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22/03/19

Congratulations.👏👏👏👏

22/03/19

Retweeted From Oxford Science

The shortlist for the School Biology Teacher of the Year Award has been announced https://t.co/UXCefKiPFF We're very proud to sponsor this award which celebrates the nation's most inspiring biology teachers

22/03/19

Retweeted From Careers within GLF

Teacher of Geography required for September. The School is conveniently located within easy reach of Sutton, Croydon and south London, with excellent road networks. Click below to apply or email hr.co.uk to arrange a visit. https://t.co/vQ7aZs5zbj https://t.co/2f2AtbFzs4

20/03/19

Vacancy - Minibus Driver https://t.co/A8STeEYjRy

20/03/19

Retweeted From The Beacon Friends' Association

Have you heard? has joined . A new way of approaching parental engagement after we listened to what parents had to say about better communication. Sign up, give it a try and share with your friends. https://t.co/E8raiLZMFQ

19/03/19

Last day in Dorset. Final view questionnaires in Swanage, followed by a walk to Old Harry’s Rocks https://t.co/8FGjsKFgcc

18/03/19

A quick break in Weymouth inbetween asking questionnaires to assess the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games. https://t.co/GYp4FBSdQv

18/03/19

A morning of ‘awe and wander’ with the A-Level Geographers. Lulworth Cove, Stair Hole, the Lulworth Crumple and Durdle Door

18/03/19

A morning of ‘awe and wander’ with the A-Level Geographers. Lulworth Cove, Stair Hole, the Lulworth Crumple and Durdle Door https://t.co/VdEvNRfwJv

18/03/19

Geographers work hard, play hard! https://t.co/ypDHbfnvxm

17/03/19

200 questionnaires, 30 interviews, 90 EQIs, 6 beach profiles, 10 groyne measurements, 3 noise readings, 2 shop surveys, 30 sets of sediment analysis, 6 wave analyses, 5 locations and 1 hail storm. All in a... https://t.co/IozTHzGnGH

17/03/19

Day 3 of A-Level fieldwork sees the students collecting their own data for NEAs with a human theme. First stops have been Crossways and Dorchester to examine the growth of clone towns in Dorset and compare... https://t.co/kTdgKptzIf

16/03/19

Sand dune succession completed Well done boys on a successful day’s data collection 😜 https://t.co/KLSvBWRmFM

16/03/19

Sand dune succession completed Well done boys on a successful day’s data collection 😜

16/03/19

A morning collecting data on Swanage Beach and a battle against the wind and rain! What types of methods could we use to analyse coastal processes? https://t.co/Sr5fr9kQod

16/03/19

A morning collecting data on Swanage Beach and a battle against the wind and rain! What types of methods could we use to analyse coastal processes?

16/03/19

Lost a few fieldwork booklets to the 60mph winds, but just about managing to complete a field sketch in Swanage Bay https://t.co/gPEA7QlHc2

16/03/19

Retweeted From Sara Louise Baldwin

Get annotating and tell all year 11 (and 10) students about this thread! Excellent revision and conversation starters for lessons 👏🏻🙌 https://t.co/MmYyrQXNKu

15/03/19

We love staying at not just because of the amazing staff who work here, but because they think of everything! 👍#beacongeography https://t.co/hfQKB4wkXd

Sixth Form Work Experience Information

A work experience week for Year 12 students is scheduled for the week beginning Monday, 20 May 2019.

The main objectives of work experience are:

  • To allow students to experience and understand the work environment
  • To gain new skills  such as team work and communication skills
  • Increase their business contacts and expand their network
  • To try out a job and ask questions which will lead to an insight into what the students may want to pursue in the future
  • To help the students gain greater self-confidence and maturity

Relevant work experience is increasingly viewed as an essential part of any good application for Higher Education and the world of work.  For candidates who appear equally well qualified on paper and are applying for the same courses/jobs, it could well be the work experience placement that tips the balance in favour of one candidate over the other.  More than ever nowadays, this is the case given the greater competition for places in both the job market and universities.

In November, we launched the work experience programme for this year and shared key information with students and their parents/carers.  Students were encouraged to find their own placements, with support from their families, form tutors and the Sixth Form Team.  Advice on the process and how to find placements was included in the initial Work Experience letter.

Key dates

  • 18 December 2018 – WEX launch at Year 12 Assembly
  • 28 January 2019 – Deadline for completed Work Experience Application Forms
  • 20 May 2019 – Work Experience week

Further information on how to find a work experience placement

  • Friends or family support and connections
  • Online work experience schemes
  • Speculative letters or emails direct to companies and organisations
  • LinkedIn profiles and network communications

Documents:

CV Information Pack

Letter to parents about work experience placement

Sixth Form Work Experience Application Form

Sixth Form work experience sample letter to employers

Helpful websites:

Student Ladder

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