MPW Birmingham’s undefeated start to the season continued with a 3-2 victory in the MPW Challenge Trophy against MPW Cambridge.
This production of Jane Eyre at the National Theatre in London has been highly successful and will soon be going on tour around the UK. It introduced me to a new kind of theatre and has inspired me to think outside the box when performing and staging plays.
In a local derby with one of our Edgbaston rivals, the MPW Birmingham football team recorded a 10 – 1 victory over St Georges.
On the second Friday of term, the college invited the Young Film Academy to spend a day with year 12. This organisation helps young film makers to achieve their dreams. The day was split into two parts: the morning was all about learning and practice; and the afternoon was when we really got to work.
Joe Willmott reports on the annual football match between MPW Cambridge and MPW Birmingham which took place on October 10th 2017
Each year, the World Mental Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Awareness Day on October 10th. The event attempts to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and where possible show support for those suffering with mental health problems.
With the help of MPW's travel scholarship I was able to travel to South America, specifically the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.
Last Wednesday was an early start for our IFP students attending a University of London and LSE conference. Although a long day, it was certainly very worthwhile and I hope has inspired some of our students to apply to some of the London colleges.
Our new Counselling Psychologist, Heena Chudasama, started at MPW this week. During our induction day on Monday she went round all the tutor groups to introduce herself and explain the services she offers. She also gave them advice and guidance regarding target setting and relaxation techniques.
In between year 11 and 12, Elena travelled to Cambodia to volunteer as an English teacher in a school (and to raise funds to allow the school to remain open). She squeezed in some sightseeing as well, visiting the Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom temples.
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