We also offered the new students the opportunity to take part in a Barcelona trip taking place in November. This is a joint department trip for Languages; Sciences; Business Studies; Travel and Tourism; Art and Drama. We have planned a full and busy programme over four days with specific activities and visits relevant to the courses being studied.
As always we have an exciting programme of Enrichment activities planned although one young man thought that having a hypnotist to come and demonstrate skills may be a good idea. We are not sure about that! The students do have the opportunity to make suggestions that they feel would improve their overall experience in Palma College and I was proud of our Student Leadership team for going to local businesses and cafés and negotiating discounts for Students: this is the kind of initiatives we encourage the young people to take.
So the hard work begins. Looking at the schedule of deadlines for various departments to have all the assignments in, marked and ready to send off to the exam board it does look daunting. This is even before the actual exam season begins. We ask the young students to take every opportunity given to them to do their very best academically so that they will be ready for the next steps in life after College.