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HEON Events 21-22

HEON are planning on running a fantastic series of events during the coming academic year. Below you will find out information about each of these initiatives. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at heon@surrey.ac.uk.

HEON has split its offer into three sub-genres (to include
residentials) to make it easier for you as teachers/careers
lead to understand our offer. The partner offer has been
split into ‘Programmes’ and ‘Workshops’. Below you will gain an insight into what we are looking to deliver over the next academic year.

After the successful transition to online delivery, we are
able to continue to offer many of our activities either online
or face-to-face… we’ll work with you to develop a blended
programme as suits your school/college.

The information about our programme is available below and also summarised in the brochure which can be downloaded.

WORKSHOPS

Our workshops offer topic based sessions through predominantly one off engagements. The session length varies so do take a look below to find out the exact details of each of our workshops.

Description: This workshop will give students the opportunity to gain an insight into life within HE and an understanding of what to expect from HE.

Discussions based around; what higher education is, experiencing subject tasters and engaging a campus tour are all key aspects of this workshop.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 -13
Delivery Format: Online and Face to Face delivery
Number of Students: Adaptable to requirements
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks:  7
Progression Framework: Stage 1 – Introduction & Inspire with Outcomes KO7 KO8 AO1

Description: A series of stand alone sessions providing clear IAG on different financial topics.

3 stand alone sessions:
1. What is Finance?
Introduction to the world of finance, looking at bank accounts, cards and understanding financial terms.
2. Understanding Debt
Credits cards and loans explained, fraud, gambling and criminal activity.
3. Is University Affordable?
Student loans, repayments and independent living.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 10 – 13
Format: Online and Face to Face delivery
Number of Students: 80 lecture, 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 3 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 2 – Develop and Decide with Outcomes KO3 KO7 AO1 AO2 AO6

Description: This workshop will give students an insight and understanding of higher & degree apprenticeships. Students will be given the opportunity to compare apprenticeships with university degrees and given a greater understanding of the benefits of both.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Online and Face to Face delivery
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 6 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO1 KO2 KO7 AO2 AO6

Description: This workshop will give students the opportunity to participate in a variety of multi-sport sessions at the world leading Surrey Sports Park.

This workshop will also give your students the opportunity to explore careers in sport and gain an understanding of student sport within
higher education.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Face to Face delivery at Surrey Sports Park
Number of Students: 30 students
Duration: Sessions to take place across either AM (9:15am-12:15pm) or PM (12:45pm-3:45pm)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 3 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO7  KO8 AO6

Description: This workshop will encompass a range of life skills and mindsets that are often not discovered until reaching ones professional life. Area’s of exploration will include; Self-Awareness, ‘Building Your Personal Brand’,
‘What to Stop Doing…’ and many more. This session will develop a positive mind set and support your students for that next step into HE.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 3 & 4
Progression Framework:   Stage 2 Develop and Decide with Outcomes AO2 AO3 AO6

Description: Taster Days will feature academic sessions, sessions from our fantastic partner institutions and information, advice and guidance (IAG) sessions.

Students will also have a campus tour and the chance to speak to current university students. Catering and travel will also be provided by HEON. Taster days are hosted at one our HEON partners campuses.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Day event running
between hours of 9:30am-2:30pm
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire with outcomes KO1 KO3 KO5 KO7 KO8 AO1 AO2 AO6

Description: This workshop will delve into the transition from school/further education into higher education. Topics include; ‘An Introduction into HE’, ‘Transition into University – How do you prepare?’, ‘Academic Life – How is University different from school?’, and ‘Student Activities – What do you do alongside studying?’

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 3 Prepare and Progress with Outcomes KO7 KO8 AO1

Description: This workshop takes a look at the idyllic projections of utopianism (a perfect world), then apply this as a method of imagining our own perfect futures (in this case, what the ideal university would be for each student to go to). Utopianism has a dark side too, and so we look into how to adjust our method so as to make our hoped-for futures more achievable.

