Careers in Keystage 5

Options 18+

At the Academy we apply to University via the APPLY System linked to the UCAS website. You need to get the “buzzword” from Miss Orton.

There are over 300 institutions offering a variety of HE courses; the best solution to help you to decide is to look at the UCAS Website which contains a list of all universities and courses to meet your needs.

To assist with University Applications, opportunity will be given to 6.1 students to visit a Higher Education Fair and they also will have the opportunity to have a guidance interview with the visiting Careers Adviser.

To decide on the right course, ask yourself:

  • Which subjects interest me?
  • What are my talents?
  • What job would I like to do?
  • Which academic skills do I want to improve?

If you are still unsure about what to study, the UsCAS web site offers advice on choosing the right course for you.

Don't forget to use E-Clips.

2017/2018 Entry

Prospectuses can be delivered to your doorstep. Just click onto www.prospectusfinder.co.uk to order a printed prospectus or view/download the online prospectus.

Students wishing to apply for Medical and Dental degree programmes should visit http://www.ukcat.ac.uk  for information on the UK Clinical Aptitude Test used in the student selection process

Open Days at University

Before attending please complete the pro forma in the Careers Department and pass onto your PT. Look at the Open Days Website for up-to-date information on University Open Days across the UK by institution or date order. www.opendays.com.

Want to go abroad to University?

Some students today go to study abroad rather than staying in England. For more information on this visit the Study Overseas website.

For advice on studying in the United States, visit the Fulbright Commission web site.

Trouble with funding and grants for university?

We offer evenings about grants and loans for university, you may also find the following sites useful:

Here you will find regularly updated local, national and worldwide opportunities.

To discuss these options or any others please make an appointment Miss Orton, Director of Careers, Miss Wootton, Employment and Training Consultant, or Mrs Timms, Employer Engagement Officer, in the Careers department.

Sponsored Degrees and Scholarships

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Morrisons
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Price Waterhouse Cooper
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Rolls Royce
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Options for Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeship Guide
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Barratt Homes
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BBC
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BDO
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Bevan Brittan
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Black Country NHS
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BMW
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BPP
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BT
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Deloitte
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Dentons
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EDT - Year in Industry
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HSBC
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IBM
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JLR Apprenticeships
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KPMG 360 Programme
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Laing O'Rourke
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Legal Apprenticeships
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Mazars
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Mazarsgmail ask
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Microsoft
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Moore Stephens
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Morrisons
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National Apprenticeship Service
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National Grid
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Nestle
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Network Rail
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NG Bailey
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Not Going to Uni
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PWC and School Leaver Opportunities
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RSM
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Sandwell Council
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South & City College / Bournville
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The Army
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Volkswagon
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Level 3, Advanced & Higher Apprenticeships

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Atkins
Atkins are currently recruiting for Apprentice Engineers for their Infrastructure and Transportation business Higher Apprenticeship – Project Controls Advanced Apprenticeship – Central The closing date is December 21st but does state may close early if applications are high. Full details can be found following the link below.
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BAE Systems
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Barclays
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Careers In British Intelligence
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CGI
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Civil Service Apprenticeships
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Ernst & Young
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Experian
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Experian
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Ford Higher Apprenticeships
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Future Skills Sandwell
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IBM
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Jaguar Land Rover
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Mercedes-Benz
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Mondelez (Cadburys)
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Network Rail
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Price Waterhouse Cooper
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Rate my Apprenticeship
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Rolls Royce
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Welbeck Defence 6th Form College
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