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12/07/24

🎉 Our school just celebrated Culture Day with vibrant outfits and rich traditions! 🌍🌺 Students and staff showcased their heritage through beautiful cultural attire, making it a day to remember! pic.twitter.com/U6qaKQvO9s

11/07/24

Great to have the London Ambulance Service, Metropolitan Police and Fire Brigade in today delivering workshops to Year 8 on the impact of Knife Crime, Anti Social Behaviour, Fire Safety and County lines. pic.twitter.com/22mWbUyn4y

10/07/24

Our KS3 Cricket Club students are currently enjoying an incredible day at Lord's Cricket Ground, watching England vs. West Indies! Huge thanks to for this amazing experience! 🏏 pic.twitter.com/9IALGISBDi

09/07/24

🎉 Congratulations to our top 10 schools for their learners' amazing completion of Bedrock Core lessons! 🎓📚 Your dedication to implementing Bedrock is truly inspiring. Keep unlocking academic potential! 🌟 pic.twitter.com/5o4X7DEj8X

08/07/24

🥳 Congratulations to Bunny for winning the Avery Community Project Fund and securing £250! A big thank you to Avery Healthcare Group for supporting the community and recognising Bunny's hard work. 🤝 pic.twitter.com/midne1qpn7

05/07/24

🎊Y12 Freshers Week has come to an end! 🎊Our prospective Sixth Form students are now ready to start a new chapter of their academic journey. Each student was gifted a tote bag with essential equipment and a subject choice reading book.📚Thanks to everyone who supported! 🎓 pic.twitter.com/4ffUAhmgKr

05/07/24

🎨🖌️ Our school recently held an incredible Art Exhibition featuring the amazing works of our talented students! From vibrant paintings to intricate drawings, their creativity shone brightly. ✨We’re so proud of our young artists! 👏 pic.twitter.com/UcBsZ5SGfP

04/07/24

💬 Today, our Year 7 and 8 students enjoyed employability workshops with DELL and Johnson Matthey. Meanwhile, Year 12 students engaged in careers and university speed networking. Thank you to our guests for making this event possible! Together, we inspire future leaders! 🚀 pic.twitter.com/xddBw0XH1Z

03/07/24

📚 Today, our prospective sixth form students had an inspiring trip to Queen Mary University as part of our Y12 Freshers Week! A fantastic glimpse into university life and future opportunities. 🎓🌟 pic.twitter.com/5LxebmnID4

27/06/24

🎉 Congratulations Year 11 students on reaching this milestone! 🎉Enjoy your Prom night, celebrate your achievements, and make unforgettable memories! 🎓✨ pic.twitter.com/mma28sEYJ2

26/06/24

A busy and scorching day today with a fantastic morning of Y10 team building🙌(thanks to !), a mock Euros tournament at KS3⚽ (Denmark 🇩🇰, aka 8D, were the champions!), and we were also proud to host an event with Principals and other leaders from across 🤝 pic.twitter.com/NCoGlaHvMT

26/06/24

Our Kinetic scholars along with academy coach AJ enjoyed a day out at Thorpe Park 🎢#KineticAcademy pic.twitter.com/W0vuHbdHxi

27/05/24

Our latest newsletter is now available on our website, covering a busy Half Term 5! https://t.co/tHaLz2Zqie.

15/05/24

Congratulations to our four Sixth Form students who successfully secured IGY Scholarships! 🎉Your commitment to innovation and academic excellence mirrors the pioneering spirit of the world's greatest innovators. We can't wait to see the great things you achieve! 🌟 🎓 pic.twitter.com/FMGElC2w2M

14/05/24

📚 Exam Season Has Begun! 📚We want to wish all students the very best in their exams. As you continue on this journey, embrace your potential and show the world what you're capable of. We are proud of each one of you! ⭐#ExamSeason pic.twitter.com/0VZAsxBysf

09/05/24

Coding Club's using Minecraft to teach programming at the moment - excellent turnout today as they write code to create a castle pic.twitter.com/JwvILzuXpU

02/05/24

Great parent session with GamCare this evening looking at the complexities of gaming and gambling for our young people. One parent said “really appreciate you offering this session: makes it easier for us parents navigating the complexity of these matters”

24/04/24

Our Student Ambassadors have proudly participated in The Diana Award's Anti-bullying Programme today, demonstrating their commitment to foster a kinder, safer and more inclusive community. 🌟 A huge thank you to The Beaulieu Park School for being such great hosts! pic.twitter.com/PRSvvUinyi

