Valuable insight for criminologists

IT reads like a storyline straight out of the Netflix hit series You. A woman’s friend murdered and her boyfriend turning out to be the guilty party.  In fact it was a workshop at Priestley College designed to give Criminology students an insight into police investigations. “I want to become a detective constable so for […]

Signs are good

Congratulations to everyone who completed the sign language enrichment course. We are sure it will prove valuable to you whatever your reason for taking it. Sign language is just one of numerous enrichment activities at Priestley, we encourage all students to take part in one of them. The post Signs are good appeared first on […]

Stylist Danyul Brown’s talents are ‘in Vogue’

AS a boy, Danyul Brown would pick up the latest copy of Vogue and tell his mum that he was going to style the cover one day. It would have been easy to question his ambitions, but any doubters have now been proven wrong. For the former Priestley College student and Runcorn lad recently did […]

Paramedic dream a step closer

A FORMER student who left Priestley College in summer is now well on her way to becoming a paramedic. Sophie Nunn, who excelled in Applied Science as well as Health and Social Care at Priestley, is now at the University of Worcester studying Paramedic Science. “The most enjoyable part of the course so far has […]

Priestley to play part in region’s future

PRIESTLEY College is playing its part in a partnership that aims to create world-class education and a workforce with the skills needed by employers. Priestley is part of the collaboration that is the Cheshire and Warrington Institute of Technology (IoT), which has just been awarded £120million by the Government. Its vision is to ensure young […]

Scientists put to the test

A FORMER student returned to Priestley College to give the current cohort a scientific challenge. Duncan Cathie finished his studies in 2015 and now works on projects in support of the Royal Navy. He challenged the high-achieving Chemistry and Physics students to develop a way to make the Creamfields Festival more environmentally-friendly. Former Sir Thomas […]

Students make winning return

YOUNG chemists have received prizes sponsored by an international chemical company that aims to drive advancements in science. The three students, who completed their studies at Priestley College last year, returned to campus to receive their awards – which were sponsored by Warrington-based Solvay Interox Limited – from Principal James Gresty. Thomas Shaw, who is […]

Lecture goes with a bang

A GUEST lecturer sparked the imaginations of Warrington pupils during an enlightening talk at Priestley College. Doctor Frank Mair, a chemist and researcher at The University of Manchester, captivated his audience with a series of memorable demonstrations. “The show is intended to show off some of the more intriguing or spectacular aspects of Chemistry, while also […]

Reserve tickets for Homecoming

Tickets are now sold out for Homecoming, our dance showcase on Wednesday 16th February. However, due to demand we have opened a reserve list and open a second performance to the public. if you would be interested please email Rachel at  Homecoming is a showcase for our Dance and Production Arts students. It celebrates […]

Olympiad Gold for physicist

A PRIESTLEY College student scored one of the top marks on a Physics paper taken by some of the brightest young scientific minds in the country. Tailun Sun, who studies Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Further Maths at Priestley, finished in the top 7% of the 4,400 students who entered the Physics Olympiad. For Tailun, who […]