Apply now to the PLACED Academy Programme 2024/25!

Thank you for your interest in the PLACED Academy 2024/25. If you are successful in your application, you will be expected to commit to attendance and completion of the programme which consists of approximately 16 sessions with a mixture of evening, weekend, half day and full days between July 2024-March 2025. Dates will be circulated to you before the programme begins. These will be delivered between Liverpool and Manchester (occasionally).

Summer school consists of 4 days of fun, interactive workshops. It's usually held in Liverpool between 22nd - 25th July.

Please complete all sections of the application form below and click submit. There are 60 places available, and we will choose successful applicants based on this application form, so please take some time to think about your answers.

We will be looking to create a balanced group with a wide range of interests and skills. We want to get a sense of who you are, what you love and what you can bring to the group.

Please remember you can only apply if you are currently 14-18 years old.

We look forward to hearing from you! If you have any questions about this form or anything regarding the PLACED Academy, please contact kim@placed.org.uk or visit the PLACED Academy website here.

Application deadline: Sunday 16th June 11:45pm.

Please note: we will be back in touch about your application after the closing date.

If the question requires a text box answer, you can submit an audio/video file response, if preferred, via email to kim@placed.org.uk and reference the question number you are responding to.

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* 1. What is your full name?

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* 2. Please fill out the following contact information. 

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* 3. Please provide the contact details of the person you would like us to contact in the event of an emergency (this can be a parent, a guardian or a carer).

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* 4. What is your gender/pronoun?

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* 5. What is your current year group?

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* 6. What is your current school/college?

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* 7. How did you find out about the PLACED Academy?

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* 8. Why would you like to take part in the PLACED Acaemy?

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* 9. What skills and interests do you think you can bring to the group? (e.g design, working as a team, planning, writing, tech)

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* 10. How do you think you will benefit from taking part?

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* 11. Below is an overview of what to expect in the Academy. Please tick as many of the options that interest you, so we can understand what you would most like to get out of the programme.

*Please note, the Academy will not be a technical programme, it is focused on design and professional skills, and collaborative working*

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* 12. Please tick the box below which best describes your ethnic background. 

*Please note, this will not be used to inform the selection process* 

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* 13. We would like to know about any additional needs or requirements that you may have, so that we can make our workshops as accessible and inclusive as possible. If you consider yourself to have any disabilities, please tell us about them below.

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* 14. Programme Availability -
The programme will consist of in-person and online workshops. Sessions will be a mixture of evening, weekend, half day and full days between July 2024 and March 2025.
We ask that you commit to attendance and completion of at least 80% of the programme. This is because you will be working as part of a group throughout the Academy.
Please select the following options to confirm your commitment to the programme.

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* 15. Please submit the following agreement.

"By submitting this form, I understand that if successful I commit to attendance and completion of the PLACED Academy between July 2024 and March 2025."

If you select disagree, we may not be able to continue with your application.

If successful, we will back in touch with you again to gain parental consent for all participants under 18 years old, and to inform you of next steps.

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