Applefields-Danesgate Monday Partnership

On a Monday two groups of Post 16 students from Applefields School spend the day at Danesgate.  Their day is split into two. One half of the day is spent doing practical sessions:

  • Construction
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Bricklaying
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Catering
  • Horticulture
  • Small animal care

The other half of the day is spent with Sarah Wood who is their portfolio building tutor. The students work towards a City and Guilds Certificate in Employability and Personal Development. The students cover work from the folllowing areas:

  • Personal planning
  • Career planning including a visit to either York College or Askham Bryan College
  • Personal finance
  • Healthy living
  • Personal skills
  • Making use of leisure time
  • Working as a group

You can find further information about Applefields school on their website.