Links to additional activities
As I am sure many people keep saying to you, how will you answer the question: ‘what did you do during lockdown?’ Your answer to this question is in your hands! Hopefully you may find some suggestions below:
Open University Free Courses
Over 900 free courses available on a range of subjects from Health, Sports and Psychology through to Society, Politics and Law. Course length varies from 1-50 hours, but averages around 10 hours of study.https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue
Extended Project Qualification:
Eton College is making several online self-study courses from the EtonX Future Skills Programme available free of charge to state school pupils in the UK. These courses are particularly appropriate for Year 11 and Year 13 pupils and offer training in skills important to life and to the workplace. Courses are available in: CV Writing, Creative Problem Solving, Interview Skills, Making an Impact, Resilience, Research Skills and Writing Skills.
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Use this time to write-up and submit any outstanding components to ensure you completed your award.
Finding Futures presents it’s inaugural free Digital Careers Magazine, ‘Futures’, aimed at 15-18 year olds across Northamptonshire. Jam packed full of careers resources and support, including Covid’s impact on the local workforce, LMI from local businesses, support for better decision making, information on post 16 and 18 options, plus lots more! Click on the link below, pages 5, 7 and 10 have some useful links: