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

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

Big Bang Bucks returns in June 2020
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(Gatsby benchmarks 3, 4, 5) Book students in now for the Big Bang Show in Bucks in June 2020 – inspiring young learners to pursue careers in STEM by demonstrating where their studies can take them after school. Run by the … Read More

How to access your free Gatsby Subject Guides
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As an early Christmas present, Success at School have made three of their best-selling Gatsby Subject Guides, which link curriculum learning to careers, freely available online to all schools and colleges! They have done this with the support of their wonderful sponsors … Read More

Sign up to fully-funded careers in the curriculum CPD
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(Gatsby benchmark 4) We have organised a fully-funded, high-quality teacher CPD workshop in the new year – and would like all our Bucks schools to take up a place to extend practical expertise on Gatsby Benchmark 4. Our aim is … Read More

Parent bookings now open for Saturday Skills Show
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We’ve launched bookings for parents and carers to bring young people to the Bucks Skills Show on Saturday 19 October – and we need your help to spread the word. Please send out the text below before the end of … Read More

Online course links curriculum learning to STEM careers
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Discover how to adapt your curriculum to link to careers in science, design & technology, engineering, computing and mathematics through a free, six-week online course from STEM Learning. Recommended for all science curriculum teachers, but also useful for Careers Leads. … Read More

Download free resources to teach sixth formers about HE
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Looking for help to deliver engaging assemblies or lessons about university? Aspire resources, produced by the social mobility charity upReach, provide information about a range of post-18 options, from university to school leaver programmes and apprenticeships, as well as careers … Read More

How to write the perfect personal statement
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Which? University’s free personal statement builder tool helps students create their first tricky draft. The tool is tailored to the subject they’re applying for, with some quick hints along the way. Students can use it as an exercise to gauge … Read More

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