News: Careers and Higher Education
Something for Everyone in CHS National Careers Week Events
National Careers Week is 6th to 11th March and we have a series of events running each lunchtime enabling students in all years to access information and advice from employers and our own careers experts.
Helping Students Plan for the Future
Year 12 students were able to get Post 16 ideas and inspiration at the UCAS Discovery Convention in February.
Miss King Wins Apprenticeship Award
Teaching Assistant, Miss King, won Education and Training Apprentice of the Year at the Cheshire College - South & West Apprenticeship Awards 2023 in February.
Students Consider a Career with Bentley
The Bentley Early Careers team visited in February to share information on the latest Apprenticeships available with the company.
Investigating IT Apprenticeship Opportunities
Digital and Technical Apprenticeship provider, Apprentify, joined us in February to discuss IT apprenticeship opportunities with students.
Year 7's Guess the Employers Event
In February, our Careers team ran a 'Guess the Employer' event for our Year 7 students, challenging them to ask questions to establish each guest's job role and company.
Isaac Receives Oxford University Offer
Congratulations to our Deputy Head Student, Isaac C, who has received an offer from Oxford University to read Maths
Bring a Scientist to School Day
We welcomed a group of Scientists in to school in January to enlighted students as to the vast range of careers opened up by studying the Sciences.
Testifying for the Prosecution
Natalie Carmen of the Crown Prosecution Service met with our Sixth Form A Level Law students in November to talk about her work as a Criminal Prosecutor.
Sixth Form Mathematicians Experience Maths in Action
A visit to Maths in Action helped our Sixth Form Mathematicians see how Maths can be used in many different ways, from fighting disease to video games and magic!
Dual Linguists Learn Where Learning Languages Leads
In November, our dual linguists learned more about how languages can benefit their future career prospects from University of Manchester School Outreach Officer, Sonja Bernhard.
Speed Networking Event Inspires and Informs Year 8 Students
Our Year 8 Speed Networking Event was an invaluable and inspirational opportunity for our students, which gave them really useful information about a wide range of careers and experience of talking with employers.
Rebecca Sees her Future in Parliament
Hoping to pursue a career in politics, our Year 13 student, Rebecca J, had the amazing opportunity to spend a day in Parliament over the half-term break.
Working Towards the Future
It's our annual Work Placement Week for the majority of our Year 12 students this week and these Sixth Form students will be spending time working with a range of employers, picking up valuable skills and experience.
Can You Help our Year 12 Students?
We are looking for employers who are able to offer one of our Year 12 students a work placement in July. If you can help, please get in touch.
Helping Sixth Form Students Plan for the Future
Four of our Year 13 students visited Alderley Park in March for a Mock Assessment and Employment Readiness Programme attended by a number of local and national employers.
Scientists Inspire Year 9 Students
To round off British Science Week 2022 at CHS, we welcomed a group of speakers from the world of Science in to school in March to inform and inspire our Year 9 students about the many careers opened up by studying Science.
CHS Careers Fair Success
In March, we held our biggest ever Careers Fair, with over forty exhibiting employers, training and apprenticeship providers and educators arriving on the day to help our young people start to plan their futures.
Exhibitors Announced for CHS Careers Fair
Over 40 training/education providers and employers from a wide range of sectors will be taking part in the CHS Careers Fair on Thursday 17th March, helping our students to plan their future careers.
What will Your Pathway Look Like
Posters are appearing on doors all across school as part of our prep work for National Careers Week, which will run from 7-12th March 2022.
The CHS Careers Fair is Back!
The CHS Careers Fair is back, and bigger and better than ever!
What The Future May Hold
In January, we were delighted to welcome Higher Horizons+, Macclesfield College and Staffordshire University, in to school to join us for an extended assembly to inform our Year 9 students about some of the Post 16 and Post 18 pathways available to them.