Marvel legends assemble to inspire next generation of engineering super heroes!
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Marvel joins campaign to encourage young people from different backgrounds to consider a career in engineering. The government’s Year of Engineering is assembling Marvel super heroes, including Iron Man and The Hulk, to launch an exciting new partnership with the … Read More

Lord Agnew sees careers excellence in action
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The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education has visited The Misbourne to see first-hand what excellent careers education really looks like – already a highlight of National Careers Week 2019. Lord Agnew visited The Misbourne in … Read More

Ofsted praises careers at two Bucks’ schools
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Congratulations to St Michael’s Catholic School and The Aylesbury Vale Academy in Bucks which have received special mentions for their careers education within positive Ofsted inspection reports. Ofsted inspected St Michael’s Catholic School in High Wycombe in January and praised … Read More

Have you appointed a Careers Link Governor?
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(Gatsby 1) Download this short, practical guide on ‘Careers in schools for Governors’ produced for National Careers Week which sums up the role Governors play in empowering positive change through careers education. There are 9 separate mentions of Governors in … Read More

Celebrating National Careers Week
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(Gatsby 1-8) National Careers Week is taking place this week from 4 to 9 March, and schools across Bucks are organising events and activities. Share your activities with us on Twitter and share ideas: tag @BucksSkillsHub and @CareerEnt with the … Read More

Get help to link classrooms to careers
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(Gatsby 4) Need help guiding teaching on using employers in their lessons? These two resources are simple but effective: Sign up to Success at School to preview their Gatsby Subject Guides online for free. These subject specific booklets directly connect … Read More

Local uni and college open days: 2019 round-up
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(Gatsby 7) How is your school doing on Gatsby Benchmark 7 – encounters with further and higher education? Please share this useful round-up below of local higher and further education provider open days with staff, parents and pupils. The website … Read More

National Apprenticeship Week 2019
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(Gatsby 7) This week is also National Apprenticeship Week: take a look at Amazing Apprenticeships’ free resources for schools and colleges to help teachers to engage their students and talk about the exciting benefits apprenticeships can offer. Download the NAW2019 … Read More

Schools upskill on apprenticeships
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(Gatsby 7) Schools in Bucks told us they were keen to upskill on apprenticeships, realising that they have become an increasingly important route for students to consider. We therefore held two staff CPD events together with ASK Apprenticeships for National … Read More

Sharing best practice: careers in PSHE
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(Gatsby 4 and 5) St Michael’s Catholic School in High Wycombe shared some very simple, but effective best practice after the ‘Careers in PSHE’ workshop in February sponsored by Erasmus+. Careers Coordinator Monika Grosch explains: “I agree the dates with … Read More

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