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 …

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 …