Tyron – For good behaviour and effort when in the Academy this week. Well done
Dylan – Star of the week in school this week. Well done
Olivia – Well done for having another good week in the Academy.
Conrad – Star of the week this week for sitting your English exam. Well done
Dylan – for working hard when attending school this week. Well done
Olivia – for having a fantastic week in the Academy this week. Well done
Jack – well done for following the lockdown rules and also supporting mum at home.
Olivia – for a fantastic week in the Academy. Well done
Shane – For working hard to produce some great artwork. Well done.
Millie – for completing all of her work packs and adhering to the government guidelines and staying at home. Well done.
Conrad – for starting his work and working his best without his overlay, as well as putting effort into his work. Week done.
Tyler – for completing every bit of work given to him and really trying hard. Well done.
Lillie – For completing all the work set and returning it for marking. Well done
Max – For completing and returning all the work set by staff. Well done.
Charlotte – For working really hard. Well done.
Dylan – For working really hard. Well done
Chrissy – For good behaviour in the Academy this week and for great effort.
Dom – for brilliant work on percentages this week, for not giving up until you mastered them. Well done

Functional Skills

Core Study

Functional Skills are the essential skills vital for young people to participate in life, learning and work. They are an essential, compulsory element in many qualification routes for young people as well as being stand-alone qualifications in their own right at Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2.

Functional Skills Mathematics aims to promote mathematical thinking and transferable skills rather than rote learning. Students will cover math’s that is useful in everyday situations and the world of work and contextual material which emphasises the benefits of Math’s to people who have been ‘turned off’ by the subject.

Functional Skills English is assessed through three components:

  • Reading skills –  non-fiction texts
  • Writing skills – transactional/Persuasive texts
  • Speaking, Listening and Communication skills