University Applications & Careers

Over 70% of the class of 2013 are currently at University.

All those who applied for University in 2013 were given a place.

We realise how important your future and we want to support you in achieving your aspirations. At Chadwell Heath Academy we run a comprehensive programme of events to help you make the next step with confidence. Over the two years in sixth form you will attend a series of lectures, workshops and educational visits designed to give you a head start.

These include:

Five dedicated University and Careers Days

Specialist Upper Sixth Form Tutors to guide students through the process

    Personal statement and job application workshops
    Student finance lectures
    Applying to UCAS seminar

Educational visits to Olympia Higher Education Fair and Queen Mary University, London University Fair

    Interview and group activity techniques

An in depth Career’s interview with Sixth Form Specialist Career Advisors

Access to a range of programmes run by professional bodies and Universities such as the LSE Choice Programme, Summer School for the Sutton Trust, Pathways to Modern, Women in Science at Oxford and Power Engineering at Aston Pembroke

Apprenticeships and the University of Cambridge Pharmacology master class Series

The opportunity to meet and talk to University Lecturers, Professionals and Experts in a range of fields. These have included Amy Aukland, Newnham College , Paul Hampson Westminster University, John Orchard Essex University, Fiona Williams Barrister, Dr Sue Harris Queen Mary University and Dr Neil Cooper University of East Anglia

Participation in Enrichment Activities designed to work on skills desired by Universities

Time out for University courses that run during school time