Pixl Edge

The Bay CE School are pleased to confirm that we have launched Pixl EDGE. This is a national innovative scheme that is intended, over time, to develop a number of key life skills and attributes which will assist students in succeeding once they leave school. 

The scheme has been developed in conjunction with a number of companies and employers who have expressed the core skills students need to be able to succeed in a workplace, in addition to their academic qualifications. These skills have been broken down into five core areas: Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Communication, or LORIC for short.

Students have to complete a total of ten activities, two in each category.  There are examples of what these activities may involve below, or you can go to the Pixl website for more information.

Once a student has successfully completed all ten tasks, they will have ‘The EDGE’ which will be represented in the form of a qualification recognised by schools and colleges and, increasingly, employers as well. We host a large celebration event in July, with special guests from the world of business, and a presentation of awards to our successful candidates.

More details will follow in subsequent weeks, and a letter will follow shortly to all parents. Pixl EDGE activities will take place during their tutor sessions twice a week.  One session will be based around discussion and activities to give ideas on what each core area represents, while the other will be based in an IT room to give students the opportunity to choose and record their activities.

LEADERSHIP (2 activities)


Captain a school team

Plan and deliver part of a lesson

Obtain a position as a junior prefect and represent the school at events

Act as a new arrivals ambassador

Lead a starter activity in a lesson


ORGANISATION (2 activities)


Assist in the organisation of a sports event for your year or house

Organise a lunchtime concert at school

Arrange and run an extra-curricular club or group

Organise a trip away for your family

Assist the school receptionist for the day


RESILIENCE (2 activities)


Complete an online revision course of your choice and achieve above your target

Complete 10 hours of voluntary service as a Sports Leader at school or in the community

Learn to play a musical instrument

Persevere and attend every meeting of a chosen club or team across a term

Take part in a recycling project in school or in the community


INITIATIVE (2 activities)


Audition for a role in the school production

Take part in a community environmental project

Create a school quiz for tutor groups to complete

Complete an entry for a national competition

Run a competition for students as part of a charity event


COMMUNICATION (2 activities)


Act as a tour guide for visitors to the school

Act as an EAL buddy, working with other students to support them and help them settle in at school

Review a school trip or activity and have the review published on the school website

Deliver a speech in assembly to your year group or house

Record an instructional video on a topic of your choice


January 2021


Lockdown House Pixl Challenges
Dear all students, during the current lockdown we have set you some challenges to give a go. They all can be used as part of your Pixl Edge qualification and hopefully will be fun to do. They also will involve you gaining valuable points for your house. We look forward to seeing all of your attempts, just email Mr Bricknell with your fantastic efforts (gbricknell@bayceschool.org). 
House Leaders

Click here for the challenges

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