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01/04/21

Thank you to all our students and parent/carers for your patience this week. Please look on our HABE website announcements for further information regarding communication, start of term arrangements and Y11 resources and assessment timetable.

31/03/21

To help you with your Y11 mock examinations, we have put together some excellent resources such as … https://t.co/eTNYTiCwbL

31/03/21

Dismissal times for HABE students today - we will be dismissing students on a staggered basis as follows: Year 9 - 12.00pm Year 8 - 12.10pm Year 7 - 12.20pm Year 10 - 12.30pm Year 11 - 12.40pm Year 12 and Year 13 - 12.50pm We would like to wish you a very Happy Easter.

29/03/21

Should you need to communicate with Harris Academy Beckenham please email: harrisacademy.beckenham.com. Please limit information to your child's name and year group only. This email is being monitored and we will contact you regarding your enquiry.

26/03/21

Well done to our Super 7's year group faculty point winners! Thanks to Mr Shone and Mr Clarke for organizing pizzas as prizes all round! https://t.co/g5SEnlH06l

26/03/21

Retweetd From T.Christopher

A brilliant opportunity to work with a great team of staff and students! We are students focussed and trying to develop a trauma informed approach in everything we do! DM me for more info. https://t.co/yVRHnV3o8O https://t.co/whgBiQGvY8

26/03/21

Retweetd From T.Christopher

A brilliant opportunity to measure the impact of our behaviour interventions supporting some of our most vulnerable students! DM me for further info on the role https://t.co/tGd5jpfu0z https://t.co/Qyhk1J464O

25/03/21

Y10 clearly in the zone with their still life drawing this morning! https://t.co/H0DiQMjJJX

25/03/21

Our Y8s explore the science of building bridges! https://t.co/2Uco87EFky

25/03/21

Our young scientists were tasked in teams to design and build an insulated, weight-bearing structure. What fabulous results so far! https://t.co/OT02nkDSGp

22/03/21

HABE Celebrates BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK The theme of this Year’s British Science Week is ‘Innovation for the future.’ Recycling issues and producing green energy is high up on the agenda! https://t.co/3QXseKBuK4

22/03/21

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PE DEPARTMENT! £650 raised for Comic Relief and all because of an egg and spoon race!!

19/03/21

Congratulations Eden! Winner of the IOE Confucius Institute Young Photographers' Competition 2020. https://t.co/5X7UtW5h20

19/03/21

https://t.co/9Ij54yJEcE , your thought-provoking poem winning and getting published. https://t.co/DQ1WsG6yKn

17/03/21

Many congratulations to all our worth Jack Petchey winners! https://t.co/bcSoNv2ntN

15/03/21

ENRICHMENT IS BACK AND JUST LOOK AT WHAT IS ON OFFER! https://t.co/MineCXBoTp

13/03/21

Retweetd From HABE Sport

All ready for our Comic Relief events which will be happening during next weeks PE lessons for years 7-10. Red noses, postcards, and prizes to be won! Keep an eye out on Twitter for updates throughout the week 🏃🏼‍♀️🛑🏃🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/w6TASZFEcx

12/03/21

Huge Congratulations to Hewad – HABE’s First ever successful application to study medicine at University (and at the prestigious Russell group University of Queen Mary, London no less!). Good luck Hewad! https://t.co/nqsZN8n5On

12/03/21

Post 16 Book of the Week! https://t.co/exgbj6m5qQ

12/03/21

To all Post 16 - check out the latest careers bulletin! https://t.co/WXGxGZ27vP https://t.co/gItC9sHqLn

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Careers- Virtual Work Experience

SPRINGPOD have provided a large amount of opportunities for Years 10 to13 to gain experience in the workplace, develop skills, boost employability, and explore new industries and job roles.

The opportunities range from politics and journalism, to fashion and engineering. They can be completed at time that suits your son/daughter and offer a certificate great for CVs, cover letters and interviews upon completion.

Students/parents will need to apply using the document attached.

