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Varndean College Teacher’s Book Shortlisted for National Prize

theatrical unrestA book by Varndean College’s IB Co-ordinator, Dr Sean McEvoy, had been shortlisted for the 2017 Theatre Book Prize. The award will be made at a ceremony at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London in May.
Theatrical Unrest: Ten Riots in the History of the Stage, 1601-2004, published by Routledge, tells the story of how plays have inspired acts of violence from the time Shakespeare up until the present day.

Flat Pack Seating Project

First year A level 3D design students worked for 9 weeks on developing ideas and producing a scale model for a piece of furniture that had to be fabricated from a flat sheet and constructed using non-permanent joining methods i.e. no glue/nails.

Flat Pack project

Varndean welcomes Caroline Lucas

environmental committee

Varndean College's Environmental Committee students enjoyed the opportunity of listening and questioning local Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, on environmental issues last week.

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Earlier Caroline also talked to a huge turn out of students at the college's Politics Society.  

Varndean College's "Added Value" National Success

Varndean College has once again scored extremely highly in terms of the “Value Added” that the college generates for its students. In the recently-published Department for Education “16-18 Schools & Colleges Performance Table for Added Value”, the college was ranked 2 nd out of all Sixth Form Colleges in the country.

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Lily's work on Anna's "Knot" project

Student Lily McCue was recently one of 20 assistants who worked in the Turner Contemporary for two days alongside textile artist Anna Ray on Anna's "Knot" project. The result is featured in the Turner Contemporary exhibition "Entangled: Threads and Making" at the Turner Contemporary which runs up to May 7th this year.
 
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