As part of our Careers and Guidance Program this week Year 10 students visited the National Apprenticeship Show at Westpoint Arena.
The show aims to bring students together with employers and training providers offering all levels of Apprenticeships from intermediate, advanced, higher and degree. Here are the Year 10 students at the Show trying out VR Simulators on the RAF Stand. A great day was had by all.
Further information about the show can be found here: https://www.nationalapprenticeshipshow.org/southwest/
Last night during Outdoor Ed Club it was great to see the Ten Tors pupils planning their route for their next training walk 👏
We look forward to following their journey as they prepare to take on Ten Tors from 1st to 3rd May 2020.
Tuesday saw Our Year 8 students, as well as a team of 6 Year 7 students, take part in the Faraday challenge day run by the Institute of Engineering Technology.
Students were in 6 teams for the day and had to tackle an Engineering problem set by Airbus. They took the problem from initial design to producing a working prototype, analysing and making changes to improve their design and finally giving a presentation evaluating the successes of their projects and areas for further improvement.
Everyone worked extremely well throughout. Miss McLean was pleased to see everyone having a role within individual teams and everyone contributing to the presentations at the end of the day. This was a tough challenge where students faced accepting failure as a key part of engineering solutions to real life problems. Everyone rose to that challenge and there was a competitive atmosphere throughout.
After a tough fought competition, Thomas, Phoebe, Melissa, Jack and Eddie were the winning team. Well done to all students for being such fantastic ambassadors of St Joseph’s and for being excellent engineers!
On Saturday 14th December, 3 of our wonderful singers will be singing at Bodmin Church to support the East Cornwall Bach Choir’s performance of St Nicolas by Benjamin Britten. Joshua will be singing the part of the young boy, and Hollie and Tabatha will be joining him with the part of “pickled boys” in the same movement. We wish them all of the best for their performance. If anyone would like to purchase tickets, please click on the following link: https://www.ents24.com/bodmin-events/st-petrocs-church-1/east-cornwall-bach-choir/5863273