These lessons allow students to improve their communication and social skills. They will learn to speak clearly in public and practise body language techniques to address an audience.
The exam is given in the month of April by examiners of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, who travel from London to the school.
Career Skills is taught throughout Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9).
This should be completed in a field of their choice in order to better inform students as to whether they are making good decisions about their future career.
This placement can take place at school if required, however it will be of greater value to the students to be taken out of the normal Caxton school environment and form new relationships with professionals.
Heads of Departments provide information about their subject: the syllabus for the course, examples of textbooks and students’ work, and may even include a student ambassador to help promote their subject. This allows students to make a more informed choice about which subjects are best suited to their academic profile and interests.