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Year 8



As students move from Year 7 into Year 8, it is an opportunity for them to take more responsibility for themselves and their learning. This responsibility is widely encouraged at The Long Eaton School, as we strive to encourage students to become independent learners. Year 8 requires students to be even more focused and committed to their learning as they will be choosing their Key Stage 4 options in the Spring term.

Year 8 Rewards

We have a new and exciting rewards system at The Long Eaton School called Vivo. As a result of feedback from students and parents we have implemented a system that allows students to personalise the rewards they receive and an online record of their achievements. Students are awarded vivo points by staff for a variety of different achievements such as producing outstanding classwork, homework and gaining 100% attendance. These points will provide students with the chance to participate in trips and also purchase items from the Vivo shop! Some items are worth more points than others and so students will have to develop skills of saving and budgeting if they want to purchase more expensive items.


Year 8 Life Skills

These lessons are led by the form tutor and include personal, social and health education. Topics covered in Year 8 include:

  • Sex and Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Personal Finance
  • Exam Skills
  • Drugs and Alcohol Education
  • Careers
  • Bereavement, Stress and Depression
  • Online Safety
  • Bulling and Friendship
  • British Values and Local Democracy


Homework & Revision Booklet