Year 11 Information Presentation 2020
Please find all the information you would have received during our Year 11 Information Evening at school, in this video presentation created by Miss Wareing.
Parents / Carers
Range of information documents
Blank revision timetable (for parents and students to fill in together to organise study time)
Sixth Forms and Colleges
AKS Lytham Sixth Form - Website
Blackpool & the Fylde College - Website
Parents Virtual Open Event
Join Blackpool and the Fylde College at their special virtual open event, specifically dedicated to parents / carers / guardians of prospective students. Hosted by the School Liaison Officers, Katie and Sam, it will look at qualifications students can gain, career opportunities and work placements that are available to students. They will also go over the current on-site safety concerns regarding Covid 19.
There will be special guests attending to give an insight for parents on how the college is best placed to look after their students, their education, wellbeing, and career aspirations. Parents are a hugely important part of our students' lives - and together, we're all members of the B&FC community.
Sign up to join this virtual open event and get answers to your questions -
Wednesday 28th April - 5pm - 7pm
These events are your ideal opportunity to learn why B&FC is the right place to get set for your future career.
All school leaver events take place Wednesdays from 4pm to 6pm.
At every event, our expert tutors will be available to advise you on all our subject areas and the support you can expect throughout your learning journey.
- May 26
- June 30
- July 21
Win a £50 Amazon voucher
For the chance of winning one of 10 £50 Amazon vouchers, simply register and make a course application by Friday 30 April 2021. Winners will be drawn at random on 10 May 2021 from everyone who has both registered for a virtual open event and completed a course application form online. Winners will be notified by 17 May 2021.
Blackpool Sixth Form College - Website
No upcoming events at the moment
Cardinal Newman College - Website
Kirkham Grammar School Sixth Form - Website
Myerscough College - Website
Virtual Course Advice Morning - Saturday 24th April 2021 - Book here
Preston's College - Website
Virtual Open Event for Year 10 and 11
Wednesday 24th March - 4pm - 7pm - More Info
Find out how to become an Apprentice, what apprenticeships are available and which employers offer them. The Parents/Carers pack is full of useful information regarding all aspects of Apprenticeships, and the Schemes Information shows local employers and what is on offer.
Despite the current restrictions, BAE Systems are really keen to stay connected and continue to engage with young people, to help answer questions about careers, or provide an insight into the programmes they run. BAE Systems are really pleased to be part of this fantastic event and will be offering students the chance to learn more about what they do and who they are. Find out more by clicking here.
Generation Tempest and Factory of the Future
Two ground breaking projects will feature in the virtual careers space during National Careers Week. Visit the Generation Tempest webpage to find out more about their 'Inside the Ideas Factory' campaign, which helps to show that if you join a BAE Systems early careers scheme, you won't just be building your future, you'll be building the future.
BAE Systems Apprenticeships
Local Apprenticeship Scheme
Local company Plumbs are recruiting for Apprenticeships for the 2021/22 academic year. They work in partnership with North Lancs Training Group to provide the programme and it is a great opportunity to earn, as you learn a traditional trade. Plumbs will be taking part in National Apprenticeship Week so keep your eye on for posts which give an insight into these opportunities. There is also an #askanapprentice day, which will give pupils the opportunity to ask questions directly to one of their current apprentices. For more information, including applying for these roles, click below -
Virtual Work Placements from Speakers for Schools
Speakers for Schools and their partner employers are now offering exciting remote placements, that enable young people to learn more about green roles in industries they are interested in and help them make decisions about what kind of job they would like to do in the long term.
Apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success.
Careers in Nursing - Virtual Taster Day
If any Year 11 students are interested in a career in Nursing, then this is the perfect opportunity to find out more. On 22nd April, 10am - 3pm, there will be a Virtual Taster Day which will give an insight into the NHS, how to apply, as well as the values, behaviour and attitude you will need to do the job. There will also be a networking opportunity to find out about different areas of nursing, and a Q & A session with a panel of experts. You need to register for a place and make sure you do so quickly, as the spaces do get snapped up.
Mental Health Support
Useful Health Websites
Click the links below to access these helpful and informative health websites -
Miss Chauhan, Maths teacher and Mental Health Champion, has set up a new Instagram account devoted to Mental Health, with tips, tricks and guidance to help cope with the change in circumstances and remote learning. Mental Health is so important and now, more than ever, so many people are struggling.
Click here to find out more about the Instagram account and follow - Miss Chauhan on Instagram
Mrs Altham provides Wellbeing support on Instagram
Mrs Altham, Chemistry teacher and Mental Health Champion, continues to encourage young people to look after their wellbeing.
Click here to find out more about the Instagram account devoted to student Wellbeing - Mrs Altham on Instagram
We all have mental health, 1 in 4 of us will experience poor mental health. We're here to help you understand and look after your mental health and wellbeing. The new coronavirus that was discovered in December 2019 and causes the COVID-19 illness, has spread around the world and is impacting on the lives of many people. Although COVID-19 is a physical illness, the changes it has brought to our lives is having a big impact on mental health too.
We're all facing a new way of living, working and schooling and everyone will react in different ways to this. It's ok to feel worried, anxious or down. You might be struggling to sleep or, even if you're getting sleep, feeling sluggish and unmotivated. These are normal reactions to being in a situation that is uncertain and difficult to manage. For more information click the links below -
Free online counselling support for young people is available from Kooth, sign up for free at Kooth.com and you will have access to -
- Free counselling
- Discussion boards
- Help articles
- Self help tools
Virtual sessions are also available and will provide you with a chance to find out more and have your questions answered. Multiple dates are available, you must register, links available here - Kooth poster
Year 11 Prom Celebration 2021
To be confirmed