The Phoenix Project 2015
Monday 28th September - Friday 2nd October 2015

Year 7 students were offered an exciting opportunity to attend The Phoenix Project at Woodstock Fire Station this week.

12 students spent the entire week experiencing the life of a fire fighter, taking part in theory and practical activities that were engaging and educational.

The Phoenix Project is a Fire and Rescue initiative aimed at young people aged 13 - 17. The project runs five day courses and is designed to assist in redirecting the energy of youngsters towards productive and worthwhile activities that will assist in the integration of the individuals with their peers and their communities.
The principal aim of the project is to invest in young people, utilising the skills, experience and reputation of the Fire and Rescue Service for the benefit of local communities. working with these youngsters to educate them about the importance of fire safety and the consequences of deliberate fires and hoax calls.

Benefits for the young person:
  • Increased confidence and self esteem
  • Improved interpersonal skills
  • Safer individuals
  • Vocational skills
  • Increased sense of direction and self respect
Acting Headteacher: Mr. Powell

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Knights Road
Blackbird Leys
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