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Work.World.Wellness. termly overview

The first term of our Wednesday afternoon Work.World.Wellness. lessons has seen many external speakers visit the school to speak to our students about a variety of topics. Visitors this term have included:

  • Glen Calvert, COO of the global esports organisation FNATIC
  • Simon Aston, Northamptonshire County Council online safety and wellbeing advisor
  • Representatives from Lidl, the National Grid and Farrington's Oils
  • Ed Reeves from Northamptonshire Sport
  • Robin Bone, Senior Lecturer in Financial Services from the University of Northampton

These visits have been in conjunction with students completing their first unit of our discrete WWW lessons:

  • Year 7 - Health and wellbeing
  • Year 8 - World of work
  • Year 9 - Terrorism
  • Year 10 - Online safety
  • Year 11 - Next steps
  • Years 12 & 13 - Sustainable Development Goals project 1

It has been a fantastic first six weeks, with students fully engaged in their work and finding the guest speaker visits informative and inspiring. We have plenty more visitors lined up over the next of months and look forward to seeing the work that our students produce. Be sure to follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest guest talks and workshops.