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SJR Students At Buckingham Palace

SJR Students At Buckingham Palace

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SJR Students At Buckingham Palace

Some of our high-achieving students picked up their gold Duke of Edinburgh certificates at the Gold Awards Presentation at Buckingham palace.
The students met Prince Edward, who they found to be “very nice and chatty, very down to earth as well.”
The celebrity guest speaker was Rudolph Walker (Patrick off Eastenders), who the students found to be “amazing,” particularly in the way that he spoke from the heart on how their achievements on the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme have inspired him. 

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If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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