Why have a Future Ready programme?
‘The difference between school and life is that in school you are taught a lesson and then given a test. In life you are given a test that teaches you a lesson’. (Tom Bodett - Novelist)
Microsoft and The Future Laboratory published a report which stated that 65% of today’s students will be doing jobs that don’t exist yet. The Royal School’s Future Ready Programme will help answer the increasingly pertinent question:
‘How can we prepare a generation of students for their future careers when we have no idea what those careers might be?
To provide opportunities beyond the traditional curriculum to develop future skills. Not what to think, how to think. To teach pupils how to understand, control and create technology the right way and to develop the whole person by teaching pupils about self-awareness.