19/04/24

🎉 What a fantastic Eid Celebration Event we had today! A massive thank you to everyone who joined us, creating a truly joyful atmosphere and warm community spirit. A special thanks to Unitas Communications for their generous contribution. 🌟#EidAlFitr2024 pic.twitter.com/dCU32Eo9pg

19/04/24

We begin our community celebrations Eid Mubarak! pic.twitter.com/V9M27V2BVh

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Upcoming & Recent Careers Events

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The Dorchester Hotel, 45 Park Lane, Wildhearts Group, The Money CharityLord's Cricket Ground, The Brilliant Club, Harris Experience, Unifrog,  Forage , InvestIn, Access Creative College,Captial City College Group, Construction Youth Trust, London Business School, and HASJW is a member of the Central London Careers Hub 

This week:

  • Ongoing throughout the year:

    • Year 12/13 Medicine & Dentistry Society (student-run)

    • Drop-in careers clinic (lunchtimes, Thursdays, Career Office)

    • Careers appointments (1 to 1 and small groups) with Ms Phillips

    • Model UN (Y12)

    • Text messages (weekly) parents of Y11 students (target group), including advice on open days for colleges, and Y13 parents of students who haven't applied on UCAS (advice on apprenticeships)

    • London Business School Talks (Y12)

    • Year 12 weekly Community Service/Work Experience

    •  Year 12 Career Reading Groups (NEW, Term 5 onwards)

Week beginning 15.7.24

  • Year 10 = Department of Work and Pensions workshop - select group of students

  • Year 12 = The Dorchester Hotel staff workshop on Business Manangement - select group of students

  • Year 12 = UCAS virtual assembly

  • Year 12 = UCAS preparation talk 

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Earlier this half-term:

Week beginning 8.7.24

  • Year 10 & 12 = work experience assemblies

  • Year 10 = Department of Work and Pensions meetings - select group of students

  • Year 12 = Oxbridge and Medicine and Dentisty application one-to-one coaching 

  • Year 12 = LSE LinkIn workshop - select group of students

  • Year 12 = VisionPath summer school and work experience - select group of students

  • Year 9 = Christie's Art Project trip - select group of students

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  • Year 10 = Capital City College Group introduction - select group of students (postponed)

  • Year 8 = talks from:

    - London Ambulance Service 

    - Metropolitan Police 

    - London Fire Brigade 

  • Year 8 Lord's Cricket Ground trip to play on pitch, meet coaches and watch Test Match (select group of students)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

 

Week beginning 1.7.24

  • Year 8 = DELL Technology workshop or Johnston Matthey workshop 

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  • Year 7 = DELL Technology workshop or Johnston Matthey workshop

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  • Year 7 = Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week)
  • Year 12 = Careers and Higher/Further Education Speed Networking event

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  • Year 12 = Medicine conference at UCL – Monday 
  • Year 12 = Oxbridge conference at UCL – Tuesday 

  • Year 12 = Russell Group online conference (online) – Wednesday 
  • Year 12 = Business and Entreprise workshop  - select group of students - Tuesday

  • Year 12 = UCAS personal statement workshops - select group of students - Wednesday

  • Year 11 = "Freshers' Week" including visit to Queen Mary University

  • Year 12 = VisionPath summer school and work experience - select group of students

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 24.6.24

  • Year 10 = work experience letters sent home

  • Year 7-12 = Careers Student Panel feedback

  • Year 10 = Team building day, developing employability skills, such as communication - Wednesday

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  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

 

Week beginning 17.6.24

  • Year 8 Unifrog Launch 

  • Year 8 = Careers Advisor Introduction session - select group of students

  • Year 7 = Careers Advisor Introduction session - select group of students
  • Year 8 and 9 virtual assemblies with Capital City College Group

  • Year 10 = Wednesday period 6, post-16 options session - select group of students

  • Year 10 = Tuesdays for 4 weeks to attend their coaching sessions at their business (Fortnum and Mason) - select group of students

  • Year 10 =  Thursdays for 4 weeks to attend their coaching sessions at their business (RealAtkins) - select group of students

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 10.6.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = The Dorchester Hotel staff

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  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Are A levels right for me?

  • Year 10& 12 students and parents: 'Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Insight Session’ on Wednesday 12th June at 6pm-7pm.

