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    to change the world
    Nelson Mandela


HUNGERFORD students have been preparing for their dream careers

INSPIRATIONAL STUDENT: Pictured are employer Susan Hofgartner and student Ella Moyle.

HUNGERFORD students have been preparing for their dream careers as pilots, engineers, doctors and dentists during a careers day.

Year 10 John O’ Gaunt students enjoyed a day of work experience preparation by creating their CV’s, filling an applications for jobs and being interviewed by local employers.

They also did team-building exercises, and other career-related skills.

The day was is in preparation for their Year 10 Work Experience where students go to local and national businesses for a week and experience the world of work.

JOG believes in encouraging students to dream really big and to pursue their dreams with enthusiasm and belief.

Head of ICT, Work Related Learning and Enterprise, Deborah Arden-Hunt said: “It was a wonderful day and employers were saying they would employ our students already.

“The feedback was extremely useful, both to students and to the employers and they were impressed by the calibre of the students, the intelligent use of questioning techniques and answers, and their polite and interested manner.”

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Burbage Pre-school and Primary School Open Meeting

Single post viewBURBAGE PRE-SCHOOL & PRIMARY SCHOOL invite you to an OPEN MEETING to hear about our joint proposal to bring great Pre-School and Primary School learning together under one umbrella within Excalibur Academies Trust.

We are holding a joint consultation and are keen to hear your views.

The meeting will be held at Burbage Pre-School on Thursday 6th April at 7pm.

All are welcome!

Please send any questions to Amanda Brindley at [email protected] , or drop them in to the Pre-School or the Primary School Office.

The consultation period will close at 3pm on Tuesday 2nd May.

FAQs will be available on the Burbage School website at http://www.burbageprimary.org.uk

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Fairfield High School has had a record 446 applications

Fairfield High SchoolFairfield High School has had a record 446 applications for places for 2017.

It means the secondary school in Horfield is oversubscribed for a third successive year.  The number of families putting FHS as their top school rocketed to 169, with 131 naming it as their second preference and 146 as their third.

All 216 places have been offered to prospective students. Details of waiting lists and how to appeal can be found on the Bristol City Council website.

Fairfield is an 11-16 school that serves a diverse inner-city community. It is rated by Ofsted as Good with Outstanding features. The school is part of the Excalibur Academies Trust, which provides a strong support network.
Head of School Nick Lewis said: “It is fantastic that Fairfield High School  is now one of the most oversubscribed schools in Bristol. This is an amazing testament to the hard work and dedication of FHS staff, students and parents. It shows that our community really values the work that everyone does in school and in the wider area.”
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