Autumn Term Career Experiences

Autumn Term Career Experiences

InvestIN is a UK-based organisation that provides students aged 12-18 with an immersive experience of their dream career and they have just announced the launch of their autumn term career experience programmes, which you can register for now.

The InvestIN programmes empower students aged 12-18 to take charge of their futures through live, interactive and hands-on sessions with top professionals. Students can choose from 28 careers and attend either in-person across 5 UK cities or live online.

They expect to be fully-booked for our Young Doctor, Engineer, Lawyer, Investment Banker, Software Engineer and Psychologist programmes by 30th September.

Places are highly limited. Visit the InvestIN website for more information: https://investin.org/pages/choose-your-career

Bury Careers Event 2021

Bury Careers Event 2021

This year’s Bury Careers Event will take place on Wednesday, 13 October at the Castle Leisure Centre, Bury, from 3.30pm – 7pm. The event is targeted at Year 10 and 11 pupils and their parents/carers. The event will include Apprenticeship Training Providers, Colleges and Universities, Employers, Higher Education and Information, Advice and Guidance to help young people think about their options when they leave school or for young people who may have left college, employment or training and are looking for new opportunities.

You can find out more at this link: www.burycareersevent.org.uk or e-mail R.Pakeman@bury.gov.uk

Become a student leader

Become a student leader

Applications for the Year 11 Student Leadership Team are now open for students in Year 10. We are looking for a strong team of students to represent the school in all aspects of school life, as discussed in Mr Ishtiaq’s assembly last week.

If you are interested in becoming part of this team, please email a paragraph of no more than 500 words explaining why you feel you would be suitable for this role, and what skills and attributes you can bring to the Student Leadership Team.

Emails should be sent to Mr Ishtiaq at aishtiaq@tottington.shaw-education.org.uk by no later than Friday 16th July at 3.00pm.

Successful applicants will be contacted by Monday 19th July and training and specifics of the job will be discussed in September.

Please be aware that applications for Head Boy/Girl will only be open to those students who are selected for the student leadership team. Once the team has been selected, those students will then be notified about how to apply for the senior roles.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me via the email address above.

Regards

Mr A Ishtiaq

It’s National Careers Week 1st-5th March

It’s National Careers Week 1st-5th March

National Careers Week 2021 runs from 1st-5th March and is a week dedicated to promoting careers guidance across the UK.

This is an opportunity to think about different career opportunities and a chance to explore how effective choices can be made about your future.

Bury College has created a short video presentation featuring one of Tottington’s former students designed to raise aspirations. We hope this will encourage you to continue to put the effort in now in order to have a successful future.

Creative Careers Week, an initiative run by Creative and Cultural Skills, is running alongside National Careers Week.

The Bury Local Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP) reached out to local artists and professionals to share insight on their journey in creative careers and how taking part in creativity from a young age supported them to get where they are now.

This series of short videos shares real life stories from local people.

You can access the content here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7FIc6j_72qr4P-eFZh4rXQ/videos

More information and resources on Creative Careers can also be found on the Discover Website at https://discovercreative.careers/#/

Visit https://nationalcareersweek.com/ and navigate the wonderful resources

Watch the pre-made assemblies on this website that are relevant to your Key Stage.

Here is the link:

https://nationalcareersweek.com/ncw-2021-assemblies/

Visit https://jobsliveuk.com/national-careers-week-2021/ and keep an eye out for all the different broadcasts they have this week, helping you to find out more about the careers that are available to you right now. Register to be connected to businesses LIVE on the Jobs Live channel.

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