PRISE Week | 9-13 October 2023
From the week commencing 9th October, at Chelmsford College we are hosting our very first PRISE week. PRISE stands for:
The week will be full of opportunity for all learners to personally develop, reflect, be mindful and prepare for life beyond college.
Some examples of the sessions featured include:
• Gavin McKenna- Learn about the impact of County Lines, drugs and gang culture and how you can make positive choices.
• PC Baloo the police dog will be visiting, demonstrating to learners the importance of resilience.
• Fun enrichment opportunities, such as the highly anticipated open auditions for our very first Chelmsford College band. Whether you are a singer or a musician, pop along and show us your talent.
• Daily sporting challenges to participate in, building on your teamwork skills.
• Sustainable upcycling workshops- Come and learn how to print on fabrics, pick up some free sustainable fashion and express yourselves creatively.
• Fun enrichment opportunities, such as the Kindness Challenge to raise money for the NSPCC.
• An introduction to First Aid- Learn the basics to First Aid and how to deal with a wide range of medical situations confidently
• Safer Places will be delivering a session on how to spot the signs of an unhealthy relationship, and strategies for developing healthy relationships.
• Fun enrichment opportunities, such as club recruitment and club meet ups. Join a society and meet like-minded individuals!
• British Sign Language workshops- learn the basics and help create a more inclusive college environment.
• Workshops with the DWP to build on soft skills for employment
• Fun enrichment opportunities, such as ambassador meetings where you can become an ambassador for a key issue, such as sustainability, digital or wellbeing, and work towards projects.
• The 2 Johns will be delivering key sessions in online safety, preparing us with tools when faces with online
• LGBTQ+ workshops, inspiring allies and those in the community alike with guest speakers sharing stories about their transition.
• Fun enrichment opportunities, such as food bank donation collections.