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Team Brunel - Raising Aspirations Day

On Wednesday 3rd of December, year 7 Team Brunel students took part in Raising Aspirations Day. The day aims to challenge higher attaining students by exposing them to GCSE and even A-level subject content and inspire them to think about what they might like to do in the future. Teachers volunteered to teach lessons on their favourite academic subjects which ranged from Global Pandemics to Computer Coding and even Latin! Students had the benefit of working in small groups with teachers on a range of subjects, some of which they had never studied before. I would like to thank all the teachers involved in providing the students with such a fantastic opportunity to engage with high level concepts in great depth and have the experience of seminar style learning early on in their academic careers.                  

What the students thought:                       

“I thought the [global pandemics] lesson was really interesting. I learned lots of new words and about things that are going on now!”  George Park, Year 7

“I liked it [Latin] and want to do it again because it gives me more of an urge to think about going to university when I am older.”  Zak Adams, Year 7

“Mr Sayed’s lesson expanded my knowledge of Art as we learned more about different types…”  Kush Patel, Year 7

“Overall, I like the idea of this day as we got to see different subjects and a part of what and how we will do in the future. I loved it.”  Kavita Sidhu, Year 7

                  

On Wednesday 3rd of December, year 7 Team Brunel students took part in Raising Aspirations Day. The day aims to challenge higher attaining students by exposing them to GCSE and even A-level subject content and inspire them to think about what they might like to do in the future. Teachers volunteered to teach lessons on their favourite academic subjects which ranged from Global Pandemics to Computer Coding and even Latin! Students had the benefit of working in small groups with teachers on a range of subjects, some of which they had never studied before. I would like to thank all the teachers involved in providing the students with such a fantastic opportunity to engage with high level concepts in great depth and have the experience of seminar style learning early on in their academic careers.                  

What the students thought:                        

 “I thought the [global pandemics] lesson was really interesting. I learned lots of new words and about things that are going on now!”  George Park, Year 7

“I liked it [Latin] and want to do it again because it gives me more of an urge to think about going to university when I am older.”  Zak Adams, Year 7

“Mr Sayed’s lesson expanded my knowledge of Art as we learned more about different types…”  Kush Patel, Year 7

“Overall, I like the idea of this day as we got to see different subjects and a part of what and how we will do in the future. I loved it.”  Kavita Sidhu, Year 7