Year 10

Opportunities will be added as they arise, please keep checking this page

Opportunities will be added as they arise, please keep checking this page

Resources from Oxford University

For students aged between 12 and 16, we have compiled resources that can push their imaginations and stimulate thinking.

Subject specific resources Suggested reading

General resources Podcasts

External resources

Click on the link below for this and much more ......

What jobs are out there?

  • Architecture: Architects design stations, tunnels, bridges and other features on the rail network. They work with engineers to make sure the designs are safe, cost-effective and eco-friendly.

  • Engineering: Engineers design, upgrade and maintain lines and "infrastructure" such as platforms, stations and bridges along the railway. Electrical, mechanical, civil and software engineers all work in rail.

  • Art and marketing: Come up with memorable artwork and ad campaigns to promote rail operators and other organisations such as Network Rail and Transport for London.

  • Interior design: Design the furnishings such as seat covers inside trains, as well as within buildings on the network, like stations.

  • Software development: Software is used to keep track (sorry, couldn't resist) of trains running on the network, and keep travellers and staff updated.

  • Customer service: Ticket inspectors, conductors and train managers, platform staff and ticket office staff all make up the customer service teams.

  • Archaeology: Building new railways means digging up a lot of earth - often uncovering forgotten historical artefacts below the ground.

  • Environment: Make sure rail projects have as minimal an impact as possible on wildlife and the natural environment. Environmental crews even relocate animals and plant trees if needs be.

  • Construction: Construction workers lay new track, build new infrastructure, and upgrade and repair old lines, facilities and equipment, and buildings.

Maintenance: Maintenance engineers make sure the track and infrastructure is working reliably and safely, and fix any problems.

data challenge in partnership with zurich

Girls in Data are thrilled to be working in partnership with Pioneer to promote our new series of Data Challenge Webinar Sessions, focused on problem solving within commercial businesses. Data is helping the country solve problems every day, especially during this time of COVID-19. From calculating the risk of social distancing on public transport, to the forecasting of medical equipment and supplies available to the NHS and its high demand of patients – it’s everywhere!

This Webinar session will give you the opportunity to work with the Zurich’s Predictive Analytics team to gain insight on their customers.


click on the link to the left for more information and how to take part

anatomy lab live event

An interactive series of anatomy sessions streamed live each evening at 7pm GMT from May 25th - May 29th 2020 and also available on demand to watch anytime.

First session The Post -Mortem

25th May at 7pm - click the link below to join

careers in construction

Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, Planners, Building Control, Drivers, Operators, Mechanics, Estate Agents .... there are many careers that fall under the construction umbrella, click the link below for lots of career ideas

Be inspired by spectacular careers stories

Free, interactive & delivered live (can also be downloaded and viewed as CATCH UP)

Learn Lounge is our new interactive platform that lets you experience a whole new way of careers learning that is delivered virtually so you can join in from the comfort of your own home. It features inspiring career stories and guidance from experts across different fields – from technology to sport, and everything in between.

Click on the link below for more information and how to view

studying from home tips

Click the link below

If you are in Year 10/11 and have a passion for STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), then let us INSPIRE you for 3 days at a leading UK university.

Each Inspire course is a mixture of exciting hands-on activities and personal development sessions.

click on the link below for more information and how to apply

are you interested in a career in STEM (science,technology, engineering, maths)

This is an innovative 3 day course that provides young people in Year 9/10 and offers an amazing chance to compare college, university and apprenticeship pathways into STE(A)M Careers.

click on the link below for more information and how to apply

investin education summer 2020 programmes

click the link above for information on all programmes and how to apply

are you interested in a career in one of the following fields?

Architecture Art

Computer Science Dentistry

Engineering Entrepreneurship

Fashion Design Film making

International Development

Investment Banking

Journalism Law

Management Consultancy

Marketing Music

Politics Psychology

Publishing Veterinary Science

Programmes available both in person and live and online. Find out all about the career/careers you are interested in and gain experience to add to your knowledge


'tapping' for stress RELIEF and RELAXATION

see below for information and demonstration


mercury theatre colchester - online

click link below

barclays lifeskills

click the link below for more information and how to register, you will find lots of information on work experience (actual and virtual), interview techniques, CV writing, independent living and money management


sport england

stay in, work out Tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home. Join the Movement and use #StayInWorkOut to share how you're getting active during this time.

click on the link below for information and ideas

university of essex taster week

1st-3rd july 2020

Every summer we host a series of exciting taster days for students in years 10, 11 and 12, as well as mature students. These events will give you an in depth experience of studying a subject at university, as well as providing an opportunity to speak with current staff and students.

DayOfTheDentist2020.pdf

The Wisdom Tooth presents The Day of the Dentist – a fantastic one day workshop aimed at secondary school students and sixth-formers thinking about pursuing a career in dentistry.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK VISIT www.thewisdomtooth.co.uk/dod

Hands-on STE(A)M activities and taster courses to encourage young people into STE(A)M-based careers

If you are in Year 10/11 or S3/S4 (Scottish equivalent) and have a passion for STE(A)M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), then let us INSPIRE you for 3 days at a leading UK university. Each Inspire course is a mixture of exciting hands-on activities and personal development sessions.

Click on the link below for more information and how to apply

marine biology

work experience and science camps

Opportunities for 2020, click the link below for more information and how to apply


CAREERS IN THEATRE WORK EXPERIENCE

click on link below and search area for availability ... dates will be added so keep checking

national careers service advisers - bite size webinars

The National Careers Service Advisers, at Futures for You, are working hard across Essex to help those affected by the current crisis to get back into work and training.

We are launching a programme of bite size webinars starting on Tues 26 May and weekly on the same days/times thereafter. The schedule is as follows:

Get into Warehousing: Mon 11.00-11.40

Get into Apprenticeship Tues 11.00-11.40

Get into Care Wed 11.00-11.40

Succeed at CVs Thurs 14.00-14.40

Effective Job Search Thurs 14.00-14.40

Succeed at Interviews Fri 14.00-14.40

The sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Participants must have an email address, access to a computer or smart phone with Zoom installed and be reasonably confident in using the application.

Available for anyone living or working in Essex.

Individual follow-up one to one sessions may also be available to those participating in webinars.

To book:

E; [email protected]

T: 0800 917 9419


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