Weekly Newsletter 17/02/2023
Our Prize Draw Winners this half-term are:
May B (Year 11) won our Primark voucher!
Omar R (Year 7) won our Amazon voucher!
Mackenzie D (Year 11) won our JD voucher!
Well done all!
Careers Diversity Day
Yesterday the whole school participated in a drop-down curriculum day. The focus was careers in the curriculum and where your core subjects can take you in the world of work.
KS3 pupils Completed lessons in the eBay subjects to whilst KS4 studied careers in Manufacturing, sustainable energy, Digital, media and the Health Science Sectors. As well as all the curriculum content we had guest speakers from a range of guests from Newcastle and Durham Universities, FutureMe gave a revision workshop which highlights the importance d of planning revision. Newcastle and Gateshead College did a town planning activity which saw pupils complete a really interactive session developing a town and highlights careers that surround us every day.
Thompson Solicitors gave an introduction to law careers. NEXUS highlighted their opportunities within the transport sector and ASK Apprenticeship gave an overview of what apprenticeships are like now. The event was fantastic and cemented the importance of teaching and learning in the career world.
Students got the chance to explore careers in:
- Digital Careers
- Sustainable Energy
- Health Science
- Ask Apprenticeships
- RAF Careers
- Apprentice Economist
- Careers in Law
Students got the chance to meet visitors from:
- Durham University
- Gateshead College
- Newcastle College
- Newcastle University
- the RAF
- Thompson's Solicitors