The Careers Department held a successful Lower Sixth Conference and have exciting work experience placements lined up

Work Experience

Lots of Sixth Form pupils have got some excellent summer work experience placements lined up:

  • Charles K & Will N were both successful in their interviews for a week’s placement at Stockbrokers Barratt & Cooke in July.
  • OG Jonathan Beckett has given back in helping with placements for Amelia H at the Burgess Yachts Monaco office, Zac J crewing with Burgess Yachts from Italy to Greece and Fred B with a week in the London office getting insight into yacht brokering
  • OG & MP Duncan Baker North Norfolk is providing work experience weeks with his constituency office for Eva O’D, Emily G, Austin K
  • Purcell UK Architects are providing work experience for Polina Z, Finn S, Dan L
  • Surface Generation Ltd are providing engineering work experience for Aidan R
  • Caspian G will be doing half term work experience at Adarga in Southwark to learn more about cyber security.
Lower Sixth Conference

All of the year group together with their parents attended talks to give a broad cross-section of options for post Sixth Form.

The event included talks from universities on the application process / personal statements / applying to competitive universities, as well as:

  • OG Joe Oxtoby returned to talk about his Gap year experience, to now studying at LSE and what it’s like to study and live as a student in London
  • OG Isabelle Reading returned to talk about her journey to doing an apprenticeship with Investment Bank JP Morgan and the positive pathway of where doing an apprenticeship can lead.
  • Greg Murphy from Balfour Beatty came in to talk about the variety of roles in Construction and Civil Engineering.
  • Mrs Futter and Miss Emily talked about applying for Performing Arts / Drama School and University Applications.
  • The Armed Forces gave insight into joining the Army, Officer Entry, the Army Medical Corp.
  • The University Guys gave insight into applying to study in the USA
  • A Career in Fashion / Buying / Marketing – Natasha Colk, Buyer with Bakers and Larner’s, gave insight into her university learning and fashion buying career
  • Norwich University of the Arts talked about their variety of arts and culture courses