Day: 1 December 2020

  • How to Achieve Anything with Gareth Southgate and Sharky

    How to Achieve Anything with Gareth Southgate and Sharky Gareth Southgate and Sharky Age: Key Stages 4 – 5; S 5 – 6 Subject: PSHE Topic: Following your dreams England manager Gareth Southgate and Sharky discuss the experiences and lessons of Gareth’s career. Gareth shared how young people can thrive and make the most of their lives by being brave, being kind, and following their dreams.

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  • Lightsabre lessons: Blairgowrie High School teams up with legendary Star Wars VFX company

    Star-struck students at a Perthshire secondary school have partnered with an Oscar-winning special effects team for a series of out-of-this-world lessons. Blairgowrie High pupils are preparing for a unique collaboration with the legendary Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), the Hollywood company founded by Star Wars creator George Lucas. California-based ILM is responsible for the eye-popping visual effects in some of cinema’s best-known blockbusters including Jurassic Park, Back to the Future and the Harry Potter series, as well as recent Disney+ hit The Mandalorian. Now the behind-the-scenes stars are sharing the secrets of their trade with a lucky group of 15 […]

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  • Celebrating women in engineering! With Thames Water & UTC Reading

    Dina Gillespie, Area Operations Manager at Thames Water; Katherine Whatley, ICA Technician at Thames Water; Cheryl Atkinson, Thames Valley East Systems Operator, Control at Thames Water; Stephanie Mitchell is the Executive Director of Careers and Destinations at UTC Reading & Year 11 Engineering Student at UTC Reading Elise Hammond Wednesday 01st July – 11 AM KS3-5/ S1-6 Celebrating women in engineering! Engineering is a key part of the water industry – through engineering we can innovate and help shape our world. Women in engineering roles in Thames Water vary from on-site technicians to design engineers working on developing new projects. […]

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  • Kev O’Sullivan

    Kev O’Sullivan Creative Director, FleishmanHillard Fishburn * DATE: Monday 1st June, 2pm * AGE GROUP: KS4 – 5/ S4 – 6 Kev O’Sullivan, Creative Director discusses how can young people develop their personal brand & reputation?

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  • Jonty Bloom

    Jonty Bloom

      Freelance Journalist * DATE: Friday 1st May – 10am * AGE GROUP: KS4 / S4 – 6 In this session Jonty shares insights into what qualifications and other qualities are needed in the world of work. What can help you stand in good stead for the future and what the future world of work might look like.

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