During the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to reduce our face-to-face delivery and delivered services online to schools and colleges.
We will continue to add a range of resources that support with transition to high school, careers and work skills.
Please find below a list of our resources which are being made available and don’t forget to keep checking back for more updates.
The Boost Transitions workbook aims to support year 6 pupils through what may be a challenging time for them due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The first part of the workbook uses themes from the ‘Boost Salford’ mental toughness programme and contains activities which will encourage positive thinking, goal setting, managing emotions and conflict resolution. The second part of the workbook comprises of activities which will address a number of concerns and uncertainties the children may have about moving up to high school.
There are 3 versions available:
- A printable workbook version (PDF), which can be found below.
- An on-screen instructions version (PDF), which can also be found below.
- An interactive Google Slides/Google Classrooms version which can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the transitions workbook, we have created a number of guidance videos which some children may find useful. Each video explains in more detail, how to complete a small number of tasks from the workbook, giving opportunities to pause and complete the activities one at a time. The videos each explain around 30 minutes worth of activities.
World of Work
Welcome to the world of work online activity. A chance to learn about what jobs are out there in the world and what’s better – here in Manchester.
For this activity, we invite a variety of businesses to talk to you about different jobs, industries, qualifications and their personal journeys into their chosen job. You will hear from four different businesses and staff members.
- First thing to do is download the activity sheet (Word), then watch the video linked below.
- As the video is playing, fill out the ‘notes’ section of the activity.
- Finally, after watching the video, complete the second page of the activity.
We’d love to hear how you found the activity and what you’ve learnt. If you want, you can send your completed activity sheet back to us by emailing; email@example.com
If you’re a school and would like a 1 hour World of Work lesson for your PSHE lessons, which includes a Google Classroom and all activities supported with google apps like docs and forms, please contact us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Money for Life
Money for Life is a programme that introduces young people to topics relating to money relevant to their lives.
The aim of the programme is to equip young people to make more informed decisions for a better financial future. Learning about money is relevant for a range of age groups from the start of high school to preparing to move into adult life. Topics covered include bank statements and bank cards, budgets, savings, taxes and credit scores.
The Key Skills resources can be used to become more familiar and confident with the skills needed in the world of work. Students can begin with an overview with Working Skills and then explore the following skills in depth: Communication, Time Management, Self-Awareness and Problem Solving.
Students can either print out the activities attached and follow instructions, or complete the activities using pen and paper.
Once the activities have been completed, send in the completed activities (the document or a photo of your work) to email@example.com and you will be awarded a badge for each session you complete! Make sure to attach the badges you receive onto the ‘Key Skills’ Badge Board, which is a great way to show to others what you’ve achieved.
Badge Board: Download this Badge Board for you to attach your Skill Badges on each time you complete an activity. To attach a badge, you will jneed to save the badge as an image, open up the Board on Word and click (Insert – Picture) and place in the correct box. You can also print out this Badge Board and physically stick on your badges if you prefer!
Boost Transition Resources
If you have any feedback or questions about any of our online resources, please firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to get involved and make a difference, get in touch with us to discuss how you can help.