Goals for Life is an activity designed to enable students in Y9 to participate in two days outside of their usual timetable to develop enterprise & employability skills. Students move around a carousel of activities facilitated by external providers & SRPA
• Bright Futures: Motivation/Study Skills session run by external provider.
• Enterprise Activity A: Session run by Clive Hall (LGTA).
• Enterprise Activity B: Session organised by Enterprise Department Running a Sweet Factory
• Budgeting: Session organised by Maths/ICT Department, to be run by SRPA staff Trading Trainers: Session organised by the Humanities & Society Department, and run by SRPA staff.
• Ambitions: Session run by SRPA staff.
• Team Challenge: Session run by SRPA staff.
Year 10 take part in a work-related learning and enterprise day designed to broaden the knowledge of a range of careers and prepare them for the start of a journey into the world of work. Employers deliver workshops talking to the students about skills and qualities needed for their area of work and setting them practical tasks to complete.
Employers including Software Europe, Lindum Group, Ivor Hallam Motor Engineers, Bridge McFarland, NHS, Lincolnshire Police, Lincolnshire Cooperative Ltd, Sewell Photography, Burton Water Leisure and Praxair UK attend supported by FE Colleges including Lincoln College and Bishop Burton.
The North Hykeham Joint Sixth Form arranges a week of activities devoted entirely to planning for the future. The aim is to ensure students are focused upon their next steps and are guided on to their relevant pathways. The week provides information advice and guidance to enable students to make well informed choices that are right for them. Students are involved in a number of activities both on and off site that are designed to stimulate and educate. Activities includes:
• Visiting Universities such as Sheffield and Leeds Metropolitan
• Attending workshops delivered by student ambassadors and employers from career areas requested by the students,
• Practical sessions for completing Cv’s and building personal statements.
• Attending a UCAS convention held at University of Lincoln’s Engine Shed. Parents are invited to attend the convention to support their son/daughter
Students also have the chance to listen to speakers from the University of Leeds, and Newcastle on what makes a successful application, along with guidance about personal statement writing and course selection An information evening “All about HE” is held to explain how to apply to University and understanding Student Finance