GCSE Pod Launch

GCSE Pod Launch

We are delighted to announce that we have recently invested in GCSEPod, the award-winning digital content and revision provider used by over 1,700 schools worldwide. As a subscriber, you now have access to GCSEPod’s library of over 6,500 ‘Pods’, 3-5 minute videos designed to deliver knowledge in short bursts. GCSEPod makes learning and revision much more manageable: every Pod is mapped to an exam board, and contains all the right facts, quotes, keywords, dates and annotated diagrams that you need for GCSE success – all neatly organised into topics and exam playlists.

You have already been registered with GCSEPod, so all you to do is activate your account by following the instructions below:

  1. Go to www.gcsepod.com and click “Login” in the top right-hand corner
  2. Click the button which says ‘Sign in with Office 365’
  3. On the next page, again click the button which says ‘Sign in with Office 365’
  4. Enter your school email address and password

You can also login via the button below.

GCSEPod Mobile App Instructions:
Please note, to login to the mobile app you need to use the following details:

Username: your school email address e.g. harrypotter@tottington.shaw-education.org.uk
Password: your date of birth in the format DDMMYYYY

Once logged in, you are able to watch and download any Pods for your subjects.

Google apprenticeships parents’ insight webinar

Google apprenticeships parents’ insight webinar

When? Wednesday 9th March at 6.30pm

Is your child in Years 10-13? Join us on 9th March to find out all about apprenticeship opportunities at Google, including Software Engineering, Digital Marketing and Information Communication Technician.

  • Find out about Google apprenticeship opportunities for your child
  • Hear from current apprentices

  • Get CV tips and tricks

  • PLUS a Q and A session, where you’ll be able to ask questions directly to Google’s recruitment team

Register Now

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

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