Last week, Lower Sixth Form students enjoyed our annual two-day Future Focus event.
Future Focus aims at helping to prepare Lower Sixth Form pupils for life beyond Bloxham School. Whether a pupil is keen to apply to university, to undertake a Further Education course or to secure a Higher Apprenticeship, we ensure that our pupils will be guided through this process. During the Future Focus event, the normal academic timetable is suspended and all Lower Sixth Formers are given the time to hear impartial advice from a wide range of experts, whilst also developing the practical tools that will enable them to make the next steps, whatever they may be. Starting after A Level trial exams, pupils will undertake a programme consisting of activities ranging from lectures, workshops, guided research opportunities and online registration for UCAS (including apprenticeships and overseas applications), practical Q&A sessions, plus advice on student finance and gap year travel safety.
This year, students enjoyed presentations from a wide range of businesses, including Brethertons Law Firm, Oxfordshire Apprenticeships, Coventry University, UniFrog, Gap 360, Teenage Cancer Trust and Ski Le Gap.
“Great fun and interesting. A fulfilled experience. I especially loved the ‘Ski Le Gap’ workshop.” George B, Lower Sixth Form.
“Enlightening into various career and further educational routes. A highlight was Nigel Revell, who spoke to us about Teenage Cancer Trust. Not only was it a speech about a relevant cause but he was also an astonishing speaker who was able to captivate the entire crowd.” Dylan P, Lower Sixth Form.
A huge thank you to everyone involved in making such a successful and interesting event for our students.
To read more about Future Focus, and access presentations from the event, click here.