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Cakes for Sale

Brenda Moss, 22/05/2015

Cakes and Savouries for Sale - in reception for just 50p!!! All proceeds go to St Luke's Hospice

    Staff Vacancy!

    Sarah Kidd, 22/05/2015

    The college is currently advertising to fill the post of a Technician of Physics/Electronics/Engineering.

    For further details and application forms please go to our Staff Vacancies page on the John Leggott Website.

      Hoping to apply for Oxbridge, Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Medicine next year? Get personal statement advice!

      Laura Warburton, 21/05/2015

      If you are thinking of applying for one of these courses with an early deadline then please come along to our personal statement workshop being held in the Green/Grey meeting rooms (near the shop) on Wednesday 10th June between 12-12.50pm. As it is lunchtime you are welcome to eat your lunch during the session. 

      The workshop will cover how to write an effective personal statement for these highly competitive courses and will be great preparation so you can work on your statement over the summer holidays. Once college resumes in September there won’t be much time before applications need to be sent, so early preparation is key! 

      Any questions please contact or come see us at the Opportunities desk downstairs in the ARC.

        Broadcasts are back after half term

        Fran Cooney, 21/05/2015

        Mentor Broadcasts are returning during the first week back after half term. Please make sure you attend your timetabled session. 


          Staff Vacancy!

          Sarah Kidd, 20/05/2015

          The college is currently advertising to fill the post of a Mentor.

          For further details and application forms please go to our Staff Vacancies page on the John Leggott Website.

            Veterinary Work Experience Available!

            Kimberly Gough, 19/05/2015

            Due to a cancellation a Work Experience opportunity has become available at Equine Veterinary Centre based at Moorhouse Equestrian Centre, just off the Wakefield (A638) Rd on the outskirts of Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

            From 25th - 29th May (May 1/2 term)

            If you are a student who lives close to this area, and interested in pursuing a career as a vet, then this is a fantastic opportunity! As this is a last minute vacancy, it will be offered on a first come first serve basis.

            If you are interested please come and see Kimberly in the Work Experience pod based in the ARC before Friday!


              Jaguar/Landrover - Work Experience Vacancies

              Kimberly Gough, 19/05/2015

              Jaguar/Landrover offer fantastic Work Experience on a yearly basis at some of their locations in the UK. They offer lots of opportunities with preference given to students who are interested in pursuing careers in engineering, manufacturing and JLR business functions such as HR, Finance and IT.

              If you wish to apply for Work Experience for September 2015 - July 2016 period, the application process opens on Monday 6th July 2015.  Please send an email to requesting an application form and make sure you specify the site you require an application form for.  Please note Jaguar/Landrover only offer 1 week Work Experience placements should you be accepted, you must notify

              Once the closing date has passed, applications will be reviewed and placements assigned. Peak periods for Work Experience placements are end of June and July. As the number of places available on each site at any one time are limited, if you are flexible on your dates, please try to avoid these periods.

                Keep Calm Fair!

                Lucy Rees, 18/05/2015

                Today from 11am - 1pm

                Pop some bubble wrap, do some colouring in, try some herbal tea, relax with some yoga and much more!

                Come down to The Core to relax and de-stress.

                  AIMING FOR A TOP UNI?

                  Wendy Chaplain, 18/05/2015

                  If you’re looking for somewhere to explore your subject further, something Cambridge and other Russell Group universities always like to see, Downing College have put together a great site collating loads of online resources:


                  It’s searchable by subject, and includes more exciting stuff than the dusty olde “wider reading” you usually see.

                    St. John’s College, History Study Day

                    Wendy Chaplain, 18/05/2015

                    19th of June- Year 12 History Subject Day-

                    Interested in studying History at University? Want a chance to discover different periods of History from those who teach it at the University? Running from 9:30-16:00 the day will include a number of research talks and a task based session, as well as information about making a competitive application and a buffet lunch. The day is open to Year 12 students and will also include a Question and Answer session.

                    Booking will close on the 5th of June or when the event is fully booked. Applicants will be informed if they have a place on the 8th of June

                      St. John’s College, HSPS Study Day

                      Wendy Chaplain, 18/05/2015

                      11th of June- Year 12 Human, Social and Political Sciences Study Day-

                      Interested in Sociology, Politics, International Relations, Archaeology or Anthropology? Come along to St John’s College on the 11th of June for an exciting day packed with research sessions from leading academics, hands on practical sessions and a chance to learn all about the HSPS course at Cambridge University. The day is open to Year 12 students and will run from 10:00-16:00.

                      Bookings will close on the 28th of May and successful applicants will be informed on the 1st of June

                        St. John’s College, English Study Day

                        Wendy Chaplain, 18/05/2015

                        St. John’s College, Study Day

                        10th of June- Year 12 English Study Day-

                        Come along to St John’s College from 10:00-16:00 on the 10th of June to hear from leading academics about English at Cambridge University. The day will include talks from fellows of the College about their own research and work, along with small group seminars to discuss particular texts and ideas. The day is open to Year 12 students and will also include a buffet lunch and tours of the College.

                        Bookings close on the 27th of May or sooner if the event is highly oversubscribed. Applicants will be told if they have a place on 29th of May.

                          Cambridge Subject Residential Visits

                          Wendy Chaplain, 18/05/2015

                          Trinity College, Cambridge, is offering subject-specific residential visits this summer, including Biology, Law and Language-based Humanities. They are completely free, including accommodation and all meals, and they are open to applications from all students at UK schools who will be at least 16 by the first day of the residential. More information can be found here:


                          Applications are now open for the Biology Residential:


                          And the Law Residential:


                          Please note that the deadline is Monday 25th May.

                            Library Opening Hours - Half Term Holiday

                            Library Issues, 14/05/2015

                            Monday      25 May             CLOSED

                            Tuesday     26 May             CLOSED

                            Wednesday 27 May            CLOSED

                            Thursday    28 May      9.00am - 4.00pm

                            Friday        29 May      9.00am - 1.00pm

                              Staff Vacancies!

                              Sarah Kidd, 14/05/2015

                              The college is currently advertising to fill the posts of the following:

                              Web Systems Developer - Closing date 18th May 2015

                              IT Network Officer - Closing date 18th May 2015

                              Teacher of Photography (0.5FTE) - Closing date 20th May 2015

                              Art Technician/Demonstrator - Closing date 20th May 2015

                              Specialist Teacher of Computer Science - Closing date 15th May 2015

                              For further details and application forms please go to our Staff Vacancies page on the John Leggott Website.

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