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Retweeted From Freemen's Community & Partnerships

Really excited to welcome mentors and mentees from our partner school to the Freemen’s programme, with more partner schools joining over the next couple of weeks.


Retweeted From EasyA

Last night, we welcomed our first students from and ! Congratulations on many great sessions! (It looks like we have some maths superstars in the making!) 👏👏👏


Current House Points Totals


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Retweeted From Jeremy Cuff

Supporting our community – we are very pleased to have helped The Beacon School with their IT Appeal – Please join us and give your support


This week’s newsletter.


Current House Points Totals


Work of the Week


Link to The Beacon School Lottery.


This weeks newsletter


Retweeted From Confidance

would you be able to share so that we can reach school leavers/ ex-students / any young people who may want to join as part of their home learning? Classes are free to join. Thank you!!


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We're celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Gladys West is an American mathematician known for her contributions to the mathematics underpinning GPS. Her contributions to GPS were only uncovered when a member of her sorority.


Jointly with William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura. She is the first Chinese Nobel Laureate in physiology or medicine, and the first female citizen of the People’s Republic of China to receive a Nobel Prize in any category.


Her discovery was a significant breakthrough in 20th-century tropical medicine, saving millions of lives around the world. For her work, Tu received the 2011 Lasker Award in clinical medicine and the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. #WomenInScience


We're celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Tu Youyou is a Chinese pharmaceutical chemist and educator. She discovered artemisinin (also known as qinghaosu) and dihydroartemisinin, drugs used to treat malaria.


She was the first Saudi woman to be accepted at Cambridge University to study the field of biotechnology, and the first woman from any of the Arab States of the Persian Gulf to complete a doctoral degree in the field.


She was ranked by Arabian Business magazine as the 19th most influential Arab in the world and the ninth most influential Arab woman. Sindi has a PhD in biotechnology from Newnham College, Cambridge, which she obtained in 2001;


We're celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Dr Hayat Sindi was born in Makkah, Saudi Arabia and is one of the world’s leading biotechnologists. She is the Founder and President of the i2 Institute and co-founder of Diagnostics For All.

Career and Apprenticeship Opportunities for Students

Please find below exciting opportunities which maybe of interest to students ranging from Open Days, Apprenticeships and Internships for Years 7 to 13:

Celebrate National Careers Week with PwC

More information available here

Virtual Fair UK University & Apprenticeship Search - 17th March - 100+ Exhibitors - Resources for Schools

With university open days on hold, our UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair will be returning on March 17th to help students from Years 11, 12 and 13 explore their post 18 options, with over 100 universities, colleges and apprenticeship providers from across the UK attending. Students will be able to speak directly with admissions teams and recruitment officers from Russell Group, Red Brick, Modern & Specialist universities, along with higher & degree apprenticeship providers. The event will also feature virtual campus tours so students can explore universities from their laptop.

Information on event

Royal Holloway University - degree online taster days

Please find below information on degree taster days:

Law and Criminology 15 Mar @ 10:30 AM
This Taster Day is ideal for any students considering applying to study Law and Criminology and will include a virtual campus tour as well as practical advice on preparing for university from our students and staff.
To book or learn more:

English Literature and Creative Writing 25 Mar @ 4 PM
This Taster Talk will cover a range of topics including why studying Literature and Creative Writing is important and what to consider when looking and applying to University.
To book or learn more: keep an eye on or contact for further details

Classics 31 Mar @ 11 AM
Get a sense of the diversity of the classical world and of the ways in which we study it at Royal Holloway by taking part in this Taster Day.
To book or learn more:

Biological Sciences 23 Jun @ 11 AM
Sit in on lectures from our three research centres; Biomedical Sciences, Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour and Plant Molecular Sciences. Then finish of the day in a virtual lab and chat with some of our students.
To book or learn more:

Geography 2 Jul @ 10 AM
Join us for our Global challenges in a changing world Taster Day event, featuring lectures on geopolitics, glaciers and climate change, Geohumanities and the Aerocene, and climate change.
To book or learn more:

Geography 5 Jul @ 10 AM
This Virtual Taster Day will feature a different selection of exciting human and physical geography virtual lectures from our experts, and virtual campus and departmental tours.
To book or learn more:

You can find out more information about the Holloway's departments on their website

IBM Apprenticeships

Please click on link below and scroll down the page to see current apprenticeship opportunities.

IBM apprenticeship information

BT Apprenticeships

BT Apprenticeships are now open for 2021 applications. Having recently been voted the UK’s Best Private Sector Apprentice Employer it is a great place to start your career.

Offering apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 6, there is something for everyone. You can listen to what their Early Careers employees have to say on the BT Early Careers Podcast on Spotify. For more information about the roles they offer, as well as some hints and tips on the application process please visit the Website.

Apprenticeship Opportunity - The Government Economic Service Degree Apprenticeship Programme

For any student in Year 12 and 13 considering a career in Economics please find below a link to the Government Economic Service Degree Apprenticeship Programme. There are 70+ vacancies available and applications open soon.

More information - Economic Service Degree Apprenticeship Programme

Career and up-skilling opportunities with PwC

School and leaver opportunities available from PwC including a flying start degree programme in Accounting or Technology, a Virtual Classroom developing employability skills and information for students interested in work experience.

Information about opportunities offered with PwC

Atkins - Apprenticeship Scheme and Graduate Programmes

Information on Apprenticeships and Graduate Programmes

Information on early careers and the digital campus 2020 - Atkins

STEM Summer Internships for Ages 15-18 or 12-14

Please find more information below. 

Stem Summer Internships