Master Thought Processes at Wilmington Academy

Often choices after Post 16 can be the hardest and most challenging ones to make, as university is not for everyone. With this in mind, a selected group of Year 13 students at Wilmington Academy, had the opportunity to participate

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University Student Finance Talk 2017

Did you know that you have to apply for student finance each year, throughout your university study? A massive thank you to the University of Kent for facilitating our University Finance Talks, both to students and parents.  It was a

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Action Day: Dynamic Dialogue & Debate (November 2016)

This event targeted Year 12 and Year 13 students.  Students worked with ambassadors from Canterbury Christ Church University in order to improve and develop their presentation and public speaking skills. Activities were designed to stress the importance of making eye

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License to Kill 2016

Year 12 students attended a production of License to Kill. The event is organised by Kent Fire and Rescue and offers perspectives from those involved in road traffic accidents. Students heard from paramedics, police, survivors of traffic accidents, and from

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Marketing guru inspires Post 16 students at Wilmington Academy

Years 12 and 13 at Wilmington Academy were fortunate enough to be the recipients of a highly inspiring presentation by Barnaby Winter of the Brand Bucket Company. Barnaby can easily be considered to be a successful businessman and related his

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David Dein visits Wilmington

David Dein, former Vice-Chairman of Arsenal Football Club, spoke to all of Post 16 to give advice gained from his experiences managing and motivating in the Football world. He offered the students many key ideas: you can motivate millionaires with

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UK University Search Fair 2016

When deciding about options at University, students have a wealth of resources available to them, however, sometimes struggle with where and what to start with.  With this in mind, at the end of September, this year’s crop of budding Year

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Project Based Learning 2016

PBL Week saw the students engage in a variety of personal and professional skills development alongside cultural education. On Monday, students had mock interviews with employers from local businesses in order to practice interview skills and effective communication. Students prepared

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Wilmington Academy launches business mentoring scheme

Wilmington Academy held its first business mentoring breakfast on Wednesday 28th September. Delegates from a wide range of business sectors attended to learn more about the academy and its new business mentoring scheme. As candidates for the International Baccalaureate Careers

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London Skills Show 2015

As part of the Post 16 impartial careers advice, Year 12 students attended the London Skills show on the 13th November. The London Skills Show provides an opportunity for young people across the country to discover varying careers and further

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