June 2022 archive

UCAS Update

Year 12 have started to complete their online UCAS forms for their university applications and are now beginning to draft their personal statements. They will complete full drafts of these before returning in September.

Sports Ambassadors Take a Trip to Valley Road

Callum Davison, Euan Strachan and Ben Sawyers from Year 12 took a trip to Valley Road Academy to support the running of their commonwealth sports day. They took to the responsibility brilliantly, leading sessions for Year 5 students on balancing, shooting and jumping skills – even giving them a go at archery with our school …

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Spotlight on Work Experience Placements

Most of our Year 12  students have now secured a placement following our 1-2-1 work experience support sessions. Students will begin their placements on the week commencing 11th July. A few highlights from the various placements include: Faiza Begum Herdmans Chemist Thomas Nicholson Sainsbury’s Pharmacy Jasmien Casey Sunderland Mind Amber Devlin  Dame Dorothy Primary School Simran Dhillon Busy Bees Nursery Emily Harrison Newcastle Hospital …

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Career Insights

Do you think a career in the Police force might be for you? Northumbria Police are running an interactive session on 7th July to find out more about entry routes into policing, including Police Degree Apprenticeships, what to expect when joining the Force and an insightful Q&A to chat about the skills required to get you …

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Barclays Return for More Life Skills

Volunteers from Barclays and the Talent Foundry were back, teaching all of Year 12 about reading playslips, working out tax and earning money through employment. Students interacted with a number of scenarios that opened their eyes to the complexities of tax and how important it was to understand where their pay goes, and how to …

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Accenture Virtual Work Experience Day

17 students took part in a virtual work experience day with Accenture – a global IT company at the cutting edge of advances in Artificial Intelligence and Information Technologies. The Year 12 students involved spent the day learning about the company, who have major offices across the North-East, and the type of work they are …

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