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19/05/22

Year 13 visit the PwC offices in the heart of London, to gain a valuable insight into working life at one of the biggest firms in the world. Thank you to Nikki, Garvin, Callum and Charles from PwC for making this trip happen. More at https://t.co/R9sYKYVcal https://t.co/g0cq3aLO1I

29/04/22

Nine boys from our Harris Experience programme see behind the scenes at Christie’s Auction House and present their plan for an art gallery called 'Human Creativity'. Great work boys! Full story at https://t.co/zahY8Dfstp https://t.co/H71cQrB3Ic

25/04/22

"The trip to Coventry University gave us a real-life experience on how uni life is. There was a lot to offer, and they have a lot of facilities." Mohiuddin, Year 12. Read about our sixth form tour of with at https://t.co/juaeMclxkt https://t.co/6uSqDFPNWF

13/04/22

Thank you Elizabeth Oladunni of for visiting our school recently and inspiring Year 10 to consider careers in law. They were inspired by her personal journey and we wish Elizabeth continued success in her legal career! https://t.co/Tz5u9orJkT https://t.co/nWG2SNgHUX

12/04/22

“If you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism. We are not all the same and do not have the same traits.” Read about our events for https://t.co/BZm3R9y97q https://t.co/gD2msaV2mG

23/03/22

Performing Arts at HBAED presents The Wiz, Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th March 2022, 6.30pm (doors 6.15pm). £6 adults, £3 children (£15 two adults, two children). Tickets available from the Performing Arts Team. Don't miss out! https://t.co/nR0N5k6m1W

16/03/22

Students had a tour around the Houses of Parliament earlier this week to learn about the importance of democracy and the role of parliament. The trip made links with the Year 8 history curriculum which this term has focused on women's suffrage. https://t.co/OKWomdHHW5 https://t.co/g9RFX0jEr9

15/03/22

Performing Arts at HBAED presents The Wiz, Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th March 2022, 6.30pm (doors 6.15pm). £6 adults, £3 children (£15 two adults, two children). Tickets available from the Performing Arts Team. https://t.co/Om4WdyWdjR

03/03/22

Retweetd From Southwark Tigers

Our 5th and penultimate festival of the season today. Cant wait to welcome. Might get muddy!! https://t.co/RY1ODF0GVl

08/02/22

Read what boys wrote about their recent visit to Ironmongers' Hall, where they learned about its , , people and . "An exceptional, exclusive, exciting experience," Syria, Year 9. Read more at https://t.co/cVDnNM2yCx https://t.co/4X4CI91qGO

07/02/22

“I loved how the actors reeled me in. Even our teachers went on stage to play darts," Nihar, Year 8. Read more students review of a brilliant performance of Romeo & Juliet directed by . More reviews at https://t.co/v7dUams0ao https://t.co/jtdmf29TJ0

03/02/22

A nice email to end Thurs🙂 . "I wanted to send an email to commend how well your students behaved on the trip to see Romeo and Juliet at Southwark Playhouse. They were a credit. They sat silently throughout the performance and always were engaged with the show." Very proud!

03/02/22

Retweetd From Harris EdTech

Wonderful demo by on data-driven approaches to teaching https://t.co/JT58UbMjfb

03/02/22

Staff and students at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich would like to pass on their profound thanks to for such an informative and valuable session with holocaust survivor Eva Clarke to mark https://t.co/s7O8cygWxP

27/01/22

Ben's 'Fantasy Wings' - diary of an aspiring pilot. Ben, Year 9, is one of our aspiring pilots who we sent off to join the Fantasy Wings programme - eight Saturday workshops to find out more about careers in the aviation industry. Read his diary here https://t.co/x9KdABzKGZ https://t.co/IZGWEyK7rJ

26/01/22

Year 10 were really inspired by their time with Oxford today and look forward to finding out more about life at an Oxbridge college. A big thank you to . https://t.co/MopG8gqXkp

26/01/22

Our Year 10 boys loved their time with today. Thank you! https://t.co/e4gqXZKGVO

26/01/22

Our coach from was pleased to see 23 boys attend his session last week, with many boys going on to play with the Tigers at the weekend. Find out more about our clubs including , and at https://t.co/X3Hagqr669 https://t.co/Gxuo5X1dif

26/01/22

Retweetd From Superintendent Dan Ivey

Great to have such a positive relationship with our schools across & and in this case, with https://t.co/TpjZ3NJPLz

26/01/22

Every student at Harris Dulwich Boys has now attended a session run by The Nest. Located on Rye Lane in , The Nest from offers confidential counselling and support. Find out more at https://t.co/Iio9g8wQ80 https://t.co/7fjYPtgRRz

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Careers and University

Given that one of the aims of the Sixth Form provision is to prepare our students for what follows after their secondary educational experience, careers advice and guidance are an integral part of our offer.

