Careers

Year 7 Careers Stereotype Challenge

8 June 2022

On Friday 13th May we hosted a very special event for our Year 7s. We invited a number of people from the world of work who challenged our stereotype thinking that certain jobs were for certain people. Prior to the event student explored the meaning of stereotypes, diversity in the workplace and how this might […]

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Genesis Sun

27 May 2022

A small group of Year 11 students recently attended the Genesis Sun Event at the Wolverhampton Molineux Football Ground.  Genesis Sun was established to give young black students from the region a platform and space to think about their future, achieved through inspirational speakers, black history, education, and entertainment all rolled into monthly events. https://genesissun.co.uk/about-us/ The students heard from guest speaker Sonny […]

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Year 9 Esports Challenge

20 May 2022

During Drop-Down Day, all of Year 9 participated in the E-Sports Challenge, led by the Inspirational Learning Group as part of the National Careers Challenge Working in teams, students looked at all aspects of creating, designing and launching a new computer games concept. Students identified a target market before developing an idea for a brand […]

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British Art Show

19 May 2022

On Monday 21st March 8 of our Year 12 BTEC Art and Design students visited the British Art Show in Wolverhampton, in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton, showcasing a range of contemporary, modern and traditional art from a range of artists across the UK. Students were able to view art work covering a variety of […]

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Morgan Stanley Business Challenge

During National Careers Week we welcomed the lending team from Morgan Stanley to Gospel Oak School to work on developing thoughts and ideas about sustainable businesses. First the team shared their careers journeys with us.  They told us about what they enjoyed at school and what their hobbies were, and their journey to Morgan Stanley […]

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Suzanne Virdee visits Gospel Oak School

An article by our school news reporters TV presenter, journalist and author Suzanne Virdee came into the school as a part of International women’s day. She spoke about her life as a female journalist and her journey to fame. We had the pleasure of speaking to herand asking her questions about her life. She expressed […]

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National Careers Week

8 March 2022

We have put together a very special newsletter highlighting lots of online opportunities and useful resources for National Careers Week! Do check it out below.

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Preparing for Life at University

14 February 2022

Year 13 students had an informative day on Wednesday 2nd February 2022, when they took part in a range of workshops designed to help them prepare for University and beyond. Student Finance Session 1 – The students were given an overview of student finance, with a presentation from our partners at Aspire to HE about […]

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Sixth Form Speed Networking!

We were delighted to welcome a range of local employers and people from the world of work to a session of speed networking on Wednesday February 2nd 2022. Students were able to spend time with a range of employers discussing work, the labour market, qualifications, apprenticeship opportunities and much more with all of the visitors. […]

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Year 9 Options Process

This term, Year 9 have been supported and guided through a process to choose their GCSE options. The following support has been put in place to help them make decisions for their future; Date​ Event ​ Details ​ Wednesday 2nd February ​ 5 x Subject taster sessions​ An opportunity to ‘Try before you buy!’ ​ Wednesday 2nd February ​ A virtual […]

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