Each year at Etone during the Autumn term we hold our Careers Fair. This is an opportunity for local and national employers to descend on our campus and show our pupils what the world of work has to offer them.
It is clear that in the times we live, strong prospects are important to ensure our pupils are competitive and go onto the prestigious destinations they seek. Therefore, it is never too early to start thinking about the future. This is something we were particularly impressed with when it came to our Year 7 pupils. Despite not having the experience of the fair before they conducted themselves with the utmost respect and decorum which really impressed our visitors.
For our Year 11 pupils there was food for thought when considering the next steps. With local colleges and apprenticeship programmes there was a chance to explore what these would have to offer. Of course, it was fantastic to see the high level of interest from our pupils for our own Sixth Form and Football Academy.
Across the fair, our pupils had the opportunity to talk to organisations and employers from a vast spectrum of industries including:
|Warwickshire College Group|
|Etone College Sixth Form|
|Etone Football Academy|
|University of Leicester|
|University of Birmingham|
|De Montfort University|
|University of Bath|
|Midland Group Training Services|
|Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre|
|McLean Restaurants Ltd T/A McDonald’s|
|Royal Air Force|
|West Midlands Fire Service|
|Local Health and Care Careers Hub|
|Compass Connect for Health – School Nursing Service|
|Family Law Consultants|
|Barr Beacon SCITT|
Whilst it might not be possible to put each individual we would like to thank all of the organisations for attending and the kind words regarding our school and pupils. Without your involvement each year it would be hard to make the event the success it is.
Finally, a big congratulations to Mrs Barlow and Miss Moore for putting on such a great event. You have excelled yourself this year!