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19/11/18

Retweetd From Jezzards

We are delighted to be sponsoring this local event at in December. Save the date for your diary! https://t.co/B8XSuE698f

19/11/18

Parents’ Forum - Keeping Children Safe, Tuesday 27 November at 6pm: Delivered by PC Robbie Claydon. RSVP: info.org.uk with parents’ forum in the subject line.

19/11/18

careers team are looking for volunteers to share their experiences and provide information and insight about their profession at our next careers event on 20 December. If you are interested and able to support this event please email futures.org.uk

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19/11/18

Sixth Form students brushed up on their cookery skills again this week making paella! https://t.co/gwrZb7JRsZ

19/11/18

Congratulations to Alisha McKie and Emily Tull in Year 13 who have received five offers from their University choices this week. Well done girls!

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19/11/18

Yr 13 Sociology students enjoyed their trip to the Royal Courts of Justice and The Old Bailey last week. https://t.co/vVCJM7s8kg

19/11/18

Homework Club has received a major boost since Toast Club was introduced. We would like to say a special thank you to parent, Sarah Beadell for providing the toaster and to bakery for donating the bread!

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19/11/18

Staff success - congratulations to Alicia McComish, Teacher of PE, who made her debut for Wales which saw her earn her first cap on Saturday 3 November! You can follow for updates and see the article here: https://t.co/ybp1RkFqMK https://t.co/15tQixcLXg

16/11/18

Please find this week's Newsletter on our website https://t.co/HhsddXBUvt

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12/11/18

Retweetd From HamptonCCF

Last few minutes before we set off https://t.co/wpEaRO7HTa

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12/11/18

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Early start for Hampton CCF, in the City of London getting ready for the Lord Mayor’s Show Parade. https://t.co/ldwiC1e61g

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12/11/18

Retweetd From HamptonCCF

Just before we leave for the return trip, well done to Hampton CCF https://t.co/K6OIrlpcwa

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12/11/18

Retweetd From HamptonCCF

Well done to Hampton CCF, very proud of you. You kept it together. You have earned your lunch today. https://t.co/bLCP2IaXjp

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12/11/18

Retweetd From HamptonCCF

thank you to our cadets for parading today. Good turn out https://t.co/jtf37y6dhr

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12/11/18

Retweetd From Hampton School

Today, at Hampton's Remembrance Day parade, with pupils from and remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice. https://t.co/4XFL6dR3xb

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12/11/18

Book Fair - Monday 26 November - Friday 30 November https://t.co/TKOuk0L5IU

09/11/18

Please find this week's Newsletter on our website https://t.co/HhsddXBUvt

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09/11/18

Christmas Tree Sale - Saturday 8 December. Thanks to for sponsoring the event. https://t.co/KM72rg39iF

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08/11/18

Sixth Form students have been polishing up on their cookery skills again this week by cooking fajitas! https://t.co/rNLrefWyxq

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.