What are drugs? Drugs are chemicals that affect a person in such a way as to bring about physiological, emotional or behavioural change. ‘Dangerous drugs’ are substances that are likely to cause dependence and abuse. These substances can be either organic or synthetic. However, not all drugs are illegal. Drugs such as cannabis, ecstacy and… Continue reading Week 18 – Smoking and Substance Abuse
What should you be doing for your University Application? What are Russell Group universities? University of Birmingham University of Bristol University of Cambridge Cardiff University Durham University University of Edinburgh University of Exeter University of Glasgow Imperial College London King’s College London University of Leeds University of Liverpool London School of Economics & Political… Continue reading Week 16 & 17 – What should you being doing for your University Application?
AS Report and Review During this PT class students completed a Subject Review form and met with their tutors individually. Students were asked to answer the following questions. How do you feel your last mocks went? Are you managing your time and workload well? What else could you do to improve How is… Continue reading Week 15 – Y12 Reports and Review cont.
Termly Review and Self-Assessment This lesson continues on from last week’s topic of life skills. But also, students met with their tutors to discuss their targets for next term. CV Task: Students were asked to write a CV. They were asked to find a job advertisement from any job website. For example… Continue reading Week 14 – Termly Review and Self-Assessment
Life Skills and Interview Techniques The class started with students discussing what they think life skills are. Life skills are the skills we need to effectively deal with various challenges in everyday life, whether at school, work or personal life. Life skills are important. A person who understands and use these skills will… Continue reading Week 13 – Life Skills and Networking
Student Voice have made a questionnaire for Year 12 students to complete. Questions include Have you enjoyed your experience at Ashbourne What are the main areas you feel the College could improve? How well do you feel Ashbourne communicated information Do you feel comfortable raising issues or concerns? Do you have any suggestions on improving… Continue reading Week 12 – Student Voice Questionnaire
How to prepare, cope and even enjoy interviews! Whatever you do in life, at some point you will have to speak in public. Whether it’s a university interview, job talk, EPQ or a class project, public speaking and making presentations are unavoidable in modern life. Learning Objectives: Explain the impact that body language, eye contact… Continue reading Week 11 – Presentation Skills