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Chorleywood Primary School

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  • Chorleywood Primary School,
  • Stag Lane, Chorleywood,
  • Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire,
  • WD3 5HR
  • Telephone: 01923 282095
  • Email: admin@chorleywood.herts.sch.uk

Dream Big

      Dream Big Project

Our “Dream Big” project aims to engage and empower children to think about the world, work, and how it connects to areas of the curriculum that excite them. 

The society in which our pupils are growing up in is ever changing and evolving, jobs they may end up working in may not even currently exist! We have decided to create a four year, twelve term rolling programme to deliver different career fields throughout KS2. We commenced this project in the autumn term with a focus on “The Arts”, to be followed by:

Spring 18  Science and Engineering 

Summer 18  Business and Entrepreneurship 

Autumn 18  Technology 

Spring 19  Sports 

Summer 19  Health and Medicine 

Autumn 19  Public Services 

Spring 20  Environment, Nature and Animals 

Summer 20  Food, farming and hospitality 

Autumn 20  Voluntary 

Spring 21  Fashion and Retail 

Summer 21  Transport, construction and logistics 

 

Please let the office know if you have other ideas of how you could share the experience of working in any of the above fields, or if you’d like to be involved, but are not sure how. 

 

Our aim is for the children to become aware of the extent of possibilities in each field – and that a job using similar skills will feel very different depending on the field it is in. We are keen to capture as wide a range as possible to show the children how creative they can be when they think about the future! 

            

"I just wanted to convey to you how much L, has got out of the Dream Big sessions to date. He has really enjoyed the two practical engineering sessions he has taken part in over the last couple of weeks. He also enjoyed the talk Dr Hirschberg gave in her assembly this week: "It was really interesting". 

He was also really engaged by the assembly talks last term, and is looking forward to more visitors to the school next term."

Mrs M, parent of Y4 child

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