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better learners better workers event

On 7/11/23 as part of the Better Learners Better Workers Programme, SAS (Senior Architectural Systems) from Denaby Main ran an activity in school where the students found out about the company, careers within the company and considered employability skills. The students completed an engineering problem solving project working as a team and building their leadership and soft skills. The energy in the room was amazing and the students are looking forward to future visits with the company.

Green careers week

6-11 November 2023 is Green Careers Week, providing students with an insight into careers that specifically protect the environment and will help the UK achieve its pledge of reaching Net Zero by 2050. Young people want to be involved in finding solutions to our environmental challenges, so it's vital that we provide opportunities to show them how they can play an active role within the world of work. Knowing how they can find careers that play a significant part in improving our environmental credentials should contribute towards restoring their confidence in a positive and sustainable future. 

The National careers service

A message from HEPP

We hope you are keeping well.  We wanted to remind you of our next event specifically for parents, carers, and students to hear about options after Y11. We will explain what the difference is between BTECs, A Levels and T Levels and the routes into higher education. We will discuss the different options available to your young person and how to support your young person with their Post 16 options.

You will hear from our student and parent ambassadors who will share their experiences and what they found useful. There will also be an opportunity to ask any questions. This event is applicable to parents and carers of secondary aged students with a focus for Y10 onwards.

The session ‘Parent and Carers – Options after Y11’ is taking place on Thursday 29 June 2023 from 5pm – 6pm.

To register please follow the following link: 

Best Wishes

Kelly (HEPP)

year 1o careers drop down day

On Monday 18th July 2022, year 10 had a Careers drop down day to consider post 16 options and to raise aspirations. Students had a range of employer encounters from Doncaster Therapy centre, Doncaster Council, Forces Prep college, Northern racing college, Boxes and Packaging and MLT Post 16, along with lots of valuable information to help make informed decisions next year . 

year 11 apprenticeships presentation

Students from Y11 who are interested in the path of Apprenticeships had a presentation from ASK Apprenticeships to help them sign up for availability.


This link will take you to the ASK Newsletter for January.


Y11 had a talk from Burrows Motor Group on the range of apprenticeships they have to offer in September. Some great opportunities for our students were discussed, and this will be followed by a parent presentation in March. 


Careers in Medicine Webinar

To help our aspiring medics get back on track with their Medicine applications, we will be running a free online webinar where we will be covering the following:

  • Medicine Application Timeline
  • Medical Work Experience
  • How to Get Work Experience
  • Reflection
  • Key Deadlines/Dates to note down
  • Choosing a Medical School - Making Choices

Every attendant will also receive multiple frameworks, templates and other materials they can use on their journey to Medical school.

Webinar Name: Medicine Application: Getting Back On Track
Date: Wednesday, January 26
Time: 07:00 PM (London time)
Location: Online - Zoom
Admission: Free
Suitable for: Students in Year 10,11, 12 and 13

Students can book their free space here:

The spaces are limited, so you need to book their spaces as soon as possible.

Doctors LivE

Interested in Medicine?

Join 'Doctors Live' on the 22nd December 2021 in 'A&E' for an insight into the medical world + other opportunities over Christmas and the New Year. To register with 'Doctors Live' go to

Apprenticeship - May Parent & Carer's PAck

In the May issue we look at supporting your child's mental health, myth busting traineeships, T Levels in Health, 2 apprentice perspective articles, an overview of apprenticeships in furniture and manufacturing and much more!


Celebrating success - Mrs Brooke received an award from Doncaster Careers Hub recognising that STWA have an excellent careers programme.

Brilliant Club Graduation

The students involved in The Brilliant Club graduated this week with a full Virtual ceremony led by Sheffield University. We are amazed at the success of our students who all achieved grades from a 2:2 to a 1st which demonstrates the high level of commitment and skills they have developed by attending the course.

Well done to all, we are very proud of you!


Careers Information re Higher Education

We are very aware that in the current circumstances created by the Covid-19 pandemic, there are many students in a home environment concerned about future career planning and many parents and guardians helping them with this. In order to help at this time Hepp have collected a sample of their most appropriate resources which do not require Hepp/teacher delivery. It is our hope that these will be used in the coming days and weeks to enable family learning and foster conversations about higher education in the home. Although the resources linked are primarily geared towards Y11 and beyond, they are still relevant and informative to all.

Spotlight on: transport and logistics - rail

Please click here for information that Success at School are sharing regarding careers in Transport and Logistics.

Spotlight on Engineering Careers

Please click here for information that Success at School are sharing regarding careers in Engineering.

They share what Engineering is all about, what kind of jobs are available, is it the job for you and much more information.

Spotlight on Careers in Accountancy, Banking and Finance Careers

Please click here for information that  Success at School are sharing regarding careers in finance.