Ryan Parkes

Year of: 2017

Subjects Studied: History, Religious Studies (Philosophy and Ethics), English Language and Literature

What you did after leaving Kirk Hallam Sixth Form College:  I attended the University of Nottingham where I graduated with a BA Jt Hons in History and Politics. I went on a summer trip to Australia visiting Melbourne, Sydney, and Cairns which was an amazing trip.

What you are doing now:  I am currently completing my first year of teaching History at Secondary level.

Advice you would give the current KS5:  Revise regularly, make sure you do not leave any work to the last minute and set high expectations. I loved my time at Kirk Hallam Sixth Form College, I made lifelong friendships and built fantastic relationships with the amazing staff there who really care about the students.