National Careers Week

4th - 8th March 2019

Date published: Thu 28 Feb 2019   Author: HLH/CLJ   Category: Publicity   Share: Share on facebookShare on TwitterShare on MySpaceShare by Email

National Apprenticeship & National Careers Week

4 - 8 March 2019

To mark National Apprenticeship & Careers Week, please find below some general apprenticeship and careers information.

National Apprenticeship Week 4 - 8 March 2019

Please find below some general information regarding apprenticeships plus details of the sort of opportunities that are available.

How to launch your career with an Apprenticeship Apprenticeships let you train on the job, earning a salary while you gain qualifications and in some cases even a degree. Here’s a link to guides that help you find the apprenticeship that's right for you. Different Apprenticeships explained Click here

What roles can I train in? Here are a few apprenticeship roles you might not know existed, click on the following: Graphic Design - Science - Law - Pharmacy - Digital Media - Environment - Journalism

What will it be like?  Find out what doing an apprenticeship is really like, from these real-life apprentices, click on the names: Olivia/technical theatre - Phil/chef - Ellie/event coordination - Megan/signalling and telecoms - Dale/conductor - Ali/business

Ready to apply? There are plenty of school leaver apprenticeships you can apply for today, with everything from law and accountancy to software development and engineering, for example BP is looking for Supply and Trading, Data Analyst and HR apprentices, JLL is hiring an apprentice surveyor, Transport for London has 16 apprenticeships available.

From the website, here’s a Parent’s Guide to Apprenticeships - click here

The Apprenticeship Quiz  The Apprenticeship Quiz is a fun and informative way of finding out more about apprenticeships. This 10-question multiple choice quiz encourages students and adults alike to think about the benefits and opportunities of apprenticeships, click here

February Apprenticeship Parents' Pack February's Parent’s Pack is full of resources, including National Apprenticeship Week info, interview with an apprentice, five new translated versions of a parent’s guide to apprenticeships, and much more, click here


National Careers Week 4 – 8 March 2019

To celebrate National Careers Week, there will be a number of special guests visiting school to present careers assemblies to Years 7-11. There will also be some special activities taking place during form tutor time. Do ask your son about some of the special events.

Assembly Guests

Year 7            Mon 4th March          Darren Lawrence, Lead Recruiter, British Army
                                                            There are hundreds of roles in the Army,
                                                            today we’ll hear about some of them.
Year 8            Wed 6th March          Philippa Main, Relationship Manager, Lloyds Bank
                                                            Learn why banks are important, careers in banking
                                                            & personal finances for students
Year 9            Wed 6th March          Ian Barrell, Government Projects Manager,
       Raytheon UK
       Cyber Security in industry
Year 10          Fri 8th March              Nick Barnes, Recruitment, Western Homes
                                                            Opportunities in Construction Industry
Year 11          Tues 5th March          Simon Hawkins, Group Talent
       Development Manager, Hill Developers
       Growth & careers in Construction & House Build

Year 7 Form Activity – What Makes You Tick

I - Introversion E - Extroversion S - Sensing F – Feeling…………

Which word describes you best?

Are you The Motivator ? The Risk Taker ?

The Defender ?

Have you ever wondered what your skills and strengths are ? Are you struggling to decide what career path you should take ?

Then you could be in luck …

The What Makes You Tick test is a quick and easy way to help you understand more about your personality and even help match you to some suggested career ideas.

I wonder how many will score close to their aspirations!


 Year 8-11 Form ActivityTBSHS Staff What was My Previous Job ? 

Students in Years 8-11 will take part in a fun and light-hearted quiz which will involve guessing the previous jobs of TBSHS staff; proof that it is perfectly possible to change careers- many times !