By: Chelmsford College Posted: 28/09/2023 Share:

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:

Be Prepared
Be Respectful
Be Inspired
Be Safe
Be Engaged

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.

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