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.
NASA Mission Discovery CoursePosted: 24/03/14
Year 13 students Deanna Middleton and Phoebe Tupper included in the team to be the first in Europe to have their science experiments carried out in space.
Whilst in Year 11 students were given the opportunity by the school to participate in The Mission Discovery Course at King’s College London. Their team went on to win the competition with their experiment picked from 42 others to be carried out in the International Space Station.
YPI: Students win £3,000 for The Mulberry CentrePosted: 24/03/14
It was the sixth year Gumley House pupils took part in this programme, helping to secure £18,000 for different local charities.
All Year 9 students participated in the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) as part of their R.E. & Citizenship curriculum.
Step Up To Careers for all Year 12 studentsPosted: 24/03/14
Questionnaire results demonstrate that through the expertise provided, students have gained a greater understanding of different disciplines and feel much more confident in preparing for interviews.
GSK Work ExperiencePosted: 24/03/14
Simran Johal is keen to pursue a career in dentistry. She was one of 2 students who achieved an amazing 2 day placement with GSK in the February half term.
Oxford University Chemistry & Art PerspectivePosted: 24/03/14
Year 9 students spend a day at Oxford University as part of a new science and art programme.
Business & Economics Conferences, ParisPosted: 24/03/14
Each year our Business Studies & Economics students can extend their subject knowledge in a more global context at the ‘Business & Economics’ and ‘Your Future in Europe’; conferences: In addition students also enjoy the Paris culture.
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