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What to expect in Key Stage 5

At Cromwell we aim to make our personal development (PD) curriculum vibrant by providing a number of outside speakers, gaining hands on life skills and fundraising. There are also a variety of trips for both information and guidance and for fun.

Below is the outline of activities in Year 12 which take place during PD sessions:


  Introduction to Unifrog and Post 18 choices

  Launch Mooc's

  Sixth Form committee choices

  Prevent training

  Revision techniques



  Making it into Medicine - virtual talk


  First Aid

  Finance & budgeting

  Revision technique - interleaving


  Cooking on a budget

  Lincoln University - how to study and improve learning skills 


  Revision techniques

  Flipped learning

  Unifrog Post 18 planning

  Christmas Quiz


  Human Rights with Jimmy's

  Future First - apprenticeships

  Unifrog - goal setting


  Finding the right apprenticeship

  Mental Health First Aid - how to help yourself


  Police awareness, driving and County Lines

  University of Suffolk - Unlock Session


  Blesma and reslilience

  Mock Week


  Appreciating other faiths


  UCAS convention

  Revisit Mooc's

  Book an Open Day


  Two collapse days UCAS and apprenticeship applications

  Rome trip

  End of Year day trip

We have additional speakers coming into the college to speak to our post 16 students on important issues such as, voting and how to register, and the National Citizenship Scheme.

We also offer educational trips and visits to various destinations:

  • The Houses of Parliament and the London Eye
  • Lessons from Auschwitz - Poland
  • Rome

In Year 13 our focus from September to December is UCAS, apprenticeships, CV writing and interview skills.

From January onwards we want each of our Year 13 students to have a very specific mentoring session. This means the personal development slot is used for academic mentoring sessions on a one to one basis. This includes discussion around study skills, attendance, future dreams and current performance.