Issued: December 4, 2016
PICTURE: (left to right) Jack Hammond and Tommy Argent, from King Harold Academy, and Holly Baldwin, Monet Richardson and Kerry Shrimpton, from Debden Park High School CLICK HERE
King Harold Academy students attend Year 9 Motivation Conference
Forty Year 9 students from King Harold Academy and Debden Park High School attended a Motivational Conference at the Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, funded by the YES Partnership.
Students had the opportunity to take part in team building exercises which included building a paper tower, brain profiling, goal setting and meeting with employers.
The aim of day was to inspire and motivate young people.
Students had an enjoyable and informative day along with a three course lunch in the Thyme Restaurant.
At the end of the conference certificates of attendance were presented to students by Waltham Abbey Mayor councillor Helen Kane and Loughton Mayor councillor Carol Davies. Students also received a career goal plan for their future learning and studies.