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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

Martin-Baker apprenticeships: open for applications
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(Gatsby 7) Spread the word among students interested in an apprenticeship in engineering: Martin-Baker, the world leader in the manufacture of aircrew escape and safety systems based in Denham, have now opened their applications for their September 2020 intake. Martin-Baker … Read More

Save the date: Y12 health and care careers event
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(Gatsby 2, 5 and 7) Health Education England are once again running their popular Year 12 health and care careers event on Wednesday 25 March 2020 in Buckinghamshire: venue to be decided, but either Aylesbury or High Wycombe. Entitled ‘Your … 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

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

Free funded Healthtec places
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(Gatsby 2, 3, 6, 7) Students in receipt of pupil premium funding can receive a free patient journey experience (including return transport to school) at the state-of-the-art HealthTec facility based at the Aylesbury Campus of the Buckinghamshire College Group. There … Read More

Pinewood Studios Open Doors: pathways to the creative industries
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(Gatsby benchmark 5) Pinewood Studios are hosting their second ‘Open Doors: Pathways to the Creative Industries’ on Saturday 16 November from 9.30am to 3.30pm as part of their continued commitment to furthering skills and education for the creative sector. The … Read More

Young Ambulance Citizen Programme: free workplace visit for students
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(Gatsby benchmark 5) The Young Ambulance Citizen Programme is a free programme where students will get hands on experience of real-life clinical equipment in simulated scenarios such as a road accident and knife crime incident. Students get directly involved in … Read More

Sign up to robotics challenge by 15 July
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The deadline to sign up your school for the Tomorrow’s Engineers Robotics challenge is 15 July. It’s free to take part and you receive LEGO® MINDSTORMS® equipment and teacher training. This isn’t a one-off challenge. It’s a curriculum-linked programme that … Read More

‘Careers lessons push up GCSE grades’
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A new report has established that encounters with the world of work can change attitudes and improve academic achievement. For the first time in England, research demonstrated links between young people’s engagement with employers through career talks and their GCSE … Read More

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