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Pioneer Cadets is a three-stage award programme that promotes self-confidence, personal responsibility and improved attitudes to learning for children in Years 5 and 6.

Schools are provided with all materials and resources to deliver the Pioneer Cadet Awards.  Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards are each delivered over seven weeks and Cadet Leaders deliver a new challenging element each week.  Each award provides opportunities for children to:

  • engage in challenging activities;
  • develop a sense of pride and belonging;
  • acquire knowledge and develop their core skills;
  • and improve self confidence and self esteem.

By partnering with the Skills Builder Partnership, The Pioneer Cadet Awards has worked closely with the team to ensure the Skills Builder Universal Framework supports children in building their core skills.

Throughout each session, children working on cadet challenges are guided to reflect on explicit skills and how these transfer to other areas of their learning and wider life. Reflection against the framework through their Cadet Achievement Book also supports tracking progression through self-assessment and discussions with adults.

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Available across the UK
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England - North East
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0 - 4
4 - 7
7 - 11
11 -16
16 - 18
18 - 21
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35+
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