Students attend care academy workshops

Scarborough TEC recently welcomed students from Caedmon College Whitby, Scalby School, Saint Augustine’s School and George Pindar School for the latest series of North Yorkshire Care Academy workshops.

Saturday, 7th March 2020, 6:27 pm
Sara Wharton demonstrates how to teach phonics to a group of North Yorkshire Care Academy students.

The academy was launched in 2018 to address the needs of the health, social care, early years and allied professions.

During the workshops the pupils took part in a variety of sessions including Disability Sports, An Introduction to Teaching Phonics and a Working with the Disabled session organised by the NHS team at Castle House.

The pupils also took part in speed networking session with local providers including Carers’ Resource, Saint Cecilia’s Care Group and Nursing Home, The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (UK), Compass Buzz, Coventry University Scarborough, the NHS and Castle House.

Nicci Sedman, a student support advisor at Scarborough TEC who is part of the team that coordinates North Yorkshire Care Academy, said: “We’re always delighted to welcome the local schools.

“The young people are always engaged with the activities that take place and it’s brilliant to see them keen and raring to learn about the industry.”