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Higher Education and Careers

digital networking event
We get together with other local schools to provide shared advice, consultation and access to Higher Education and Careers Advice through various events and activities for Year 10, 11 and 12 students.
  

Careers team on behalf of students:

  • Regular sharing of updates, information and opportunities (e.g. Level 3 Apprenticeship, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) placements and employer initiatives for career education within the curriculum) with maintained-sector counterparts
  • An introductory meeting at City Heights E-ACT Academy for future Sixth Formers ahead of shared access to the Dulwich College’s Careers & HE website to provide guidance on the development of City Heights career provision
  • Two careers staff provide a day each for The Big Society social enterprise for maintained schools with stretched resources
  • Advice and consultation shared with: groups seeking to understand how best to develop their outreach work and links with schools; E2W Enabling Futures to help link with a number of Lambeth and Southwark Schools in their mission to identify and train apprenticeship applicants; Step Forward to help develop the format and timing of paid gap employment and training opportunities; Engage CSR to help inform students of the opportunities in the financial sector for school leavers
  • Provision of a hub for after-school training for pupils from The Charter School, Kingsdale and the Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich  

Students:

  • A level students from The Charter School joined a Dulwich College Digital Networking event, taking advice from the 17 guest professionals
  • Staff and Year 10, 11 and 12 students from The Charter School, Kingsdale, Archbishop Tennison, Pimlico Academy, St Thomas the Apostle College, Sacred Heart School and City Heights E-ACT Academy attend our annual Careers and Courses Convention with over 30 universities and 27 graduate recruiting/ gap employers available for consultation
  • Provision of Oxbridge/Medicine interview practice for Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets.