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Educational Visits

   

 

 

Liverpool Slavery Museum

2017

Students from across all key stages had a fantastic day out in Liverpool, exploring the impact of slavery. They were intrigued to find out more about the slave trade and the influence it had on the development of Liverpool and Great Britain as a whole.

     
 

The Alexander Theatre

2014

The GCSE English curriculum was brought to life for the students when they went to see the play Blood Brothers being performed. The students attended the performance as part of their preparation of their GCSE English controlled assessment. They thoroughly enjoyed the play and came away with a deeper understanding of the themes and characters.

     
 

The Skills Show

Spring 2015/2016

The trip to the World Skills Show at the NEC was a tremendous success. Most of our students were able to take the opportunity to explore the exhibitions from the wide variety of careers on display. The young people were excellent ambassadors for SHHS.

     
 

The Big Bang Fair

Spring 2015/2016

Every year our students join in the celebration of Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths exploring avenues of careers in Science and Engineering. They take part in fun activities and apply their scientific knowledge.

     
 

Anti Bullying Play Comes to Spring Hill High School

Spring 2016

On April 15th Spring Hill High School hosted a performance of the Anti Bullying Play ‘Hope’ performed by the Takeaway Theatre Company. The play tackled the issues surrounding bullying and stimulated a lot of thought amongst the students. The reaction from the audience was really positive: ‘I liked the ending because, Hope showed forgiveness and they became friends.’ ‘I enjoyed the play ‘Hope’ because I got bullied …... I’m happy that they explained to others how to stand up to others’. The success of the event means we shall be holding more performances such as this in the future

     
 

Birmingham Dogs Home

Autumn 2016

Four pupils who have specifically shown an interest in animal care had the grand opportunity of visiting the Birmingham Dogs home for a bespoke careers visit. The visit included a talk about the work of the dogs home, how the dogs home raises funds and what careers could be possible in the dogs home.

     
 

What Careers Live

Spring 2017

Our students attended the ‘What Careers Live 2017’ at the NEC Birmingham on Friday 3rd March. The event was very well run and enjoyed by all our students. Students were able to speak directly to staff from the Human Resources departments from a wide range of companies that represented a very diverse spread of industries regarding the employment opportunities that they offer. Students were also able to speak to a large selection of universities regarding the qualifications that would be advisable for future study. Our students found the event very informative and enjoyable. They were fantastic advocates for our school.

     
 

The Central School of Make-Up

2017

Students from Stuart Court went to the Central School of Makeup to have a talk about careers in the Cosmetics Industry. This was a unique opportunity for students to explore different aspects of the industry and speak to professionals in the industry. Our students were excellent ambassadors for the school, not only learning about makeup techniques but also getting fully involved in showing off their own skills.

     
 

DJ GYM Birmingham

2017

DJ GYM is in partnership with esteemed London DJ school 'London Sound Academy'. It provides an opportunity for students who have an interest in music to have specialist one to one tuition in DJing and music production. This takes place in the Custard Factory at a state of the art studio. Tuition at DJ GYM is tailored to meet our students' individual needs. Through the use of cutting edge technology students can learn as a hobby or progress into pursuing a career in the music business. Recent graduates of the programme have gone on to DJ for top artists and have also featured on Radio 1XTRA.