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03/03/21

Our HBAED Bedrock Champions for last week are 8B2-ENG! Collectively, they scored 3920 points making them our top performing class. Well done boys! Your Harris points are on the way! Who will be our Bedrock Champions next week? https://t.co/t7Dr3wPmqS

03/03/21

For , our boys are learning about the "fourth industrial revolution", its impact on the future of work, and what they can do to get ready. https://t.co/kpOfslkTNk https://t.co/0tYNANigOS

01/03/21

Retweetd From National Careers Week

*** 𝙊𝙋𝙀𝙉 *** The 𝙑𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙁𝙖𝙞𝙧 is open 𝘕𝘖𝘞! https://t.co/ZOZn9OEkTQ 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗲. https://t.co/iT2TXOLncN

01/03/21

Can you beat Danton, Year 10, is this week's PE Kick-Up Challenge? Find out how to enter at https://t.co/QXg6l9rMxV. https://t.co/GEjVOpnfJT

25/02/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich – https://t.co/5SmJd6pQvq

23/02/21

Our homework platform increases your child's vocabulary, helping them ro achieve in all subjects. Research shows that children use Bedrock more if parents are engaged with it too. Why not login to Bedrock and monitor how your child is doing at https://t.co/aIa7M3GfGX https://t.co/GTDW8M25k7

12/02/21

Hamza, Hasib, Lalloh and Daniel, Yr 10, completed virtual work experience with the last week. "I learnt there were many different areas where are needed," said Daniel. "I would like to work in the healthcare sector in the future." Read more https://t.co/KMHluVmfrG https://t.co/OzoEPRNVxv

11/02/21

For , boys at HBAED are reading and listening to inspiring stories of students who have chosen to go down the route. Hosanna, for example, is a technical theatre apprentice with . https://t.co/xEwmkGHTGy

11/02/21

Immerse your child/ren in academic by encouraging them to complete their vocabulary homework twice per week. Watch their confidence and progress increase. Download a parents' guide to using Bedrock at home https://t.co/BmEomjhqDf https://t.co/70JXsxHEgR

10/02/21

We asked Yr 9 parents to give shout-outs to our teachers. "Thank you for being uplifting and positive" "Yr 9 English lessons are so engaging" "He makes the lessons fun and creative" "They have showed continued pastoral care and support" More https://t.co/pEjsJR7rVL. .

10/02/21

Lateral flow Covid tests now take place in school, with each boy being tested weekly. It helps to identify those who have Covid but don't show symptoms - another way to keep our school community safe. Find out what boys say about the tests at https://t.co/s7cD9MRNwL https://t.co/zLBdihaj6z

10/02/21

For , boys are reading and listening to real stories of students who have chosen to go down the route. They've read about Hassan, for example, who is doing a digital degree apprenticeship https://t.co/5A1vBUPzpl

09/02/21

Parents, download a Guide to Apprenticeships, with information about fantastic 'earn and learn' opportunities. Please contact Mr Allison j.allison.org.uk if you have more questions on apprenticeships. Click here to download the guide https://t.co/PDOnSkZlVV https://t.co/OSIoReU4LH

09/02/21

Here's a link to some amazing events taking place this week for . Students from Harris Dulwich Boys are attending and looking forward to finding their dream apprenticeship. https://t.co/i9KvVEkQAx https://t.co/Gy0LFO3qa1

08/02/21

This week is National Apprenticeship Week. We're proud to inform our students about their options when they leave HBAED and are an excellent choice. Today we're running a workshop for Yr 13 students on applying for apprenticeships https://t.co/kvY6R89XWV

08/02/21

Retweetd From Apprenticeships

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! To launch we're proud to bring you a video of some fantastic apprentices who have stepped up during the pandemic. Find out more about apprenticeships: https://t.co/R9P26Sp9hl https://t.co/ZT0WWCsQth

02/02/21

These excellent webinars will help you make and study choices. The series is coming in March. The series on careers such as business, computing, sciences, liberal arts, hospitality and more is available now. https://t.co/qFi4O8xKbY

27/01/21

Mr Grant of our Maths department has won the annual 'Transforming Lives as a Teacher Award'. He's an exemplary practitioner who brings out the best in all the students and we're proud he's on our team! Please join us in sending congratulations. https://t.co/KJiZY1hEdT https://t.co/hng2wPmSkV

26/01/21

"We are seeing over 90% attendance to every lesson, and that can only be done because of you and the support you are giving us at home." Watch Principal Peter Grove's thank you message to parents and carers. https://t.co/1CkSNW5jae

25/01/21

This week's live broadcasts from include sessions with leading figures from the world of media, health, hospitality and the military. Find out more and see links to the talks at https://t.co/20TKR0k9cc https://t.co/yESIFEAonq

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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 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.