Alford Academy say thank you to our partners by hosting a Business Breakfast
On Friday 5th May 2023 Alford Academy hosted a Business Breakfast and welcomed partners into the school. The event celebrated our successes and explored how we can further enhance our relationships to prepare the young people of Alford Academy for the world of work and life after school.
Head Teacher Angela Wetherspoon welcomed guests and thanked them for their ongoing and invaluable support to the young people of Alford Academy.
Romana Richards, Employer School Coordinator, Developing the Young Workforce – explained her role of connecting employers and educators at the school. She outlined how partners have worked with the school and explained further opportunities to collaborate.
Stuart Cookson, Depute Head – discussed the forthcoming events that partners can support. He explained the wide variety of Foundation Apprenticeships opportunities currently available to pupils and detailed how partners can get involved.
Jenni Rees – Jenkins, Principal Teacher of Achievement Pathways & Partnerships, explained the School Leaver Profile (SLP) which highlights the nine core meta-skills Alford Academy collectively feel are important for our young people to develop throughout their time at school to provide them with the most success for the future. She outlined how partners can support the SLP to bring it to life for the Young People of Alford Academy.
Partners were shown a video explaining how they can become involved in the Young Persons Guarantee to support Young People aged 16-24 to reach a positive destination. Young Persons Guarantee
Following the presentation partners and staff enjoyed a delicious breakfast and discussed future partnership working.
Thank you to everyone who came to Alford Academy on Friday morning and made it such a positive event. Your support is very much appreciated and we very much look forward to growing our partnerships further.
If you would like to work with Alford Academy to support young people into a positive destination please contact Romana@dyw.org.uk