Engineering Apprentice – Level 3 Technician – Product Design and Development

Alltube Engineering Limited

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving company and take the first steps in your Engineering career. As an apprentice you will attend college part-time and work in our production facility gaining experience in our development, production and testing areas.

Year 11 Foundation Maths

Year 11 Foundation Maths

Well done to all of the Year 11 who attended the Foundation Maths revision today! For those of you that were unable to make it, we have attached the booklet for you to have a go at home.  There are also some answers on a separate attachment so you can check you have the correct methods.  Remember to use your calculator.

See you next week.

The Maths Department

half term foundation revision answers part 1a

half term foundation revision answers part 2

half term foundation revision part 1b

Revision Workbook 2 Foundation (9-1) Questions


Well done, Year 11, you have made it halfway.  Now look what’s happening to power that final sprint across the finishing line.

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Maths GCSE

Look out for everything the mathematics department are offering to help guide you through your revision during the exam period.

Good luck from Southam College Mathematics department!

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Apprentice Bricklayer – Bovis Homes Ltd

As part of Bovis Homes Group PLC Apprenticeship Programme, you will work towards an Apprenticeship Standard – Level 2 Bricklaying. Your apprenticeship journey will be supported by experienced trades people and construction professionals. A dedicated mentor will work closely with you, providing regular feedback on your progress.

Apprentice Carpenter – Bovis Homes Ltd

As part of Bovis Homes Group PLC Apprenticeship Programme, you will work towards an Apprenticeship Standard – L2 or L3 Carpentry. Your apprenticeship journey will be supported by experienced trades people and construction professionals. A dedicated mentor will work closely with you, providing regular feedback on your progress.

Biology Paper 1 revision sessions

Monday 13/05/19 lunchtime and afterschool

Lab 2

11A4/A5/B6 and anyone else who would like to attend

With Mrs Sharpe

Year 11 Biology Paper 1 revision session in Lab 8 on afterschool today. 3:45-4:45.

With Mrs Holt

Hospitality Team Member Apprenticeship

The Bowling Green Inn

Remit Group are recruiting on behalf of The Bowling Green in Southam – an idyllic country pub in a prime location, combining the tranquility of the Warwickshire countryside with the buzz of a market town atmosphere. They are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the team to complete a Hospitality programme!


Year 11 English Literature Revision Extravaganza!

Tuesday 14th May is the day before your English Literature Paper 1 exam, so the English Department are hosting an English Literature Extravaganza to prepare you!

Come along to the Core at 3.30 for refreshments before you complete some revision with your English teacher. Late buses will not be running at 4.45pm, so please organise your own transport home.

We look forward to seeing you there! – The English Department

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Year 11 Exam Arrangements

The main period of Year 11 exams begins on Monday 13th May. For the entire exam period until Friday 14th June, students must remain in school following the normal hours of the college. There will not be a period of study leave.

When they have a morning exam, students must attend an exam breakfast for that subject during morning registration. Water and a snack will be available but students are also encouraged to consume their own healthy breakfast before arrival to sustain them through the exam.

When they have an afternoon exam, students must attend an exam breakfast during Period 3, where again there will be a snack and water. Students will then have a normal lunchtime before their exam. Students are encouraged to bring their own revision resources into school to use during revision lessons which will increasingly occur as subjects are completed.

Good luck Year 11 – we believe in you!

Year 11 ‘Get Set’ Pizza Evening

Friday 10th May 3.30-5.15

The pick ‘n’ mix is ready and our pizza order is pending as we prepare for our evening of preparation and celebration ahead of the start of the Summer exam period.
If you wish to attend the event, which includes sessions from English, Maths and Science as well as well-being and revision tips, then please see Mrs Browne before lunchtime on Thursday so we can ensure that there are plenty of slices of pizza to go round!

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Property Maintenance Apprenticeship (Warwick Hospital)

Property Maintenance Apprenticeship (Warwick Hospital)

The apprentice will be employed by the South Warwickshire Foundation Trust to undertake a one year apprenticeship programme. The training programme will produce a NVQ 2 qualified maintenance operative with a recognised national apprenticeship qualification.

During the apprenticeship and work experience you will learn to complete a range of electrical building engineering tasks within timescales to a safe and competent standard.


Apprentice Care Assistant – Royal British Legion

Working within a team to ensure the smooth day to day running of the unit & deliver person centred care that respects the dignity of the individual & promotes independence and well-being. Assist residents in social activities and hobbies. Have a clear understanding of TRBL’s policies & procedures and the importance of residents confidentiality.