Targeted Age Group: Yr  11 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 7 & 8
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO1 KO8

Description: These individual workshops are open to students considering or already studying creative arts subjects. Choose from masterclasses in animation, architecture, fashion and textiles, fine art, 3D design, illustration, performing arts and photography. Delivered by UCA’s Creative Workshop Tutors either in-school or on campus, students will learn about how to forge a career in these areas, learn a new skill and have the freedom to develop their individual creative ideas. We also
offer portfolio workshops for students in Years 10 – 13.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 -13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30
Duration: 1 – 2 hours
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 4 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO5 KO6 AO3 AO5 AO6

Description: Our wellbeing workshops give students the tools to understand mental health and enable them to reflect upon and build positive wellbeing and resilience. In collaboration with the University for the Creative Arts, we also offer a collection of creative wellbeing workshops. From mindful drawing to creative writing, our workshops have cross-curricular links to literacy, art, PSHE, design and technology and SMSC.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max)
Duration: Approx 1 hour (Flexibility to adjust duration)
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 3
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO4 KO5 AO3 AO6

Description: Exciting and hands on taster sessions around STEM subjects, showing students the importance of understanding basics in STEM and how it impacts the world we live in now. Sessions are tailored to each year group and can encompass the curriculum to support student learning outcomes.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13
Format: Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 students
Duration: 1 Hour
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 4 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO1  KO5 AO1 AO6

Description: An in-depth look into an interesting but grizzly subject. A look at real crimes and their legal and criminological effect on the world. We venture to different times with Jack the Ripper, Charles Ponzi, Gypsy Rose Blanchard and more. Presented by the University of Law.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 10 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: Approx 1 hour
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 4 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire KO1, KO5, KO7, AO1, AO6

Description: Examines the roles of Lawyers, the Police, Criminologists and other associated professions in the criminal justice system to give students inspiration and direction. For those interested in the sector but unsure which path is right for them or just want to know more. Presented by the University of Law.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 10 – 13
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: 1 Hour
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 4 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO1 KO5 KO7 KO8 AO1 AO6

Description: This workshop will look at a variety of entry level subjects based around T-Levels such as; ‘What Are T Levels?’, ‘What Subjects Can You Study?’, ‘T Levels and Progression After’, and ‘T Level Case Studies’.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 11
Format: Online & Face to Face
Number of Students: 30 (max) – Face to Face
Unlimited – Online
Duration: 1 Hour
Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 4 & 7
Progression Framework:  Stage 1 – Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes KO1  AO2

PROGRAMMES

Our programmes have been designed to be delivered over a series of sessions. The session length varies so click on the images below to find out the exact details of our programmes.

The Book Quest

Project Description: We are offering a virtual book club for Years 7 to 11. The Book
Quest invites students to enrol their child onto one of two book groups (Years 7-8 and Years 9-11). Once enrolled, the students will be invited to join a secure online platform and sent the first
book. There will also be an introductory session held in school to create a blended offer for this activity. To become Literary Legends, students will read the chosen book over a short period
and interact with online content. They will have the chance to read new books, take part in discussions and complete challenges.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 7-11

Format: Online and Face to Face

Duration: 5 Weeks Approx starting early December

Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 7

Progression Framework:  Stage 1 Introduce and Inspire with Outcomes AO3 AO5

How To Make Yourself Employable

Project Description: This programme provides the student with a step by step process to help them build their CV and practice completing applications. The programme will be delivered progressively across 4 sessions.

4 progressive sessions
Session 1: Introduction, aim, outcome, writing your achievement portfolio
Session 2: Writing your employability skills
Session 3: Writing your personal statement
Session 4: Building your CV, understanding applications to FE and Apprenticeships

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 13

Format: Online and Face to Face

Numbers of students: 20 (max)

Duration: 4 sessions (delivered across pre-agreed time frame)

Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 5 & 7

Progression Framework:  Stage 2 Develop and Decide Stage 3 Prepare and Progress with Outcomes KO1 KO2 KO7 AO2 AO6

Mentoring Programme

Project Description: A weekly mentoring programme providing students with extra support to improve their learning in chosen GCSE subjects (Maths, English, Triple Science – school can request different subjects) Our mentoring programme will be delivered by trained University Student Ambassadors.

