St Thomas More School, Biddenham International School, Wootton Upper School, Bedfordshire
September 2013 – July 2014
The aim of the project was to support young people at Key Stage 4 and where appropriate Key Stage 3 who were/or at risk of not staying in education Post 16.
Students completed a QCF certified course, 1 day a week for 12 weeks incorporating access to a practical work focussed course. Students also gained qualifications in budgeting, money management, basic business plan writing, self-employment skills and creating their own CV. The course was aimed at developing ways to increase their levels of self-esteem, self-confidence and motivation.