Careers and Enterprise
Within each key stage students will have the opportunity to be part of an enterprise team as well as running their own class enterprise stalls at annual winter and summer fayres.
Within key stage 3 the students are working towards setting up, ‘NOT WASTE’ food stall which will be available for staff and students. Students will learn about budgeting, unnecessary food waste, and the effect it has within the world.
Within key stage 4 the students have set up their own healthy tuck shop which they have planned and budgeted for. Each week they are selling a range of snacks, including hot snacks, fruit and baked goods, all based on student led market research and budgeting skills and advertising.
Within post 16, students run a weekly staff lunch business which offers hot food such as homemade soup, bread, jacket potatoes and made to order sandwiches. They also operate a Friday take way initiative, where staff order a meal to take home at the end of the school day. The money made is going towards setting up two further enterprise businesses and a horticulture base within the school.
Careers experience and education takes place within all key stages of school.
Beechcliffe School has been working towards gaining the eight Gatsby benchmarks which has been in line with the government’s careers strategy that was introduced into schools. By July 2020 Beechcliffe School will have met all eight benchmarks.
The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines that define the best careers provision in schools and colleges and the Careers Strategy is built around them.
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