  • Year 8 Unifrog Launch - postponed until next week

  • Year 10 tutor time = meet your careers advisor (one tutor group)

  • Year 10 = Wednesday period 6, post-16 options session - select group of students

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Making applications

  • Year 10 = Tuesdays for 4 weeks to attend their coaching sessions at their business (Fortnum and Mason) - select group of students

  • Year 10 =  Thursdays for 4 weeks to attend their coaching sessions at their business (RealAtkins) - select group of students

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 3.6.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Imperial University Environmental Society

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Are BTECs right for me?

  • Year 10 tutor time = meet your careers advisor (one tutor group)

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Making applications

  • Celebration of LBS's work with HASJW: this video, featuring our students, has been posted on the LBS LinkedIn and Instagram page: Link to video

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  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Last half-term:

Week beginning 20.5.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = LSE International Relations Taster Lecture

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Making Plans for 6th form

  • Year 7, Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week; other Maths classes booked for later in the term)

  • (Postponed) Year 12 1 Million Mentors - launch session (select group of students)

  • Year 12, PwC talk on Data Science in Computing lessons

  • Year 10, Future Frontiers launch

  • Talk with a pilot (select group of Y11)

  • Year 7, Brilliant Club trip to Goldsmith's University (select group of students)

  • Year 10, Boys' Network, Launch event
  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Writing a Personal Statement, part 3

  • Year 9, PwC talk on The Rise of AI in Computing lessons
  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 13.5.24

  • Huge congratulations to Zainab, Ahad, John in Year 13 who have received offers for Medicine/Dentistry and IGY scholarships.  Congratulations also to Vardell for receiving an IGY schlorship to support her course at a Russell Group university! (See image, below, of Ahad and John, along with other Harris offer holders).IGY, Oxbridge, Medicine offer holders 2024

  • Year 12 guest speaker = my career: a talk by a Chief Financial Officer 

  • Compass+ evaluation review meeting with REED in Parentership

  • Year 12 workshop on employablity skills run by Lord's Cricket Ground (select group of students) - Friday

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = In Person, Hybrid, Remote - What Work is Best For Me?

  • Year 12 Civil Service Employability Workshop (select group of students) - Monday

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Writing a Personal Statement, part 2

  • Year 11 and 12 Duke of Edinburgh award launch

  • Year 9 Christie's event/trip, Life as an autioneer (select group of students)
  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS and Introduction to the Forage scheme

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

  • Year 7, PwC talk on The Rise of AI talk in Computing lessons

Week beginning 6.5.24

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  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on careers at Lord's Cricket Ground

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Wellbeing in the Work Place

  • IGY Scholarship interviews, Tuesday (select group of Y13s)

  • Year 8 & 9 assemblies = Talk from guest speaker about careers and employability skills needed at Lord's Cricket Ground

  • Year 10 assembly = Talk from Access Creative College

  • Year 12 talk on apprenticeship routes into law, led by the City of London Law Society (select group of Y12s)

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society = Writing a Personal Statement

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS and apprenticeships

  • Year 11 one-to-one sessions with Department of Work and pensions (select group of students) - Friday

  • 1 Million Mentors recruitment of students for mentoring programme - Year 12

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 29.4.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on Life Since Leaving QK/HASJW

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 7, Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week; other Maths classes booked for later in the term)

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = What Type of Career is Best for Me?

  • Year 7 tutor time = Unifrog launch

  • IGY scholarship interview practice (select Y13 students)

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time sessions on: UCAS and Is a UK apprenticeship Right for Me?

  • Year 11 one-to-one sessions with Department of Work and pensions (select group of students) - Friday

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 22.4.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on careers in the field of Science

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 7, Money Management workshop delivered by The Money Charity (2 x Year 7 Maths classes this week; other Maths classes booked for later in the term)

  • Y13, Support with applications from Lord's Cricket Ground representative (select group of students)

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = complete Compass+ Future Skills Questionairre

  • Year 12 Oxbridge Society Launch

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS

  • Year 11 workshop with Westminster Employment Services (select group of students)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 15.4.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker on Civil Service Fast Stream

  • Year 7, 8, 9 Careers PSHE lessons based on the Careers Development Institute's framework and mapped against Gatsby Benchmarks

  • Year 10 tutor time, Wednesday = Reflecting on my Career Journey

  • Year 10 and 12 parents and students, Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Insight Session, Wednesday  6pm-7pm

