The vast majority of our Sixth Form students choose to apply to university and, for those that do, comprehensive support for choosing the right university and course and completing UCAS applications is given. For those that choose not to apply for university tailored support is given to ensuring students find an appropriate apprenticeship, higher/further education course or employment.
Tailored workshops throughout Sixth Form relevant to pathway
Interviews with external careers adviser to ensure broad and balance exploration of pathway options
Preparing students for the world of work - CV writing & interview workshops
Form tutors on hand to advise and support Sixth Form students with their UCAS application and personal statement writing
Support and advice on researching the right apprenticeship opportunities
Careers Fair - wide range of universities, apprenticeship providers and employers available to inform and advise students
University Campus visits, workshops and presentations
VIRTUAL WORK EXPERIENCE 2021
Watch the video to get information about how to complete Virtual Work Experience this year.
LIVE EMPLOYER WORK EXPERIENCE EVENTS
Sign up at sparkcareers.org
PREPARING FOR THE HIGHER EDUCATION JOURNEY - Student finance & budgeting
NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK
EXTERNAL CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES
British Airways Apprenticeships
Retail Degree Apprenticeship
Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship Scheme
NHS Talent Academy
The NHS Talent Academy have now launched bespoke e-placements covering various career opportunities within health and care.
Network Rail Level 3 Advanced Engineering Apprenticeships - `Register Your Interest`
Network Rail are expecting to launch their March 2021 Level 3 Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship campaign in August 2020. You can express your interest by using this link: https://bavarde.typeform.com/to/YnldtW Further information about Network Rail can also be found here: https://intranet.dwp.gov.uk/page/network-rail
Online Summer School - Aspiring Journalists
The NCTJ online summer school provides an introduction to journalism for beginners.
There is a video masterclass each week on topics such as news gathering, interviewing skills, media law, sports journalism and broadcasting.
Internship Experience UK
Internship Experience UK is a FREE, three day experience that will give you a feel for the different sectors listed below and also start to network.
Here is a link to Internship Experience UK: https://www.brightnetwork.co.uk/internship-experience-uk/
They are offering Internship opportunities in:
- Investment Banking
- Business, Operations and Marketing
- Finance and Professional Services
- Commercial Law
You need to sign up by 24th June 2020.