What is Back on Track?
An extension of The Stevenage ESC Outreach Programme.
Who is it for?
KS3 pupils at risk of exclusion from Stevenage Secondary Schools.
- High Quality Education Provision in Literacy and Numeracy.
- Comprehensive Assessments.
- Provision away from the Mainstream School on a fixed term basis.
- Opportunity for pupils to get 'back on track' through PHSE and Social Skills Curriculum.
- The facilitation of pupil work provided by the School.
- Progress in Learning
- Social Skills Gained/Improved
- Increased Self Esteem and Confidence
- Schools gain empowerment to review its support strategies for the pupils.
Tina Stanley - Back on Track Teacher, Stevenage ESC
Stevenage Education Support Centre
Collenswood Road, Stevenage,
Hertfordshire, SG2 9HQ
Tel: 01438 369119
Cooking for Life
Students who attend the Back on Track group at SESC will develop:
- knowledge of hygiene in the kitchen
- cooking skills in various areas enabling them to succeed in completing a range of savoury and sweet dishes
- presentation of a completed dish
- knowledge of different foods around the world
- confidence in following a written recipe
- understanding of safety working in the kitchen
- understanding condiments, seasoning, pickles, snacks
- cooking terminology
- knowledge of different ingredients
- awareness of various cooking techniques
Students who attend the Back on Track group at SESC will develop knowledge of:
- what they know about alcohol
- what are the long term effects of excessive alcohol drinking
- what bullying is
- why people bully others
- what effect bullying has on the people involved
- who bullying really hurts
- how we can stop bullying
- whether there are benefits to taking drugs
- the dangers of posting selfies onto the internet
- safety when making friends online
- what to do if we see something we don’t like online
Social Development (SD)
Students who attend the Back on Track group at SESC will:
- learn about the consequences of truancy
- be enabled to focus on the subject of emotions more easily
- be enabled to learn about the stories and experiences of others
- develop self-awareness, motivation, empathy, social skills and management of feelings
- learn about the causes and myths of domestic violence
- look at the different forms of abuse
- be enabled to talk about people, events, thoughts, hopes and dreams
- be enabled to increase their knowledge around sex and sexuality
- be enabled to develop communication, self-esteem and friendship skills
- be enabled to discuss, sometimes difficult, issues
- be enabled to talk about individual feelings