Students pledge success in empowering activity day at Ely College
- Credit: Archant
Students were empowered by learning about their future careers, finances and community as part of a PLEDGES day at Ely College.
The #PLEDGESandFuturesDay was the last event of the school term which was led by staff and external speakers.
Year 7 worked in the hall most of the day with Learn 2 Earn activities, provided by Young Enterprise.
Students worked as a year group, empowering them to make informed decisions about their future careers and finances.
Year 8 completed a series of citizenship sessions including:
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- Safety for school, led by Sgt Phil Priestly and his team at Cambridgeshire Police.
Introduced by Lucy Frazer MP, they covered conflict resolution, cyber safety, county lines and knife and gun crimes.
- 1 Shocks all round as police pull over 'white van man'
- 2 HGV driver courses set up to help meet critical shortages
- 3 Fire destroys family bungalow in the Fens
- 4 New Ely cinema, royal visit, Welney gets a hall and Thomas a new car
- 5 G's to help save Christmas for poultry industry
- 6 High-flying 'humble' gymnast, 9, top of the tree on county debut
- 7 Yellow weather warning issued for Cambridgeshire
- 8 80 ‘pieces of graffiti’ removed by council in just six months
- 9 Triple judo Olympic champion to give masterclass for Ely Dojo
- 10 Lets get Cambridgeshire back on the buses says mayor
Year 9 celebrated the diverse background of the college including culture, sport, food and festivals.
Students in year 10 were lucky to get a tour of Anglia Ruskin University followed by a series of workshops on Higher Education in school.
Year 11s also demonstrated commitment to their revision schedules and took the day to focus on exam preparation, working on their core subjects.