Enrichment opportunities at Lord Lawson

Sixth-formers
ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

At LLOB we are keen to encourage students to get involved and support community and charity ventures and get involved in extra-curricular activities. Sixth form students play a leading role in performing Arts, drama, music and sport. This is also an opportunity by which students can give something back to school.
Community service

A) Charity Events
• Jeans for Genes Day- Great Lord Lawson Bake off and wearing denim
• Macmillan Coffee morning – we have been hosting coffee mornings for over 16 years and raised more than £15,000
• Children in Need- fancy dress, selling merchandise and collecting change
• Save the Children – Christmas jumper day appeal

B) Student Support
• Sixth form students support staff in the classroom in their specialist subjects
• ASDAN programme. 1:1 reading support to help younger students to improve their reading
• Sixth Form students mentor younger students in Maths and Science

University Opportunities

• Attend Campus tours and Open days on Well Being Days to Newcastle University
• Visit Leeds University during ‘Life after Lord Lawson event’
• Encourage and support students to apply for Sutton Trust, NU entry and Partners programmes
• Residential visit to Cambridge University for Oxbridge students

Work experience
• All Yr12 students complete at least 1 week of work experience in Yr12-13 as part of their Study Programme
• Access to vocational experience in leading local and international companies
• Medical opportunities at Queen Elizabeth Hospital
• Students interested in studying Primary education regularly support Feeder primary schools

IAG Provision
• Application and interview preparation for Apprenticeships
• Talks from Higher Apprenticeship providers and local businesses
• In school Careers Fair
• Mini courses on the Law Profession from Sunderland University

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