Here is the link to a fantastic visit from The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland and an opportunity for students and their poor clarinet playing careers adviser to make the most of this chance to entertain the students and staff!
Thank you for inviting me along today and explaining your recent trip and experiences at the national computing competition.
I would like to find out more and make this available to other students so they can consider computing and related careers. Can you please complete the form below and give as much detail as possible so we can prepare a report. No names are required and no personal details will appear in the report.
North Berwick High School
You will need to make a statement on why you want to apply for the course so remember to make it relevant, personal, highlighting the points about you, your qualifications and interests or career plans. Remember, places on the course you want could be limited so take this section seriously and please check your spelling and grammar.
Can be vocational, that is, what you study will link to a career area or non-vocational, such as highers etc. that do not link directly to a specific career
It is important that you check the level of entry, is it National or Higher National, that you can meet the entry requirements (if in doubt, check with the course as soon as possible) and you have checked where they can lead to
Get ready, these courses will be available very soon
You apply direct to each college
Higher National level courses fees are applied for via www.saas.gov.uk
If you are planning to link a Higher National course to a degree course you could check with the university and ask if the course is recognised for entry
Try this website ELRAH which gives links between HN and degree courses
Tutorial: Writing a personal statement for a UCAS or college application here
I have delivered talks to the following year groups and you can view the sessions by visiting the individual links.
The S2 talk will take place next term.
In addition to the above talks I am delivering an employability programme to S6 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and you can follow these here
All S3 students will receive a careers interview this term to help prepare them for subject choice next term with my colleague, Chris Trotter, Careers Adviser
We held a very successful Careers Convention at the school on Wednesday 26 September with over 300 individuals visiting and speaking with 30 employer/education and training representatives.
I have posted a podcast of former school student George Elderfield and his journey through engineering and current role as a STEM Ambassador here
We continue to develop our Developing The Young Workforce agenda by supporting departments across the school and you can view our creative approach to this here