The winners of the NCW Case Study Competition which took place in March 2018 are today (16 Apr) announced as follows:-
Secondary 1st place – Tresham College Wellingborough, Corby & Northants They receive £250 worth of educational resources supplied by Prospects Education Ltd
Secondary 2nd place – Carlton le Willows Academy – East Midlands They receive £100 worth of educational resources supplied by Prospects Education Ltd
Secondary 3rd place – Eggars School – Hampshire They receive £40 worth of educational resources supplied by Prospects Education Ltd
Primary 1st place - West Oaks all through School - Yorkshire They receive a half day Rocket Kids session donated by Steam Co
Primary 2nd place – Ridgeway Primary Academy – Tyneside They receive a steam Co Air Rocket Launcher worth £150
Primary 3rd place - Greenwood Academies Trust – Corby They receive a copy of of ‘Teaching Creative Thinking’ by Bill Lucas and Helen Spence
All entries were judged on originality; reach & inclusivity of pupils, parents, stakeholders and community; the ability to factor in staff involvement/training; ease of implementation; and differentiation incorporated to help support Gatsby benchmark 3, addressing the needs of each pupil.
A huge number of entries were received, the vast majority of a very high quality and judging the entries proved very difficult. NCW are, however, very happy to confirm that, over the next few months we will producing a number of resources using the superb ideas, tips and shortcuts shared so generously by the entrants. The highlight of these resources will be the release of a collection of the top case studies in time for the new academic year.
We will be featuring the winners in the NCW report due out shortly, our social media channels and on our website.
“National careers week provides a platform to develop the careers offer and inform the next generation of thevarious possible routes. In what has been out biggest and most successful week to date a new element was being able to capture case studies. We are absolutely delighted to recognise these as best practice, collaboration and sharing ideas to further improve careers for young people. We are especially grateful to Prospects Educational Resources and Steam Co for donating the prizes”. Stephen Logan – Director NCW
“National Careers Week is a fantastic opportunity for young people to engage in careers related activities. Prospects Education Resources is delighted to support and celebrate the good work that is being delivered the length and breadth of the country.” Jonathan Lightfoot – Manager – Prospects Education Resources
About NCW: NCW CIC is a not for profit community interest company funded by sponsorship and run by a committed group of passionate and experienced professionals. By 2018 our work had reached a total of over 3.5m young people. NCW 2019 runs from 4th – 9th March 2019 and provides free resources to support teachers in delivering the much-needed support that young people need to negotiate the increasingly difficult terrain of the transition from school to workplace.
About Prospects Educational Resources: Prospects educational resources is the leading supplier of resources for careers education, information advice and guidance