Primary Phase Meeting Postponed

Dear Parents and Carers

Thank you for your interest in our new and exciting Primary Phase that is due to open to Reception children shortly.

We are very sorry for the inconvenience, but unfortunately the Primary Phase Meeting that was due to take place on Thursday 2nd May 2013 has been postponed. We will be rescheduling this meeting in the very near future, where you will be able to come and see the plans for the primary facilities as well as have the opportunity to meet staff and ask questions.

If you are interested or know of anyone that is interested in applying for a place and would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Erini Tooulis, Head of Primary Phase, she welcomes any queries and is always happy to help.

ASPIRE School Leaver Programme

Ideally suited to students in Year 13 who are looking for an alternative route to university the ASPIRE School Leaver Programme offers a structured yet tailor-made 3 year programme, working across the Banking division within a variety of lending areas and business locations.

You will be equipped with personalized training and development, including one-on-one mentoring and exposure to people in all parts of the business.

From day 1 you will form an integral part within our business. To help you grow and develop you’ll even have the chance to study towards a professional qualification of choice, relevant to the Banking industry.

Location: London, Tolworth, Manchester, Hove & Doncaster
Salary & Benefits: £16,000 plus benefits
Start date: January 2014
Application deadline: 2nd September 2013

What do we look for?

• Motivation, enthusiasm, entrepreneurial mindset
• Personal drive
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• An interest in working within the financial services industry
• Academically we are looking for applicants with at least a grade B in Maths and English Language GCSE, and at least predicted/achieved A-level Grades B, B, C (not inclusive of General Studies)

To find out more and apply online visit: www.cbschoolleaver.gtios

Visa Europe Apprenticeships

Visa Europe are offering Apprenticeship opportunities for school and college leavers this summer.

They are advertising three schemes:

  •  Business administration Intermediate apprenticeship
  •  Accounting Higher Apprenticeship
  •  Information technology Higher Apprenticeship.   

To find out more details go to

Kwik Fit Apprenticeships

The Kwik Fit Apprenticeship is a comprehensive and extensive 2- year programme that will teach you about every area of our business and will lead to a NVQ qualification and a career as a Kwik Fit fitter.

  •  We offer full time employment from day one with career progression following graduation.

  •  Our Apprenticeships are the gold standard for work-based learning within our sector. 
 Our programme allows us to select enthusiastic, committed people and offer them development in a way that meets the needs of both the business and the apprentice.
 A high number of our apprentice graduates, progress to managerial positions and enjoy a successful career within the Company.
  •  Kwik-Fit has 800+ centres nationwide.
  •  This year we are looking for 150 new recruits.

We recruit 3 times a year at the moment, with start dates for April, August and October.

Please note the Application Deadline for August intake is end of June.

Please apply online at our website:

Work experience for Year 10 students


All year 10 students are required to do two weeks of Work Experience during the summer term.

This year the dates are 1st-12th July.

Students are encouraged to find their own placement with a company, either through contacts via friends and family, or by visiting organisations to find out if any opportunities exist. Once a placement has been arranged, the Borough Work Experience team organise Health and Safety checks and the students arrange an interview with their employer.

To avoid competition with other students also looking for placements, try to look outside the immediate area. If you are prepared to travel up to town, there will be more opportunities with larger companies, and your experience will be richer.

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