Category: Sixth Form News & Events

Operation Wallacea School Expedition

Operation Wallacea School Expedition St Martin’s College Sixth Form is very proud to have some of our students join in the Operation Wallacea expeditions on three separate expeditions, over the past three summers. Nathan Adams is an ex-student of St Martin’s College. See the link below to learn more about this amazing Wildlife Research Project… https://lovinmalta.com/news/news-human-interest/this-wildlife-operation-is-taking-hundreds-of-maltese-students-around-the-world-to-work-with-endangered-animals
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Sixth Form End-of-Year Celebration

Sixth Form End-of-Year Celebration St Martin’s College Sixth Form recently organised its annual end-of-year celebration. Throughout the evening, the College marked the end of the students’ two-year programme of studies, and awarded special prizes and certificates to a number of students. Benjamin Grech, the President of the College’s Sixth Form Students’ Council delivered the speech on behalf of the students. He highlighted the significance of the event and explained the growth he has experienced throughout the past two years. Mr Anthony Abela, Senior Leader Sixth Form, focused on the importance of having a growth mindset and not giving up. Ms Bernie Mizzi, Director of Chiswick House School and St Martin’s College, presented certificates and awards to all the students in the presence of their families, friends and College staff. Seven students received awards and certificates in recognition of outstanding efforts and achievements in particular areas, such as, self-discipline, independence and initiative. In order to be considered for an award, students had to be nominated by members of the academic staff.
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Sixth Form End-of-Year Celebration

Sixth Form End-of-Year Celebration St Martin's College Sixth Form recently organised its annual end-of-year celebration. Throughout the evening, the College marked the end of the students' two-year programme of studies, and awarded special prizes and certificates to a number of students. Benjamin Grech, the President of the College’s Sixth Form Students’ Council delivered the speech on behalf of the students. He highlighted the significance of the event and explained the growth he has experienced throughout the past two years. Mr Anthony Abela, Senior Leader Sixth Form, focused on the importance of having a growth mindset and not giving up. Ms Bernie Mizzi, Director of Chiswick House School and St Martin's College, presented certificates and awards to all the students in the presence of their families, friends and College staff. Seven students received awards and certificates in recognition of outstanding efforts and achievements in particular areas, such as, self-discipline, independence and initiative. In order to be considered for an award, students had to be nominated by members of the academic staff. The recipients of this year's awards were: Award for Academic Excellence: Megan Mallia, Luke Demarco, Sarah Demicoli Cooperation and Collaboration: Paige Faure Independence and Initiative: Jihene Mallia Self-Discipline: Gianluca Borg Leadership Qualities & Good Judgement: Julienne Restall Resilience, Perseverance & Tenacity: Sarah Demicoli
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Mock job interviews for SMC Sixth Form students

Mock job interviews for SMC Sixth Form students Four members of staff of PwC Malta conducted mock job interviews for St Martin’s College Sixth Form students. The aim of these interviews is to help students experience a real-life job interview and help them prepare for the world of work. Students attended a preparatory meeting and were asked to present their CVs and cover letters during the mock interview itself. Individual feedback will be provided to the students during the follow-up session which will be held next week. St Martin’s College Sixth From is committed to developing the skills that young people require for the modern workplace. This exercise, organised by Ms Eleanor Abela, the College’s Careers Adviser, helps our students build the confidence they need in an interview situation. The College would like to thank PwC Malta for providing our students with the unique opportunity and for their valuable advice and support.. The College is also very proud to point out that one of the visiting interviewers was Nicola Galea, a past student of St Martin’s College Sixth Form.
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Danish students visit SMC Sixth Form

Danish students visit SMC Sixth Form A group of students from Sct. Knuds Gymnasium in Odense, Denmark visited St Martin’s College Sixth Form as part of their week-long cultural trip to Malta. This was the second visit to St Martin's College by the Danish school, following a very successful visit last year. The group joined our students for a Sociology class during which they engaged in an enriching intercultural exchange. First year students, Alexander Jacobsen and David Cardona, very ably delivered a short presentation about Malta during an English Intermediate class. This was followed by a presentation about Denmark. The Maltese and Danish students were then divided into groups and engaged in a debate about whether violence in virtual reality should be banned. The visit provided students with an opportunity to share their educational experiences and to participate in an inspiring intercultural event.
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Sixth Form students visit Art Exhibition

Sixth Form students visit Art Exhibition Students studying Art at St Martin’s College Sixth Form, recently visited an art exhibition at the House of Representatives, Valletta. The exhibition entitled, Reaching for the Spirit (20th Century images of the sacred and the spiritual), is a collective art exhibition by the late Carmelo Mangion, George Fenech and Antoine Camilleri. During their visit, the students met George Fenech's wife, Carmelo Mangion's daughter and Antoine Camilleri's son who provided the students with detailed information about the works on display. They also had some time dedicated to sketching.
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Welcome Evening

Welcome Evening St Martin's College Sixth Form recently organised a Welcome Evening for over one hundred first-year students and their parents. Mr Anthony Abela, Senior Leader Sixth Form, welcomed the students. In his speech, Mr Abela stressed the importance of hard work and grit throughout the two years at sixth form to ensure long-term success. The students and their parents were also addressed by Ms Julienne Restall, a second-year student. Ms Restall explained the importance of active participation in extra curricular activities and outlined her own experiences in the Junior Achievement Young Enterprise, her participation in the Euroscola programme in Strasbourg, the forthcoming school trip to Helsinki, Finland, as well as the Cambridge Immerse programme in the UK. Ms Restall participated in this programme as a result of a scholarship she was awarded by St Martin's College Sixth Form. Throughout the evening, the students and their parents also had the opportunity to meet members of the sixth form staff.
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10th Anniversary Celebrations

10th Anniversary Celebrations As part of St Martin's College Sixth Form's 10th Anniversary celebrations, sixth form students marked the special occasion with a mid-morning party during their lunch break. The party was held in the Common Room of the College, allowing first-year and second-year students to celebrate together in a relaxed and informal setting, as well as enjoy a delicious lunch. St Martin's College Sixth Form is proud to be celebrating ten years of growth, innovation and inspirational learning.
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