Programme Structure

In-school Sessions: 

Weekly sessions facilitated by Programme Coaches who support pupils to develop essential skills through designing and delivering their project.

Business Mentoring Sessions: 

Three sessions hosted by a local business where mentors support pupils to develop their social confidence whilst offering insight into the world of work. At the end of the programme, mentors have a final 1-2-1 session with young people who have completed the programme during which they complete a personalised competency reference that can be used to support UCAS personal statements, apprenticeship applications, or as part of their CV.

Team Challenges: 

Pupils take part in progressively demanding team challenges throughout the programme to prepare for two events

  1. The Film Challengrequires teams to create a short video about their chosen issue that is shared with their partner business and at the Pitching Challenge to raise awareness for their chosen cause and charity.. 

  2. The Pitching Challenge requires teams to present their plans on how they intend to support their chosen charity or cause to a group of VIP judges  via a persuasive pitch to gain seed funding for their project.

  3. The Boardroom Challenge is the final cross-school event where teams given an engaging presentation that communicates their impact and achievements. The event includes an awards ceremony acknowledging both team and individual accomplishments throughout the programme.