Students at CTK
Aquinas were delighted to recently have an exhilarating talk and
performance by CeCe Sammy.
CeCe is a
British vocal and performance coach, known for her TV appearances and
behind the scenes contributions as a vocal coach and judge on various
music and entertainment shows such as Pop Idol and The X Factor.
to students about her life and career. She explained how she is
a graduate from the London College of Music and was originally a
classically trained pianist before going on to coach chart acts such Charlotte
Church, Will Young and Leona Lewis.
left her talk feeling energised about their futures as welling
having their passion for music nurtured.
Economics and Business
students were delighted to hear a talk by Valeria Locatelli (Chief
Auditor) and Sumit Sabharwal from M&G Investments.
M&G Investments are one of the UK’s
largest and longest established investment houses and is more than 80 years
Valeria and Sumit spoke to students
about the work they do. They explained that an auditor is
someone who prepares and examines financial records. They ensure that financial
records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time and that they
assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run
Valeria and Sumit also explained how they progressed into their current roles and the numerous opportunities that are available for students in the finance industry.
Trevor AQUINASProgressed to: University of LancasterCourse: A Level Business, ICT and English Language and Literature
“My tutors at CTK were fundamental in my academic success. They were always approachable and willing to go the extra mile. I enjoyed taking part in extracurricular activities, including leading the sixth form band and being Director of the Business Enterprise Group, Student Governor and Student Head of Hall. ”
BradleyAQUINASProgressed to: University of NottinghamCourse: A Levels Maths A*, Physics A* and Chemistry A*
“At Christ the King I discovered I was resilient. My teachers really pushed me to be my best, I am in their debt, thank you for believing in me.”
RoseAQUINASProgressed to: The University of WarwickCourse: A Level History A, Politics A, Sociology A*
“CTK was a great environment for me to learn in. I’ve really enjoyed the teaching – all my teachers have been encouraging and supportive. They put in the extra time to help with workshops and revision to ensure we did well.”
OwenAQUINASProgressed to: Royal Holloway UniversityCourse: A Level Maths A, Psychology B and Biology A
“I would recommend coming to CTK as the level of support offered by the subject teachers is exceptionally good. The best thing about CTK is being part of the friendliest group of students I've ever met. I'm applying to Oxford to study Psychology. ”
EsosaAQUINASProgressed to: De Montfort UniversityCourse: A Level Biology, Chemistry and Maths
“My form tutor at CTK was exceptionally supportive every day. I value the freedom and independence of controlling my own learning, staying motivated whilst also having fun. The and people and sense of community provide a great environment. I have enjoyed extra opportunities such as joining summer schools and widening participation programs and becoming a student governor. I received lots of help from the careers guidance counsellor to help me realise what I want to do after sixth form.