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Week of Action (4th – 8th June)

This week (4 – 8 June) we will shine a spotlight on a selection of our activities that have supported and raised aspirations and inspired young learners in West Yorkshire.  See below for a flavour of our events and activities, check out our Social Media accounts or take a look at our blog.

Follow us on Twitter and keep an eye out for #WeAreNCOP to see all activity Nationally!

We have lots of activities taking place this week!

  • Students working with a 3D design company to help with their ‘Big Deal’ business project- a 14 week enterprise competition for students in Years 9 or 10 who have an interest in enterprise. The winning team are taken on a business trip of a lifetime to New York City!
  • Launch of our ‘Train the Trainer’ package!
  • University of Leeds Physics Department exploring:  What is Physics? Why do Physics? How we do Physics?
  • Learners getting creative with Leeds Arts University
  • An excellence hub trip to University of York to get involved with numbers on a mathematical day out.

 

“As Senior Project Manager for NCOP it has been really exciting to grow Go Higher West Yorkshire’s NCOP over the last year and a half. It has been a fantastic journey to go from early engagement of schools and recruitment of staff to seeing the dynamic programme of activity taking place across West Yorkshire.

It’s great to see the difference providing young people with opportunities to understand their Higher Education options and develop the skills and confidence they need to achieve makes. I’m really proud of the work we are doing to empower young people to make informed choices about Higher Education – through our direct work with young people in schools, colleges, academies and communities, but also by working with parents, carers, teachers and other professionals to provide young people with help when it’s needed. I’m looking forward to continuing to develop our work over the coming year and to continuing to support young people from across West Yorkshire to benefit from the opportunities that Higher Education can offer.”