We offer a number of bespoke training solutions for schools, colleges and universities, led by Steve Oakes and Martin Griffin. Our training sessions typically last 2-3 hours and can be tailored according to your experience of the VESPA Model.

A summary of our standard packages are shown below. If you are interested in finding out more or wish to discuss a bespoke training package for your organisation, please contact us using the form below.

Session 1  - Introduction to VESPA (3hrs)    

An introduction to the VESPA model, and the underpinning research. Staff will learn practical activities to use with students to maximise their performance in exams

Session 2 - 
Coaching (2-3hrs)

Aimed mainly at organisations who have already completed the introduction to VESPA. This sesion focuses on how to use the VESPA model to coach students, using practical examples and resources.

Session 3 - 
Implementation (3hrs)

Aimed mainly at organisations who have already completed the Introduction to VESPA. This session focuses on best practice implementation of the VESPA cycle. Staff will gain insights into mapping the VESPA model into the curriculum across the academic year.


Are your students lacking motivation, unfocused or lacking the necessary skills to study successfully? 
We have a number of session to help your students navigate the transition through their preparation for public examinations and preparing for University life.
Our research led sessions are designed to help students through this journey and equip them for a lifetime of successful learning.

Our standard sessions are shown below, however please get in touch if you would like to discuss a more bespoke session, we are always open to new ideas!
For all enquiries please use the contact form below selecting "Student Sessions" in the drop down box.

Developing a VESPA Mindset

This session is designed to develop a culture of proactive independence among students.  Delivered in an assembly or as smaller group workshops students are introduced to the concepts behind VESPA using a selection of our activities to support the process.

Revision Workshop

A session designed specifically to develop revision skills. The session will look at all aspects of successful revision. Using the latest research in the field we provide students with a complete framework for effective study including environment design, habit formation and the what and how to revise.

Preparing for University 

A one hour session for Year 13 students delivered by an experienced university lecturer and friend of VESPA Academy. The session highlights the challenges, opportunities and strategies university study will require.