Success at Wilberforce

Success At Wilberforce

Chloe Fixter

Chloe Fixter is a second year student who’s studying A Level Biology, A Level Photography and BTEC Applied Science. She wants to become a midwife and is delighted to have been accepted to study Adult Nursing at the University of Hull.  With a bright future in midwifery in her sights she explains how her journey at Wilberforce has developed her personally, and has also helped her to reach her goal of going to university. “Honestly I have really enjoyed my time at Wilberforce, the teaching has been fantastic! I came from Winifred Holtby Academy and knew straight away that I…

Theo Farrer

Theo is a second year student who came to us from Malet Lambert to do a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT. A star pupil academically, with a wealth of skills and experience, he is now seeking a role in IT technical support, either as an apprentice or in full time employment. I chose to come to Wilberforce Sixth Form College because I felt like I was ‘at home’ every time I walked into the building. I was teetering between an apprenticeship or going to college when I was in Year 10/11, however I felt that at every open…

Emily Foot

Our 1styear student Emily Foot is already sure that she wants to attend University and, quite specifically, the University of Manchester. Emily is currently studying  A Levels in Geography, English Literature and Business, which open up a range of subjects to study at university and are currently equipping her with transferrable skills that can be used at uni and for a variety of careers once she has finished her degree.  As she moves into her second year at Wilberforce, Emily will have several meetings with our Careers team to determine her goals and aspirations for the future. Our students find these sessions really…

Josh Appleyard

Our former BTEC Level 3 in Sport student Josh Appleyard has followed his dreams of achieving a career in Sport.  Here he tells us about his journey from studying at Wilberforce, where he achieved a Distinction* in his studies, to becoming the Lead First Team Performance Analyst at Hull City Football Club.  I always wanted to work in professional sport in some capacity. Growing up I loved football, whether it was playing or watching the game, and during my time at college I began coaching a local Sunday league team. I think it’s a dream for the vast majority of boys…

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