A career plan is developed for each year group to ensure they are taking part in different career events throughout the academic year.
Engage Open Event - 21st & 22nd July
Engage are having an open day, with refreshments, so students can come along to see what they have to offer and to gain some valuable careers advice.
They offer short courses & small groups; they also have some apprenticeship vacancies that need filling through Xtol Development Services & they have apprenticeships from other companies that have asked them to advertise. Please ask students to take a CV.
Aged 14+ and Interested in a career in Medicine?
Please see the events from Doctors Live happening over the summer
How to save a life interactive seminar – Free online on Thursday 29th July 2021 6pm-8pm
In this session we will teach the principles of life support. How healthcare professionals assess and treat unwell patients. We will also go through some interactive scenarios. The session is delivered by fully qualified medical doctors.
Registration is free –
*NEW* MedicineLive – interactive virtual clinic – Paid online on Saturday 21st August 2021 10am – 5pm
1. An insight into the training medical doctors undertake
2. A day in the life of a medic
3. Live examination demo – students will receive their own stethoscope via post and learn how to examine different body systems
4. Live virtual clinic. Follow along as we go step by step on how doctors take histories, interpret blood results, ECGs and scans
5. A chance to interact and speak with practising medical doctors
We aim to make our courses as interactive as possible to give students a real taste of what it is like to be a doctor and to be in the clinic room using the latest innovative virtual technology. Students will also get a chance to learn how to examine the human body with their own stethoscope.
SurgeryLive – interactive virtual operating theatre – Paid online on Saturday 25st September 2021 10am – 5pm
1. A glimpse into the day to day life of a surgeon
2. Solving real life surgical cases including history taking and anonymised scans
3. Live virtual operations - showing step by step how common surgeries are carried out
4. Learning how to suture with a live follow-along demo (students will be sent their own suturing kit, the same ones used by medical students and doctors)
5. A chance for students to interact with practising NHS surgeons and doctors
Doncaster Summer Staycation 2021
Our summer offer for families is finally here!
What's on offer?
Our Doncaster Summer Staycation 2021 offer is here and is packed full of fun activities, for children and young people across the borough, all summer long!
This year, our offer includes universal activities for all children and young people, from primary to post-16, as well as activities supported by the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme, for children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals.
How will it work?
All activities will be available to view through our Summer Staycation webpage later this week and parents/carers will be able to book directly through the providers on the webpage.
Many activities are available to book onto now, but keep checking the page as new activities will be added throughout the summer. Please note, there will be NO cut-off point and parents can book onto activities, classes and clubs all summer long; but spaces are limited and will be on a first come first serve basis.
For full details on our current Summer Staycation offer, click the link below:
Mentoring over summer with Worth Unlimited and their Relax Programme for 14-18 year olds
Worth Unlimited are offering a mentoring offer for young people aged 14-18 with issues around anxiety or stress, to help support them through the summer.
The offer is available online and face to face covering topics like: What is anxiety? Managing anxiety and stress; Healthy lifestyle; Mindfulness; Managing emotions; Techniques and going forward.
To apply compete the attached referral form and send it to: email@example.com
Gaming Work Experience
Social mobility charity Speakers for Schools has partnered with Game Academy, a cutting-edge careers service for players of video games. The partnership is offering 80 places for videogamers to help them understand the power of their in-game skills out of game and apply their talent as gamers to their future careers. From strategy to decision-making, working in a team to thinking creatively, videogames develop skills in players
The programme will be running 16-20th August and students can sign up to the Summer Bootcamp with Game Academy here.
To find out more and register your interest, young people and teachers can also attend a Bootcamp Information Session on Tuesday 13th July, 5.30pm – 7.30pm – register here
Dragons Den Enterprise Challenge and Lived Stories Project in Hexthorpe
Two exciting opportunities running in Hexthorpe with RedEverywhere.
The first is a Dragons Den Enterprise Challenge, that will support young people in developing and pitching ideas and in the process develop a range of essential life skills and a greater understanding of the skills it takes to set up your own business. The programme will for 6 afternoons across the school holidays, starting on the 23rd July.
The second Lived Stories project is an opportunity for young people to tell their story of the pandemic. How have they got through this challenging spell, how has it impacted on them. The programme will run for 8 sessions across the school holidays, the young people’s stories will be brought together into a hard backed book they will each receive a copy of.
More information is available at www.doncaster.gov.uk/SummerStaycation
Women into Stem - Years 9-13, 9th–12th August
Join Work-Wise in a variety of locations across Doncaster to learn all about the opportunities available for young women wishing to pursue a career in STEM. Doncaster Opportunity Area, in Partnership with Doncaster Council have funded the opportunity so it is available to Doncaster students free of charge. Only 20 spaces on each course.
Book through this link: https://forms.gle/Z6s3dMKjNDajdMWu6
BAME Young people into STEM – Years 9-13, 16th–19th August
Join Work-Wise in a variety of locations across Doncaster to learn all about the opportunities available for young people from BAME backgrounds wishing to pursue a career in STEM. Doncaster Opportunity Area, in Partnership with Doncaster Council have funded the opportunity so it is available to Doncaster students free of charge. Only 20 spaces on each course.
Book through this link: https://forms.gle/jMXUABeW79Bp3p6d6