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New Vocational Award offers a Music Production Education

Being an alternative education provider, it’s important that our curriculum stimulates our learners and helps them progress to the best of their individual abilities. Music is proven to increase a young person’s engagement, as well as improve emotional development, mental health and concentration levels in the classroom. Progress Schools Northamptonshire, including both our Northampton and Thrapston sites, … Continue reading New Vocational Award offers a Music Production Education

A second chance to learn for Wirral youngsters

A second chance to learn for Wirral’s ‘problem’ youngsters Young people from Wirral are being given a second chance to learn through our new school initiative in the borough. In classrooms at The Hive Youth Zone in Birkenhead, vulnerable, disadvantaged and disengaged children are being given an alternative to conventional education along with opportunities to gain essential … Continue reading A second chance to learn for Wirral youngsters

Let the fundraising commence!

After a successful year of fundraising across the 16 – 17 academic year, we donated over £1000 to The Children’s Society to support the work they do for vulnerable young people across the country. This year, you may have heard we are raising money to support the RSPCA, helping them with all they do to … Continue reading Let the fundraising commence!

Exclusion and it’s link to Mental Health

“Permanently excluded children in England face significant disadvantage because of ‘broken system” – IPPR Think Tank A recent news article from The Guardian covered exclusion of students and its ties to mental health issues in young people. ‘IPPR think tank says permanently excluded children in England face significant disadvantage because of ‘broken system’’. As alternative … Continue reading Exclusion and it’s link to Mental Health

Are our learners work ready?

The Princes Trust recently released a report regarding soft skills in comparison to academic success. 'The report gauges how much value is placed on soft skills and whether young people feel they have enough support to learn the skills back at school and in the workplace' One of the key findings within this research was that 43% of young … Continue reading Are our learners work ready?