The RAF have organised an immersive, never-before seen virtual event with an opportunity to discover information on key roles, as well as chat live with a specialist RAF recruiter. All from the comfort of your own home.
For more information and to book a free ticket to become part of this fabulous opportunity please see the following posters – RAF poster for 12th Nov and RAF poster for 19th Nov
STEM Careers and Engineering
Take part in the Big Quiz for an opportunity to win prizes Tomorrows Engineers Big Quiz
Toyota Apprenticeship Opportunities 2021
Toyota have two apprenticeship opportuities that are currently open for 2021. They will be hiring 36 students for their Production Apprenticeship and 12 for their Maintenance Apprenticeship. The following two links have further information
Newcastle College Open Events
Open event dates for this year as expected the first few are being run virtually. All details will be shared in due course but they will be accessed via their website (www.nscg.ac.uk)
- Thurs 22 Oct (*times to be confirmed but weekday likely to be 5:30-8pm)
- Thurs 3 Dec
- Sat 23 Jan (*times likely 10-12 noon for weekend events)
- Sat 15 May
Stoke-on-Trent College Open Events and Consultations
Stoke on Trent College are starting to offer 1-2-1 tours of our campuses/facilities for students. They will be running these on certain dates throughout the remainder of the year which are the following;
Thursday 12th November – 4-6pm – Burslem Campus
Thursday 3rd December – 4-6pm – Burslem Campus
These are being offered as 1-2-1 tours so all social distancing guidelines are met.
Get in contact to book a slot with them. They will review this again in the new year with any new restrictions that may be put in place.
Contact them directly to book in on a different date/time if staff are available.
They are also offering their ‘Virtual Next Step’ events for parents who may have questions about their son/daughter and what their next steps will be. This can be offered as a Zoom/Teams or phone call and will last for approx. 15 minutes throughout this session they can discuss the application process, what happens next and the enrolment process. They will be running these on the following dates; Thursday 26th November – 4-6pm or Thursday 10th December – 4-6pm
Careers Advice at SMWCA
Please click on the link to view the Y10 Work Experience Academy Booklet
Please click the following link to access our Employability Site: https://www.workreadyschools.co.uk/schools/st-margaret-ward-catholic-academy
Please click on the following link to access the icould careers information page: Take the Buzz Quiz
Please click on the following link to view the Y11 GCSE and Post 16 Advice and Guidance Letter
Please click on the following link to view useful careers information and contacts for our Y11 leavers: Careers Information for School Leavers 2019
Calling all St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy Alumni! Please click on the following link for information on how you can motivate and inspire our current students into feeling more confident about decision making and their futures Future First
Explore a career in finance through this interactive link: Accountancy, Banking & Finance Careers
Why Drama is useful to a number of careers, including law and medicine. Why universities think that Drama is a qualification worth having: The Importance of Drama: Transferable Skills
Useful careers information in light of the Coronavirus outbreak
A new online learning platform to help boost the nation’s skills while people are staying at home, has been launched today (28 April 2020).
Free courses are available through the new online platform hosted on the gov.uk website, called the Skills Toolkit, link: The Skills Toolkit
Further information can be found on the gov.uk article via the following link : New free online learning platform to boost workplace skills
Other useful platforms