CLF Post 16 Newsletter

27th February 2015

Upcoming Post 16 Dates

25th February 2015

'Ethics of Immigration' lecture - 2pm at BBA

27th February 2015

Bristol University Meningitis Swabs at JCA for relevant students

3rd March 2015

Ambitions+ Event at UWE Exhibition Centre

4th March 2015

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Auditions - 2pm at BBA

6th March 2015

BMA INSET Day, site closed

10th March 2015

Years 12 and 13 Parents' Evening (all staff) at John Cabot Academy (Please complete your reflections booklet prior to this!)

13th March 2015

Careers in Medicine talk - 1.10pm at KOA

Bristol Meningitis Swabs at JCA for relevant students

Red Nose Day

25th March 2015

BBA INSET Day, site closed

Oxbridge Trip

27th March 2015

JCA INSET Day, site closed

2nd April 2015

Law information Day - Burges Salmon 10.30am - 3pm

14th April 2015

UCAS Convention at Exhibition Centre

Student Achievements

Heading Higher into Law

Shannon Rouse from KOA has secured a 3 day placement at Heading Higher into Law this March - congratulations to her.

To find out more information about programmes like this, please speak to your Post 16 Student Support at your relevant site.

Green is the new Black

Thalia Carr and Sineenat Garrett have been short listed for ''Green Is the New Black' recycled fashion design competition on behalf of St. Vincent's. They will be constructing their designs and will be modelling them at Bristol Fashion Week in March.

Sineenat will be making her outfit out of crisp packets so would like some empty donations, please give any into the Cabot Eye at JCA.

Well done to both of you!

For more info, please check:

Bristol Cathedral Art Show

Georgia Player from BBA recieved an award for her artwork at Bristol Cathedral Art show last term!

Take a look at her picture on the left - an amazing talent and a well deserved achievement!

Student Notices

Medicine students!

There is a talk on careers in medicine at King's Oak Academy (Meeting Room 1) with Simon Atkinson. Friday 13th March at 1.10pm

Please attend if you are thinking about doing medicine at university or if you are considering a career in medicine.

Law Students!

There is a Law information Day on Thursday 2nd of April at Burges Salmon for students with an interest in careers in law. The day will run from 10.30 - 3pm.

The sessions will include a talk with a trainee solicitor, partner in a firm and a barrister.

If you would like to attend, please email including your name, school you attend and year group. Please note this is a first come first served basis.

If you will be attending, please notify your relevant Post 16 Administrator to let them know you will be absent.

All students! Exams in 10 weeks time!

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Auditions

Auditions to be held Wednesday 4th of March from 2pm - 5pm at Bristol Brunel Academy

Ambitions Event Coming soon (JCA, KOA, HWA) - please return your permission slips ASAP!

The ambitions event is coming soon at UWE on the 3rd of March.

If you are a JCA student, please return your permission slips to Jennie Frampton ASAP otherwise you will be unable to attend the event.

Remember you will need to bring with you a packed lunch.

REMINDER - please complete your reflections booklet for Parents Evening - 10th of March

Staff Notices

Assessment Point 4 Deadline: Tuesday 3rd March 2015 (All Sites)

Assessment point 4 closes on Tuesday, 3rd of March 2015 in readiness for the parents evening on the 10th. This is a short turn around for us as reports need to be shared across 5 sites so please make sure you meet this deadline. If there are any queries about this, please contact your relevant data manager or Assistant Director at Post 16.

Recruitment and Year 11 Interviews for CLF Post 16

We have now had 509 applications for Year 12 CLF Post 16!

If students would like to still apply, they can online at until the end of February.

Have something for the next flyer?

Please email if you have something that you would like to share with the Federation.
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This weeks' Opportunities:

APPLY NOW - Law Firm Opportunity (CLOSING SOON)

Bevan Brittan will be looking for Apprenticeships starting earning from £15,000 who would start in September.

The entry criteria will be B,B,B at A Level, but Law A Level is not necessary. The firm will be making offers in April, subject to the grades obtained in August.

They will also be offering work experience placements in August.

For more information, click on the link below to download the application form and apply.

Apply now - Interested in Law but not sure about University? (Closing Soon)

Lyons Davidson would like to offer keen and enthusiastic students the opportunity to experience what it is like to work within a national law practice. Students will spend time with several different departments, from legal specific departments to the support side of the business, throughout the week. This is not paid employment, but an opportunity that offers an insight into the day-to-day workings of a national law firm.

For those students who perform well during this week and receive positive feedback from the departments they complete work experience in, there may be the potential to subsequently complete a paid internship for six weeks during the summer (end of July/August).

To submit an application, please click the link below.

Closing date for applications is 6th March 2014.

Apply now - Accountancy Scholarship (Closing Soon)

Apply with Kaplan on the link below if you are interested in an Accountancy Scholarship - available for Year 13s.

You will gain a nationally recognised professional qualification and receive up to £15,000 in accountancy training

Apply by 6th of March

Cash Converter

Cash Converters in Kingswood (Regent Street) are looking for an honest member of Post 16 who knows about technology to take up a job with them to replace Max Smale who currently works there!

Work would be around 2 hours a day, Monday - Friday, with opportunity for Saturday work.

Please contact Jon Regan on 0117 9604498 for more information.

Avon and Somerset Police Opportunity

Last term, Tim Holmes from BBA went to a Police for an Adviser session.

If you are interested in a career to do with the Police, please have a look at the link below for more opportunities.

Higher Apprenticeships

With 240 UCAS points or more, you can study for a professional qualification whilst earning a competitive salary.

If you are interested in Assurance, Consulting, Deals or Tax, please click below to find out more.

Follow your Careers Adviser on Twitter

Careers Education, Information, Advice and impartial Guidance will be offered to all students from year 8 – 13 this is to make sure that all students get the support they need at all their key decision points. Your Academy Careers Adviser is a member of the "CLF Raising Aspirations Team" - here to support students when making choices about education and training

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