Bishop Challoner Catholic Secondary School has an on-going commitment to ensuring that all our students have access to good quality impartial careers advice, thereby ensuring that each student has the best possible foundation on which to base their future choices and pathways.

It is the policy of this school that all pupils should be given the opportunity to:

  • Know and understand themselves better and develop their capabilities.
  • Investigate education, training and career opportunities.
  • Implement their career plans by making informed choices, in a supportive atmosphere, about their own continuing education and training.

Our careers team offer a wide range of activities and resources, which help our students make good informed decisions about their future as they progress through the school.

Essential Events for 15-19 Year Olds
Work experience opportunities at Vodafone
Work experience opportunities at Kier Highways – Work Awareness Week – Basingstoke / Work awareness application form

Year 9 Girls Engineering Summer School
Imperial College London Year 9 Girls Engineering Summer School application is now open. The Summer School is non-residential and will take place from 27th August-31st August 2019. Students will tackle challenges across engineering utilising their knowledge of maths, physics, chemistry and biology to learn how engineers use their scientific knowledge to develop solutions to real world problems (please note this Summer School is for girls only). For more information please visit Year 9 Girls Engineering Summer School.  For information on other summer schools please visit Imperial College London Summer Schools

College Open Days 2018-19
BCOT – Open Day – 11 February 2019
BCOT – Open Evening – 13 May 2019
Peter Symonds – Application deadline

Writing a personal statement

  1. Careers Education & Guidance
  2. Careers Provider Access Policy
  3. Pupil Career Entitlements Outcomes
  4. Careers Events

Apprenticeship Advice & Guidance

The information in the above guide really breaks down the steps students need to take to try and secure an employer for their apprenticeship. The guide is aimed at parents to help them know what they can do to support a child wanting to do an apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair at BCOT – Monday 11 March 2019, 4.30pm to 7.00pm.

Careers Programme

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