Please see details of Literature & Language revision sessions for after the Easter holidays. These sessions will be hosted after school (unless stated otherwise) in the Core. For further revision over the holidays, please use the resources on the school website and Seneca Learning.


Have a lovely Easter break, from The English Department.

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Sport Apprenticeships

Kits Academy are an ever growing Company with Sports and Performing Arts Instructors throughout the midlands making up our fantastic team. With the ever expanding market within Schools and Nurseries we are always looking for new Instructors to join us. We take huge pride in our team and also offer apprenticeships, work experience and a number of training opportunities within the wider community.

GCSE Computer Science Revision Timetable Activities

To keep your revision organised for papers 1 & 2 (13th & 16th May) you have 14 individual assignments set up on Seneca Learning (  At the moment all 14 assignments are visible but the first one will be disabled/disappear on Monday 15th May. Then, 2 days later, the next one will be disabled/disappear, and this will continue every 2 days up to 11th May.

This process is to ensure you are doing little bits of revision regularly by revisiting each topic every 48 hours.

If you know you will not be able to complete an assignment in time (due to other commitments) then please complete it before the deadline and get ahead of yourself.

Obviously this is in addition to your own revision strategies.

Any problems please speak to your teacher

GCSE German Revision session Monday 15th April

All Year 11 German students are warmly invited to attend a revision session in ML1 with Mrs French.

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Higher- pm
Students wishing to attend should bring their Speaking General Conversation and Speaking- Role Play and picture cards booklet, as speaking will be the focus for the first session for each tier in preparation for the Speaking Exam after Easter.

Year 11 GCSE History students

Remember to use the History department revision page and the YouTube videos to support your independent revision for the Walking Talking Mock on Friday.  This will be on the Germany in Transition unit, potentially covering everything apart from the foreign policy section.  If you have any questions, or you are not sure whether you are doing the exam P1 or P5, make sure you see your teacher or Mrs Gough before Friday.  Happy History revision!

Dear Year 11 Parents

We are finalising our orders and planning for the Yearbook, Leaver’s Hoodies and Prom. Please could you make any final payments by the Easter break.
If this is an issue, please let us know and we’ll be happy to speak to you individually to talk about making individual payment plans.
Many thanks,
Mr MacGibbon
Head of Year 11 – Southam College

Calling all Year 11 Parents

Year 11 Philosophy and Ethics quiz of the week

Year 11 Philosophy and Ethics quiz of the week focuses on Theme A: Family

Please use this to support your revision for the up and coming exams

  1. Define the term cohabitation (1 mark)
  2. Explain one Christian view on marriage? (1 mark)
  3. Identify one quote which supports procreation (1 mark)
  4. Explain one Christian view on divorce (1 mark)
  5. Identify one quote which explains Christian views on gender equality (1 mark)

Administration Apprentice

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

As an Apprentice Administrator, you will perform a vital function as part of the Trust in ensuring that all administration functions run smoothly. You will need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic and organised, with good verbal and written communication skills, having the ability to develop effective working relationships with colleagues.

Year 11 Philosophy and Ethics students

Don’t forget on Thursday 4th April you are completing your walking, talking mock in preparation for the external exams.

See the student bulletin for more details of when your class is taking part.

Don’t forget to bring your class book with you.


Year 11 Drama

The Drama department wish a warm “break a leg” to our Year 11 students doing their performance exams on 2nd and 3rd April.
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Y11 Food Preparation and Nutrition

Year 11 students have now completed the NE1 and NEA2 part of their GCSE course.

Student are now making great use of all the revision resources that have been provided in preparation for their written exam. 
Mrs James
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Philosophy and Ethics boost revision sessions

Year 11 Philosophy and Ethics boost revision sessions are on every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes in p1 until Friday 10th May. This week’s focus is on the Islamic belief of Sunni and Shi’a.

All students receive a Boost for attending.

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Engineering Apprenticeship – Advanced (Level 3)

Cummins Engine Company Ltd

Engineering apprenticeship at Cummins; a worldwide manufacturing leader. The opportunity to earn while you learn; join a dedicated team who are there to support you; work on innovative and cutting edge projects; be supported through education up to a degree level; guaranteed a full-time role at the end.

Netball Tour

Year 8 and 11 Team

Wow! Such an amazing morning for both the Year 8 team, winning three out of the four games and Year 11 team winning all four. Ellie M; Millie H; Holly H and Abbie M; Kacie M; Alice D; Cerys J; Ruby C and Madison S all achieving ‘player of the match for the four games played.
Can’t wait for tomorrow! Proud of every single member of each team! You have all been absolutely superb. Well done so far.

