Case Study: Sutton
School for girls
Emerge Leadership: ‘Learning to Lead’ programme at
Sutton Coldfield Grammar school for Girls!
Errol Lawson - Jan 2014
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Errol Lawson and Naomi Adjepong from Emerge Leadership were invited by Sutton
Coldﬁeld Grammar School for girls to facilitate the ‘Learning to Lead’ programme for 30
year 11 students. Emerge delivered four separate workshops on:!
Goal Setting - Helping students to understand the purpose and power of goal
setting and helping them to set goals for their future in 7 different areas. !
Conﬁdence building - Helping students understand how to build their conﬁdence
and providing them with practical strategies to be able to do so. !
Public speaking and communication skills: Helping students to understand the art
of public speaking, why good communication is important and allowing each student to
have the opportunity to practice public speaking and get constructive feedback. !
Team working skills: Helping the students to understand the relationship between
the leaders and the team and allowing them to take part in fun experiential learning
teamwork activities. !
The response and feedback from the students was fantastic. When asked for their
feedback on the programme the students said:!
“It is fun and you are able to practice leadership skills.”
“The sessions with team building etc stood out for me.
They gave me new ideas for the future and have helped
me understand what being a leader is like.”
“It is extremely helpful and Errol’s sessions were inspirational!”!
“Setting ourselves goals was my highlight because I
didn’t realise what I wanted and now I DO!”
“I think the goal setting session was very good, as it makes everyone individually set goals
and makes you want to reach them.”
“Learning about how to gain conﬁdence and routes which you should take to do so have
impacted me the most, because they have shown me how I can be more conﬁdent and
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Above: Dr Naomi Adjepong delivering a
workshop to the students
About Emerge Leadership !
We specialise in going into schools and delivering coaching and workshops for students
and teachers all on the topic of leadership.
We run workshops that range from 2 hour sessions up to 5 week programmes, for between
16 - 60 students at a time. We cover a range of topics including:
Public Speaking and Communication Skills
Critical Thinking Skills
Gifted and Talented workshops
Peer Mentoring and much more.
We've worked in over 40 schools across the UK in the last 12 months, raising student
aspiration and motivating them towards their potential.
What makes us different from other providers are the amazing stories of real-life
transformation that our facilitators share. We are known for stimulating change in attitude of
even the most challenging students and enabling the top students to aim even higher.
To discuss our programmes and how we might be able to serve your school or organisation
please get in touch. Email : email@example.com or call 00 44 7852397747
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