Online Careers Guidance to Support Students During Closure

With UK schools currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the shift away from the classroom has not only affected formal lessons but also had an impact on other key areas, such as careers education. In a bid to support Year 11s in particular, the careers team at Bridgnorth Endowed have researched the very latest …

Changes to Post-16 Admissions Arrangements Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

Following the decision to cancel this summer’s exams amid the coronavirus outbreak, the priority now is to ensure those affected can move on as planned to the next stage of their lives. Ofqual is currently working out the best way to calculate fair assessment grades for students and is due to announce details of the …

STEM Challenge to Inspire Next Generation

Young innovators from Bridgnorth Endowed School recently met up with their newly-appointed industry mentor to kick start an exciting project for the 2020 Shropshire Star STEM Schools Challenge. The team of six students put their heads together during a focus session with Bridgnorth Aluminium Development Technologist, Preetam Kaur, to begin work on creating a product …

Jaguar Land Rover Work Experience Opportunities

Jaguar Land Rover is currently offering exclusive work experience opportunities for 14 to 18-year-olds at seven different locations in the West Midlands. The openings are based near Solihull, Castle Bromwich, Halewood, Whitley, Gaydon and Wolverhampton. Applications close on Friday 28th February, 2020 and placements will commence between June and July 2020. To learn more and …

Former Student Delivers ‘Careers in Law’ Talk

Former Bridgnorth Endowed School student, Lucy Speed, came into school to talk to the current Year 11 about her rewarding career in law last Friday. Lucy, who is an associate solicitor at local law firm, Lanyon Bowdler, highlighted the varied range of cases she has dealt with, from divorces to people in trouble abroad. Importantly, …

Careers Workshops to Help Year 11 Students Prepare

Youth Enterprise Adviser, Hannah Taylor, came into school with Anna Brett from recruitment company, ResourceBank, to run an interview techniques workshop on Tuesday 1st October. The session, which covered areas such as typical interview questions, was designed to support Year 11 students as they prepare to move into the next phase of education, be it …

Royal Navy Visit

Last Wednesday, Bridgnorth Endowed welcomed Able seaman (AB) Darren Pallatina into school to talk to students from Year 11 about the Royal Navy. The assembly focused on the benefits of joining the Navy and where it can take you with the many exciting career opportunities that are on offer. He emphasised that a job in …

Bridgnorth Endowed Hosts Post-16 Event

Bridgnorth Endowed School opened its doors to local further education and training providers for a Year 11 Information Evening held last Thursday. The event, which saw an excellent turnout, gave parents and students the chance to chat to representatives from colleges, school sixth forms and training organisations about the opportunities available to them after GCSE. …