Miss Evans

HS2 Apprenticeships

Cyber Security:

Project Management:


Public Relations:


Monday 25th March

Final practical exams at Southam.
All those activities being performed ‘Live’ will be assessed.

Friday 12th April

External practical exams with the moderator at Rugby School.
This will involve all the following activities and they will be performed ‘Live’ in front of the external moderator.

Football, Rugby, Badminton, Basketball, Netball & Table tennis.

Engineering Product Development Apprentice


The role will offer successful candidates the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of engineering process within the rotating machines industry. Machine shop activities, generator/motor build, mechanical fitting, electrical testing, CAD and engineering design are all areas in which you will gain experience and find your place.

BBC Production Apprenticeships

Do you want to help shape the media industry of the future? Do you want to help the BBC tell all kinds of stories to all kinds of audiences via all kinds of platforms (on TV, on radio, online)? If your answer to those questions is ‘yes’ then we really want to hear from you.
Our Production Apprentice Scheme could be your first step towards a career in media.

Mindful Monday

Monday 4th March

Open to All Year 11 Students

If you want to learn some strategies to help you unwind, relax and become in control of your anxieties and emotions, come along and join Mrs Godfrey in a mindfulness and meditation session on Monday lunchtime in Drama 2.

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National Citizenship Service

The National Citizenship Service are running 2 lunchtime stands next Wednesday 6th March and Friday 8th March to answer any questions students have about this fantastic opportunity this summer and receive any application forms. If you haven’t had a chance to find out about this yet, please make sure that you visit the stand.

Mr MacGibbon

Head of Year 11 – Southam College

Culture of Rock

Southam College’s Global Virtues week presents a culture of rock
Come along to our culture of rock workshop on Friday 15th March
Choose your country and present this culture on a rock
12:30pm start in p1
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Year 11 Maths PPEs

Wednesday 27th Feb – Paper 1: Non-calculator
Monday 4th March – Paper 2: Calculator
Wednesday 6th March – Paper 3: Calculator

Can all students please bring all the necessary equipment –

  • Pencil
  • Black Pen
  • Ruler
  • Rubber
  • Pair of compasses
  • Protractor
  • Scientific Calculator (recommended Casio fx series)
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Southam College’s Global Virtues week presents their very own clubbercise class for staff and students
Thursday 14th March 2019
School gym
12:30pm start
Sign up via your Head of House
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Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme – September 2019

Network Rail

Our Apprenticeship programme runs across a range of engineering specialisms including Track, Electrification & Plant, Signalling, Telecoms and Overhead Line. During your first 21 weeks you’ll be living and learning at Network Rail’s training centre in the Midlands. For the remainder of the 3 year programme you will work out of your local depot.

Modern Engineering Apprenticeship (Apprentice Battery Testing & Characterisation Technician)

University of Warwick

An opportunity to join a highly innovative University department on a four year modern apprenticeship where you will be part of one of Europe’s largest energy research facilities with the scope to build on your academic studies through your College course; and then enhance your skills and knowledge by joining an exciting technical team.

House Competition

Southam College are running a HOUSE competition as part of our celebrations during Global Virtues week. We would like all students to enter at least one picture they have taken which illustrates a ‘celebration of our lives’.

All entries receive HAPS and the winning polaroid wins family tickets to the Belgrade Theatre to see ‘In the Willows’.

We must receive all entries by Wednesday 27th February.

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Philosophy and Ethics

Year 11 Philosophy and Ethics students make sure you know exactly what you will need to revise in preparation for your next round of PPE’s. You will need to revise both Paper 1 and Paper 2 content.

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Year 11 Food Prep and Nutrition

Mrs James and Ms Washbrook are really proud of the work produced by all the Year 11 Food prep and nutrition students this week in their 3 hour practical exam.
Lots of fantastic work was produced.
Big thank you to all students and their parents for their effort and support.
We cannot share photos unfortunately due to exam restrictions but the food looked and tasted amazing.
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Year 11 GCSE History students

Today’s revision resource is a ‘quiz generator’ PowerPoint for the Conflict and Upheaval unit.  The PowerPoint will flash through a range of key words / people / dates when you put it on presentation mode.  You can stop it to randomly pick a slide – can you test yourself on this topic?  You can use this resource to make sure you are comfortable describing each key feature.  Happy History revision!

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