On Wednesday 27th June a group of 12 Longfield Academy students from year 11 went to Buckmore Park Karting Circuit, spending an hour racing each other for the winner’s trophy. The boys loved it, showing their competitive spirit in amongst some awful driving.
The Karting session was their reward for completing a 9 months’ motivational project in the build up to their final GCSE examinations. All 12 of these boys showed resilience, determination and a change in attitude in most areas, through more focused 1-2-1 guidance and support sessions with designated members of staff from their college as well as weekly reflection sessions. The competition element helped with team cohesion and a desire to improve.
Fingers crossed it pays dividends when the boys receive their results in August!