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Inspirational Adults

Inspirational Adults is a mentoring programme that connects our students with the world of work in a meaningful way that can transform the career opportunities and life chances of young people.

The Academy works in partnership with the Education and Business Partnership and local employers to deliver a programme of employability related activities including:

  • One-to-one mentoring with a business partner for Year 12 students
  • Work based visits
  • Research projects
  • Targeted careers talks

We are delighted to have the support of local employers including Lincolnshire Co-operative, Lindum Group, Barclays Bank, Selenity, Ample Financial Services, Lagat Training, Duncan & Toplis and Streets Chartered Accountants.

The mentoring programme is an integral part of our Sixth Form programme of study and is designed to build confidence, resilience and work-based skills, giving real meaning to the work within the Sixth Form. 

September 2016 to July 2017 was a pilot year for this programme and all of our Year 12 students benefitted from internal and external mentoring with an Inspirational Adult.