Deloitte Special Assembly

There is a special assembly for all year 12 students on Friday 29th Nov from Deloitte about alternative options for university in the financial sector. Interested year 13 students are also invited.

New in – Apprenticeship Guide 2014

The latest Apprenticeship Guide 2014 is now in at IAG – a fully revised and updated edition, with over 25 NEW Apprenticeships for 2014, and a focus on Higher Apprenticeships.

Primary Phase Information Evening

Edmonton County Primary PhaseLearning and Achievement for All


Please come and join our Primary Phase information evening:

Wednesday 4th of December 2013 at 6.00pm at the Bury Campus.

We are very excited about our new Primary Phase opening in January! We would like to welcome all prospective parents to come along to our Information Evening at Edmonton County, to find out more about Reception places available in 2014 .

Please call our Bury Campus on 0208 360 3158 to let us know that you can attend.

Address: Little Bury Street, Edmonton, N9 9JZ

Tours will be available from the 6th of January 2014.

Apply NOW for reception places in 2014.

Visit our Primary Phase mini-site here:

Paris Trip 2013 Update

On Thursday 26th September, over 150 year 12 and 13 students, plus staff from Edmonton County School embarked on a team-building trip to the heart of Paris.

With many places to visit and activities to take part in over the three days and two nights, it was an action packed adventure.

Having descended at the Ibis Hotel in Montmartre late Thursday night, getting up at 6:30 the next morning proved to be a shock to the system! However, bleary eyed but ready to take on the day’s excitement, we set off for our first activity of the trip.

Throughout our stay we had several challenges to complete, and with prizes at stake, our competitive streaks certainly kicked in. Each group had their own team mascot, and we managed to take an amazing amount of creative shots of our Pierre le Bear around the city! Armed with our useful but basic French phrases and distant memories of GCSE French, we endeavoured to communicate with staff in museums and attractions, in shops buying obligatory souvenirs, and most important of all, feeding ourselves in restaurants and cafés.

With the purpose of this trip being to bond with our peers, I can honestly say that over this short period of time friendships were strengthened across the year groups. Having been given enough independence in order to fend for ourselves, we achieved far more than we would’ve believed, and returned home full of confidence, ready for the challenges we have yet to come!

By Ellen Blane
Sixth Form, Edmonton County School

Traineeship oppotunitues

If you are 16-23 years of age, qualified up to level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) and are keen to get into work a Traineeship can help, by preparing you for the world of work and improving your chances of getting a job or going on to an Apprenticeship or further study.

Traineeships offered in:
• Gardening and Grounds Management
• Horticulture and Garden Centres
• Garden Design and Landscaping
• Animal
• Management and Care
• Tree Surgery and Arboriculture
• Countryside and Woodland Management
• Floristry

Traineeships comprise a study programme and work experience organised by Capel Manor to help young people become ‘work ready’ or to progress to Apprenticeships or further study.

A Traineeship could be for you, if you are:
• Motivated to work
• Unemployed (or work less than 16 hours per week) and have little work experience
• Aged either 16–18 and qualified below Level 3 OR are aged 19–23 and qualified below full Level 2

Traineeships last from six weeks to six months and include:
Work preparation ensuring you have the confidence and skills to take the first step in your career.
Work experience giving you a real understanding of work plus up to date skills.
Literacy and numeracy skills that employers ask for and you need in the workplace.

For further details contact our Employer Services team on 08456 122122 ext 1160/1164, email or visit

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