Celebrations

Avalon School Art Enterprise Group

Avalon School Art Enterprise Group

Posted by Liz on June 18th 2018

A lunchtime art enterprise club, initiated by Laura McCathie, Key Stage 4 Leader, has had unexpected results! The paintings produced were so outstanding that staff began commissioning paintings from them. It soon became clear that the students could not keep up with demand! As a result, enterprise club is now issuing prints in a range of sizes: from Limited Edition canvasses to post card size prints, which can be purchased framed or unframed. The product range is extending to include mugs, cards and soon tote bags as well, featuring the much sought after prints.

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Critchill Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award

Posted by Liz on June 18th 2018

Five Year 12 and 13 students took up the challenge of a three day expedition in Dorset to achieve the final part of their Duke of Edinburgh Silver awards. On a blistering hot day in July, they set off to Dorset to complete three days walking and two nights camping. Their resilience, team work and high morale made sure that although their were challenges (and hills) to climb, it was a fantastic and amazing experience.

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Selworthy - Furnitrust letter of thanks

Selworthy - Furnitrust letter of thanks

Posted by Sen.se on May 12th 2018

Developing employability skills through our work related learning programme we enable our young people to work alongside local businesses and organisations. This is not only valuable in developing the key skills our young people require when leaving school, but also raises awareness of local employers of the capabilities, skills and attributes of our students.

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Selworthy Schoool: Community Participation- Work Experience

Selworthy Schoool: Community Participation- Work Experience

Posted by Sen.se on April 10th 2018

A work experience review within the Selworthy School sixth form curriculum was held and through in-depth discussions with the staff and learners, interests and abilities were established. From these discussions, it became evident that we needed to establish more community links to broaden work experience opportunities. One of our learners was predominantly motivated by vehicles and their maintenance. Therefore, one of these links was established with the Toyota Garage in Taunton.

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Selworthy Shoppers 2017/2018

Selworthy Shoppers 2017/2018

Posted by Sen.se on January 1st 2018

Pupils from Selworthy School were invited in to Asda Taunton for a special shopping trip to pick up groceries for their school, using the supermarket’s Happy Little Helpers scheme.

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