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11/06/21

Friday 11 June train disruptions/cancellations, including West Ewell and Epsom: https://t.co/gTY3K8q8LK

11/06/21

Good afternoon Due to significant problems with the signalling system near London Waterloo, train services running across the whole South Western Railway network may be cancelled, severely delayed or revised.

28/05/21

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter - so much good news! https://t.co/XVuFlZIFZV

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26/05/21

Retweeted From UK University Search

✨ TWO DAYS TO GO ✨ We can't wait to welcome you along to our South UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair! Don't miss out on the chance to get expert advice from universities, colleges & apprenticeship providers. Register now 👇 https://t.co/m4SWcOyAth https://t.co/wbbBCImYEv

25/05/21

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner 💙

💯- always interesting for staff to hear from former students who remember the way you believed in them. https://t.co/bJ0GutMmlK

20/05/21

Fabulous career opportunity for teacher of Business Studies & Economics! https://t.co/aAkaJrHLdZ

20/05/21

Exciting vacancy for Business Studies & Economics Lead Practitioner! https://t.co/ri0cGK9MhU

04/05/21

Hello! Any ideas how long Schoolcomms will be down, please? Do I stay at school and hope it comes back on, or go home?...do I stay or do I go now?!?

30/04/21

Remember that Monday 3 May is a Bank Holiday. We will see you all on Tuesday 4 May at 8.35am for an 8.40am start!

30/04/21

Do take a look at our Glyn Newsletter! Good to see students enjoying activities again! https://t.co/4eX2SYh8fK

27/04/21

suitable for students in Years 10, 11 and 12

27/04/21

This survey will close at 7pm on Weds 28/4

27/04/21

Retweeted From Glyn School

We are seeking your feedback on your and your child/ren’s experiences of school life at Glyn School via this link: https://t.co/Z5gP3YH4KI The survey should take no more than 5 mins to complete. Thank you for taking the time to support us. Miss Cortizo, Asst Headteacher

27/04/21

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

Just posted a photo @ Epsom College https://t.co/cGTJ1TTQPM

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26/04/21

Congrats to John Matthews on the naming of the library after him following 33 years at Glyn...and counting! https://t.co/gBmkERijST

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26/04/21

Retweeted From Glyn School P.E.

CRICKET is under way this morning against we’ve all missed this, great to have fixtures back on after over a year! https://t.co/zMdGJ5Sqi2

22/04/21

Hi - we are green with envy about your gritter! or should that be yellow?...good work!

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22/04/21

Retweeted From Marden Lodge

An exciting visit from the gritter today that was named by our school . Year 6, asked some excellent questions . We will be looking out for our gritter next winter ! https://t.co/Yi5U8lO9No

Pathways after A Levels -Taking a Gap Year

'At the end of Year 13 a gap year is one of the options open to students before embarking on a degree course, apprenticeship or into full time employment.

Many students consider taking a gap year to have a break from studies, to complete work experience, to spend time volunteering or simply to see the world before University or employment.  Whatever the reason, taking a gap year can be very beneficial.

There are advantages and disadvantages when considering a gap year and its important that you research this well before you commit.

Below are three articles about taking a Gap Year and what the pros and cons are:

UCAS - Gap Year Ideas and things to think about

The scholarshiphub - 10 Pros And Cons Of Taking A Gap Year

Goabroad - 6 Potential Cons of Taking a Gap Year (And Why They're Okay)


Gap Year Providers:

IBM Gap Programme - Business and Technical gap year placements with salary £18,000 per anum.

ESU Secondary School Exchange Scholarships - Are you considering a gap year before university? Would you like to study in the USA? Then have a look at these first class scholarships available to students who would like to study at US High School after their A Levels. There are two programmes, one which involves two terms or another for the whole year. Several Caterham students have followed this path in recent years and thoroughly enjoyed their experiences.

Year Out Drama Course - Based in Stratford upon Avon, the year long course is suitable for students who would like to immerse themselves in a full time drama course before moving on to the next step in their career or education.

Frontier - Teaching abroad, volunteering and adventurous travel organisation.

Schroders Gap Year - Twelve month internships for school leavers with an asset management giant.

Natucate Conservation Programmes - Natucate offer a wide range of opportunities around the globe, from whale shark protection in the Maldives, to elephant conservation in Namibia and wolf and lynx research in Slovakia.

Year in Industry - The Year in Industry is a fantastic opportunity to spend your gap year, or year out during your degree, working in a relevant science/engineering based organisation and get paid!


Other advice:

Government Travel Advice. Good tool to check where you are travelling is safe.

Lots of advice and guidance, written by those who have experienced a gap year.