13th March 2017 – Last week three of our Y13 students presented their EPQ Level 3 projects to their supervisors, staff and fellow students. The standard of the presentations was exceptional and it was clear that all students had put in a substantial amount of effort with regard to researching their chosen topic, collating and organising the material, and finally presenting it all to their audience.

The students involved were Roise Coyle, Jessica Edwards and Chloë Inglis.  They were free to choose the topics they wished to specialise in, and the range this year was very interesting. Their topics included:

  • Using a relevant measurement of democracy, discuss how democratic the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is constitutionally and in practice.
  • The evolution of mental health and its treatment in England over recent centuries.
  • To what extent are modern medical methods more ethical than those conducted by the Nazi party in concentration camps between 1939 and 1945?

The students have been taught a variety of skills in order to support their projects  These included time management, referencing, ethical practices, communication and effective presentation skills. The students have all commented on the benefits of completing the project in the final year before heading off to university, and expect the skills learnt here will serve them well when it comes to working independently.  They will now submit their final dissertation and their production logs.

Miss Guy has been really impressed with the dedication and commitment which Rosie, Jessica and Chloë have shown, and wishes them the very best of luck for the final stages of their project.  We are very grateful to Miss Guy and the students’ mentors for all the help they have provided.

We are now looking forward to some excellent results in August!