Spaces are extremely limited, please contact your relevant Partner Officer as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 11

Format: Online and Face to Face

Numbers of students: 20 (max) per school 5-7 (per individual class)

Duration: 1hr Sessions

Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 4 & 7

Progression Framework:  Stage 2 Develop and Decide Stage 3 Prepare and Progress with Outcomes KO5 AO3

STEPPING ONTO YOUR CAREER LADDER

Project Description: Using Start Profile, students will be encouraged to work their way through a series of activities to understand more about themselves and their career options. Each session will support the students to complete the different tasks on Start Profile and provide opportunities for discussion and advice. This programme, is made up of 6 progressive sessions. Start Profile is a software which will require computer use/access to a computer suite.

1. INTRODUCTION
Discussing the aims and outcomes of the whole programme Getting set up on Start Profile, identifying personal interests
2. LEARNING ABOUT YOURSELF
Exploring work preferences, identifying skills and qualities
3. CAREER SUITABILITY
Looking at different job roles, what qualifications are needed and suggested further education pathways
4. EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
What do employers look for and how can you evidence the skills you have?
5. SKILLS BUILDING AND ACTION PLANNING
Starting your employability action plan and setting goals. Exploring ways to build your skills
6. ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROGRAMME REVIEW
Starting your ‘experience locker’ to evidence your skills and achievements. Reviewing highlights and key learning points from the programme.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – 10

Format: Online and Face to Face

Numbers of students: 20 (max)

Duration:  4 Weeks of 1hr workshops

Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 2 3 & 7

Progression Framework: Stage 1 Introduce and Inspire Stage 2 Develop and Decide KO1  KO7 AO1 AO2 AO6

Saturday Art Club

Project Description: Get creative with our series of workshops delivered by
experienced Creative Workshop Tutors at UCA Farnham Campus
in November. Students can choose from various art forms
including fine art, 3D design and performing arts. Saturday
Art Club will take place over 4 weeks on 6th, 13th, 20th and
27th November. Materials are provided and transport can be
arranged free of charge for HEON students.

Targeted Age Group: Yr 9 – Y11

Format: Online

Numbers of students: 30 (max)

Duration:3-4 hours of delivery across a 5-6 week programme

Supporting Gatsby Benchmarks: 3 4 5 & 7

Progression Framework:  Stage 2 Develop and Decide with Outcomes KO5 KO6 KO8 AO3 AO5 AO6

Other Opportunities

This year HEON are offering two residentials; one during the Easter Holidays and one in Summer.

HEON residentials consist of workshops, practical activities and information sessions during the day, to showcase all Higher Education options and possible career routes. There will also be fun and informal entertainment in the evenings. Attendees will also get to meet current University students to really get a taste of what life at University would be like.

Sessions are delivered by many of our partner institutions, which provides a varied, balanced insight into higher education options. Both HEON residentials are completely free.

SPRING RESIDENTIAL AT ROYAL HOLLOWAY – UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
11th – 13th April, for 30 Y10 students, 3 days and 2 nights.

SUMMER SCHOOL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
25th– 28th July, for 30 Y10-11 students, 4 days and 3 night

Booking opens in November. For more information contact your HEON Partner Officer or contact us on heon@surrey.ac.uk

WHO TO CONTACT

HEON’s offer of events are for those schools and colleges we proactively support. If you are a member of staff from one of these you can contact the allocated partner officer to discuss your requirements. If your school or college is not listed below and you would like to explore what HEON can offer please contact us at heon@surrey.ac.uk

Jonathan Keri Lizzie Emilie Tham
jonathan.baldwin
@rhul.ac.uk
k.mcsweeney
@farn-ct.ac.uk
lizzie.turner
@uca.ac.uk
e.delaNougerede
@surrey.ac.uk
thamasin.young
@surrey.ac.uk
Collingwood College

 

Farnborough College of Technology Alderwood Senior School Chertsey High School Activate Learning
Salesian School Chertsey

 

The Wavell All Hallows Christ’s College Brooklands
St Pauls RC

 

Fernhill Ash Manor School Hoe Valley School NESCOT College
Thomas Knyvett College Cove The Beacon Strodes College
  Farnham Heath End School The Matthew Arnold School The 6th Form Farnborough
    Woking College
    Activate Learning
    Brooklands