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Please find links below to information about careers trips and events as well as other externally-provided opportunities that will help our students to explore their future options and develop their skills:

School trips 2023-24

DATE/S YEAR/S TRIP LETTER PERMISSION FORM
14/09/23 9-10 PP Pathfinders 3 (University of Lincoln) Invitation only Invitation only
03/11/23 11 Pembroke College, Cambridge PDF CLOSED
04/11/23 + 3 10 female Cummins Engineering Club PDF CLOSED
09/10/23 9-11 SEN/D Beehive Next Steps Fair PDF CLOSED
07/11/23 11-13 National School and College Leavers' Festival PDF CLOSED
08/11/23 12 Graduate and Apprentice Engineering Show PDF CLOSED
16/11/23 8 Festo Engineering PDF CLOSED
16/01/24 11 Lincoln College, Oxford PDF CLOSED
24/01/24 12 Be Inspired: Business (University of Lincoln) PDF CLOSED
07/02/24 12 Be Inspired: Social Sciences (University of Lincoln) PDF CLOSED
14/02/24 10-11 Find Your Future (Northampton College) PDF

CLOSED

05/03/24 9-10 PP Pathfinders 4 (University of Oxford) Invitation only Invitation only
07/03/24 12 Pembroke College, Cambridge PDF

CLOSED

13/03/24 11-13 National Apprenticeships Show (MK) PDF CLOSED
28/03/24 10 "Big Rig" challenge (Northampton College) PDF

https://forms.office.com/e/jsYErtHswA

Closes: 3pm, 01/03/24

22/04/24 10 "Earth Day" event (Northampton College) PDF

https://forms.office.com/e/TAL1UUAjbL

Closes: 3pm, 15/03/24

25/04/24 12 "Moving on in STEM" event (University of Northampton) PDF

CLOSED

12/06/24 9 STEAM (University of Northampton) PDF

https://forms.office.com/e/ebvDPMcs3A

Closes: 3pm, 16/02/24

17/06/24 12 UCAS Discovery Fair (University of Bedfordshire) TBC TBC
24/06/24 11 UCAS Discovery Fair (NEC) PDF

https://forms.office.com/e/gipErG50t5

Closes: 3pm, 28/03/24

02/07/24 10 "Creating Digital Futures" event (Northampton College) PDF

https://forms.office.com/e/T57x71kP1Y

Closes: 3pm, 03/05/24

IN-SCHOOL EVENTS

DATE/S YEAR/S TRIP LINKS
28/09/23 13 Personal Statement workshops (Lancaster University) n/a
09/11/23 7-13 Life Skills Day (World of Work) PDF
23/11/23 10+12 parents Work Experience information evening (virtual)

Letter

PP

Recording

11/01/24 9-13 Army BASE Workshop Invitation only
23/01/24 10+ Lunchtime workshop: Careers in Surveying n/a
29/01/24 9 "Real Life Maths" Lessons n/a
01/02/24 9-13 Careers Fair n/a
09/02/24 12-13 Alumni Presentation: Careers in Investment Banking n/a
04/03/24 7 Cummins x Guilsborough: International Data Centre Day workshop

PDF

forms.office.com/e/FRYyK2yGCy

Closes: 9am, 16/02/24

07/03/24 9 Options Evening (Post-16 providers in attendance) n/a
19/03/24 9-11 Assembly Presentations: Army / Apprenticeships TBC
20/03/24 12 Business Breakfast n/a
20/03/24 11-13 Your Future in Rail networking event coming soon
30/04/24 8 Faraday STEM Challenge TBC
25/06/24 Y12 parents HE information evening TBC
TBC 7 Race to the Line challenge TBC

WORK EXPERIENCE

We set aside a week of curriculum time for both Year 10 and Year 12 students to engage in off-site work experience.

For 2023-24, the dates are:

Year 10: 13-17 May 2024

Year 12: 15-19 July 2024

Students are encouraged to source their own placements. Details should be uploaded to their Unifrog accounts to allow us to ensure the placements are appropriate and safe. More information can be found below:

Parent Letter

PP and Recording from Parent Information Evening

Letter for Employers (Y10)

Letter for Employers (Y12)

Video: Unifrog Placements Tool

EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities listed here are provided externally from school. Whilst we do our best to check that we only list events from trusted providers, students and parents should use their discretion when accessing external websites and signing up to programmes.

NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIPS WEEK 05/02/24

National Apprenticeships week sees loads of media coverage, hints and tips, as well as a surge in advertised apprenticeships.

Use the links and resources below to find out more:

Parents' Guide to NAW

Map of events

Apprenticeship 'Arcade Games'

Virtual short courses for students all about apprenticeships and other technical qualifications

'Careers Live' Webinars