Projects For Key Stage 3
Year 9 Residential 2018
The Year 9 Residential Project gives participants the opportunity to spend two nights and three days at Cardiff Metropolitan University, giving them an insight into undergraduate study at a university.
KS3 Workshop Tour
This project is designed to raise participant’s aspirations by giving them an insight into how school subjects are linked to opportunities at university and the workplace.
Dance and PE Workshop Series
This workshop series is designed for young people who are interested in extending their Dance and PE skills. Sessions will run as a monthly Saturday Club held at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Hay Festival Scribblers Tour
Hay Festival is back on the road, thanks to Welsh Government funding, bringing the Scribblers Tour to school children across Wales. The tour will be hosted in five Welsh Universities which includes The University of South Wales and Cardiff Metropolitan University, supported by First Campus staff.
Fashion Project – CWCHS
Cardiff West Community High School Year 9 pupils (25) will work with Ellen Hembrow from Fashion department at the University of South Wales to design and make a bomber jacket.
Travelling Ahead South East Forum
Travelling Ahead Wales Advice and Advocacy Service is part of the Welsh charity Tros Gynnal Plant. It is a project which works with young people and families from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities to give them a voice about the things that matter to them and helps tackle hate crime and discrimination.
Workshops for Visually Impaired Musicians
Bespoke music-making activities for musicians of all ages, with Jackie Clifton of Musicians In Focus, designed to increase participants’ confidence and skills.
Raising the aspirations of learners is one of First Campus’ main purposes, however in order to raise the aspirations of learners, Higher Education first needs to be demystified. Inviting schools to attend campus visits and providing opportunities for learners to talk to Undergraduate students are an effective mechanism for achieving this.
Cyber Security Awareness Workshops
First Campus is working alongside the School of Computing and Maths at the University of South Wales, to offer Cyber Security Workshops.
CWCHS Ambition Project
To support transition and raise the aspirations of learners, year 7 pupils from the newly created Cardiff West Community High School (CWCHS) will visit Cardiff Metropolitan University and University of South Wales to undertake a tour of the facilities and find out about Creative Industries courses.