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S6 Careers Talk June 2019

Speakers

S6 North Berwick

Opening music here
More here
Longer session here

Good morning S6!
Mick Burns and Jennifer Jones, Careers Advisers, NBHS

Welcome to S6 at North Berwick High.

This talk is about:
What’s important for S6.
What’s important when thinking about your future.
Getting ready for S6.
What you need to do and when you need to do it.
What resources are there to help you.
Timescales involved.

S6 Careers Book MB updated Aug 2019

View the careers resources book online here

S6 NBHS Newsletter 2019

University rankings 2020 here

Make sure you are registered at My World of Work here you may find the Profiling Tool particularly useful at this stage.

Kahoot here

Why study languages?

Some resources, information and student feedback on the importance of taking languages at North Berwick High School.

Short presentation to set the scene.

Modern Languages develop your Career Management Skills.

Student Feedback
Languages 2019 Report for school FINAL

What do graduates do?
Find out below.
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Podcast from one of our presenters and former school student Flora.

NBHS parents and carers careers update

I have delivered talks to the following year groups and you can view the sessions by visiting the individual links.
S1 here
S3 here
S4 here
S5 here
S6 here
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

Other activities.
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