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Blackfen School for Girls

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Class of 2000 -2009

 

Alison Morris

Year leaving Blackfen School: 2000

Subjects I studied at Blackfen School: GCSE: English, Maths, Double Science, French, RE, Music and History.

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen School?: I went to Townley to complete my A levels and then went on to university to gain a BSc 2:1 (Hons) in Psychology Sociology. I then moved to Southampton to train as a nurse. I completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing there, moved back and now work as a Nurse Practitioner locally.

What are your fondest memories of Blackfen School?: The teachers. You don’t appreciate at the time how much they put in to your learning and achieving. They encouraged me to move to Townley for my A Levels as at the time Blackfen didn’t offer the subjects I wanted to take. Look what I managed I achieved with their help!

 

Kate Stephenson

Year leaving Blackfen Sixth Form: 2002

Subjects I studied at Blackfen Sixth Form: NVQ in business studies.

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen Sixth Form?: I used my sixth form skills to work in offices in London, until I moved up to Derbyshire, in a picturesque village outside Bakewell. I currently work in a busy family run theme park.

 

Holley Hills

Year leaving Blackfen School Sixth Form: 2004

Subjects I studied at Blackfen School: GCSE: English Language & Literature, Maths, Double Science, Art & Design, Business Studies, French, IT, and RE
AS Level: English Literature, A Level: Law, History and Art & Design

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen School?: After studying at Blackfen School for Girls for 7 years, I went to the University of Kent where I studied Politics and International relations.
After a change in career paths I worked at Northern and Shell Media for the Daily Express Newspaper where I completed an Executive PA Diploma.
I now work as a Senior Executive Assistant and Communications Manager for a leading UK specialist private equity real estate fund manager.
I am married and have 2 beautiful daughters who inspire me every day.

What are your fondest memories of Blackfen School?: I have many fond memories of my time at Blackfen, all my teachers from across the years, the buzz of the classrooms and the ample amounts of fun I had with my friends at play times.
I progressed so much at Blackfen starting as a tiny year 7 student, struggling with grades (and the only one from my Primary School) and I left a confident individual with the world at my feet and lifelong friends.

 

Louise Brett (nee Lynch)

Year leaving Blackfen Sixth Form: 2005

Subjects I studied at Blackfen Sixth Form: English literature, Health and Social Care, RS, Social Science Citizenship.

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen Sixth Form?: I studied theology at bible college in Edinburgh and I have now been working for the Trinidadian Bible society in London for 8 and a half years. I’ve been married to Daniel for 2 and half years.

What are your fondest memories of Blackfen Sixth Form?: Being with my friends and having birthday parties in RS! My favourite teacher was Sonya Edwards.

 

 Hayley Cross

Year leaving Blackfen Sixth Form: 2005

Subjects I studied: Business studies Health and Social Care

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen Sixth Form?: I am now a Security Manager in the investment banking sector.

What are your fondest memories of Blackfen Sixth Form?: Everything.

 

 Jonathan Lockyer

Year leaving Blackfen Sixth Form: 2008

Subjects I studied: A-Level Law, Psychology, Maths, A/S Applied ICT.

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen Sixth Form?: After completing a Law Degree at the University of Westminster, and the Legal Practice Course at City University, London, I now work full time as a police officer for the Metropolitan Police Service.

 

Claudia Stachini

Year leaving Blackfen Sixth Form: 2009

Subjects I studied at Blackfen Sixth Form: Law, Psychology and Graphic Art.

What have you achieved since leaving Blackfen Sixth Form?: I went on to obtain a Law degree at Canterbury Christ Church University and then a post graduate diploma in Legal Practice. I have been working in Law for the past 5 years and am now a trainee Solicitor. I will be a fully qualified lawyer in 2020.

What are your fondest memories of Blackfen Sixth Form?: The teachers - they were funny, down to earth and really engaging.

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