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18/05/22

HABE's Careers Fair is taking place on Friday 8th July to introduce our students to employers in order to inspire them in making the best decisions for their careers. We need guest speakers from industries such as retail, baking, hospitality, entertainment and Medicine. https://t.co/YMSiz6nRWB

17/05/22

They managed to complete 5 miles in an 1hr 45 in the heat and walked up the steepest of hills, but that did not stop the students. We have now raised £730 for Save the Children, and the Diversity Group members are over the moon with how their teamwork and hard work has paid off. https://t.co/D4xDYhoChD

12/05/22

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

are you thinking about becoming a teacher? Our experienced and friendly team will be available at Harris Girls Academy East Dulwich Wednesday 18th May 4 - 5pm. Tickets are free and available here https://t.co/2adIjgm4Mq

11/05/22

Retweetd From HABE Performing Arts

The Performing Arts team are pleased to announce our talent show - Harris Academy Beckenham Extravaganza (HABE) Wednesday 25th May. Please come along to support the arts- Tickets can be purchased from a member of the PArts team https://t.co/SkhgzIYFtW

27/04/22

Retweetd From HABE Performing Arts

Musical students had an amazing afternoon singing show tunes at our Show Choir Workshop - producing an amazing sound! Keep your eyes peeled for the next workshop in May! 🎼 https://t.co/uEautE7G3u

26/04/22

Retweetd From Diana Barran

It was a great pleasure to be with you all - so impressive. As Lord Harris said, children only get one education so we need to make it as good as it can be. Thanks for all you do to make that a reality. https://t.co/GRfcVIqFTg

26/04/22

Retweetd From HABE Performing Arts

Can you sing, rap, dance, act, juggle? If yes, the Performing Arts department want you to audition this coming Wednesday, 27th April 3.15-4.30, for our upcoming talent show!! 🎭🎼 https://t.co/GPewfi8Ztq

26/04/22

Retweetd From HABE Sport

SO proud of our Year 11 students today and their performances for the GCSE PE Moderation 👏🏼

22/04/22

Great to hear our year 10s are securing some great WEX placements, from a solicitors office, to a professional football club! Please contact the Academy if you have a business that could place one of our Year 10 students from 11-15th July. https://t.co/5yQoZrh3Qf

19/04/22

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Well done to staff at who are truly going the extra mile to support one of their students... On Thursday 21st April they will be completing a 36-mile night walk to raise funds for and 👏 ✍️ https://t.co/YPU6aWPwh0

19/04/22

Well done to our very own Lily & Evie who have been shortlisted for the international Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year! Lily has had 4 photos shortlisted, and Evie has had 1 photo shortlisted – we wish both of them the best of luck for the final! https://t.co/Eb1KTNtVKg

29/03/22

Yummy! https://t.co/UunVyH6Tb1

29/03/22

Some great cooking in 'the hub' last week with Mrs Young! https://t.co/KDaddMx7pd

18/03/22

Triple Science Debate: "Life would not long remain possible in the absence of microbes" As part of Science Week we organised a debate on the role of microbes in life on Earth, challenging students to think about positive and negative implications of Microbial life. https://t.co/cdT4QmnfNP

18/03/22

Retweetd From World Class Schools Quality Mark

The eco-seating team smashed the day; Morden https://t.co/hBxxMTYUca

18/03/22

Retweetd From HABE Sport

The Last Dance with the Year 11 Netball Team this afternoon 🏐 had them since year 7 and tonight they played their last netball game together 💔 it’s been a pleasure coaching you all and watching you all develop over the past 5 years! https://t.co/uhi7A6L3f3

17/03/22

Good luck to Miss Carvall who will be joining in London's charity event. This campaign focuses on raising money for young homeless people. if you wish to donate to this cause, click the link down below: ⬇️⬇️ https://t.co/MhRCpSli1o https://t.co/5GTL4j4zqs

16/03/22

We are still looking for the perfect person to join our team here at Harris Academy Beckenham as a part-time Food Technician. If you're interested, or you know somebody who might be, let us know! https://t.co/wSMDhffO4C

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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