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Rapid Progress made on Curriculum Focus Day

posted 11 Dec 2015, 03:56 by Karen Bricknell   [ updated 11 Dec 2015, 04:27 ]

On just ONE day SBA students achieved the following: 

SBA worked with over 30 community partners to enrich the learning experience of our students.

384 pieces of coursework /controlled assessments were either completed or improved upon across different Year 11 subjects ( Art, Science, English, Citizenship, French, Spanish, History, Public services)

Master classes in Science refocused the students on weaker topics and key areas. Controlled assessments were also completed.

98% of Year 8 students tried new activities, learned skills unfamiliar to them and competed in inter house activity ( Creative Arts Recycling Clothing Project, Cycling, Archery *, Climbing, American Football, Lacrosse, Tcoukball and Performing Arts). *3,456 arrows were accurately on target.

All of Year 10 spent a day exploring the world of work and future career choices with over 14 different categories /work sectors and Higher Education providers across a range of vocations. Not only could students attend the Careers Fayre but also specialist workshops and talks tailored to their own aspirations and interests.

83% of Year 10 students now have more of an idea of Higher Education providers and the sort of job they like. All students stated they had learnt something from the day and would now act upon it as a direct result.

31 Year 10 students now know how to save lives after an introductory first aid course.

19 students began their second step towards Sports Level 1 Sports Leaders.

 Gifted and Talented students  from a mixture of Year groups

25 football enthusiasts received support from top football coach Steve Taylor and learned how diet and fitness can improve football performance.100% of students stated they had learned something and were going to take action from day.

100% of those attending the Year 9 well-being session now feel more confident and a greater feeling of self-worth.

80 students enjoyed working with local community groups to explore the features of their local Bay community, and are now not only clear about the importance of developing the Bay area but they are also familiar with the concept of marketing. 

14 Year 10 students designed and created a film for a national competition.

In the sixth form, 38 UCAS applications were completed and a further 30 students received advice from UCAS expert Mr Thatcher.