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Careers fayre helps pupils look to the future

IMG_5508Smith’s Wood Sports College held its 2017 Careers Fayre alongside Parents evening for Year 11 12 and 13.

A range of Colleges, Training Providers &  Universities attended to provide students and parents with a range of information about Post 16 options. Thank you to all the providers who were present.

A fantastic turn out!

Penygeulan Cottage Visit

On Friday 25th November, seven members of staff left to close down Penygeulan Cottage, in Wales for winter. After arriving in the pitch black, donning torches, walking down a beaten track, the cottage, even at night, was beautifully quaint.  

The cottage houses a picturesque fireplace, adequate kitchen; including a range cooker, eating area and 2 large bedrooms, sleeping 18 in total.

The next morning, after a very comfortable sleep, and a homemade breakfast, (where everybody contributed)  the cottage was given a good clean before we headed off, to what can only be described as some of the most stunning views ever seen. The weather was fantastic for this time of year and the views and sights that Mr Cushen took the party to were breath-taking.

The students who get to stay at the cottage and visit the sights  are so privileged to be able to experience what the staff have this weekend.

Looking forward to next year, when we can do it all again.



Please note that parents/guardians are respectfully asked NOT to park inside the College grounds when collecting students at the end of the College day.  Only parents/guardians of students with a medical need should be coming onto the grounds to pick their child up. An overspill car park is available on the service road behind the school, accessible from Windward Way next to the Kingdom Hall building.  We would also ask that parents/guardians DO NOT double park on the road, or on the grass verges, as this causes a traffic backlog as well as danger to our students.  Your co-operation in this matter would be greatly appreciated.  For further information please see the car-park-safety letter.