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Jacob Mann is in his first year of A level studies at MPW College Birmingham, studying German, Maths and Physics. A keen sportsman, Jacob has recently been selected for Under-17 British American Football Team. We caught up with Jacob to find out more about what his selection means to him.
On Friday 13th April 2018, the annual CIFE Football Tournament was held at St Georges Park, Burton. St George’s Park is the English Football Association's national football centre that boasts world-class pitches and facilities. The tournament provides the different CIFE colleges with an opportunity to compete with each other on a competitive level in a tournament that is organised to the highest standard.
At the end of last term, a small group of MPW students took part in MH:2K (Mental Health 2k). Led by Katie Lee and MH:2K coordinator Michelle Bennett, the group delivered a workshop to Year 11 students on the challenges young people have in maintaining good mental health.
On Friday 16th February, the AS Art and Design group produced and curated a photography exhibition in the Student Common Room. The work concluded a term-long project in which students were taught how to use a manual DSLR and explore a theme important to them.
A crucial part of the Geography A level course at MPW is getting out, meeting people and conducting face-to-face research with the people of Birmingham. Our second year A level Geography students visited Brindleyplace to discover the Birmingham public's thoughts and feelings of the recent regeneration taking place in Birmingham.
On Tuesday 30th January 2018, students and tutors turned out in force to exchange ideas about religion and evolution. The event was rich with thoughts and opinions and broke the record for the number of students in the audience for a debating event at the college.