The School of Military
This years Remembrance event took on an additional poignancy as the nation marked 100 years since the signing of the Armistice which ended the war on the Western Front at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.
Every year thousands of young men and women from all around the globe, join and serve in all the arms of the Military Service to defend their countries, support international peacekeeping efforts and provide humanitarian aid. New Park Academy have been working with an organisation for the past couple of years who embody this ethos.
WORKING WITH THE SCHOOL OF MILITARY
The School of Military is an organisation which works closely with schools all around the North of England and New Park Academy is lucky to be one of the schools who are involved with them. There motto is :-
Through Respect and Discipline, we build Confidence, resulting in Achievement
'Embodying the values and standards of Her Majesty's Armed Forces we Inspire, mentor and lead across the full spectrum of education offering learning experiences and mentoring from Key Stage 1 to Further Education. Our highly trained Instructors deliver National Curriculum linked courses and workshops designed to engage and challenge the students. Placing them outside of their comfort zone and helping them reach and exceed their potential'.
Using their custom mentoring framework, they provide support and activities to assist in the following areas;
•Responding to views of others
•Telling the truth
•Learning from mistakes
•Fairness and justice
•Distinguishing between right and wrong
•Making informed choices
•Responsibility for own actions & consequences
•Promoting good behaviour
•Respecting different views
•Expressing own views
•Taking responsibility for own actions
As a result, we have been able to help students re-engage with their education, as well as getting their personal lives back on track.
Their mission statement is as follows:-
At the School of Military, we aim to enhance the educational experience of all the young people we meet, placing them outside of their comfort zone and helping them reach and exceed their potential.
Every member of The School of Military has served or is still serving in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.