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Rooks Heath College

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Dates for your Diary

Academic Year Careers Diary/programme

Listed below are some of the enrichment days, assemblies, university and apprenticeship talks and trips based around careers that take part throughout the year. In addition to this, regular and scheduled PSE lessons keep the students informed about choices and 

September

  1. Sixth Form Open Day
  2. UKCAT and BMAT registration
  3. Year 7 PiXL Edge Introduction

October

  1. Year 10 and Year 11 Pathways Assembly

November

 

  1. Vocational Careers Fair (under review)
  2. Excel Skills , London
  3. Year 8 Bridging Options Assembly
  4. Year 9 GCSE’s Options Assembly
  5. Digital Day (with the British Interactive Media Association)
  6. Cadbury's Challenge (Year 9 Business Studies Bridging)
  7. Speaker for Schools (James Hayr from Endemol Shine Group - Year11 - Sixth form) 
  8. Y9 E-ON engineering workshops.

December

  1. Sixth Form College Applications
  2. Year 10 and Year 11 Apprenticeship Assembly
  3. Subject specific university talks (Year 11)
  4. Kidzania careers taster trip (YR7)
  5. Weekend Maths Masterclasses at Brunel University for talented  Year 9 students
  6. Girls in STEM conference 

January

  1. Year 8 Bridging Options Evening
  2. Year 9 Options Evening
  3. Sorrell Saturday School (Art - Years 9 and 10))
  4. Trip to St. John's College, Oxford (Years 8 and 9), Most able Group

February

  1. Year 11 Mock Interviews
  2. Writers Workshops (Y9)

March

  1. Careers and Apprenticeship Week
  2. University and Apprenticeship Fair, London
  3. Media Studies Industry Employer engagement day (Year 9)

April

  1. CV writing
  2. Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge

May

  1. STEM trips including Women in Engineering
  2. Ceramic Workshops (Crafts Council and Saint Martins - Year 9) 

June

  1. STEM / STEAM week
  2. Coding workshops (Brunel University - Years 7 and 8)

July

  1. Year 10 Careers Event
  2. Army Careers Engagement Day (Year 10)
  3. Year 12 Work Experience
  4. Skills workshops (Years 7 and 8)

August

  1. GCSE Results Day
  2. A’ level Results Day