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The Buckingham School

The Buckingham School

Careers Support

Having clear career goals helps students to remain motivated and focused on their studies, so we work with them to plan their next career step beyond the Sixth Form. Whether students want to go to university, into employment or onto an Apprenticeship, we work with them to achieve their career aspirations.

Progressing to university

For those students wishing to apply to university, they will be able to access individual support to help them:

  • Select which universities to apply to
  • Complete the UCAS application process, including writing a personal statement

Guidance documents are also available here.

Students are permitted to attend up to three university open days during school time. However, advance notice should be provided.

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Progressing into employment or onto an Apprenticeship

For those students who are keen to enter employment or wanting to secure an Apprenticeship, after the Sixth Form, individual support will be provided to help them with:

  • Creating a CV
  • Researching Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Understanding the expectations of employers

Guidance documents are also available here.

By prior arrangement, students will be permitted time off from school to complete relevant work experience.

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Careers Fair

To further support our students with understanding the options open to them post Sixth Form, we also hold an annual Careers Fair.  At this event, students are able to speak to representatives from universities, training providers and employers from a variety of industries including Engineering, Accountancy and Healthcare, to understand what they offer, how they can apply and the future careers accessible to them.

  • AIM Apprenticeships
  • Aston University
  • ATG Training
  • Bidvest Logistics
  • Bucks New University
  • Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre
  • HIT Training
  • Kaplan Financial
  • Kaizen Restaurants
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • South East Apprenticeship Company
  • TXM Academy
  • University of Buckingham
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Northampton
  • University of Portsmouth

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