Twitter Wall

Twitter Wall

17/07/20

Amazing local charity releases a single. https://t.co/AiN4m9t95n

16/07/20

Final House Points Totals. Well done Explorer. 👏👏👏🎉🎉🎉 https://t.co/oYFcmEvwtm

13/07/20

The GCSE and A-Level Art and Photography Virtual Exhibition is now open. https://t.co/JEpSl7HOse

09/07/20

👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏https://t.co/zYMY7mWYDI

06/07/20

Retweeted From BBC Woman's Hour

We speak to the student teacher from , whose team have won this year’s international STEM competition, and why it’s important to ‘Save Our Shores from Plastic Pollution’: https://t.co/ZSx8KXlwJI https://t.co/4E489jErvU

06/07/20

👏👏👏 https://t.co/tgNIVce7S5

04/07/20

Retweeted From BIEA

CGTN Europe have written an article covering our 2020 International STEM Youth Competition and interviewed some of the amazing teams. Check it out here: https://t.co/uvUwP7HE5D

04/07/20

Retweeted From Sam Ball

Very positive reviews at the interval from students. Phenomenal performance. Thank you for making our virtual theatre trip possible! https://t.co/L94cOBKlHJ

29/06/20

Current House Points Totals. https://t.co/cR8acjmzFD

25/06/20

Our chief engineer James from Team Amet Activists ready with our model of the amphibious vehicle for the International Youth STEM Competition run by . Finals start at 4pm today! https://t.co/YkFzpgB1wj

25/06/20

Retweeted From STEMYMissBanda

So so proud of our students being part of the UK team! All the best AMet Activitists! https://t.co/x3LXA1m9AC

23/06/20

We look forward to seeing year 11 students at our virtual Sixth Form Transition Day tomorrow. Don't forget you need to use your school email address to access the Google Meet links! Please direct any queries to sixthform.co.uk.

18/06/20

Sixth Form Transition Day https://t.co/Xj7HJQxwNS https://t.co/8535NtdkSr

16/06/20

Remember to have fun and get lost in the art making. https://t.co/X6u7e9MBBV

16/06/20

especially through the winter months. Do not be upset by this as it is purposeful. The slow deterioration of the art work symbolises the transition of us returning to our ‘new’ normal. Guidance on how to create your art work with be shared with you in the coming weeks.

16/06/20

as a community. We are asking you to paint and wrap sticks, pebbles and stones, or to create your own weaving, all with materials that you have collected or might be laying around the house. Most importantly, remember that the art work will deteriorate over time,

16/06/20

On our return to school these pieces of Art will be displayed in groups in different parts of the school environment. The aim of this is commemorate our resilience in coping with what we have been through and to celebrate our returning to school and resuming our lives

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG)

The Beacon School is committed to providing students with high quality Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) regarding education pathways, apprenticeships and careers.

We aim to help students make informed decisions at key times in their education, for example with option choices in Year 8, post 16 plans and support in Year 11, Year 12 and 13 as they plan for university or working life.  In addition to dedicated careers input for all year groups, the school’s CEIAG programme includes interaction with universities, the local and wider business community.  Year 12 students have the opportunity to complete a one week work experience placement.

Careers Policy Statement on Provider Access

Careers Opportunities Map for all year groups

Careers support and advice is available from the Careers Hub in the LRC.

Additional support is available using various ICT programmes and websites and the use of simple psychometric assessments.  Students are able to access Fast Tomato which tailors career and course suggestions.

Any enquiries please contact::

Mrs Sara Cox  Careers Co-ordinator

Telephone: 01737 359103 ext: 1608.  Email: s.cox@thebeaconschool.co.uk

 

Careers Guidance Websites

Helping your child begin their career journey, from university and apprenticeships to work experience, Success at School's careers guide is packed full of advice to help you steer your child through the confusing world of careers choices.

Preview of guide - how to apply

Coast to Capital - online resources for Educators, Parents and Carers

We have compiled this list of online resources, videos and virtual support around careers for you to share with students whilst they are at home and/or unable to benefit from more traditional employer encounters and experiences.

Coast to Capital - online resources

U-Explore is an independent and impartial online careers platform which provides students with an intuitive careers guidance search engine and personal profile builder. Schools can access a wide range of teaching resources plus data to evidence student progress.

U-Explore

Fast Tomato has been designed to help young people broaden their horizons and consider a broader spectrum of career and education options. Students take a short psychometric questionnaire which gauges interests, attitudes and motivations. They are then offered career and education suggestions, personalised to them.

Fast Tomato

 

Useful Publications

Guide to Apprenticeships

School Leavers Guide


Useful Links

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.  The service offers confidential and impartial advice.  This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

National Careers Service

Start is a free and comprehensive digital platform, offering schools and colleges a single starting point to help simplify and improve careers guidance in schools.

Start - Careers Advice Website

At AllAboutSchoolLeavers, our mission is clear: we help school leavers get jobs and understand the career paths available to them. Here at the home of school leaver jobs, you’ll find everything from current apprenticeships and school leaver programme opportunities, to the latest school leaver job news, and advice to help guide you on your career journey.

School Leaver Opportunities

The UK’s national volunteering database, Do-it.org makes it easy for anyone to volunteer in their community.

Volunteer Vacancies

UCAS advice on apprenticeships - Choosing the right apprenticeship is important – read their advice on how to find the perfect one.

UCAS Apprenticeship Advice

Find an apprenticeship through the .Gov UK website via the link below.

Apprenticeships

Amazing Apprenticeships is a website to make it easy for teachers and careers advisers to access the latest information about apprenticeships.

Amazing Apprenticeships

icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. We show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.

Career Ideas

Baker Dearing Educational Trust - Provides information on University Technical Colleges.

Baker Dearing Educational Trust

Career Development Institute - The Career Development Institute is the single UK-wide professional body for everyone working in the fields of careers education, career information, advice and guidance, career coaching, career consultancy and career management.

Career Development Institute

STEM Associations - A nationwide network of over 30,000 volunteers from a wide range of employers, who engage with young people to provide stimulating and inspirational informal leaving activities in both school and non-school settings.

STEM Associations

Your Life App - Informs and inspires young people by giving them the opportunity to discover hundreds of varied career options.

Your Life App