Beyond The Edge

Beyond The Edge is the next step, into Year 8.

It will help you continue your excellent work with The Edge in Year 7.

During last year, you developed the important skills of Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiation and Communication (or, the ‘LORIC’ skills).

This year, we would like to encourage you to grow these skills in all areas of school life, and in the wider community.

Each term, we will focus on a different key area:

  • Getting the basics right
  • During lessons
  • During tutor time
  • Extra – curricular
  • At home / In the community

We’ve suggested a number of different challenges for each of these areas, for you to try out each term. We’re encouraging you to try and complete at least 5 challenges for the current key area, each term.

As you know, we love to recognise and reward hard work at Kingdown, so every student who completes 5 challenges each term will be rewarded.

You can record each challenge you complete using the ‘Beyond The Edge’ pages near the back of your school notebook.

Listen out each term for the date, time and place we give you, to come and show us which challenges you’ve completed!

Who to contact

If you have any questions about our Beyond the Edge, then please contact Mr Richardson, Assistant Headteacher (