St Bartholomew’s School

Sixth Form
Options at 18 Evening
Decisions for the
Summer
Remember no re!sits until
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+ualification/
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courses)
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course/
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Options for the Future
The Main Options are8
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Higher Education
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Further Education
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Apprenticeships / Employment with Training
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Employment
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Voluntary Work / Gap Year
Higher Education
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Still the onl# route into man# professions
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Opportunit# to stu-# a sub.ect #ou en.o# in
great -epth
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Range of courses available :; an- abroa-
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Social opportunities
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<ong!term prospects
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=ot the onl# route into man# careers
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=ee- to be passionate about a sub.ect area
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Debt
Further Education
For ...
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3 goo- route for those with wea4er results at
the en- of >ear 1& or >ear 12
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1an specialise in a particular area
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*rospect of -egree level stu-# or
emplo#ment be#on- FE
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7he grass is not alwa#s greener )))
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=ee- for self!motivation an- commitment
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Depen-ing on achievement ma# not actuall#
open man# more -oors
1ollege
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0oo- range of vocational courses often at <evel 1 &
an- 2 ?=B <evel 2 is 3 <evel stan-ar-@
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:suall# B7E1s practical learning st#le
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1ountr#si-e or 3nimal "anagement Out-oor 3ctivities
at Sparsholt
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=ewbur# Rea-ing +"1 Swin-on an- B1O7A
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*erforming 3rts Beaut#"B 1atering SportA
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C D S 1are :*S Fashion Bu#ingA
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Broa-cast %ournalism "e-ia "ulti!me-ia , an- man#
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Employment
For ...
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Earn mone# straight awa#
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0oo- route for some .obs e)g) uniforme-
services =CS retail office an- technician
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"a# be able to live at home ?/E@
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1oul- still enter CE in the future
Against ...
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<ong!term prospects
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1urrent local .ob mar4et
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=arrowing of horiFons ))) Gmissing out’ on
experience frien-s ma# be having
For ...
9 =ot .ust Gtra-es’ an# more8 e)g) Bentle# 3HE
Deloitte ;*"0 *rice Haterhouse 1oopers
9 3rea of expansion locall# an- nationall#
9 Earn mone# an- gain wor4 experience whilst
gaining Iualifications
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9 7op places very competitive
9 <ong!term prospects/
9 1ommits to a particular vocation at 18 ?/@
9 *a# can be low
"ore 3bout 3pprenticeships
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Some areas such as J7 offer Iuite a few opportunities ,
1ap 0emini +3 etc)
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Recent opportunities too at Bo-afone HB 1ouncil
Barratt’s BB1
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HB71 nee- more applicants for Business 3-min an-
3ccountanc#
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1are wor4 usuall# available also 1hil- 1are
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Cair-ressing opportunities -o arise sometimes
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*lumbing "otor Behicle an- 1arpentr# are har-er to
fin-
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*a# is variable but t#picall# K8'!K&'' a wee4 with goo-
prospects if it is the right career for you…
HB71
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DominiIue , Hest Ber4shire 7raining
1onsortium
*ersonal +ualities
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*ositive attitu-e
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Smiling an- frien-l# nature
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G1an -o’ attitu-e gets results
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7eam wor4
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0oo- communication
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Flexibilit#
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7hese will get #ou .ob offers whatever
#our choices
3-viFa Support
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Bia school perhaps or our office at Broa-wa#
Couse in =ewbur#
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Hor4ing with uncertaint# i-eas an- options
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Hhere career i-ea is firm chec4ing route$course
is correct
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Celp with 1Bs an- interview s4ills
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Free confi-ential a-vice from traine-
professionalsE
:seful websites
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www)wbtc!u4)com
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www)icoul-)com
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www)notgoingtouni)co)u4
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www)ucas)com
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www)a-viFa)org)u4
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