Make the Grade - Case Studies

White Rose Challenge

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30 students from Year 9 at Rodillian Academy, Morley Academy and Woodkirk Academy were invited to the White Rose Centre where they were tasked with a brief to design a conceptual event that would attract footfall to a newly developed part of the centre called ‘The Village’.

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Social Action Project with Centrepoint and YBS

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Students from the Co-operative Academy of Leeds chose to raise money and awareness of youth homelessness for national charity Centrepoint with help from business mentors at Yorkshire Building Society.

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Premier Farnell Technology Challenge 2017

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Key Stage 5 students are given the opportunity to learn about the latest coding technology and design their own concept to help others with the help of Premier Farnell.

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#INLEEDSDAY2017

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Students from three of Leeds' universities got a deeper insight into graduate career opportunities in the city thanks to a diverse range of businesses and a day-long challenge.

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Workplace visit to Birmingham Airport

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30 male pupils from Year 6 were selected to meet and work with positive working role models from Birmingham Airport to help them expand their understanding of the various industries and roles out there in the world of work.

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Transpennine Express Scheduling Challenge

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Major train operator, Transpennine Express, help Year 10 students apply their learning from GCSE Maths to a real life scenario and understand how their learning from the classroom can be applied to the real world.

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Paradise Birmingham Urban Regeneration Challenge

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With the help and advice of industry experts, Year 9 students from two schools in Birmingham were asked to plan a brand new development for the city.

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Girls Can Do It Too from Landsec

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40 female students were set a challenge by property management company Landsec to inspire young women to explore careers in construction.

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Interview Practice at Wakefield College

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900 students from Wakefield College got an opportunity to hone their interview skills with help from over 50 local business volunteers at the college’s city and Castleford campuses.

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#GirlTechLCR

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75 students from schools in Leeds, Bradford and Calderdale were invited to #GirlTechLCR - the 'tech for girls' event aimed at better educating young women about career paths in digital.

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Light Up Sunderland with Northern Powergrid

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Winning pupils from Grindon Hall Christian School in Sunderland were made VIPs for the night after winning the Northern Powergrid Light Up Sunderland competition to design their own Christmas light.

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Arup Engineering Awareness Week

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Arup Engineering Awareness Week is designed to give budding engineers of the future a taste of the working world with an exciting project competition. This year's experiences took place in Leeds and Manchester,

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Trinity Kitchen Challenge

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Budding entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to pitch their ideas for a pop-up restaurant to business dragons at Leeds Trinity Kitchen.

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