In order to prepare students for professional life and the world of work, students will have access a wide range of opportunities.

  • Careers advice is high-quality, up-to-date and locally relevant. Subjects provide opportunities for good quality, meaningful encounters with the world of work.
  • Students are provided with regular and meaningful links with higher education and professions.
  • A complementary programme of masterclasses and lectures from the world of work and industry is delivered throughout the academic year.
  • The enrichment programme and co-curricular opportunities offer breadth and depth and allow students to engage with experiences beyond their usual interests.
  • Alongside the established careers programme, there are regular opportunities to meet the Federation Careers Advisor.
  • Financial health and financial planning sessions are delivered in order to prepare students for independent living.

Applying to university

UCAS 2021 GuideClick HERE to download the presentation about UCAS applications and personal statements.

The majority of our students decide to continue their educational journey at university. Every year several of our students attend some of the top universities in the country with many accepting offers at Russell Group universities as well as Oxford and Cambridge.

There is a comprehensive programme of UCAS support and guidance in order to help students with their applications and any subsequent interviews. Student UCAS applications at East Dulwich reflect informed and realistic aspirations and choices in order to optimise an individual’s chances of meeting the requirements of their course offers.

In order to ensure that a student is progressing towards the demands of the offer, regular course progress meetings and assessments mean that subject intervention and support are timely and targeted.


UCAS - information for parents

UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admission Service) is the admission organisation for higher education in the UK. Students can also use Unifrog to search for courses, create shortlists and much more. 

The UCAS information tool for parents can be used for advice, hints and tips to help your child, or someone you care for, through the application process or to subscribe to the parent newsletter for regular updates. 

The UCAS website also includes student finance information, where you can find out more about fees and the range of financial support available. 


UCAS presentation for parents

We know parents often ask for information on the UCAS process. Click HERE to view the parent guide to UCAS. It illustrates the benefits of higher education, outlines the application process, and advises parents on what they can do to support their child.


Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is a real job with hands-on experience, while also training to achieve the relevant qualification that supports your industry. Some of our leavers opt for this route having followed a vocational pathway so have developed a specific skill set ready for the work place or because they do not want to attend university.

There are different levels of apprenticeships and it is vital that you choose the correct level before applying:

  • Intermediate – This equates to 5 good GCSE passes (Level 2 qualifications)
  • Advanced Apprenticeship – which equates to 2 A Level passes (Level 3 qualifications)
  • Higher Apprenticeships – which equates to either a Foundation Degree/Higher National Certificate. (Level 4 qualifications)

There are lots of benefits to studying for an apprenticeship. Some of them are:

  • You are earning a competitive salary and not getting into debt.
  • You are not investing in further studies at university.
  • Your employer is investing in your learning.
  • You are achieving an industry recognised qualification.
  • You are gaining invaluable work experience.
  • You are developing your soft skills which are transferable.

How do I find an apprenticeship?

You can find them in many ways. Apart from your careers advisor helping you, there are many useful websites, including:


Our partners

Pathway

We are fortunate to be working with Pathway CTM which, is an award winning Social Enterprise that is transforming employability training, support and opportunities for schools and students.

They provide an award-winning programme to thousands of students throughout the UK, helping young people make informed decisions about their next step from leaving school. Often choices and opportunities are not clear enough for students, when in fact there are many amazing paths that are out there for each and every student.

Visit the Pathway website.


Unifrog

Unifrog is the one-stop-shop for all things careers and destinations. They provide an online platform where students in KS5 can explore their interests, then find and successfully apply for their best next step after school.

Visit the Unifrog website .


Career Ready

Career Ready is a national social mobility charity which works with employers, schools, and volunteers to support young people across the UK.

Visit the Career Ready website.