Careers related Key Dates and Events

Upcoming Career Events

WOLP (West Oxfordshire Learning Partnership of Schools) Careers and Apprenticeship Events for 2022:

Location of Event

Date

Other Info

Abingdon & Witney College

Wednesday 19th January 2022, 4pm - 8pm

This event has now been held.  Thank you to those who attended.

See WOLP Careers Convention Newsletter and Programme for list of companies attending

Post 16 Options Video  

Marlborough School Apprenticeship Fair

Thursday 17th March 2022, 6pm - 8pm.

This event has now been held. Thank you to those who attended.

Timings 6pm-8pm.  Details hereApprenticeship Fair Flyer March 2022. List of Organisations attending here

Upcoming Adviza Webinars These webinars are available for parents/carers/students at WGS - sign up early to book your place. All webinars are recorded so if you miss one and want to catch up they can be found here.

Please find attached details of the ASK Student/parent/carer webinar Applying for Apprenticeships on Thursday 16th June 2022 from 4-5pm.  This may be of interest to students in Year 10-13. 

Open Days 

National Healthcare Weekends. Medic Mentor are a social enterprise who mentor aspiring medics, dentists and vets from schools nationwide. They hold Healthcare Weekends throughout the where Doctors, Dentists and Vets, give lectures on work experience, personal statements, interview techniques etc, led by their team of doctors. Registration starts at £25. Students from low-income backgrounds can apply to attend for free, and teachers can attend for free. Students can register and find out more information here

Abingdon & Witney College Open Days and Events - see here for information on upcoming in person Open Days and events including Taster Week 5-7th April 22

Hartpury College hold a number of Virtual Open Days throughout the year - their March 2022 newsletter is here; they offer financial support for College and  University

Activate Learning hold a number of Virtual Open Days throughout the year - see Oxford College for information or to access their other college locations see here and click on the college of your choice. 

Swindon & Wiltshire Institute of Technology (IOT) offers non-traditional routes into HE and specialises in high quality technical education programmes and Apprenticeships, focussing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programmes specialising in Engineering and Manufacturing, Science, Health and Creative Media and Business Management professions. See here for more information. Their prospectus can be found here  

Find Your Future – Virtual Careers Platform  
Find your Future, OxLEP’s online careers platform for young people, parents/carers, schools and colleges is available for all to access!

This brilliant online Careers platform for jobs, courses and careers opportunities provides information, inspiration and guides for students and parent/carers.

The platform can be accessed here - there’s no need to register - and offers so much:

  • Visit 100 different pods to learn about the different employment sectors and businesses available across Oxfordshire
  • Pods contain videos/links to websites, useful information and so much more
  • connect with local and national employers
  • research Post 16/18 options including-Levels, colleges, apprenticeships and universities
  • Discover tips on the skills employers are looking for, CV writing and how to succeed at interviews



Important dates for Year 9

January

Matching GCSE options to Careers 

January

Options Assemblies

February

Choosing Options

February

Parent Exchange Evening - Options

March

Parents Evening

March

Deadline Date for Options Choices

Important dates for Year 11

October   

Sixth Form Information Talks

November

Work Experience Week -  21-25 November 2022