Mummy makes the day at Manchester Museum

STUDENTS got up close to a 2500-year-old cat during a recent study visit. Priestley College’s budding archaeologists were at The Manchester Museum when they came face-to-face with the pet that was mummified by the Egyptians. “They were asked to investigate its age and function – for example whether it was a religious sacrifice – using […]

World issues debated at ‘UN Conference’

Priestley students took on the issues affecting some of the world’s most controversial countries during a model UN debate. The sixth formers represented Cuba, Iran and Saudi Arabia during debates held at Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College in Birmingham. They won 10 awards for their lobbying, persuasive speaking and original resolutions. “I think the biggest […]