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The Timberley Academy Life Learners (TALLER) programme where Year 5 and 6 pupils apply for jobs, including Spanish cooking, first aid, and fashion from recycled materials, help pupils develop cultural and moral understanding and skills for the future.- Ofsted  January 2014


At Timberley, Year 5 and 6 take part in a TALLER (Timberley Academy Life Learners) Programme three times a year for 6 weeks.  The children all have the opportunity to apply for a job they would most like to experience.  The children write letters of application to Miss Rose, letting her know the three jobs they would like to do and why.  Miss Rose allocates life skills classes to all of the children.


The jobs include:


Spanish Cooking


First Aid








Office helper


Teaching Assistant





'My favourite part was when we tasted the food.'  Sohail Yr 6


'I learnt how to chop with a knife without cutting myself.' Louise Year 6


'I learnt how to make beautiful pieces of jewellery.' Emily Year 6


‘I like caring for the geese.’ Curtis Yr 6


I liked taking a radio a part.’ Mason Yr 5


I liked photocopying the best.’ Leah Yr 6

Taller Programme

Superbia Perseverantia et Passionem Pride, Perseverance and Passion