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28/05/20

Retweeted From Banstead Rotary

Calling all young citizens! has a range of opportunities waiting for YOU! RT pls https://t.co/78TiJ35PDj

08/05/20

The Beacon School staff and key worker student bank holiday colouring in therapy session. https://t.co/4m8wdxQIAP

27/04/20

Retweeted From Fiona Thorne

Students in years 9 to 13! Our Chief Exec will be sharing his career story, from banking to leading at 2.30 pm today on Learn Lounge: https://t.co/FZfZOe2Zwn

22/04/20

Our finalists for the national Baylab Labcoat Design Competition. The students were the top 5 of 300 entries in the school so can now compete at national level so I am sending these to Baylab If they win we get 30lab coats and also a life size cutout of the winner’s design. https://t.co/udSPBCUqVr

20/04/20

We will be watching and would love to see The Beacon make it on there! The Art Department

20/04/20

Please follow the link below for more info. https://t.co/rbgIEC2y9S The first programme of the series is on Monday 27th April at 8pm. The first theme is animals and the deadline for entries is Thursday 23rd April.

20/04/20

For all our Artists and Photographers and budding Artists in KS3 and beyond, artist Grayson Perry is teaching Art in lockdown and is calling for the public to submit their artworks. There will be a different theme each week and a selection will feature on the programme.

19/04/20

Hello, here’s the schedule for the broadcast. There will be daily lessons online which you can use in addition to the work we will put on Google👇https://t.co/g7K5Ja5CWr

19/04/20

Retweeted From BBC Bitesize

next week? 🔶Watch on BBC iPlayer and Red Button from 9am Monday 🔶 20-minute lessons covering ages 5 to 14 🔶 Brought to you by experts & teachers 🔶 Over 150 new lessons published every week online 🔶 Exclusive Year 10 content on our Insta https://t.co/Gq5yYJYZq2

16/04/20

Retweeted From Department for Education

Young people will receive their exam results in August, as agreed at the start of this academic year: 📘 A levels on Thursday 13th August 📘 GCSEs on Thursday 20th August 👉 https://t.co/9PDcnlesZ5 https://t.co/WCbATl7Jd7

15/04/20

The deadline is Friday 24th April. Please follow the online instructions once registered and good luck! The Art Department. https://t.co/mxjglMh1CF

15/04/20

The Royal Academy are continuing to run their annual Young Artists' Summer show and are still taking entry applications. The exhibition this year will be online. Please find the link below, for those of you who wish to apply. https://t.co/mxjglMh1CF

15/04/20

Royal Academy Young Artists' Summer Show - Call for Entries Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 Artists and Photographers For those of you who are interested, particularly Years 11 and 13 who will be finding themselves with a lot of time on their hands. https://t.co/mxjglMh1CF

10/04/20

Good Friday School Activity. Having an egg-celent time in school on Good Friday with our students whose parents are key workers. https://t.co/dM2datPVq8

03/04/20

Please follow the link below for the latest newsletter. https://t.co/rVxSGDyEJG

01/04/20

Today The Beacon School students have spent time creating a banner to say thank you to NHS staff and Key Workers. The banner will be hung outside the school to show our support to those on the front line. 'The Beacon School says, "Thank you NHS Key Workers" https://t.co/S96pSrsWBX

31/03/20

Retweeted From Janine Harrison

Cake in a mug - one of many home activities to keep busy 🤓🍰 https://t.co/zd248rJJjo

30/03/20

Retweeted From ReigateBeat

Tops marks to for offering to help us with ID & education for any of their youngsters not adhering to guidance. Thank you

20/03/20

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

To all our Year 13 students at - we shall miss you. We’ll help you gain the grades that the final 2 months of study would’ve allowed you to achieve. We are here to support you as you think about your next steps.

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