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Year 10 Trip to Warwick University – Spring 2022

The trip to Warwick University was amazing and our students felt privileged to have been selected for the trip. Our students were well behaved, were inquisitive and engaged in all of the exciting activities. They met university Professors , Lecturers and Student Ambassadors who encouraged the students throughout the visit and were able [...]

2022-05-13T14:31:58+00:00May 9th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Vegan Demo & Talk – Spring 2022

As part of National Careers Week, the Foot Technology department invited Karin and X from Animal Aid , to deliver a Vegan talk and cookery demonstration. Our students were engaged, well behaved and showed lots of interest during the talk and demonstration. Our guest was very impressed with our students and [...]

2022-05-09T07:09:41+00:00May 9th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Tenner Challenge Enterprise Competition

Congratulations to our Year 7 pupils who participated in the national 'Tenner Challenge Enterprise Competition' by Young Enterprise Company  . All 6 teams made at least double figure profits and are keen to participate again next year . Well done to all our enterprising pupils . We are very proud of [...]

2022-04-04T07:45:14+00:00April 4th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

KS4 / KS5 Apprenticeship Workshop – Careers Week

Miss Frederick and Ms Uddin from BEAL sixth Form held an Apprenticeship Workshop for our YEAR 11 and Sixth Form Pupils . Pupils sat through an informative presentation which was followed by a practical session of applying for apprenticeships and pupils drafted CVs, looked at live vacancies and completed forms. Miss [...]

2022-03-15T09:33:21+00:00March 15th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

World Book Day at Forest 3rd March

TFA CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY 3/3/22 1 - Year 7 Book Hunt on World Book Day 2 - Tutor Time Quiz 3 - Year 7 book cover competition 4 - Year 8 -11 creative writing competition 5-  E Reader competition - Book Review and Star Reader 6 - Guess which protagonists staff have [...]

2022-03-10T08:42:43+00:00March 10th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Year 10 US Embassy Trip with the Naz Foundation SPRING 2022

I had the great pleasure of escorting two of our students Paulina Da Silva and Tahan Islam, to the American Embassy in Lambeth. As part of our school's ongoing partnership with the Naz Legacy foundation we were welcomed into the world's most expensive building and had a private tour of some of the [...]

2022-03-10T08:37:00+00:00March 10th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Year 8 participate in International Women’s Day Virtual Event

Year 8 students were engaged and asked questions related to the theme 'Break the Bias' . Presenters commented on the quality of the questions they asked. The girls left the presentation feeling empowered to share their voices and ideas and perhaps explore some of the roles discussed by the presenters. [...]

2022-03-09T08:55:27+00:00March 9th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

KS3 Dragon’s Den – National Careers Week

On Tuesday 8th March, pupils presented  their entrepreneurial  ideas to Principal,  Mr Mackintosh and Head of Business and IT Faculty AAP , Ms Matharu . Pupils from years 7,8 and 9 impressed the Dragons with their professional and innovative pitches . They will soon find out which teams will receive £10 [...]

2022-03-09T08:39:27+00:00March 9th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|

Year 9-11 Trip to the Tower of London

Our students were guided around by the Tower's Ravenmaster that gave a history of the Tower. The students were encouraged to think critically about how the Tower was linked to British imperialism and delivered a presentation to several other schools and a panel of experts on their ideas. They also met [...]

2022-02-25T13:55:40+00:00February 15th, 2022|BSF at TFA, Careers, News|
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