Year 12 Next Steps Information Event

Our virtual Year 12 Next Steps Information Event covers the support offered to students in Year 12, going into Year 13, and the options available to them for the next stage of their education, training or employment.

Keynote Presentations

Our Keynote Presentations provide students and their parents/carers with advice on the Careers support available to students in Year 12 and 13, and on the different options that are available to students at the end of Year 13.

John Alexander, 
Head of Sixth Form
- Welcome and Introduction
Victoria Calder, Careers Leader 
- Careers Support at Northgate Sixth Form and Overview of Post-18 Options

Emily Warner, Schools Membership Team at University of Essex
- Why go to University?
Beck Foster, HE Adviser at UEA
- Not sure if University is for you? Let UEA’s HE Advisers talk you through the benefits of attending university 
Federica Bocchetti, The AIM Group -Alternative routes to University – Apprenticeships, T Levels and more…
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Marketplace Presentations

Whether students are thinking of University, College or Apprenticeship and other employment routes, there are videos covering a number of Post-18 options from local organisations.

Student Finance
 

Emily Warner, from the Schools Membership Team at the University of Essex, gives an in-depth look at Student Finance. 
All figures relating to Student Finance were correct at the time of recording (February 2021).

Competitive courses
 
 

Lindsey Jonesman, a Highly-Able Champion with Neaco, outlines the factors that students need to be aware of in order to make a competitive application to a top university or for a competitive course.  Lindsey covers the importance of super-curricular activities and highlights some of the activities that students could get involved with.

 Introducing Oxbridge
 

A guide to applying from St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and Brasenose College, Oxford.

This webinar is aimed at students considering applying to Oxbridge and gives advice and guidance on the application and admissions process.
The webinar was recorded by admissions staff from St Catharine's (Cambridge) and Brasenose (Oxford) on 30/01/21 and all information is accurate at the time of recording.    

University v Apprenticeships
 

Aimee Hayes and Rio Godfrey, Neaco Higher Education Champions, explore the pros and cons of going to University or completing a Higher Level /Degree Level Apprenticeship.

Suffolk New College 
Art Foundation Course
 

For students looking to complete an Art or Design based course at University, Suffolk New College offer the one-year Foundation Art course, which acts as a bridge for students between Sixth Form and studying an Art and Design based course at University.

 

Questions or queries? 

Please email careers@northgate.suffolk.sch.uk and your email will be forwarded to the appropriate organisation who will be happy to help with your query.