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Careers Fair at Edgbaston High School

Edgbaston High School for Girls are hosting a Careers Fair.  This will build on our previous, smaller scale Careers Fairs which we have held in previous years as part of our subject themed days.  The event will take place on Wednesday 28th November 2018 and run from 14:15-17.45, (last entry into fair at 17:30). The event is open to students from Year 7 to Year 13 and their parents. 

 

 

Aims

Our aim is to have representatives from Universities and Employers, representing as many careers and career pathways as possible open to students. Edgbaston High School will be inviting local State and Independent Schools to  join our Careers Fair.  Confirmed attendees include University of Birmingham, Warwick and Loughborough and employers such as PWC, KPMG and Ernst and Young.   There will also be the opportunity for careers workshops talks, employability and degree apprenticeships.

Background

Edgbaston High School for Girls are hosting a Careers Fair.  This will build on our previous, smaller scale Careers Fairs which we have held in previous years as part of our subject themed days. We are inviting local secondary schools across Birmingham.

Resources

School facilities are being used to host the event.

EHS school staff are orgnising the event.

All event costs are being covered by EHS.

Impact

Our aim is to have representatives from Universities and Employers, representing as many careers and career pathways as possible open to students. Students will have the opporuntiy to talk and lease with University of Birmingham, Warwick and Loughborough and employers such as PWC, KPMG and Ernst and Young.   There will also be the opportunity for careers workshops talks, employability and degree apprenticeships

Pupil Involvement

All pupils in secondary schools both Independent and State will be invited from school Years 7-13.

Frequency

This is the first career event of this scale to be hosted at EHS, if success it will be repeated annually.