Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Palmer’s host gifted and talented evening

OVER 150, Gifted and Talented (G&T) students across Thurrock attended a special information evening offering advice on applying to top universities as well as highlighting the challenges faced today by students.

Palmer’s students, year 12/13 students from school sixth forms across Thurrock and their parents attended the brand new event put on by the College to help support students and their parents during such a crucial time.

The evening consisted of talks from representatives of six of the highest ranking universities in the country, including Bristol, Cambridge, King’s College – London, Oxford, Queen Mary – University of London and Southampton.

Mark Vinall, Principal of Palmer’s College said: “I am delighted that Palmer’s staff and colleagues in the university sector are collaborating so effectively in helping students prepare for higher level study at some of our finest universities.”

John Death, Head of Faculty and G&T Lead said: “Part of the College’s efforts is to support these most able students who, because they have the hardest choices, need to start early on the process of applying.” Staff were also available to give first hand careers advice and an insight into the College’s unique Gifted and Talented Programme.


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