What’s on Offer

These Life and learning skills seminars are for all pupils regardless of their age and ability.

Here are some course topics that have proved popular with other schools and colleges, and have acted as a springboard for more focused and intense learning.

Learning skills   Mental Attitude   PSHE
  • Mental Filing System,
  • Information Mapping,
  • Revision & Time Management,
  • Learning Styles,
  • Using Both Sides of your Brain.
  • Personality Styles & Interview Skills,
  • Self-Esteem & Confidence,
  • Stress Management,
  • Goal Setting & Motivation,,
  • Peer Pressure,
  • Communication,
  • Anger Management
  • Understanding the Ego,
  • Plan to Move Forward.
  • Sexual Health,
  • Mental Health,
  • Substance misuse.

Having had many years experience with school/college around the country Kevin is happy to discuss and advise on how these seminars can fit into your time table either half or full days.

A number of schools have set up a rolling program in some cases for certain groups of pupils and others with all the years in the school so that the work and techniques develop with the students.

In many Schools and colleges Kevin has also run Staff Insets

Here are a few outlines for students programs

School sessions

Years 7 & 8 - STEP 1   Year 9 - Step 2   Year 10 - STEP 2
  • Basic Self-esteem
  • Starting Memory skills
  • Brain Maps
  • Plan your Time
  • When I grow up
  • What have you understood?
  • Memory Skills – Why.
  • How to read text
  • Note taking made easy
  • What is Revision?
  • How I Learn
  • Peer Pressure
  • Motivation
  • A Secret to success and Happiness
  • Mental filing system
  • Brain Maps the Big Picture
  • Dealing with dictation
  • Revision ….. Self testing
  • Time management
  • Making Mistakes
  • Goal setting
Year 11 - STEP 3   Years 12 & 13   Extra Topics
  • Self-esteem <> 9
  • Brain Maps are A1
  • Personality styles
  • Stress management
  • Interview Techniques
  • Personal Attitude
  • The way forwards
  • Life In The Big World
  • Personal Attitude
  • Confidents in dealing with people
  • Confrontation & Aggression.
  • Interview skills.
  • Why Drugs.
  • Affirmations
  • Team building
  • Boxes
  • Vicious cycle
  • Anger management
  • Sexual Health.

The sessions laid out above are ones that many schools use as a rolling program but any of these sessions can stand alone depending on the time table and budget constraints.

What to Expect

Kevin has worked in every type of School and college form Inner City, Grammar, Faith schools, Private, PRU, Comprehensives & PMLD (profound and multiple learning difficulties).

All the courses are very relaxed courses with involvement at the right level for each participant. There is fun & laughter but it will also be very thought provoking and challenging.

The participants will enjoy learning and get many skills to take away with them.

The one topic that will be covered in all seminars weather directly or not is Self-Esteem because:

“If you believe in your self you will believe you can learn”. Kevin Hayes.

The Benefits to the students

It will help build self-esteem and confidence and equip them with the techniques they need to achieve with there academic subjects which will in turn motivate them.


Open minds work,
closed minds are dead..
but they can be revived!
Kevin Hayes

16 Benson Road Croydon, Surrey, UK, CR0 4LQ
07990 783329