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. …

New Platform for Former Students to Share Career Insights

Pupils looking for career inspiration can now access a dynamic new section on the Bridgnorth Endowed website, which features the success stories of former students. The idea behind the project is to explore the experiences of ex-students, trace their career paths and ask them to impart some of the wisdom they have learnt along the …

Students Receive Scholarship Awards from Aberystwyth University

Well done to two of our Year 13 students, Nathan Jones and Joel Clayton, who have received Scholarship Merit Awards from Aberystwyth University, to help fund their first-year studies. To apply, they needed to sit two one-and-a-half hour papers from the choice of subjects on offer at the university. The exams, which were invigilated by …

Helping Students Aspire to STEM Careers

As UK industry continues to report a skills gap in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), the importance of providing more education and careers support in this area has never been greater. STEM Ambassadors are an essential resource for schools, as they volunteer their time, enthusiasm and expertise to encourage and inspire young people to …

Staffordshire University’s Great Minds Bus Tour

A specially modified double-decker bus made a stop at Bridgnorth Endowed School last week, giving Year 12 pupils the chance to see what’s on offer at Staffordshire University. The Great Minds Bus, which features a range of immersive and interactive activities, came along to provide some insight into life on campus without even leaving the …