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Creative with Careers

Students learned about careers in Art & Photography. They received bespoke lessons designed to inform them of the kinds of jobs the subject can lead to in the creative industry as well as the key skills they need to succeed. They designed their own creative CV as if they were...
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Bring it on!

As part of Southmoor’s careers education programme, a group of Year 8 students went to The Beacon of Light where a fantastic selection of businesses were ready to inspire them about the great Engineering and STEM opportunities available on their doorstep. Pupils were challenged...
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Down to Earth with the RAF

The RAF Regiment, the ground fighting force of the RAF classified as an infantry based unit, delivered a presentation to Year 10 and selected Sixth Formers about the many careers available in their field.  Students had the opportunity to experience some of the training and...
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Year 10 Work Towards their Future

Year 10 took part in a range of activities to develop their career pathways. They worked on CVs with help from SETA and Barclays, had Mock Interviews by local business leaders and learned more about Further Education and Higher Apprenticeships with the Sixth Form and National...
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Medical Mavericks

Students learned about NHS careers with a visit from the ‘Medical Mavericks’ roadshow. They took part in a range of activities including recording their own ECG, taking blood from a fake arm and practising keyhole surgery as well as taking a look inside their own bodies with an...
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Taking on the Brewin Dolphin Challenge

Year 8 students took part in the Education Challenge at Brewin Dolphin, a global wealth management company in Newcastle.  They found out about career paths in the financial industry and apprenticeships available. Pupils also tested their creative skills by pitching some...
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Taking the Business Challenge

  Year 10 students visited Accenture, a huge global business with offices in North Tyneside, to take part in a business challenge where they were given a scenario to solve a problem for a retailer then presented their solutions. We hope this will be the first of many future...
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Why Care?

Students were entertained by the Gibber Theatre Company as they performed “Why Care?”, a production designed to show why the NHS is a fast-growing organisation and to promote the exciting variety of careers the NHS has to offer.
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University Challenge for Year 7

As part of our Careers Strategy to widen aspirations, Year 7 pupils are being given the opportunity to visit a local university this year. After a recent visit to Newcastle, Sunderland University hosted a group of 28 students for a day of activities including a tour of the...
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Vorsprung Durch Technik

Year 11 were joined by representatives from Wearside Audi including Richard Hyde who is Head of Business. Richard spoke about the excellent apprenticeship and career path opportunities the company have as well as the importance of good results as a basis to further training with...
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