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Year 7

Life Studies is an essential part of the school curriculum and is pivotal for the development of young people in modern day society. In Year 7, The Life Studies programme is taught weekly for one hour. Many important topics are covered such as:

These sessions are supported by regular ‘Food For Thought’ reflection in tutor time. Students get the opportunity to discuss various current news items, as well as thinking ‘outside the box’.

Here is an example of the type of things discussed:

1. Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

2. You can invite three celebrities for tea. Who would you choose and why?

In the final half-term, students have the opportunity to take part in an ‘Enterprise’ project. This gives students the chance to plan and organise an entrepreneurial event in groups and is always a popular part of the year for students.