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How to achieve Teamwork skills 

Studying subjects such as Physical Education, Science, Drama and Design and Technology shows employers that you have experienced and attained teamwork practice. Additionally, if you have had a part-time job, taken part in any after school activities, been part of a sports team or simply helped out around your house, can be translated into successful teamwork.

 

How to achieve Problem Solving skills

Studying subjects such as Maths, Science, Psychology and sociology, Design and Technology and Computer Science shows employers that you have experienced effective problem solving. Additionally, if you have played a video or board game, fixed a biked or helped plan a day out, you have practiced problem solving.  

 

How to achieve Leadership skills

Studying subjects such as Drama and Physical education, shows employers that you have practiced subjects which involve leadership (Top Tip: give a successful example of a time when you were a leader or showed leadership in a group). Additionally, if you have captained a sports event, looked after children (babysitting), or organised a event, you have shown leadership.

 

How to achieve Critical Thinking skills

Studying subjects such as RE, Maths, Psychology and Sociology, Science, English, Geography and History, this shows employers you have been taught to think critically. Additionally, if you have discussed the news, chose to save/ spend money or weighed up options, can be understood as critical thinking.  

 

How to achieve Creativity skills

Studying subjects such as Art, Design and Technology, English and Drama, this shows employers you are inventive and imaginative. Additionally, if you have edited photos, made cards/ presents, decorated your room or written stories, gives evidence of your creativity in practice. 

 

How to achieve Time Management skills

Studying subjects such as Food technology, Science and Design and Technology, this shows your employers that you have experienced managing time. Additionally, if you have cooked a meal, balanced school and life or attended sports events, shows times when you have managed your time well.

 

How to achieve Research Skills

Studying subjects such as Science, History, Psychology and Sociology,  this shows your employer you have experience in researching. Additionally, if you have booked a holiday, shopped online or looked for a job, you have shown times when you have researched well.

 

How to achieve Digital Literacy skills

Studying subjects such as Computer science, Art and Design and Technology, this shows your employer that you have experience in digital literacy. Additionally, if you have sent an email, used social media, shopped online or written a blog, you have shown added experience in digital literacy.

 

How to achieve Understanding Data skills

Studying subjects such as Science, Maths, Psychology and Sociology, Computer Science and Geography, this shows your employer you are capable of understanding data. Additionally, if you have checked train/bus times, read reviews, shopped online or discussed the news, you have shown experience in understanding data.

 

How to achieve Adaptability  skills

Studying subjects such as Drama, Science, Physical Education and Design and Technology, this shows your employer that you are capable of adapting. Additionally, if you have moved house, changed jobs, started at a new school or travelled abroad, you have experience in being adaptable.