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Careers Information

Sixth Form & Further Education

A wide range of information about university courses and study and linked opportunities.

Apprenticeships & Employment

Looking to be in paid work alongside college or part-time employment to enhance your sixth form study?

Work Experience & Volunteering

If you want to gain some valuable insight into a career area or just show a future employer that you have valuable skills and experience to offer.

Post-16 Advice

Individual support for students either wanting advice and specific information on their options after Year 11 or for those who are unsure on the pathway that might interest them and are just wanting some help.

Alumni & Past Years

Wickersley is proud of the achievements of its past students, find out more about their stories and sign-up to our Alumni community.

Local Information & Events

Useful dates for your calendar and information about opportunities in your local area.

Higher Education

Advice on university and options after sixth form.

HeppSY+

Working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Sheffield, and South Yorkshire colleges and schools to increase the number of young people progressing to higher education

Careers Programme & Provider Access

Accessible information regarding the school’s careers programme, career leaders and information on arrangements for independent education providers access.

Meet the Team

Mrs R Mullins

Careers Leader
Email: careers@wickersley.net
Tel: 01709 542147

Mrs K Miller

Future Aspirations & Pupil Premium Coordinator
Email: careers@wickersley.net
Tel: 01709 542147

Sixth Form students actively looking to progress to University are advised to speak to their form tutor or mentor.

Alternatively, you can speak to the following Sixth Form staff:

  • Mr S English
  • Mrs K Chant
  • Mrs K Harrison

If you need advice on alternative career paths please visit the careers team.

Contact Careers

As a parent, student, teacher or employer you are welcome to contact our Careers Advisor if you have any questions or enquiries about careers here at Wickersley.

Careers News

Year 11 Careers & Employability Day

Our recent Year 11 Careers & Employability Day saw 34 volunteer visitors from over 22 local organisations in school working to support our students with regard to developing employability skills and making informed post:16 choices.

Young Scientist Journal Conference

On Wednesday 2nd October 2019, fifteen of our Y11-13 Science students visited Cambridge to experience the Young Scientist Journal Conference.

Sheffield University Research Workshop

Year 13 recently attended a research workshop at Sheffield University to make use of online academic journals. The students were taught how to research at university level and were lucky to be able to collect resources for their NEA piece of work.

Young Apprentice Winner Visits Wickersley

Lord Sugar and Now her Majesty the Queen…. Ashleigh Porter-Exley won the final series of the BBC1 show the Young Apprentice and has been recognised as a Queen’s young leader for her work as Apprenticeship & Enterprise Ambassador for the UK, Ashleigh is an entrepreneur herself running a non-profit education business alongside her full-time role…

Year 13 Parents Evening - Thursday 24th October 2019 - 5:00-8:00PM