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Year 7 Cultural Entitlement Days

Our year 7 students had the opportunity to try something different on Tuesday 10th and Tuesday 17th March 2015.  All students were involved in a range of Cultural Entitlement activities designed to develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be a British citizen in our rich multicultural society. 

The programme ran as follows:

Session 1

Dine around the World – How our Multicultural society has enriched our diet

Students were given the opportunity to taste food from around the world, conduct a food analysis and design and develop packaging

Session 2

First Aid – Active citizens

Promoting the values of responsibility, compassion and care and the need to take action. St John’s Ambulance delivered a session allowing students to try their hand at emergency first aid and resuscitation encouraging them to be responsible for each other’s wellbeing

Session 3

Bikeability - Cycling proficiency.   Promoting an understanding of rights and responsibilities with regard to safe behaviour as a road user. 

A-stars Walsall ran a cycle maintenance course for all year 7 students. Students received a goody bag to take away with them.

Session 4

Multicultural Dance Workshop. Promoting multiculturalism and artistic awareness.  Workshops exploring worldwide dance and linking it to the media were run by Education Group. Students had the opportunity to create and edit a video.

Session 5

The Trade Game – Promoting empathy for the people of less developed countries

Students had the opportunity to:

  • ž  Gain an understanding of how supply and demand affect the value of goods and services
  • ž  Identify the trading difficulties for less economically developed countries
  • ž  Use and develop team working skills