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.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region

Upcoming Webinars for Parents, Carers and Students

Accountancy Apprenticeship Opportunities with the NAO

Are you finishing school this year and considering a different pathway to university?

If so, then why not come along to our virtual webinar with National Audit Office to hear from the Early Careers Team about how you can earn and learn and start your career in accountancy!

When: Tuesday 20 February 2024

Time: 6:30pm -7:15pm

Register Here!


Putting the 'Green' in Green Skills: Discover Plant-Based Careers in Horticulture!

Join us on our webinar where you'll hear from people working at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) about finding your career in horticulture.

You will also get to hear of opportunities to gain more practical experience prior to looking for entry-level positions and training at the RHS, such as work experience, volunteering, and paid internships in the Royal Horticultural Society's world-class garden and science teams. 

When: Tuesday 5 March 2024

Time: 6:30pm-7:15pm

Register Here!


FREE 6-Month Medical or 4-Month Dental Virtual Online Experience

MedicMentor are thrilled to offer students the opportunity to take part in our FREE 6-month medical or 4-month dental virtual work experience programme, designed to give students a first-hand glimpse into the medical and dental fields. Understanding the significance of work experience in shaping career aspirations, we believe this initiative can be truly beneficial for our students.

This month’s specialties are in Critical and Intensive Care and New Dental Patients which provide invaluable insights to help your students make informed decisions about their future career.

Students can find out more here.

To ensure our students don't miss out, they need to attend our upcoming Get Into Medicine or Get Into Dentistry conference to grant them IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the Virtual Work Experience programmes.

By attending a Free LIVE Virtual Get Into Conference and completing the free virtual work experience programme, students will also receive a 'Highly Commended' reference from the Presidents at Medic Mentor. This reference is a powerful addition to boost your medical school applications and C.V. It can be proudly listed on your UCAS application under the section for ‘conferences you have attended which have prepared you for higher education’.

If your students haven't attended a Get Into Conference but would like to join the Virtual Work Experience, they can sign up for the next upcoming conferences on these dates:

For aspiring Doctors: FREE LIVE VIRTUAL Get Into Medicine conference dates:

  • Sunday 25 February from 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Saturday 2 March from 9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Sunday 3 March from 9:30am - 3:30pm

For aspiring Dentists: FREE LIVE VIRTUAL Get Into Dentistry conference date:

  • Saturday 24 February, 9:30am - 3:30pm

Students and parents can register for free at these links:

Medicine: https://medicmentor.org/get-into-medicine-university-conference/

Dentistry: https://dental-mentor.org/get-into-dentistry-university-conference/

Throughout these conferences, students will have the chance to interact directly with doctors, dentists, and medical and dental students LIVE. They'll gain critical information to make a competitive application to study medicine or dentistry at university.

Students aged 14 - 18 are invited to attend with a parent or carer, equipped with a working camera and microphone.

Medical Registration Link.

Dental Registration Link.


DoctorsLive

DoctorsLive are a group of doctors passionate about inspiring the next generation of students into Medicine, Nursing, and other Allied Health Professions. We are thrilled to announce that their popular weekly Anatomy Club is back this year. 

The Anatomy Club is a 3-month after-school programme covering all 12 organ systems. The sessions run for 2 hours weekly, every Tuesday evening, led by two practising doctors. They will cover the body systems in a fun and interactive manner by dissecting a virtual anatomy model. They will also cover diseases affecting the organ system and try to solve anonymised real-life patient cases together. 

The sessions are aimed at any students interested in Science and Healthcare who want to learn something outside of the school curriculum. Their passion is to inspire students to learn about human science in an engaging and affordable manner. The course suits all students aged 13 and above. Certificates will be provided for participation. Below are some further details:

DoctorsLive - Virtual Anatomy Club Weekly (February 2024 to April 2024) - Live Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm

1. Learn about the fascinating workings of the human body from the comfort of your home

2. Cover all 12 organ systems

3. Solve real-life patient cases, including history taking and anonymised scans

4. Live virtual operations - showing step by step how common surgeries are carried out

5. A chance for students to interact with practising surgeons and doctors

6. Each live session is recorded and can be accessed anytime

The entire three-month program, including handouts, recordings and certificates, is priced at £59 per student. For more information and to enrol, please visit this LINK.


NEW NHS Work Experience Sessions

Medical schools understand the challenges that students face in obtaining traditional work experience placements. As a result, medical schools now accept virtual work experience placements to support medical school applications. These virtual placements, such as the Medic Mentor Virtual Work Experience Programme, offer students a unique opportunity to gain insights into the world of medicine, develop their skills, and explore various medical specialities.

Students can also speak to doctors and medical students through free online conferences to gain a broader understanding of what it takes to become a doctor. These conferences provide an excellent platform to engage with doctors, network with other aspiring medical students, and learn more about medical school applications. By participating in these virtual experiences, students can gain the knowledge, skills, and insights necessary to excel in their medical school application and become successful medical professionals.

The focus this month is on palliative care. This enables students to gain a well-rounded perspective of working within the NHS. Any students aged 14 and over who are interested in medicine are encouraged to participate in National NHS Work Experience programmes.

To sign up or find out more information follow this LINK.

These virtual work experiences provide students with valuable insights and opportunities that may be otherwise difficult to access. Developed in collaboration with Birmingham Universities Hospitals Trust, this Virtual Work Experience has proven to be transformative for thousands of secondary school students over the past year. It goes beyond being just an alternative to in-person shadowing; it is a vital step in preparing students for their upcoming physical placements.

This is a 6-month medical e-learning work experience programme, focusing on one speciality each month, allowing students to set their own pace of learning. From structured teaching to direct interaction with doctors and healthcare professionals, our programme ensures students not only observe procedures but also gain a broader understanding of roles within the medical field.

Covering everything from ethics to procedures and broader team roles, this virtual work experience provides a crucial overview of their desired career paths and the skills that medical professionals are looking for, thereby enhancing their UCAS applications.

Signing up is easy – students simply need to fill out the free online application form .