Dear Parents and Carers
As we know, the world of work is changing at a rapid pace and employers are frequently heard bemoaning the lack of employability skills in young people applying for jobs. This week we have had a number of events designed to teach and foster employability skills, such as presenting, numeracy, team working, leadership, and critical thinking, all of which are essential in any workplace (not to mention life in general).
On Monday, our Year 7s took part in an enterprise event called the Cupcake Challenge, where they were asked to come up with an idea for a new range of cupcakes and packaging. They worked together in teams, discussed and refined their ideas, decided how to promote their brand and presented the final product to the judges. (more…)