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25/09/20

One of our 6th form engineers (also studying maths & physics) explaining calculations she has made on cost & CO2 emissions savings to . Thank you again to Common Sense Energy for bringing renewables back to the forefront of our thoughts. https://t.co/OCaHHFvY9o https://t.co/MqWSdK2Ph7

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23/09/20

Year 10 have been looking at modelling more complex circuits with integrated circuits this morning in engineering, using CAD modelling and testing software. Amazing effort, understanding and problem solving from our awesome students. https://t.co/jYEThX8hB2

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17/09/20

Check out our online prospectus for entry to our Academy at Year 10 and Year 12. https://t.co/sPQqDz4JjF https://t.co/V74FbvGDOX

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14/09/20

We are so excited to have partnered with Common Sense Energy, a local company to help our students understand and develop products for the future. Our new Solar Panels are the first of many sources that are coming to our Academy. https://t.co/0kZsYWEBKg

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11/09/20

Thank you to for inspiring our Year 10’s with their design challenge. We’re coming up with ideas and cost sheets today to safely build and test next week. https://t.co/3z2kL1CRcH

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10/09/20

Year 10 are starting their careers journey with a live broadcast from . Despite restrictions, we are determined to continue to ensure our students in all years can access careers advice and information so they can follow exciting and rewarding careers. https://t.co/jSn2pIArXB

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07/09/20

Our Sixth Form is now open! We still have places available for this year. If you'd like more information please contact our Head of School direct schuylerd.org.uk or visit https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/H4WAD7qj8s

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03/09/20

Our Sixth Form is now open! We still have places available for this year. If you'd like more information please contact our Head of School direct schuylerd.org.uk or visit https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/2DxqtSyiOv

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01/09/20

Ronnie Witcomb and Tara Osman became senior STEM Creators at BMAT STEM Academy when our business focused school opened two years ago. As they collected their GCSE results, they looked back on their role in their new school. https://t.co/lxrjD1G6Hm https://t.co/HyfizD2FRF

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01/09/20

Socially distanced staff training! We’re having a great discussion on teaching and learning and how to turn restrictions into opportunities. So excited for this year with an expanding, talented group of staff and students and our brand new in . https://t.co/yElLSODUvn

01/09/20

Thank you for the link! Sounds really exciting.

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21/08/20

"I did not know what to expect from the results, but I felt really good when I opened them." Well done, Ashton! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/hbP9L0Qzjc

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21/08/20

"I feel brilliant. I was nervous waiting for the results, especially as I didn’t get to sit the exams myself. After opening my results, I was ecstatic!" Congratulations, Josh! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/S46bCfOjxu

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21/08/20

"I feel my results are so good and I deserve them. I am looking forward to continuing to study at BMAT STEM as it offers high quality education." Congratulations, Sara! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/Sp2nz8IVco

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21/08/20

"I did not want to open them at first. But, I am happy with my results; I am relieved." Well done, Gergo! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/pXt4c2k8x5

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20/08/20

BMAT STEM Academy Retweeted
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First group of BMAT STEM students produce results all are proud of https://t.co/w2b9I1fWa8 https://t.co/lVff5m9OpC

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20/08/20

"They have helped to transform this school and its reputation in the community due to their hard work and outstanding behaviour. They have laid the foundation for what we want this school to become and have been amazing role models for our Yr 10 students." https://t.co/Eps828JTuu https://t.co/jpv9uCQfuk

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20/08/20

Well done to all our students for their amazing results. We are so proud of all their achievements over the last year, and in both the years they have been with us. We can’t wait to welcome many back to our sixth form in September. https://t.co/sVELrOyitu

20/08/20

He’s done so well and we’re super proud! On top of this, he has been a pleasure to teach and work with and we can’t wait to welcome him to our sixth form.

19/08/20

We look forward to welcoming all our students tomorrow to BMAT STEM to collect their GCSE results. Please check your emails to confirm your allotted time. The information released this evening regarding BTEC qualifications does not affect you.

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Careers Programme

All Together Guidance Professionals are pivotal in the delivery of the statutory duty on schools to provide students with Independent Impartial Careers Guidance. All Together are a modern careers guidance company specialising in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance services. BMAT has engaged All Together services to benefit all our students.

Mixing traditional, friendly and robust guidance with employer engagement expertise across education and employment spaces, an All Together Guidance Professional brings employers together to create an enriched matrix of careers education both in and outside of school.

Working at BMAT STEM Academy as an additional resource on Tuesdays and Thursday, an All Together Guidance Professional offers personalised guidance services to students whilst establishing the Better Journey to Work programme across Years 10-11.

An All Together Guidance Professional will support the development and facilitation of A Better Journey to Work including an emphasis on new Traineeships and increasing Internships and Apprenticeships for young people.

