Who are these skills courses for? Year 11 / S4 girls who want to learn new skills and get ahead in the sixth form – and beyond. If you love science, technology, engineering and maths, read on....
What will I be doing? These are soft skills courses (set against a science/technology project) so you'll learn essential key skills to use during your academic career, and throughout your professional and personal life:
• Get well organised • Manage your time effectively and efficiently • Enhance your research and revision techniques • Develop your presentation techniques • Write top class reports • Take useful notes • Run a successful project • Become an invaluable member of a team
Attending one of these courses will mean that you will have priority when applying for a place on a Headstart Year 12 course the following year, where you'll find out all about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths ready for your UCAS application. Universities hold Headstart courses in high regard when considering students’ UCAS applications.