GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

National Career Events #NCW2022 & #NAW2022

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National Careers Week is took place on Monday 7 March to Sunday 13 March 2022.

  • It provided an excellent opportunity to celebrate all things careers guidance, which aims to support young people leaving education and moving on to employment.
  • Throughout the week assemblies, form time and subject lessons used this as an oportunity to showcase careers and next steps.

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National Apprenticeship Week is took place on Monday 7 February to Sunday13 February 2022.

  • It provided an excellent opportunity to celebrate apprenticeships and bring the whole apprenticeship community together
  • The Week will shone a light on the positive differences that apprenticeships can make to individuals, employers and to the wider economy

Below is a link to some of the excellent resources we will be used to support our students and our parents and carers.

For more information on Apprenticeships please check our dedicated page on our careers webpages A Full Guide to Apprenticeships at Post 16 and Post 18

National Apprenticeship Week #NAW2022 - Students Resources

Resources for our Students

Thinking about Apprenticeships Series

This link takes you to a series of short films covering 12 school subjects and the many apprenticeship roles they link to:

  • Art and Design
  • Business Studies
  • Drama and Music
  • English
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Geography
  • History
  • ICT and Computing
  • Languages
  • Maths
  • PE and Sport
  • Science

Meet Amazing Apprentices

Amazing Apprenticeships has produced a collection of short Apprentice Story films showcases the breadth and variety of apprenticeships, including Firefighting, Engineering, Broadcasting, Zookeeping and more.

Apprentices are all around us, often working in surprising roles – watch our Apprentice Story films by clicking on any of the images below:

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The Apprenticeship Quiz

How much do you know about apprenticeships?

Test your knowledge with this fun quiz and learn a little more about what roles are available, when to apply, when companies advertise and what they might be looking for.

Can you get 10/10?

To access the quiz, click on the image below:

Apprenticeship Quiz


 

National Apprenticeship Week #NAW2022 - Parents and Carers Resources

Resources for our Parents and Carers

As a parent or carer, you want to be able to guide and advise your child towards the best opportunity for them. So, where do you start?

There are so many options available to your child when they leave school.  Depending upon their age will depend on the pathways open to them.

Post 16 students can join a sixth form, begin an apprenticeship, study T Levels at some colleges or develop their confidence through a traineeship

Post 18 students can also begin apprenticeships, apply for full-time university, consider a gap year, move into employment or even consider volunteering!

With such a range of opportunities now available it is important for teachers, parents and carers to develop our knowledge as being informed is the best way to build our confidence, and ultimately to support the next generation to make the best decision for them.

Amazing Apprenticeships has a dedicated Parent Zone, to help you to begin to explore these options.

Included in this area are the following excellent resources:

In addition to the above resources, this website has a fantastic series of Podcasts called the Parent Perspective to support you to support your child with careers advice and guidance.