As we are coming closer to the end of term and exams, students were told they could work on their exam preparation or UCAS applications.
As we are coming closer to the exam period, it is important that students know that feeling stress and anxiety during this time is normal, but there are strategies to keep the nerves at bay! Take regular breaks and schedule fun things to look forward to. Exercise, go for walks or to the gym as… Continue reading Week 28 – Managing Exam Stress
Learning Objective: Understand the physical, psychological and economic effects of smoking and substance abuse. Students were first asked to read an article and discuss why people start smoking. Click to access wtdv027679~3.pdf The article defines addiction and explains what makes smoking attractive to so many. This is because of its delivery of powerful chemicals such… Continue reading Week 27 – Smoking and Substance Abuse
This lesson had students making a start on their personal statements. Students were asked to brainstorm their initial ideas/ thoughts they would like to include in their personal statement. Personal qualities/ skills/ experience Have you completed any work experience Interest in the subject Why do you want to study this subject Have you been inspired… Continue reading Week 25 – University session
What is Terrorism and Extremism? Students were asked to come up with a definition of what they believe is extremism and terrorism. Terrorism is an action that is design to influence the government or intimidate the public. Its purpose is to advance a political, religious or ideological cause. How does this definition differ from… Continue reading Week 23 – Tackling Extremism
Learning Objective: To consider how living under the rule of law protects and promotes the well-being and safety of citizens. To examine the link between rights and responsibilities and explore how Human Rights protect individuals, promote standards in living and equality between groups. Students were asked to imagine this scenario… Helicopters appear above this… Continue reading Week 22 – Rule of Law