Young Doctors Summer School

The Young Doctors Summer School offers an introduction to the world of medicine for younger students. Each part of the Summer School is structured so that more academic sessions are interspersed with fun and enjoyable activities which are designed to test and apply the theoretical knowledge gained. Students will take part in practical activities, like learning how to suture a wound and in role play and case study scenarios, where they take the role of practitioners and consultants – diagnosing and recommending treatment options. There will also be experiments, group work and quizzes on each day.

 For 2013 the Summer School will be split into two parts –

 Part 1 will cover Dealing with Patients, Haematology, Radiology, Cardiology and Suturing, and will take place on 10th – 11th August 2013.

 Part 2 will cover Neurology, Medical Ethics, Psychiatry and Paediatrics, and will take place on 31st August – 1st September 2013.

 Please note that students can attend either one or both parts of the Summer School, and that there is no requirement to have attended Part 1 in order to attend Part 2. The courses complement one another, but may also be treated as independent events.

Young Doctors Feedback:

 This is a really great course with amazing teaching – I learnt so much and it really helped me decide that I wanted to do medicine.

 Really enjoyable, the tutors were really insightful and great at helping and answering questions. The practicals were really good fun and allowed you to trial some of the techniques you had learnt. I would strongly recommend the course.

 I absolutely loved it, I learnt so much and would recommend it and has pushed me to become a pediatrician even more.

 I really enjoyed this course. It taught me a lot about the anatomy about the human body. The teachers were really helpful & inspirational. I would strongly recommend it to anyone interested in medicine as a career for the future.

 It’s really useful and you learn so much. I’ve made new friends and taken note of all the new things I’ve learnt. I’d definitely recommend it.

 Book a place:

 The cost of each two-day Part of the Summer School is £155 or you can book both Parts for £300. The Summer School will be held at the University of London Union in Bloomsbury (please note that this course is not residential, and accommodation must be arranged independently if required).  There will be a limited number of bursary spaces available for those who would otherwise have financial difficulty in attending.

You can book a place by calling 0845 519 4827, or by emailing Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Look on the website for more information.

A Night With the Stars

Next Tuesday (26/02/13), our annual ‘ A Night With The Stars’ astronomy event will be taking place after school between 5 and 7.30pm. There will be (amongst other things) a planetarium show, talks on astronomy from the 6th form, the Year 7 model making contest, cut and stick activities for younger children and telescopes outside (weather permitting).

The event will take place in the hall and gym. Hope to see you there!

Please contact Richard Everson/ Liz Davies for more information.