Our All Together Guidance Professional at BMAT STEM Academy is Mikaela Pinnock, who can be contacted via the contact us page and is in school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The careers lead for the school is Dave Ramsey.

We welcome requests from local or national providers to inform and advise our year 10 to year 11 students about their options for vocational and technical education routes. In the first instance, please contact us via our contacts form.

For full details about our arrangements, please see our provider access policy.

Entitlement

Students are entitled to careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) that is impartial and confidential.  It will be integrated into their experience of the whole curriculum, based on a partnership with students and their parents or carers.  The programme will promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion, in the best interests of the students to whom it is given.

Specifically, students at BMAT STEM Academy are entitled to receive:

  • Clear information, advice and guidance about all options available
  • Help to decide what to do when they finish their course/education, including further learning, training or employment
  • A programme of CEIAG which helps them to develop skills and knowledge to make choices and the transition to work and learning
  • The opportunity to be involved in making decisions about things that affect their learning
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of work

 

BMAT STEM Academy are proud to offer its students a fulfilling, future-focused careers programme covering all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks. Our Career Plan for the academic year canbe downloaded below.

The Department for Education Careers Strategy, December 2017

Gatsby Benchmarks 

1. A Stable Careers Programme 

Every school and college should have an embedded programme of career education and guidance that is known and understood by pupils, teachers, governors and employers. 

2. Learning from Career and Labour Market Information 

Every pupil, and their parents, should have access to good quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities. They will need the support of an informed adviser to make best use of available information. 

3. Addressing the Needs of Each Pupil 

Pupils have different career guidance needs at different stages. Opportunities for advice and support need to be tailored to the needs of each pupil. A school’s careers programme should embed equality and diversity considerations throughout. 

4. Linking Curriculum Learning to Careers 

All teachers should link curriculum learning with careers. STEM subject teachers should highlight the relevance of STEM subjects for a wide range of career paths. 

5. Encounters with Employers and Employees 

Every pupil should have multiple opportunities to learn from employers about work, employment and the skills that are valued in the workplace. This can be through a range of enrichment activities including visiting speakers, mentoring and enterprise schemes. 

6. Experiences of Workplaces 

Every pupil should have first-hand experience of the workplace through work visits, work shadowing and/or work experience to help their exploration of career opportunities, and expand their networks. 

7. Encounters with Further and Higher Education 

All pupils should understand the full range of learning opportunities that are available to them. This includes both academic and vocational routes and learning in schools, colleges, universities and in the workplace. 

8. Personal Guidance 

Every pupil should have opportunities for guidance interviews with a career adviser, who could be internal (a member of school staff) or external, provided that they are trained to an appropriate level. These should be available whenever significant study or career choices are being made. They should be expected for all pupils but should be timed to meet their individual needs. 

 

Careers information and guidance resources on the internet.

All students will have important decisions to make at various times of the year – whether, for example, internships or Post 16 choices in Year 10 and 11 also Post 18 Choices. There are several internet based careers information and guidance sites that we can recommend to you to use in school or at home during this time and beyond:

www.apprenticeships.gov.uk National website for information on apprenticeship training, here you can find an apprenticeship and register to receive vacancy updates.

Apprenticeships are now being offered at higher and degree levels, we have found that different apprenticeships are offered at different times of the year for a late summer or September start.  As more information becomes available regarding these qualifications, we will update this website.

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk this is a national website which has details of apprenticeships and sponsored degrees. 

School Leaversthe Times top employers have links to their apprenticeship schemes here.

www.ucas.comUCAS is not just for your university application, find out about money matters, applying and what courses are on offer on this site.

http://russellgroup.ac.uk/if you are aiming for a competitive entry university, this publication gives information about the “facilitating subjects” that are preferred by some universities.

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk Search under job profiles to find out about careers – ones you know about and ones you don’t know about!

http://www.careersbox.co.uk/ Careers films and video library.

Key stage 4

In key stage 4, IAG concentrates on:

  • Researching future possible careers
  • Internships
  • Applying for internship placements
  • Interview techniques
  • Mock Interviews

Post 16 options

Information/advice on all options:

  • Sixth form
  • FE college
  • Apprenticeships
  • Other types of employment
  • Training programmes

This includes visits to, or by, FE colleges and employers/sponsors where appropriate as well as individual interviews regarding post 16 options.

Sixth form/college applications (Year 11)

  • Information and advice on courses available

  • Help completing application forms

  • Interviews regarding sixth form choices

Job applications (Year 11)

  • Sources of job information and vacancies
  • Help with application letters, application forms, CVs etc
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LMI for all (Labour Market Information) Careerometer

Click the dotted square. Type in the first career that you think you might be interested in and select from the drop-down list, then add your second and third choice to see the comparison.

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