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External Contributors

External Contributors can:

  • Bring a new perspective to a subject or topic
  • Offer specialist knowledge, experience and resources
  • Make sensitive or controversial topics easier to address
  • Develop cultural awareness (Cultural Capital) 
  • Support the whole school approach to promoting British values and SMSC 
  • Form a friendly and potentially active link with the community and local services
  • Support existing SoW by further enhancing the curriculum
  • Provide students with supportive relationships between the generations and different social groups within the community
  • Strengthen links and relationships within and between communities.

Example speakers:




Mental Health and Wellbeing Kooth 

Online Safety

Karl Hopwood


Parent Talk

Years 7 to 10


Sexual Health


Simon Shaw (NHS)


Year 10 and Year 12

Drugs Education Bob Tait 

Parent Talk

Year 10 to Year 12

Gambling Awareness Patrick Foster 
Years 11 and 12

British Values

UK Parliament - Education Team 


Apprenticeships Sue Taylor Years 10 and 11


Emma Cole


Year 11

Breast Cancer

The Boobettes (CoppaFeel)


Year 10

Volunteering and Leadership National Citizen Service (NCS)  Year 11 and Year 12