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Penketh High School - Virtual Careers Day

Penketh High School – Virtual Careers Day 

9.30am – 9.45am Ian Musgrove & John Carlin Welcome presentation –

1. set expectations

2. challenge to collect information for quiz at end of day

10.00am – 10.30am Lucy Williams Mock interviews
10.30am – 11.00am Ian Musgrove Virtual break time
11.00am – 11.30am Lucy Williams All you need to know about HE & student finance
11.45am – 12.00pm Bridie Mills DriveWorks
12.00pm – 12.45pm Lunch break
12.45pm – 1.00pm Ian Cotrill & Chloe Tatton Working in finance
1.15pm – 1.30pm Apprentify How to get an apprenticeship
1.45pm – 2.00pm Adam Bird & team All about Priestley
2.15pm – 2.30pm Melissa Cronton – vocational courses and employability skills
2.45pm – 3.00pm Rachel Brookes Harper Adams University
3.00pm – 3.15pm Lucy Williams Launch pop quiz
  • Lucy Williams

    Higher Horizons

    We are Higher Horizons+

    We are part of the Uni Connect Programme, funded by the Government to deliver free and impartial higher education outreach to schools and colleges across Staffordshire, Shropshire and Cheshire.

    Our nationally approved progression framework shapes the activities we deliver to schools and colleges. The framework is designed to be an outreach curriculum, structured around five key themes.

    Information, advice and guidance
    Informative and interactive workshops giving key information about university courses, finance and much more.

    University visits and experiences
    Providing campus experiences at one for our many university or college partners.

    Curriculum enhancement
    Engaging subject-specific sessions designed to spark a love of learning, supporting attainment and aspiration.

    Careers and employability
    Linking higher education to future employment, supporting learners to create pathways and networks.

    Confidence, Wellbeing and Resilience
    Ensuring young people are well equipped to make a successful journey through education by building their confidence and resilience.

     

  • Bridie Mills

    DriveWorks

    DriveWorks – Design Automation & CPQ Product Configurator software for companies where designs or orders are the ‘Same but Different’.

    DriveWorks software is used to automate repetitive tasks in the design process and to streamline the generation of design, manufacturing and sales documents (Pricing &Quotes) and data.

    Custom designs can be created in minutes not days on any device desktop, mobile or tablet by engineers, sales teams or customers themselves.

    Outputs can include detailed 3D Models, 2D drawings and documents to support the sales AND manufacturing process.

    DriveWorks software is sold worldwide and supported locally by DriveWorks Authorized Resellers.

    DriveWorks software is used by companies across a variety of industries and sectors – from trailers to conveyors, furniture to machinery, mechanical seals to pressure vessels, windows and doors

  • Ian Cotrill & Chloe Tatton

    Franklyn

    At Franklyn, we’re proud to be a dynamic, progressive wealth management company. We’re also proud to help people develop careers in our industry.

    We are always looking for exceptional individuals with the drive and determination to seamlessly integrate into our business.

    We believe in the fresh ideas and talent of younger generations – which is why we work closely with local schools and hold regular graduate recruitment days.

  • Scott Austin & Team

    Apprentify

    Here at Apprentify, we pride ourselves in offering a unique approach to turn aspiring marketers into business-ready experts. We’ve dedicated time and effort to perfect our specialist apprenticeship programme – so whether you’re looking to develop your career or seeking to advance your team, we can make it happen.

    All our programes are virtually delivered and our coaching sessions can be done online. So if you are looking for a flexible solution with little or no face to face then our programme is the one for you.

  • Adam Bird & Team

    Priestley College

    Priestley College is located south of Warrington Town Centre on Loushers Lane, just off the A49.  This year Priestley celebrated its 40th Anniversary and long track record of excellent pass rates and achievement.  Known for its inclusive ethos and friendly atmosphere, Priestley’s mission has always been the same: to inspire, challenge and support young people.  Priestley offers the widest range of subjects in the area with 70+ AS/A-Level and Vocational courses and hundreds of possible course combinations.  Priestley is the first local college to offer T-Levels in Education and Childcare and Digital Production, Design and Development (Software Development) from September. With STEM Assured Status, Priestley offers a national gold standard in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths education.  An extensive range of enrichment activities, including Priestley’s Football Academy (working with Gold Coat FC Soccer Scholarships) and Rugby Academy (in partnership with Warrington Wolves), also means that students can pursue many other interests and ambitions and make their most of the time at college.

     

  • Melissa Turk

    Cronton Sixth Form College

    A Centre of Academic Excellence. Cronton Sixth Form offers a wide range of A Level & Vocational Courses. Celebrating 100% pass rates in all courses in 2018.

  • Rachel Brookes

    Harper Adams University

    Harper Adams are the leading specialist university tackling the future development of our planet’s food production, processing, animal sciences, engineering, land management, environmental management and sustainable business.  With a compulsory year working in industry, our degree courses set you up immediately for your future career.  

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    CareTech serves a wide range of people who need care and support to live their lives; this means that the choice of career paths is quite wide They are involved in caring for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues, services for children and young people including fostering services Find out more here

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