Year 9

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

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data challenge in partnertship 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

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

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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

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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

Starting Your Career in Real Estate

Do you have the curiosity and creativity for a career in the world of property?

FREE ONLINE COURSE

Open Online Course (OOC)

A three week online course designed by academics at Henley Business School, University of Reading for students to learn more about starting a career in property.

Date: Open now until the end of March 2020

Length: 3 weeks, requiring a total of 6 hrs of study

Venue: Online

Who: Open to all students in secondary education. Most appropriate for students in Year 9 and upwards

Cost: Nothing!


During the OOC:

  • Learn about key topics in the industry such as sustainability, globalisation and technology

  • Hear from people in lots of different roles in the industry and learn about what they do

  • Get support from course mentors; a combination of academics, industry volunteers and real estate and planning students

After the course: Upon completion you will receive a Certificate of Achievement for your studies – a great addition to a CV or UCAS application


How to Sign Up: Please visit https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/pathways-to-property to sign up to the course


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