Category Archives: Careers

Sport in crisis
Free Online Lectures with Aspire

Live streamed University of Wolverhampton lectures hosted by University Centre Telford and completely FREE. The next lecture is tomorrow at 6pm and is entitled ‘Sport in a Time of Crisis: Historical Precedents and draws on two case studies, football in World War 1 and the Olympics in World War 2’. Other forthcoming lectures include ‘The […]

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ASPIRE Live Stream Sport Lectures

The University of Wolverhampton in association with Aspire to Higher Education are live streaming a series of lectures including this one entitled ‘Long Blonde Hair and Endless Legs’ – a different way to read the sports pages which takes place at 6.00pm on Wednesday 3rd June. This interactive seminar will explore print media sports reporting […]

Powered Up ! Young Enterprise get Innovative

This year’s group of Year 10 students led by Annalie Jarvis as Managing Director, are selling a solar powered power pack and stand to facilitate an environmentally friendly way of charging your mobile phone. The Young Enterprise group have now completed their first trade fayre in Shrewsbury (pictured) and have received praise from several sources […]

Exploring ways to tackle Social Injustice

Year 9 students visited the University of Wolverhampton and attended a Social Injustice Conference. The theme for the day was to explore the social injustice that many people in the UK experience. Homelessness and food-banks are two of the symptoms of social injustice and were the focus of the event. HTA students worked with other schools […]

The ‘World of Work’ is not a world away

Telford and Wrekin’s “Life Ready, Work Ready” team had the pleasure of delivering the Aspire to Higher Education’s World of Work Day to Year 9 students. They explored the range of higher education options available to them such as Higher Degree Apprenticeships and the traditional University route. They looked at how the local labour market […]

Learning to ‘Speak and Be Heard’

Yesterday we were privileged to have the Speakers Trust deliver a workshop to some of our Year 10 students.  The Speakers Trust, a public speaking training organisation, works closely with schools to deliver communication training to young people, enhance their speaking skills thereby giving them confidence to ‘speak and be heard’. Students were able to […]

Stephen Seki - Aspire to HE
From Farmer to Pharmacist

As part of the Aspire to Higher Education initiative, Stephen Seki came into school last week to talk to Year 11 students about his incredible journey from ‘farmer’ to ‘pharmacist’ to show how a 10 year old boy raised in poverty in a Ugandan farming village became the success that he is today through sheer […]

Investing in Future Talent

NTT Data Services, a top 10 global IT services provider, played host to a small number of our students on Monday. NTT has made a commitment to guarantee apprenticeship placements to students who complete their A level studies. They invest heavily in apprentices and really value the opportunities that apprentices can bring to their company. […]

Careers Fortnight 2019

Year 8 students have been learning about future careers in their subject classrooms. This will help them with the option choices they have to make. Students have been carrying out research and have made good use of the new ‘Careers Library’, created with the support of the English department. Options assembly for year 8 is […]