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Enrichment

What is Enrichment?

 

Introduction;

 

Enrichment aims to provide our pupils with a range of opportunities to develop and promote skills, interest and hobbies – to enable staff to ‘Talent spot’ what our pupils are good at and enjoy.

 

In life we are all asked to make choices about what we want to do – we want to give our pupils a voice and enable them to make clear informed choices about their own learning pathways. However, this can sometimes be very difficult for our pupils as breaking from routine and trying something new can be very difficult.

 

Aim;

 

To give all pupils opportunities to make informed choices so they are instrumental in developing their own transition pathway. Each individual pathway will be destination led to maximise prospects of employability, academic success, as well as social development skills that are transferable to a range of settings.

 

How can we do this?

 

By letting pupils experience new activities in a safe and structured environment, by encouraging them to try new things and develop new skills.

 

Outcomes;

 

When staff spot an emerging skill or talent, we can work towards providing extended experiences, so as students can make the very most of their abilities. We aim to provide opportunities for students to gain accreditation for skills they develop; by awarding AQA unit award scheme.

 

We will also encourage students to extend their skills in the wider community, linking skills to community opportunities, college courses and work experience.

 

How does Enrichment support learning?

 

Through Enrichment we believe we offer all pupils the opportunity to;

 

  • Develop a sense of personal identity for career progression

  • Understand that everyone has a ‘career’ –lifelong progression through learning and work.

  • To develop and maintain self-esteem and plan for a positive future for themselves.

  • To empower them to make clear choices about their own futures learning pathway.

  • To aid and support transition.

  • To raise the aspirations of all pupils.

  • To continue to develop students personal and social skills in a range of contexts.

  • Provide accreditation of student’s achievements and learning.

  • To promote positive attitudes to lifelong learning.

For further information about the Whole School Curriculum at Rosehill School please contact The Curriculum Manager Cheryl Steele (Acting Headteacher): c.steele@rosehill.nottingham.sch.uk 


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