Twitter Wall

Twitter Wall

26/11/21

Thank you to for hosting the Eco conference. Our students that attended had a fantastic time. Sophie R in Y10 gives feedback about the event in our weekly newsletter. https://t.co/HhsddXBUvt https://t.co/z9UYGqSDLT

26/11/21

Please find our weekly newsletter on our website. https://t.co/TArEHFFa3w

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463110383145738247

23/11/21

Useful mental health support services. https://t.co/luAac8BaQ1

23/11/21

VACANCY: Teacher of Computer Science See our website for more details. https://t.co/zY2S1FcGa6 Closing Date: Friday 17 December, noon

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463084078123651075

23/11/21

Retweetd From LEH School

is excited to continue developing the local CCF initiative with 135 students currently enrolled, each learning valuable life skills for their future https://t.co/LbFUbbsgXI

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463083005535305736

23/11/21

We are grateful to for offering our students a 20% discount on security products for their bikes purchased during November and December! https://t.co/aXc22fdDgW

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463081745889251329

23/11/21

are hosting a Carol Concert with readings and performances from young people in St Mary’s Church, Twickenham on Tuesday 14 December at 6.30pm. All funds raised go towards supporting Off The Record’s counselling service for young people. https://t.co/3qVfWJWUfN

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463081309669105668

23/11/21

Winter Concert: Please save the date of Thursday 16 December at 6.30pm for our Winter Concert. Entry is free. Please sign up with the link below. There will be music, mulled wine, mince pies and the FoHH raffle! https://t.co/gLQRmGpYRG https://t.co/MNrX0vJ4td

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463080363618615299

23/11/21

Christmas dinner is available to book for Friday 10 December. Please pay £2.30 via sQuid. First add to basket and select option before paying by Friday November 26 to avoid disappointment. Please speak to reception with any queries. https://t.co/a25IiAiFbI

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463079728458383361

23/11/21

Well done to Lilly Tin Y10 for her accomplished and detailed structure of the human face, completed as part of her GCSE Art coursework! https://t.co/SLVye6ZwHo

23/11/21

Message from Ms Nuttall - Careers: Please find the Innervate Newsletter on our website, which shares valuable advice and information for students on career pathways. https://t.co/Ory02wUUp1

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463078128130088968

23/11/21

Well done to Hannah-Jane T in Y9 for her impressive transcription of Magritte's 'False Mirror'! https://t.co/RtDphvhqgk

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463077621315641351

23/11/21

Well done to Elliot J, Indigo S, Ella S, Daria T, Jaspreet M, Daisy S and Louise O'S in Y9 for their excellent classwork in art! https://t.co/IMErOs3Mlb

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463077021676941321

23/11/21

Well done to Rosie K in Y8 for her accurate and convincing can drawing! https://t.co/lbm4rrS0aH

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463076618302377988

23/11/21

Message from Ms Harrington: I have loved teaching Year 7 Geography this week as they have started to learn about OS maps. Seeing them so enthused and excited finding their local areas was a pleasure to watch! Keep up the passion Year 7 geographers! https://t.co/Ktly6BusB0

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463075181983936514

23/11/21

Find out how we use D.I.R.T in school to help students revisit their completed work and develop their responses. D.I.R.T stands for Dedicated Improvement and Reflection Time and is completed in green pen. https://t.co/HhsddXBUvt Weekly Newsletter - 19 November https://t.co/X9HXmci0mO

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463073434964049920

23/11/21

Well done to Lily K in Y8 and Ivan D in Y10 who were nominated by their teachers for the celebration of kindness for being kind and thoughtful! https://t.co/LM6Ev8mfa2

http://www.twitter.com/hampton_high/status/1463071578577588233

23/11/21

Y7 embraced through discussion, reflection, and poster design. Well done to Heally S, Hosay S, Sara P, Neve K and Adura A for their fantastic anti-bullying posters! https://t.co/BzxS5dAOHE

Careers

Students Careers Advice – Hampton High

Job Market Information

Use the LMI for All website to check fast facts about a career of your choice.

The Institute for Employment Research gives up to date information relevant to different industries, with an overview of types of jobs in each industry, skills employers want and employment trends in the UK.

The Careers Inspiration website offers up to date information about the job market within London.

Moving On magazine also gives you careers and qualification information.

