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Grace Achieves Merit in Grade 1 Piano Exam 🎹

The Wickersley Music Department would like to congratulate Grace Betts in Year 7 for passing her Grade 1 Piano Exam gaining a Merit. This is a fantastic achievement and is a testament to Grace’s hard work. Grace submitted one of her pieces for inclusion in our recent Platform to Perform Concert which can be found…

Career of the Week: Music Therapist 🎶

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week and to celebrate both live music and the Brit Awards returning to us, this week’s Career of the Week is: Music Therapist Music therapists use music creatively to help their clients address social, emotional or physical difficulties. You won’t teach your clients to sing or play an instrument,…

Get Work Ready: WPT’s Premises Team Welcome Placement Student, Owen

Wickersley Sixth Form Student, Owen Gundry, is the first student on the Get Work Ready scheme to join forces with Wickersley Partnership Trust’s Premises Department to get some hands-on experience in construction and premises-based projects – including a primary school renovation!  Owen’s aspirations after Sixth Form is to do a degree apprenticeship, preferably in quantity…

The Big Ask – National Survey

As part of National Mental Health Awareness week the Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, is launching a once-in-a-generation review of children’s lives and we want you to take part. It’s called ‘The Childhood Commission’ and it will identify the barriers preventing children reaching their full potential and propose policy solutions to address…

Year 11 – Class of 2021 Yearbooks!

It’s that time of year again when our Year 11s are preparing to enter their next chapter and are heading on to do many wonderful things.

Wickersley Music: Platform to Perform 2021

Wickersley Music presents the first virtual ‘Platform to Perform’ concert. This Open Mic Performance is an opportunity for students who have continued to develop their skills at home, despite the restrictions around Music due to Covid, to have their music heard. Sit back, relax and enjoy hearing some of our beginners and some of our…

Career of the Week – Paramedic 🚑

This week’s Career of the Week is: Paramedic 🚑 Paramedics work as part of a rapid response team and follow up emergency calls, often being the first healthcare professionals on the scene. Start – https://app.startprofile.com/role/474 Sheffield Hallam University – https://bit.ly/3gZWbtJ (Degree in Paramedic Science) NHS Apprenticeships – See the image below! 👇

Get Work Ready – Wickersley Sixth Form Students Gain Valuable Work Experience in WPT’s Finance Department

Last week saw the start of the first Get Work Ready programme, in which eight Wickersley Sixth Form students started a short-term work placement within different departments across Wickersley Partnership Trust.  Over the next few weeks, three of the students – Alisa Ali, Millie Rose and Ria Rajesh – will continue working in the Finance…

International Jazz Day

Today is International Jazz Day International Jazz Day is observed annually on April 30th to draw public attention to jazz and its extraordinary heritage throughout the month of April. The day is actually the culmination of Jazz Appreciation month which brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, and jazz enthusiasts across the world to celebrate and…

Career of the Week: Electrician – W/C 26th April 2021

This week’s Career of the Week is: Electrician  If you’re interested in this career, here are some key links that you might find useful: Rotherham College Electrical Course – https://bit.ly/3vokiq2 Mears Group Apprenticeships – https://bit.ly/2QuUKcb Start – https://app.startprofile.com/role/468