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  1. Supporting and connecting: fantastic learning and organisational resources from The King’s School librarian

    Philippa Rose, Librarian at The King’s School, has produced a wiki (j.mp/check-it-out-kings) of free resources for schools who didn’t have access to teaching and learning resources. Philipps has also created some short video presentations to help pupils (and adults) prepare themselves mentally (and in terms of organisation, planning, and goal-setting) for independent learning. It can…

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  2. Supporting and connecting: Employability skills

    NACE’s Job Outlook 2020 survey found that beyond a relevant major for the position and a strong GPA, problem-solving skills and the ability to work as part of a team are the attributes employers most want to see on resumes. Ninety-one percent of employer respondents are seeking signs of a candidate’s problem-solving skills, and 86 percent want…

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  3. Supporting and connecting: wellbeing training resources

    ‘Maintaining perspective and building a sense of agency through a pandemic’ – a useful session that can be shared with staff members in your community:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wR6pWbKyMmo The charity Charlie Waller Trust has adapted the information, training and support they provide to help young people, and those that work with them, to support their mental wellbeing at this…

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  4. Ondemand talk: Executive Function and Metacognition

    Following The King’s School talk we are pleased to share this on demand talk from The King’s School on Executive Function and Metacognition Rita Kanevski’s executive function presentation: https://youtu.be/_jVy6dw5Uyo Dr Heather Brannigan’s metacognition presentation: https://youtu.be/u7GhDAdS5Uk Please find below links to the two presentations and also the Powerpoint of the slides. Please note there are also some additional…

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  5. Inspiring futures: talks from past students

    The King’s School Alumni Association (OKS) has, as part of their programme, a series of talks for students and other alumni on their education and careers since leaving school. The talks are very interesting and are open to all students from across our partnership. You can find out which talks are coming up in the…

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  6. Supporting and connecting: inspiring careers videos from the BBC

    The BBC bitesize website has some amazing careers videos linked to all subject areas and so would be a great resource for students in KS3 and KS4 as part of their subject lessons or careers sessions. Students can also be encouraged to access these at home: www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhst2sg

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  7. Supporting and connecting: A talk on a career in journalism

    Ashitha Nagesh, an alumni from The King’s School, gave a talk as part of their OKS talks series and this recording is available to students from across our partnership. The talk is entitled ‘The art of telling other people’s stories’ and will be of interest to all those interested in a career in Journalism. https://youtu.be/xIDREXHdtNo

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  8. Supporting and Connecting: Talk on Metacognition and Executive Function

    On Friday 4 December The King’s School arranged a talk on Executive Function and Metacognition. With over 30 schools attending the talk was a great success and so we wanted to make these talks available to you on demand. Please find below links to the two presentations and also the Powerpoint of the slides. Please…

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