Gary Gibbon, Channel 4 News’ Political Editor
Law and Politics students from CTK St Mary’s were delighted to hear a talk from Gary Gibbon who has been the Channel 4 News’ Political Editor since 2005.
In a highly informative talk, followed by Q & A, Gary gave students his take on the latest news and gossip from the corridors of power in Westminster and beyond.
Gary has worked on five general elections for Channel 4 News. His interview with Peter Mandelson in 2001 triggered the Northern Ireland Secretary’s second resignation from the Cabinet. In 2006, he won the Royal Television Society Home News Award with Jon Snow for the scoop on the Attorney General’s Legal Advice on Iraq.
Students left the talk with a deep insight into the world of Politics which will no doubt help them in their upcoming A Level exams.
Tony ST MARY'S Grades achieved: A*A*BA Progressed to: Oxford University Course: A Level Maths, Physics, Fine Art and Further Maths
“CTK has always encouraged me to aim high, which has led me to apply to the University of Oxford and I am so pleased to begin my studies there. ”
Ella Mae ST MARY'S Grades achieved: A A B A Progressed to: University of Sheffield Course: A Level Law Level Psychology A Level Sociology Extended Project
“What I enjoyed about CTK was meeting students from different backgrounds and sharing a desire to succeed. As an Advanced Graduate Programme student, I was given the motivation and confidence to work to the best of my ability. ”
Chief ST MARY'S Grades achieved: BBB Progressed to: Queen Mary University Course: A Level Maths, Physics and Chemistry
“I really enjoyed my learning at CTK as lessons were relevant, engaging and challenging, whilst cultivating a warm, dynamic atmosphere.”
Precious ST MARY'S Grades achieved: D*D*D* Progressed to: City University of London Course: BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care
“Studying BTEC Health gave me the best opportunity to realise my dream. I’m incredibly appreciative of all the support and assistance I received throughout my course. From the beginning, the staff recognised my ability and didn’t give up on me.”
Oluwafoluhanmi ST MARY'S Progressed to: University of Hertfordshire Course: A Level Biology, Chemistry and PE
“Although studying A Levels can be challenging, my teachers make my lessons enjoyable and easier to understand. The teachers at CTK are really friendly and are more than happy to help. I hope to go on to study Physiotherapy at University.”