Apprenticeships offer for autumn
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The momentum around apprenticeships is building – and schools and colleges in Bucks can benefit from the free support to help students, teachers and staff understand the benefits. Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK), a project to increase the … Read More

Race to enter the Y10 Bosch Challenge
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If you’re thinking of entering your school in the new Bosch Challenge, put your request in quickly at the start of term to secure one of the remaining places. Alongside its sponsorship of the Bucks Skills Show 2018, technology giant … Read More

Embryologist brings science to life in the classroom
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Bucks Skills Hub put STEM Ambassador and embryologist Danielle Breen in touch with the science team at Great Marlow School for a unique and highly engaging biology lesson. Danielle, Laboratory Manager at Thames Valley Fertility clinic, reflected: “To be able … Read More

Creative industries opens doors for 17+
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Buckinghamshire creative industries are hosting ‘Open Doors – Pathways in Screen Industries’ on Saturday 22nd September at Pinewood Studios for sixth formers, education leavers, under and post graduates, and professionals and career transformers of all ages. It’s a chance for … Read More

Sign up Year 9s for BSI ‘kitemark’ visit
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Looking for an opportunity to expand workplace visits and inspire students about STEM careers? We’re inviting 10 schools to each bring groups of ten Year 9 students to the British Standards Institute Inspiration Day on Monday 4th December 2018. The … Read More

Awards success for Bucks!
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Many congratulations to Helen Hill, Careers Leader at The Misbourne School, and Karen Bell, Project Manager for Science Oxford, for their success at The Careers & Enterprise Company 2018 Awards. Helen was declared regional winner of the Careers Leader of … Read More

Launching the Bucks Careers Hub
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Bucks Skills Hub has been selected as one of 20 new hubs around England to help transform careers education for young people. Careers Hubs are a central part of the Government’s Careers Strategy which aims to raise the quality of … Read More

A-list speakers line up for Bucks Skills Show
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  We’re excited to confirm our line-up of industry A-listers who will be speaking at the Bucks Skills Show on Saturday 13th September at The Gateway in Aylesbury. From the Ministry of Sound to the Cabinet Office, from Google to … Read More

Gatsby Benchmarks 4 & 5 Case study: EastWest Rail – Destination Aylesbury 2018
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Background and logistics In June 2018 the Bucks Skills Hub welcomed EastWest Rail to deliver the challenge ‘Destination Aylesbury’ to over 150 students in Buckinghamshire. The challenge involved two rounds; the first day in school and the final at The University … Read More

Gatsby Benchmarks 4 & 5 Case study: Thames Valley Fertility Year 7 biology lesson
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Background Bucks Skills Hub works with STEM Ambassadors based in the local area, joining forces to help them create stronger and more lasting partnerships with Buckinghamshire secondary schools. Enterprise Coordinator Luisa Clarke and the Enterprise Advisers for Great Marlow School, … Read More

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