On 7/23/15, Sofie wrote:
> Hi. I would like to run a after school club, which would
> involve children going on the trips. Originally I wished
> pitch this for year twelves, but was told they are to
> stretched. when I mentioned year elevens I was told that
> they have exams and it would be too much for them. When I
> mentioned year ten, I was told that year twelve would be
> much better as they are more mature and haven't got exams
> till the final year!!
> I have no experience with secondary schools, only
> and would appreciate any insight or advice.
EVERY high year is under pressure now. It is true that Year
12 will no longer have examinations externally, but they
will have assignments and study. It's hard enough to get
them to commit the time outside class to their education,
without them spending more time away from school. Are you
some kind of organisation?
We run trips every year, both day and residential, but the
cost is becoming prohibitive and the responsibility is
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