Careers - Virtual Work Experience

Post 18 Options

Please find information below regarding the various routes our sixth form students can pursue and key sources of information to aid them. Please click on the links provided for more information. 

Options beyond year 13


University Information

  • UCAS - Central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to higher education.
  • HEAP - HEAP online is a good starting point to research university degree courses.
  • Unistats - Official website for comparing UK higher education course data.
  • University Compare - Compare the best ranked degree courses in the subject of your choice.
  • What Uni? - Compare aspects of degree courses.
  • The Student Room - Large online community of students where you can discuss universities, health, relationships, lifestyles and more.
  • bestcourse4me.com - Explore the links to subjects you are studying to potential careers that may lead from them.
  • The Complete University Guide - A guide to UK universities.
  • Higher Education Careers Service Unit - Detailed research about higher education and graduate careers.
  • Which? University - An independent website to explore universities and higher education courses.
  • UK University Search - Information about open days.
  • Careers Gateway - Links to information about careers and higher education.
  • Bright Knowledge - Guide to careers, education and student life.
  • Unifrog – A platform which allows you to search for degrees.

 Higher Apprenticeships


Apprenticeships


Foundation Degrees

Alternatives to university include foundation degrees.


Overseas Study

If you are interested in studying abroad, the following websites provide information:


Choosing your Degree

If you are thinking of going to university, the choice of degree subjects and universities might be overwhelming.  The following websites provides information and advice on what subject you study at university might help you get the career you want.


Study Skills


School Leavers

  • Pure Potential - Information and a video about options for school leavers.
  • BDO - School leaver programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • Ernst & Young - School leaver programmes in a variety of areas of business.
  • Grant Thornton - School Leaver Programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • ICAEW - School Leaver Programmes to become a chartered accountant.
  • Mazars - School Leaver Programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • PWC - Jobs and opportunities for School Leavers interested in accountancy.
  • Works For Me - Traineeships to develop skills for the workplace, and to help find employment in 12 weeks.
  • Deloitte - Opportunities for School Leavers to get involved with a global company.
  • The Guardian - 10 things parents need to know about school leavers - Want to explain School Leaver programmes to your parents?
  • Student Ladder School Leavers - Information and advice on school leaver programmes in different sectors.
  • Step Forward - A full-time 12-month school leaver programme in London.
  • Pathway – careers mentoring and training.

Free Courses

Whatever you decide to do when you leave school, there is always opportunities for further learning.  Many are free or low cost, and often online.

  • EDX - Free courses in a range of subjects, learn at your own pace and connect with other learners.
  • Coursera - Courses in a wide range of subjects offered by institutions worldwide, and learn at your own pace.
  • Mooc List - A directory of Massive Open Online Courses, where free courses are offered in a variety of subjects from around the world.
  • iTunesU - Access to audio courses in a range of subjects from leading universities - only through iTunes, iPad and iPhones.
  • Future Learn - Free courses in a wide range of subjects.

Options at 16+ for Year 12

Choosing your A Levels

 


Apprenticeships


 

School Leavers

  • Pure Potential - Information and a video about options for school leavers.
  • BDO - School leaver programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • Ernst & Young - School leaver programmes in a variety of areas of business.
  • Grant Thornton - School Leaver Programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • ICAEW - School Leaver Programmes to become a chartered accountant.
  • Mazars - School Leaver Programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • PWC - Jobs and opportunities for School Leavers interested in accountancy.
  • Works For Me - Traineeships to develop skills for the workplace, and to help find employment in 12 weeks.
  • Deloitte - Opportunities for School Leavers to get involved with a global company.
  • The Guardian: 10 Things Parents Need To Know About School Leavers - Want to explain School Leaver programmes to your parents?
  • Student Ladder: School Leavers - Information and advice on school leaver programmes in different sectors.
  • Step Forward - A full-time 12-month school leaver programme in London.

Colleges

There are also local colleges who offer a variety of courses and apprenticeships. 


Study Skills

UCAS

Unifrog