Learning for Life and Work, Citizenship and PSHE

Mission

 ‘To inspire and encourage learners to develop socially, morally, culturally, spiritually and academically to be effective contributors to society, economy and the environment.  In summary, to be fully aware of real life issues personally, in wider society and in the workplace.’

 

Our departmental value is that everyone is a life-long learner regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity, religion and social background.  Our ethos is linked to the whole school ethos of mutual respect and understanding.

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Safer Internet Day 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018 is  being celebrated globally today on Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.  Glengormley High has been connecting with SID2018 by using a Word Wall to describe their online safety awareness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Citizenship Classes have been completing the SID2018 quiz and other classes are trying the 7 Day Social Media Detox.

Year 12 Young Enterprise Workshop

Year 12 students had a great workshop with Young Enterprise.  The focus was on study skills.  The programme for the session involved looking at learning styles, revision techniques, methods of studying, time management and designing your study area.  Pupils had the opportunity to think of their learning style (audio, visual, kinaesthetic) and how it would help their revision technique.  It was well led by Martin from Young Enterprise and thoroughly enjoyed by all.