blog in 2016 and this eclectic collection of posts now numbers around 300; not all of which will interest everyone. To remain useful, such a resource needs to be well catalogued so I’ve tried to use categories and … Continue reading

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