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21/02/2017

How to box clever in school…

We’ve recently launched a whole new package for primary schools, centred around our character and life skills curriculum – the exciting top-secret ‘COJO Box’.

Our instructor-led programme is completely unique – and it works. With proven results in increasing levels of attainment, attendance and behaviour, we’re extremely proud of our impact so far.

But in order to reach as many young people as possible, and support schools when we are not there, we wanted to provide another option.

So what’s in the box and what does it do?

When schools enrol for our new school-led programme, they receive an innovative cross-curricular programme which will not only excite and engage pupils, but inspire teachers.

Resources include:

  • training for the whole school
  • lesson plans
  • schemes of work
  • homework and fact sheets
  • biographies of heroes heroines, adventurers and explorers
  • the top-secret COJO kit, full of equipment for the school to keep (and it can even be used for break and lunchtimes)

Focusing on the journeys of explorers like Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Ed Stafford, Nancy Wake and Amelia Earhart, each mission has been designed with input from education experts, combining the CJ’s touch with teachers’ experience.

The COJO Box is filled with equipment that will engage the reluctant learner, build a growth mindset, support boys’ and girls’ reading and even develop vocabulary – but above all make lessons exciting and relevant.

Teachers can use different pieces of equipment to transform the playground into a snowy mountain or dangerous ravine, requiring pupils to work as a team and strive to succeed.

Unique and challenging, pupils love the COJO Box – and that enthusiasm can be harnessed in the classroom too. Some schools take their topic for the term (such as the achievements of Ed Stafford, who walked the length of the Amazon River) and feed it into all areas of the curriculum.

Pupils are calculating Ed’s journey times in maths lessons, writing imaginary letters home in literacy and studying the Amazonian habitat in science. This cross-curricular approach helps to reinforce the message behind each mission – ultimately, that pupils can do anything they put their minds to.

We deliver a training day prior to schools beginning the programme, as well as introducing teachers to all the online resources they’ll have access to, including progress reports, pupil certificates, a judgement tracker and HQ support.

Building character and life skills is a huge part of a young person’s development. Get that right and everything else will follow.

Sign up for the COJO Box package online – click here for more details.

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The online tools and practical training you need to deliver the exciting CO-JO character curriculum.

The online tools you'll need to deliver and monitor the exciting CoJo character curriculum

School Led Programme

The online tools you need to deliver the exciting CO-JO character curriculum.

  • 1 x Top secret life skills and character education box
  • 1 x Full training day for staff delivering the programme
  • Character Education/Life Skills Curriculum
  • Scheme of works and over 200 suggested top secret missions
  • Complete cross curricular connections
  • Homework sheets
  • Judgement tracker for school,class and individual pupil
  • Personalised progress reports and certificate termly for every pupil
  • Impact reports/dashboard of progress
  • Video and picture evidence
  • Pupil led to support independent and creative pupils
  • Endorsed by Sir Ran Fiennes, Ed Stafford and Steve Backshall

* 12 months’ access to all resources

* Top secret box and equipment is for the school to keep

£2,975 + VAT

To spread the cost over 4 years please contact the office info@commandojoes.co.uk or T: 0844 800 3212

* £975 after year 1 to enable access to additional updated resources and updated judgement tool and support

Do you just want the Top Secret box?

Why not just buy a box for the whole school, the box is a great addition to any school and can be used for a whole school approach including:

  • Breakfast clubs
  • Lunchtime engagement
  • After school clubs
  • PE lessons
  • Sports days
  • Team building
  • Theme/Adventure days
  • Parent sessions

The box can be used for anything, the only restriction is your imagination.

Boxes are limited so book now to avoid long delivery times.

* Box only

£1,495 + VAT

* Please contact the office for Instructor availability and booking your whole School training day or twilight sessions.

Programs for Primary and Secondary Schools

Amazing role model in you’re school from £281 a day!

Includes instructor, kit, equipment, bespoke programme and wrap around package; Breakfast, lunch and after school club.

INSTRUCTOR LED PROGRAMME 1 DAY

  • 1 x full day a week for 39 days over a full 12 month programme
  • Bespoke programme for each school
  • Dedicated support manager
  • 8:00am - 4:30pm daily
  • Extra curricular/unstructured time support;
  • Breakfast club/lunchtime club/after school club;
  • Assertive mentoring;
  • Guided reading;
  • Team building programme;
  • Leadership programme;
  • Communication programme;
  • Parental/community programme;
  • Staff team building and health and wellbeing;
  • Character education curriculum.

*£11,000 + VAT total for the whole years programme

To secure an Instructor Pay deposit of £1,500 + VAT

*Limited availability please contact the office for full details:info@commandojoes.co.uk T: 0844 800 3212

*There may be a wait for an instructor due to location or availability

INSTRUCTOR LED PROGRAMME 2 DAY

  • 2 x full day a week for 78 days over a full 12 month programme
  • Bespoke programme for each school
  • Dedicated support manager
  • 8:00am - 4:30pm daily
  • Extra curricular/unstructured time support;
  • Breakfast club/lunchtime club/after school club;
  • Assertive mentoring;
  • Guided reading;
  • Team building programme;
  • Leadership programme;
  • Communication programme;
  • Parental/community programme;
  • Staff team building and health and wellbeing;
  • Character education curriculum.

*£22,000 + VAT total for the whole years programme

To secure an Instructor Pay deposit of £1,500 + VAT

*Limited availability please contact the office for full details:info@commandojoes.co.uk T: 0844 800 3212

*There may be a wait for an instructor due to location or availability

INSTRUCTOR LED PROGRAMME 3 DAY

  • 3 x full day a week for 117 days over a full 12 month programme
  • Bespoke programme for each school
  • Dedicated support manager
  • 8:00am - 4:30pm daily
  • Extra curricular/unstructured time support;
  • Breakfast club/lunchtime club/after school club;
  • Assertive mentoring;
  • Guided reading;
  • Team building programme;
  • Leadership programme;
  • Communication programme;
  • Parental/community programme;
  • Staff team building and health and wellbeing;
  • Character education curriculum.

*£33,000 + VAT total for the whole years programme

To secure an Instructor Pay deposit of £1,500 + VAT

*Limited availability please contact the office for full details:info@commandojoes.co.uk T: 0844 800 3212

*There may be a wait for an instructor due to location or availability

*Once you have paid your deposit our team will be in contact. We will come into your school to look at developing your amazing new programme and arrange a start date.

EXTRA CO-JO KIT BOXES

Buy an extra CO-JO kit box to help engage even more pupils!

As you know the boxes contain enough equipment to break a large class into 4 groups and the box includes things like:

  • Camouflage nets
  • Barrels
  • Two way radios
  • Team planks
  • Tyres
  • Parachutes
  • Ropes
  • Blindfolds
  • Water containers/ Jerry cans
  • Hurdles
  • Ladders
  • Cones
  • Matts
  • CJ Drawstring bags
  • Shelter building equipment
  • Waterproof ponchos
  • And much much more!

All of this equipment can transform your playground into an exciting space for any age group!

Existing school wanting an extra box £1,250 + VAT