Give your students the tools, knowledge and self-confidence to become successful independent learners.
With a constantly evolving curriculum and a growing need for the development of broader life skills, here’s a real opportunity for schools to deliver targeted support that can make a profound difference to students’ prospects.
Veema can help
Our Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 masterclasses are designed to support students through some of the most important years of school life. They carefully complement the curriculum, encouraging students to discover and employ the skills they need to become enthusiastic learners, self managers, reflective enquirers and creative thinkers.
Veema’s masterclasses support students at every stage — from transitioning successfully into secondary education, to making considered GCSE, AS and A-level choices, and preparing for the rigours of Higher Education.
Accessible, practical support
All our masterclasses run for two hours and are delivered to small groups in your school by experienced practitioners. We use a variety of techniques to suit different learning styles and provide teaching resources that will help students to reflect on their experience and develop further in the days and weeks to come.
We also offer completely bespoke masterclasses to meet schools’ specific requirements. Ask us for more information.
Student Masterclasses with maximum impactWe will help you boost student learning by:
- Encouraging students to employ the skills needed to become enthusiastic independent learners, reflective enquirers and creative thinkers.
- Creating ‘reflection’ resources that enable you to continue student learning for a further eight to ten hours.
- Providing a ‘tool box’ of activities to effectively evaluate the impact.
Our Student Masterclasses
Get Ready, Set, Grow!
Preparing to Perform at Secondary School
This masterclass readies KS3 students to step up to the starting line of a rewarding primary to secondary school transition. Team building, simulation and more connect students with each other and the dreams, duties and demands of the next challenge that will define them — a vital induction.
Kick Start Study Skills
The 7 Habits of an Effective Learner
The masterclass reviews 7 highly effective study habits that promises to support pupils in the classroom and when learning independently. Drawing on the science behind how we learn best and the learning brain, our seven 7 habits show pupils how to put into practice strategies for ecoming better learners. Kick Start study Skills is a powerful booster in preparing pupils for the demands of KS 4 and beyond.
Rise to the Challenge
The Art of Conquering GCSEs
This masterclass shows students how to overcome the challenges of making GCSE choices. It prepares them to face subject selection head on, rise to the occasion and take on those higher education decisions that lie on the horizon. A top pick for KS3 students who want to soar.
Taking Charge of Leading the Change
This masterclass opens the door to leadership for KS3 students. Team-building, group exercises and more show students why leadership isn’t a position but an action, before they look at what characterises leadership, why leaders are sought-after in work and how taking the lead can be their ticket to fulfilment.
Step It Up
Supercharging AS- and A-level Selection
Students master the skill of putting a results-driven mindset into the choices that boost KS5 success. Exposure to psychometric testing offers an inside view of what they’re capable of learning and what hirers and institutions use to pick top candidates. Add this to any careers or university prep programme!
Revise to Maximise
Planning to Achieve Outstanding Exam Results
How do you convert GCSE and A-Level exams into exercises that showcase, not just test, your knowledge and confidence? Here KS4 or KS5 students master the tricks of the trade. Like taking time to super-save time, putting your all into customising revision, and making memory your cheat sheet.
Keep in Top Form
Finessing the Final Years
This masterclass is for learners at the top of the KS system, especially first year of sixth form. It brings the strands of higher education preparation together — subjects, coursework, exams, careers, goals, applications, interviews, and more. It’s also tailor-made for Russell Group University applications.
Our masterclasses give students the support they need as they face new and significant challenges.
Students quickly become engaged in the Key Stage targeted sessions, learn new skills and discover how to related them to real-life situations.
We supply a teaching resource pack that enable students to review and reflect on the experience.
Reflective masterclass package
In addition to our masterclass sessions we offer a package designed to create even greater impact and see the benefits for longer. Before the masterclasses commence we start the day with a dynamic presenter-led assembly introducing students to their masterclass and preparing them for the day ahead. It’s fun, fully interactive and engaging including up-to-date information in neuroscience — how learning helps the brain grow and learning strategies to boost performance and refers to the work of Dr. Carol Dweck ‘Growth Mindsets’. We’ll also leave you with a teaching resource pack (teacher presentation slides and printable student tasks that can be used during tutor period, PSHCE or independent learning time). The resources will be based on the masterclass ensuring students continue to reflect on their experiences and reap the rewards for months to come.