  • Year 12 Career Reading Groups Launch, Friday

  • Year 12 & 13 Law/Civil Service Society = presentation by guest speaker on the Civil Service

  • Year 11 workshop with Westminster Employment Services (select group of students)

  • Year 12 Career PSHE in tutor time on UCAS and complete Compass+ Future Skills Questionairre

  • Y10, Friday: mock trial (select group of students)

  • Y10, Girls' Network - meet your professional mentor (select group of students)

  • Y8 theatre trip to see The Odysessy in a professional theatre (select group of students, who earlier in the year were selected for an introductory careers session with Ms Phillips)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

This year:

Week beginning 25.3.24

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker Ms Alaweh talking about UCAS (Thursday instead of Friday this week)

  • Year 13 job application support from representatives from Lord's Cricket Ground

  • Year 9 Careers Day = Thursday, including Unifrog sessions, talk on Labour Markets with Ms Kopelman and Year 12 conducting mock job interviews for Year 9

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 4 - researching Post-16 options)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 18.3.24

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = Introduction to Pathways CTM, PLUS 3 tutor groups host job interviews for Year 7

  • Launch of HASJW partnership with The Dorchester Hotel for Careers Education

  • Year 7, 8, 9, 10 assemblies on Careers and Resilience by Ms Kopelman

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker about working in Press Relations

  • Next Steps Careers event = Year 11, 12 and 13 

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 3 - using the careers library)

  • Year 9 workshop with professional mystery writer and trip to see 'The Mousetrap' 

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

Week beginning 11.3.24

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = talk by Pathways CTM, PLUS 2 tutor groups host job interviews for Year 7

  • Year 12 guest speaker = Talk from guest speaker about working in the field of Law

  • Y13 mock assessment centre at Dartmouth Partners office (small group of students)

  • Library display for National Careers Week (continued from last week)

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = talk by Pathways CTM

  • Year 8 workshop with professional mystery writer and trip to see 'The Mousetrap' 

  • InvestIn Young Artist and Young International Politics event (select Y12 students)

  • Harris Federation Apprenticeship Programme Support for Year 10 and 12, see attachment at bottom of page

  • Year 11 workshop with Westminster Employment Services (select group of students)

Week beginning 4.3.24, National Careers Week

  • 13D group = presentations from Lord's Cricket Ground on Live jobs (Friday) and talk from Dartmouth Parnters (Monday)

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = Introduction to Unifrog (part 2 - using the quizzes), PLUS 3 tutor groups host job interviews for Year 7

  • Year 7 assembly Monday = Explaining the process of Year 12 hosting job interviews (which will start for 3 tutor groups this Friday)

  • Year 8-10 tutor time sessions on Careers in the Curriculum for NCW

  • Year 12 guest speaker = 120 students listen to talk on from governor on Risk Managment and 40 students have talk from the Money Charity on Credit

  • Library display for National Careers Week

  • HEA trip to Cambridge University

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 2 - using the quizzes)

  • Careers & English Trip: Y9: Globe trip (following on from workshop with actors in school before half-term)

  • Careers & IT Trip: Y12 and Y13 trip to Lord's Cricket Ground to find out about IT jobs there

  • Y8 trip: Environment & Sustainability Group Trip to the Royal Wisley Gardens

  • Y13: assembly from SEO about careers opportunities

  • KS3 History sessions on careers using skills taught in History

  • Visit: Y13 (small group) approved leave for Apprenticeship Fair

  • External candidates: 6th form interviews

  • Year 10 computer scientists (around 60):  talk about careers in tech and the possible routes for further study, including BTECs and apprenticeships.  This includes the following speakers: Ada College, a local specialist computing college, a student ambassador about his experience studying BTECs and at university, a data scientist working in industry about her route into the field 

Week beginning 26.2.24

  • 13D tutor group had presentations from Pathways CTM (plus, they have the one from Captial City group tomorrow).  KKN lead a session on cover letters (using the STAR method to evidence your skills).

  • Year 12 tutor time Friday focus = Training for giving Year 7s job interviews 

  • Year 10 tutor time Wednesday = Introduction to Unifrog (part 1 - logging on) and student evaluation form for talk from the Money Charity on Payslips and Pensions (9th Feb)

  • Careers Trips: Year 8 and 9: Debate Mate trip (x 12 students) and Year 12 (x140 students) visit to Tottenham University and Apprenticeship Fair