Prince William Award
During Year 3, all our students complete the Junior Prince’s Award, part of the Prince William Award Scheme, run by Skillforce.
The Junior Prince’s Award programme offers a unique combination of reflective learning and practical activities, designed to develop confidence and resilience as well as leadership and teamwork skills. It helps young people to enjoy and value learning, whilst acquiring skills for life.
The programme covers:
- Working together; team building and problem solving challenges to develop teamwork and leadership skills
- Exploring and outdoor pursuits
- First Aid training
- Navigation skills
- Respect; the girls record and reflect on their own achievements to build confidence and resilience
Judy Rowe, Head of the Prep School explains: “Through the Prince William Award, girls are encouraged to build their confidence, empowering them to “be their best self”. I’ve seen a big impact on the girls that have taken part to date, and it’s become a highlight of their week – there is a distinct ripple of excitement in class when, ‘It’s PWA afternoon!’ ”
For more information on the Junior Prince’s Award, visit SkillForce.
20 November 2019
Year 4 had a great time experiencing life in a Victorian school @nhertsmuseum https://t.co/um6fPrNS69
27 April 2018
Judy Rowe, Head of St Albans High School Prep, explores the benefits of introducing girls to STEM subjects from an early age.
20 June 2019
A crowd of more than 1000 people attend the inaugural STAHS Children’s Book Festival in Wheathampstead.