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

2016

Get together 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

  • City of Bristol 0117 312 5000 www.cityofbristol.ac.uk 
  • SGS College 0117 931 2121 www.sgscol.ac.uk
  • Hartpury College 01452 702345 www.hartpury.ac.uk

Check for Open events or other for opportunities to visit and find out more

 

18th Oct

4.30pm – 8pm  -  Attend the Concorde Partnership Ambitions Evening Event at UWE Exhibition & Conference Centre

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

Your one chance this year to find out all that is available for Post 16 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.

 

Oct/Nov

Look at prospectuses for local Post 16 Centres

Post 16 Centre

Website

Post 16 Open Eve

Abbeywood

www.abbeywoodschool.com

21st November

Bradley Stoke

www.bradleystokecs.org.uk

22nd November

Brimsham Green & Chipping Sodbury (Joint 6th Form)

www.brimsham.com & www.chippingsodburyschool.com

13th October- check which site

Castle School

www.castle.gloucs.sch.uk

3rd November

CONCORDE – EDGE CHURCH

 

10th Nov

SGS College

www.sgscol.ac.uk

1st Oct/5th Nov/1st Dec

Marlwood

www. marlwood.com

3rd November

Patchway

www.patchwaycc.com

Check on website

St Brendan’s

www.stbrn.ac.uk

8th Oct/20th Oct

Winterbourne International Academy

www.trfwia.org.uk

WIA – 2nd Nov

YIA – 13th October

Yate International Academy

www.trfyia.org.uk

 

 

Early Nov

Start applying NOW!

 

Late Nov

Don’t forget every job needs a good grade in English & Maths!

 

If you are uncertain about your choices speak to your school’s careers coordinator or a Careers Guidance Practioner. (Parents are welcome to attend with their child)

 

Dec

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

to plan your revision schedule for maximum success.

 

Jan

2017

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.

You must use your post code and specify a mileage area for the search as it does not list Bristol or South Glos as searchable areas.

 

May

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

 

 

Other resources:

 

End of June

Official School Leaving Date for Employment

 

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?    Seek help and advice from your teachers or Careers Adviser

 

Post 16 Choices   -    What to do in Year 11

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 establishments as you wish and decide later.