The Future of Skills: A Briefing for Teachers
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(Gatsby 2) Innovation foundation Nesta has launched a toolkit for teachers and parents (and Enterprise Advisers!) summarising the key findings from its ‘The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030’ report. This toolkit equips users with the latest information about the … Read More

SEND school careers go from strength to strength
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(Gatsby 1-8) Our partnerships with special schools in Bucks are really taking off – thanks to excellent support from Enterprise Advisers and businesses. But we still need more employers to get involved: read on to see how you could make … Read More

Free resources: BBC Bitesize
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(Gatsby 2) The BBC Bitesize website now features over 250 career profiles and films linking areas of the curriculum to jobs, skills needed in those jobs, entry pathways and salaries: great support for Gatsby Benchmark 2. Whether students are deciding … Read More

Register now for EntFest
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(Gatsby 5) Schools are invited to attend a unique festival of enterprise and entrepreneurship on Friday 29th June 2019 hosted by the University of Buckingham. Register now to reserve a place for your students and give them a unique learning … Read More

Free resources: maths and science
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(Gatsby 4) HS2 is promoting STEM subjects through its secondary education programme to help young people develop the skills they need to be able to get involved with transport infrastructure-related careers. Teachers can download high quality free curriculum-linked resources (including … Read More

Maximise your STEM Ambassador link-up
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(Gatsby 5) We’ve now linked up most of our Bucks Careers Hub schools with a STEM Ambassador to increase school engagement with STEM activities. Bourne End Academy and Amersham School have both recently hosted successful STEM events. As part of … Read More

Book free apprenticeship workshops this term!
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(Gatsby 7) Book fully-funded apprenticeship registration and application workshops for your Years 11, 12 or 13 this summer term. As we come to the end of the academic year, the Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK) programme is keen … Read More

Healthcare work experience opportunities
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(Gatsby 6) Give your students the benefit of a week’s work experience in different healthcare roles – thanks to a partnership between HealthTec and Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (BHT). Aylesbury-based HealthTec Thames Valley is working with BHT to provide one … Read More

Careers fairs 2019-20: avoid the clashes
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(Gatsby 5) Have you shared when you’re holding your careers fair next year? Exhibitors have asked to help avoid clashes next year by coordinating dates across Bucks, and the following schools have helpfully confirmed their chosen dates: The Grange School: … Read More

Helping you engage employers
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(Gatsby 5) Need help sourcing new volunteers for employer encounters? Don’t forget that as well as our own OppsinBucks directory, you can also use Inspiring the Future and Speakers4Schools to find new recruits for careers events. Schools can now also … Read More

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