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 …

Independent University Guidance at Year 9 Options Evening

Students and parents, along with members of the community, will have the opportunity to access expert advice on all aspects of university at the Year 9 Options Evening being held this Thursday. Jon Cheek, from UniTasterDays, has been invited to deliver a short talk during the event and will also be available on a stand …

Student Workshop on University Fees and Finance

Last week, Year 10 students took part in the second of a series of university workshops being delivered across all year groups at Bridgnorth Endowed School. The session tackled university fees, finance and personal statements in a move to raise aspirations and uncover the myths around these topics. Jon Cheek, from UniTasterDays, returned to follow …

Bridgnorth Aluminium Highlights the Importance of Languages to Year 9 Pupils

Last week, Bridgnorth Aluminium came into school to talk to Year 9 students about the importance of language skills and how they can benefit a wide range of careers. Adrian Musgrave, the company’s Sales and Marketing Manager, delivered the assembly and shared his own career path, highlighting the positive impact of learning a language. At …

Bridgnorth Endowed Launches University Workshop Series

The first of a series of university workshops was held for a group of Year 10 students during tutor time last Friday. The session covered key facts about higher education, encouraging the students to explore the different types of courses available, the university application process and the importance of making post-16 option choices with university …

National Lottery Funding for Careers Programme

Bridgnorth Endowed School has received a boost to its careers provision after securing £10,000 of National Lottery funding to run a year-long Higher Education Awareness Programme for its students and the local community. The school has teamed up with Bridgnorth-based UniTasterDays Ltd to create a series of interactive university workshops and visit opportunities to help …