HOW 3T CAN HELP YOU GAIN AWARDS BY RECORDING YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS

Select: ‘ I would like to be an award student’ when registering.

This award programme is externally quality assured by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and are credit rated on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) where they sit at level 3.

The Awards follow a Plan-Do-Review process, which enables young people to more effectively recognise and articulate their learning and achievements within different contexts. This increases their self-esteem, improves motivation and keeps young people engaged with learning.

Through self and peer assessment young people develop skills for learning, life and work. The Awards fully support the aims, values, purpose and  provide a simple framework to support quality work with young people. They offer recognition and accreditation for young peoples’ achievements 

ALL STUDENTS WISHING TO TAKE PART WILL NEED THEIR UNIQUE SCOTTISH CANDIDATE NUMBER.

This will ensure all achievements and certificates are recorded as part of their education record through out school life. This is beneficial when applying for further education courses and to add into C.V later in life.

All students are allocated a number when they enter the schooling system and can be obtained from their school.

If you are home schooled or have just arrived in the country DON’T WORRY we can help.

We can contact and help obtain the appropriate information for you , just let us know.

Features of the awards

Are for young people age 10+

Are inclusive and suitable for young people with a range of interests and abilities

Are externally quality assured by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)

Are credit rated on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) where they sit at level 3

Support the aims, values, purpose and implementation of Curriculum for Excellence

 

HOW THIS FITS IN WITH ‘ SMILE!’  and Skills WORKSHOPS

Help with evidence collation from our workshop activities and goals  will take place between 3:30-4:30pm each day with our fully trained staff.

 

BREAKDOWN OF EXTRA COST

4 day courses +£30 to basic/ early bird course fee

5 day course +£35 to basic/ early bird course fee

When you register as an award student ( see registration page) the fee is representative of the extra time and admin required that is over and above main ‘ Smile!’ performance project or ‘Skills’ timetable

These costs are NOT included in prizes won. This is an additional activity out-with regular course times.

 

LONG DAY = EXTRA SNACKS

We will make sure that all candidates are well looked after with appropriate breaks. It is advisable to send awards students with at least 3 healthy snacks and one packed lunch through out the day. Water bottles are essential and can be re-filled through out the day at water fountains found around the venue.

 

CERTIFICATES

The official certificates/ awards will be sent via post to you approximately 6 weeks after completion once all submissions have been approved.