Introducing UniTasterDays – help with Gatsby 7
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(Gatsby 7) Have you heard of UniTasterDays.com? It’s a free resource to help schools and colleges engage with universities, which identifies opportunities to help meet Gatsby Benchmark 7’s higher education requirements. Resources on the free UniTasterDays platform can benefit careers leads … Read More

More school and college leaver opportunities with PwC
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(Gatsby 2, 5 and 7) Professional services network PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) have asked us to spread the word round schools in Bucks about all the student careers opportunities they offer. What PwC can offer students: Work Experience: Insight Weeks for students … Read More

Apply for Y12 PwC summer placement (deadline 14 Feb)
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(Gatsby 6) Year 12s who are keen progress a career in the world of business, accounting or technology should apply by 14 February to take part in PwC’s summer Insight Weeks. PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) opportunities local to Buckinghamshire include Watford, Cambridge and … Read More

National Careers Week 2 – 7 March 2020: ideas and resources
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(Gatsby benchmarks 1-7) Download our round-up of ideas and resources to support National Careers Week from 2 – 7 March 2020. How is your school celebrating this year? There’s still plenty of time to start planning and make it a … Read More

Support for National Apprenticeships Week in Bucks
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(Gatsby benchmark 7) The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for schools (ASK) programme in Buckinghamshire is now run by Adviza: Claire Reeves is your local programme manager and all schools should have received a visit from her. Actions you should take … Read More

Ideas for National Careers Week 2020
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(Gatsby benchmark 1-8) Start planning now for National Careers Week, which runs from 2nd – 7th March next year. It’s a great way of getting the whole school behind careers: from parents to students, subject leaders to form tutors. Here … Read More

Independent training providers: how to meet Gatsby 7
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(Gatsby benchmark 7) We know many of our schools are struggling to get to grips with the ‘meaningful encounters with independent training providers’ requirement of Gatsby benchmark 7 – so we asked our Apprenticeship Manager Paddy Patterson for an explanation … Read More

Bucks Skills Show 2019 film premiere! 
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We’re very proud to premiere the video of the Bucks Skills Show 2019 in this issue of our newsletter. Can you spot yourself? It’s a wonderful reflection on our biggest and most successful Bucks Skills Show, attended by over 4,000 … Read More

Book now for STEMRoller 2020 – empowering female students
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(Gatsby benchmarks 2, 3, 5, 7) STEMroller 2020 is back on Saturday 29 February at Wycombe Leisure Centre – an inspirational STEM careers speed networking event with a difference for girls aged 11-19. There are just 150 student spaces available … Read More

Young Enterprise opportunities in Bucks
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(Gatsby benchmark 5) Young Enterprise have asked us to spread the word about the one-day year group events available to schools in Buckinghamshire.  These include: Learn to Earn Launch Pad Employability Masterclass YE are willing to work with schools to … Read More

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