Find Your Genius

Skills worked on at school can count as long as substantial extra-curricular effort is made in addition to the course requirements. A school activity that is not done for credit can also count
One passive skill is chosen to practice for the duration of the Award level. The chosen skill can be something new or the continued development of a previous skill.

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Examples and ideas:

Arts and Crafts
 Playing and instrument
 Building an instrument
 Clay modelling
 Learning musical theory
 Writing/Producing  Embroidery
 Singing  Dress making
 Music event management
 Glass painting
   Jewellery making
 Sports related
 Sports officiating
 Art theory
 Umpiring and refereeing
 Coaching and leadership
 Sports equipment maintenance
 Sports ground maintenance
   Model kit building
 Visual arts
 Movie making
 Nature and the environment
 Computer arts
 Animation  Aquarium keeping
 Photography  Astronomy
 Graphic design
 Bee keeping
   Bird watching
 Communication  Conservation
 Sign language
 Dog training/handling
 Braille  Fishing
 Foreign languages
 Newsletter  Gardening
 Magazine production
 Reading  Equine care and handling
 Presentation skills
Public speaking
 Billiards, snooker, or pool
 Debating  Card games
 Dispute resolution
 Digital media
 Journalism  Darts
 Information technology
 Website development/design
 Other table games
 Life Skills
 Technical/Vocational skills
 Business management
 Financial literacy
 Entrepreneurship  Mechanics
 Health awareness
 Performance skills
 Furniture making/restoration
 Drama and theatre skills
 Metal work
 Circus skills
 Puppetry  Carpentry
 Magic  Cookery