Popular Careers

  • CONSTRUCTION: For Construction careers use the Go Construct website. Or book yourself a tour of a working construction site through Open Doors where you'll see a range of careers, such as Quantity Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Project Managers and more.
  • CREATIVE INDUSTRIES: use the AccessHECreative website to find out about careers in the creative industries, as well as Creative Skillset and Creative & Cultural Skills.
  • ENGINEERING: Find out more about Engineering careers using the Tomorrows Engineers website as well as The Student Engineer.
  • HEALTHCARE: For careers in Healthcare, use this NHS Health Careers website.
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: This 2018 edition of TargetJobsIT e-magazine has stacks of information about getting into the IT sector.
  • LAW: The Lawyer Portal gives information about careers in Law.
  • MATHEMATICAL CAREERS: For information about careers which use Maths look at the Maths Careers website.
  • MEDICINE: 
    • MedicMentor is an excellent website which students can register onto directly. This organisation runs events at various locations throughout the year. 
    • The Taste of Medicine website has worked in partnership with St George's University of London to develop their interactive website. 
    • The Medic Portal can be used for information and support about the application process, developed in partnership with The Royal Society of Medicine. 
    • Medical Projects has information for students applying to Medical School with help on Personal Statements and interview questions. 
    • The Medical Schools Council has produced information to assist medical school applicants. 
    • Melanin Medics promotes diversity within medical careers particularly for those of African and Caribbean descent.
  • MUSIC: for young songwriters, composers and producers, here are some leads into the music industry. PRS for Music charge a £30 lifetime joining fee, and protect your copyright and royalty's. The British Academy of Songwriters Composers and Authors - a movement / union of songwriters that fight to change the law to protect song writer's rights. The Musicians Union, a trade union for musicians. The Brit School a London based performing arts college. The Academy of Contemporary Music a university which involves students within the industry to give them a career head start. MIDEM run annual events for musicians to network internationally. Music Gateway and Careers in Music are designed to empower musicians to further their careers.
  • SPORTS Students can look at the Careers-in-Sports website to discover more about the sporting industry.
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) Careers: For an array of information and links to websites across many STEM sectors, use the Maths Careers website to find out information about STEM careers. The Tech Future Careers website gives a lot of information about careers in technology. Young people can also sign up for opportunities in London to train in Digital Skills through the Mayor of London website.

Careers information services

NCS

The National Careers Service website offers students impartial and independent careers information, advice and guidance to help them make decisions about learning, training and work opportunities.

Use this link for an A-Z of job profiles and labour market information.

You can contact an adviser at The National Careers Service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers. Support is also available from trained advisers who will talk through issues, offering confidential advice and practical help. Advisers are available from 8am to 10pm, seven days a week, telephone 0800 100 900, or for text messages on 07766 413219.

Total Professions is an advisory website where you can find out about many different careers.

Working Hours

Here are some government rules about how many hours you can work as a teenager in full-time education. Legally, you should not be employed to work before 7am or after 7pm.

 

Mon-Fri
Term Time 

Saturday
Term Time 

Sunday
Term Time 

Mon-Fri
Holidays 

Saturday
Holidays 

Sunday
Holidays 

Aged 14

2 hours

5 hours 

2 hours 

5 hours

5 hours

2 hours

Aged 15

2 hours

8 hours 

2 hours 

8 hours

8 hours

8 hours


Temporary work or holiday work

It can be difficult to know where to start when looking for temporary work, click here for some guidelines to get you going. 

Qualities which employers are looking for

Employers want individuals who have qualities useful in the workplace, such as those who: -

- Are aware of business opportunities - Deliver quality - Are resilient - Exercise professional judgement - Strive for continual improvement - Demonstrate innovation and curiosity - Have career motivation - Make an impact - Are collaborative and inclusive.

Interviewing

The National Careers Service offer excellent information to help you prepare for interviews.

Skills2use have developed a low-priced app which students can download onto their phone in order to help with interview preparation.

Self-Employment

Self-employment is an option for all ages. Nationally and locally we have multiple organisations who can support your new business idea with funding, training, mentoring and more, to get your new business off the ground: -

  • Princes' Trust Enterprise Programme helps people aged 18-30 who are unemployed, or who work fewer than 16 hours per week, to build their business ideas into a solid plan
  • New Enterprise Allowance supports eligible Jobcentre customers aged 18+ with start-up funding through either and allowance or a loan, as well as support from business mentors.
  • ROCBaSE (Richmond Opportunity Centre for Business & Social Enterprise) offer affordable Business Counselling, mentoring, coaching and training for people looking to start up their own business
  • Richmond's Den - similar to Dragon's Den, run an annual competition where potential new businesses pitch for £10,000 to use towards their start-up costs

Women in the workplace

Career blog What's For Work? has advice for women who go out to work. Fearless Futures aims to educate young women and improve gender equality in the workplace. Stemettes was set up to inspire the next generation of females into (STEM) Science, technology, Engineering and Maths careers. The University of Oxford has produced a website; Women in Science to help support and advise young women looking at a science career.

Disabilities in the workplace

Advisory website, Disability Rights UK has information and advice for people who have a disability including information on education, skills and employment. EmployAbility has information, advice and support for students with a disability or dyslexia. Diversity Careers run an annual careers event showcasing employers who are seeking to employ, support and connect with students with disabilities.