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Mock Interviews

Mock interviewsOn 7th July we had the pleasure of welcoming eighteen employers into school  to conduct mock interviews with our Year 10 & 12 students. The employers represented organisations such Liverpool Football Club, Aintree Hospital and HMRC. Students in Year 10 prepared for their interviews the day before during their careers activity day with Career Connect. The employers were very impressed with how our students conducted themselves on the day. Students, […]

Construction Visit

LFC Store VisitOn Thursday 27th April, a small group of sixth form students attended a visit at the new LFC Club Store construction site organised by Graham Construction. The purpose of the visit was to highlight some of the professional career roles available within the construction sector. Students were able to hear about the different career journeys of staff both through the university and the apprenticeship routes. They were also able to […]

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Site Visit

wilmot-dixon-visitAs part of the construction industry “Open Doors” week , Wilmot Dixon invited some of our Year 7 students to visit one of their current projects in Fazakerley. Wilmot Dixon already have a connection with our school as they were the main contractors in the build in 2013 and were keen to offer us this opportunity to look at the build’s progress as well as speak to various people about […]

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The Directors Chair

Women in the Director's Chair

We were very fortunate to have eleven of our students attend an event at Blackburne House, on Friday 24th March 2017, which was aimed at helping them gain an insight into careers in the media and arts. A varied panel of speakers included a Radio 5 Live journalist, a TV actress and a Production Manager from Liverpool Film Office. This was not only an inspirational event but […]

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Year 9 Careers Day

Careers Day Y9Year 9 spent Thursday 23rd March involved in a Careers Day specifically aimed at helping them in the decision making process. This is especially helpful to them as they approach the time to make subject choices for further study in Key Stage Four.

Each year group will spend a focused day on careers this year with Year 7 and Year 10 to complete their days in […]

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Lloyds Bank Visit

Lloyd's Bank VisitAs part of their sixth form enrichment programme our Year 12 students have been participating in a series of careers and employability days. On Wednesday 8th March the whole of Year 12 spent  the day at Lloyds Banking Group’s Liverpool Contact Centre in Speke. Since 2016 Lloyds Banking Group have been our Enterprise Adviser and have supported our careers and employability work through other events in […]

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STEM Activity Day

STEM dayOn 17th February ten of our Year 10 students participated in a STEM Activity Day at Ernst & Young Liverpool. The aim of the day was to give our students an insight into the importance of maths and physics in STEM careers . During the morning the students worked in groups to plan, produce and market their product . This culminated in a Dragons’ Den style panel assessing the […]

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Employability Day

Employability DayOn Thursday 16th February, our Year 12 students participated in an employability workshop delivered by Future First and the Institute of Grocery Distribution.

The aim of the workshop was to raise students’ awareness of the wide range of careers within the food and grocery distribution sector. Employers from local food manufacturers and suppliers were able to discuss their roles with our students and the students were […]

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Red Neighbours

Red Neighbours ProjectOn Thursday 26th January eleven of our Year 9 students attended a career networking event at Liverpool Football Club.  This was organised by the newly created LFC community outreach project “Red Neighbours”  The aim of the event was to showcase job roles within LFC that perhaps students had never heard of or knew little about with a view to inspiring their career options. Staff rotated around the tables […]

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Sharne ApprenticeshipsOn Thursday 19th January we invited  Sharne from GMLPF(Greater Merseyside Learning Providers Federation) to deliver a  generic presentation about apprenticeships on behalf of the National Apprenticeship Service. Sharne  an former Notre Dame student was able to explain how apprenticeships work and the different levels of entry from 16 and 18 as well as dispel some of the myths surrounding this sector.
Students also heard from Charles, a current […]

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