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Skegness Academy

Sixth Form Opportunities

Sixth Form Opportunities

It is vital that you have a well-rounded experience while you study here at the Skegness Academy. Not only do we want to ensure you have an academic experience we also want to prepare you for your future by providing a range of opportunities to gain new experiences, develop life skills and pursue interests.

Enrichment is timetabled for two periods every week. The activities that you will take part in are literacy, numeracy, health and fitness, social, moral, spiritual and cultural education (SMSC), bridging the gap between education and wider society and life skills.

First Aid Skills - certificated First Aid course is ideal for any students going into healthcare or the public or armed services.

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) – NPLQ is not only a qualification that will train you to become a Pool Lifeguard but can also be a stepping stone into a career within the leisure industry.

University visits - the best way to see if university life is for you, is to get out there and experience for yourself.

KS3 mentoring – you might what to work with young people as a career? Gain some valuable experience for a university course, UCAS or to develop personal skills. You could just want to support a student that is having a difficult time, remember you once went through KS3.

Literacy Lead – support students who are reluctant readers and boost their literacy skills and offer 1:1 support.

Fundraising – get involved in organising different fundraising events to support local and national charities and become a Skegness Academy fundraising ambassador.

Work experience - a fantastic opportunity to gain those all-important employability and transferable skills to support with university courses, apprenticeships or employment.

Inspirational speakers - opportunities to meet and listen to people who can inspire and raise aspirations to be a better person, to strive and work hard and reflect on what is important in life.

Student Leadership - Be part of the Sixth Form leadership team. Do you want to be Head Student or maybe a Deputy or Assistant Student? Support at events and represent the academy as an ambassador.

Is there an activity that you would like to do, but it is not listed? Tell us about it so we can aim to support you.

Updated 8.7.21