Year 10 students took part in mock interviews on Thursday 19 & 20 January 2017 to provide them with practice for a real life interview in the future e.g. job, college or university interview. With 110 students taking part, they were interviewed by local employers, allowing the students to gain valuable feedback on how they could improve their interview skills.
Designer brands, catwalk show and lots of shopping, a number of students from Freebrough Academy travelled to the NEC Birmingham on Friday 2 December 2016 to ‘The Clothes Show’. The Clothes Show which was established in 1989 is now 27 years old and allows people to see fashion at its finest with many special guests attending.
Talented performer and dancer, Sian Husband Y11, starred in Hartlepool’s Christmas pantomime, Aladdin at Hartlepool Town Hall Theatre. Running from Thursday 15 December – Wednesday 28 December 2016, Sian showed confidence and determination, performing to audience after audience.
Learning about the history of the Coca-Cola Company and an exciting factory tour, seeing the whole journey of a bottle of coke – from plastic for the bottle, to warehousing and transporting of the finished product. Post 16 Enterprise and Entrepreneurship students had the amazing opportunity to visit the Coca Cola European Partners Factory in Wakefield on Monday 9 January 2017.
ALSO OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY
Freebrough Academy are linking up with Volleyball England to set up a long term project aimed at giving the students and the local community the chance to learn and play volleyball. The sessions will be led by Anthony Laffan, a current award winning national coach, who is leading the way in developing inclusive volleyball. Anthony is also the Head Coach for the national league side North Riding Eagles.
On Thursday 15 December 2016, Freebrough Academy staff and students joined together to perform a Mannequin Challenge in memory of Liam Wright, an ex-student who passed away recently. It not only provided an opportunity for all of us at the Academy to show our respects, but it also allowed us to raise money for Liam’s family’s chosen charities.