Bradley Stoke Community School

Bradley Stoke Community School

The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to delivering an outstanding education for young people, ensuring that our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We work in close partnership with our schools, ensuring that we facilitate the sharing of best practice and provide access to a wide range of partners and resources for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Visit our website here or follow us on Twitter @olympustrust.

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Year 11 Options Timeline

  

     DATE

ACTION

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Sept/Oct

2017

Update your CV so that you have all the details checked in order to complete any type of Application form, either hard copy or on-line.

  • You need to know the correct title for all your GCSEs and any other qualification you have taken/are taking, including Functional Skills.
  • You should have all the details of any work Experience you have done

 

Early Oct

Look at the prospectuses for the local colleges, check for Open Days etc

  • City of Bristol 0117 312 5000 www.cityofbristol.ac.uk 
  • South Gloucestershire and Stroud College 0117 931 2121 www.sgscol.ac.uk
  • Hartpury College 01452 702345 www.hartpury.ac.uk
  • Wiltshire College  01225 350035 info@wiltshire.ac.uk

 

17 Oct

4.30pm – 7.30pm  -  Attend the Ambitions Evening Event at SGS college WISE campus

Look out for the list of exhibitors and the location map sent home from school

Your chance this year to find out what’s available for Post Year 11 and beyond –DON’T MISS IT!

If you are considering going onto Higher Education, you absolutely need to check that you are making the right choice of subjects 16-18 for your chosen course/university/career.

 

Oct/Nov

Look at prospectuses for local Post 16 Centres

Post 16 Centre

Website

Post 16 Open Eve

*Abbeywood Community School

http://www.abbeywoodschool.com/

17 Oct evening

*Bradley Stoke Community School

http://www.bradleystokecs.org.uk/

23 November 6-8 pm

Brimsham Green, Chipping Sodbury  & Yate International Academy (The Cotswold Edge Sixth Form)

http://www.brimsham.com/

http://www.chippingsodburyschool.com/

http://www.trfyia.org.uk/contact/

16 November at Yate International Academy

6.00 – 8.00pm

Castle School

http://www.thecastleschool.org.uk/

2 November 6.00-8.0pm

*Concorde Partnership Post 16 joint evening

At Edge Church, Aztec West

9 November 6.30 – 8.00 pm

SGS –Filton &WISE campuses

http://www.sgscol.ac.uk/

11/10/16  5.30 –8.00pm 4/11/16   10.00 --1.00pm

Marlwood School

http://www.marlwood.com/

2 November 6.00 – 8.00

At Castle School

*Patchway Community College

http://www.patchwaycc.com/

17 Oct - evening

St Brendans

http://www.stbrn.ac.uk/

7 October 10.00 – 12.30

*Bristol Tech & Engineering  Academy

http://www.bteacademy.co.uk/index.asp

12 October 6.30 – 8.30

Winterbourne International Academy

http://www.trfwia.org.uk/

15 November 6.00 – 8.00

 

 

Nov

Start applying NOW!

 

Nov

Don’t forget every job needs a good grade in English & Maths!  You will need grade 4s to do a level 3 vocational course and at least Grade 5 for Engineering and ‘A’ levels.

 

If you are uncertain about your choices speak to your school’s careers coordinator or ask to see your Careers Guidance practitioner (Parents are welcome)

 

Nov

Start of the ‘mock exams’ season. Work back from this date

to plan your revision schedule for maximum success.

 

Jan

2018

Look on www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship to see what kinds of opportunities are coming up.

Most of what you see will be for people who can take up the posts now but it gives you a good idea of what will be available in July.

 

 

      May

If you are thinking about getting a job with training, now is the time to start looking in local papers and on company websites.

 

 

Other resources:

 

22 June

Official School Leaving Date for Employment

 

August

GCSE Results Day

Have you got the correct qualifications/grades for what you want to do next?

Yes?  Accept your place for your chosen path & notify anyone else who is holding a place for you that you will not be taking it up. No?   Then put plan B into action.

 

Post 16 Choices   -    What to do in Year 11 (2017/18)

You need to apply for most things that you might be interested in, immediately after the October half term.

If you haven’t made up your mind about where you want to go, you can apply to as many providers as you wish