Business & Enterprise
In addition to providing our students with a strong academic education we aim to support them in gaining the relevant skills & knowledge that will better prepare them for the commercial and globalised world. We want our students to become confident adults and to be clear on the choices open to them.
Excellence in Enterprise Education award from Warwick University’s Centre of Education & Industry. Warwick identified the following key strengths in our school....
- Clear vision and purpose for enterprise education, developed and supported by the senior leadership team.
- Enterprise education embedded in the school curriculum as a student entitlement.
- Excellent links with the local community and external partners.
Young Enterprise Award, honouring Gumley School for its outstanding commitment to supporting enterprise education.
The Challenge NetworkPosted: 11/04/12
For the 2nd year many of our Year 11 students have again signed up for this community programme this summer.
Get A life, Get Earning, Get Saving & Get Spending!Posted: 11/04/12
During the January Curriculum Extension days the school invested in this Young Enterprise Personal Economics course which is specifically designed to help Year 10 students develop greater financial awareness in the context of work & it also builds further on the Learn to Earn course this year group received in the summer of 2011.
A Career in ChildcarePosted: 11/04/12
Nicola West, Workforce Development Officer, Early Years and Childcare & Jan Milsted, Early Years Childcare workforce development officer; kindly came to the school in February to meet with a group of students across Years 10, 12 & 13.
Youth Philanthropy Initiative: Richmond Aid is awarded £3,000Posted: 11/04/12
This is the 4th consecutive year that we have implemented the Youth Philanthropy Initiative within our school.
Through this process students learn how to analyse the charity’s management, budget, strategy, staffing arrangements and programmes. Pupils also develop teamwork, communication and presentation skills as well as an awareness of the needs of their local community.
Exploring the world of PsychologyPosted: 11/04/12
In early March Y13 Psychology students met and heard from Catherine Gilvarry PhD, Senior Lecturer, Programme Convenor Psychology and Health, Department of Psychology University of Roehampton
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