Sir Thomas Fremantle Sixth Form

A comprehensive 16-19 Sixth Form with a strong academic offer & wide range of enrichment experiences

Operating as usual

Work For Us | Job Vacancies | S4A Sports 21/12/2022

Work For Us | Job Vacancies | S4A Sports

Level 4 sports coach anyone?

Work For Us | Job Vacancies | S4A Sports Would you like to know more about what is is like working for S4A? Find out more here!


Following on from Dean Jones' excellent LinkedIn presentation a few weeks ago, the also excellent Dale Willis from My Great First Job is hosting a webinar on Monday evening entitled, 'Students - why you need a LinkedIn profile...and how to use it'. In it, you'll learn what LinkedIn is and why it's such a valuable tool in your career search, how to set up your LinkedIn profile, and how to use it as a personal branding tool. Click here to sign up:


In a few weeks' time, Ben from year 13 will be doing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge in aid of mental health charity MIND - in his words, he wants to 'help and support others by raising money and showing them that no matter what they are going through there are people out there that want to help'. If you'd like to donate to this very important cause, you can do so by clicking here:

Photos from Sir Thomas Fremantle Sixth Form's post 19/11/2022

Yesterday we were joined by Tim from Amazing Apprenticeships, who returned to give year 13 a more in-depth presentation on what to expect from an assessment centre and how to prepare for one. This should be relevant to all of year 13, regardless of their intended route post-18.
Tim's presentation drew heavily on the RateMyApprenticeship website, which is well worth a look if you're even considering an apprenticeship. It's like Trip Advisor, only for careers! Click here to find out more - and you could even sign up for their Autumn Apprenticeship Event this coming Tuesday:


We found this on the Aldi Careers UK page - it may not be relevant to our current year 13 students, but it will be a fantastically helpful opportunity for somebody so we're posting it anyway...
...If you're thinking of taking your first steps into farming but aren't sure about putting all your eggs in one basket, you can learn more about the amazing world of agriculture with Opening the Gate – a series of workshops aimed at people who are new to the industry.
Aldi UK have partnered with the The Prince's Countryside Fund to support people wanting to step into a career in agriculture, and you can join them on Monday 21st November at 7pm for their first session aimed at school and college leavers. You’ll hear from our amazing workshop speakers Ed, Ernie and Liz, talking about their top tips ‘til the cows come home. 🐮 Sign up here:


Today we welcomed Julie Smith - who used to be our school nurse and is now a Nurse Practitioner in the cardiology department of the John Radcliffe Hospital - who came to give year 13 a fantastic and comprehensive presentation about careers in the NHS.
There are an astonishing 350 possible career paths in the NHS! You can register your interest in NHS careers and download their free booklet here:


This afternoon we took year 13 to the Safe Drive Stay Alive Tour 2022 in Milton Keynes. The presentation is designed to 'reach new and pre-drivers in an emotive and hard-hitting way, influencing behaviour and attitude on the roads'. We really hope it made our young people think hard about their attitude to driving - just say the journey home was quite a bit quieter than the outward one...


For all those A Level Law students out there!

Degree Apprenticeships in Law - I've done the searching 🕵️‍♂️ for you!!

When I give a school talk, or run a webinar about Degree Apprenticeships, I'm often asked about opportunities in law 👩🏽‍⚖️

People know law degree apprenticeships exist....but when they look they can't really see any vacancies 🤷‍♂️....or maybe just one or two.

So I've done the detective work for you, and found the opportunities that are open for applications right now - and there's a whole bunch of them! 😃

They're a bit London-centred but there are some vacancies across the UK.

I'm not sure why Solicitor Degree Apprenticeship vacancies are so hidden away and aren't on the Government's Apprenticeships website......I'll be posting more about that later this week. They do seem a bit 'hidden away'. 🔎

In the meantime, here's 👇the link to a pdf all the current vacancies I've found for you to check out.

Closing dates and A Level grades needed vary, so do check each one carefully.


Yesterday we welcomed Tim from Amazing Apprenticeships, who came to deliver an 'apprenticeship search and registration' workshop to year 13. Tim took us through the basics of registering on the apprenticeships website, the difference between the various apprenticeship levels (levels 4 to 6 are most relevant to us), how to interpret the wealth of information on the site, and the benefits of apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships in comparison to the more traditional routes. Tim will be returning next Friday for a more in-depth workshop on applying for an apprenticeship.


Today we observed the two minute silence at 11am, to remember and give thanks for the people who help and protect others now and who have done so in the past, remembering in particular all those who have been hurt or killed as a result.
Yesterday Mr. Kingsley delivered an excellent and very moving assembly which asked the questions, 'who do we remember?' and 'how do we remember?'

Photos from Sir Thomas Fremantle Sixth Form's post 11/11/2022

We love an inspirational quote here! Here are 5 of them to round off Green Careers Week...


Today we welcomed Andi Mercer from McAfee, who came to speak to year 13 about keeping safe online. There was lots of great student engagement and we wish we'd been able to give Andi more time to talk about this incredibly important issue.


This week is also SAVE THE PLANET WEEK on Unifrog: log into your Unifrog account to access a range of green-themed webinars (green careers; veganism & the future of the food industry; how to live more sustainably & reduce your carbon footprint; understand animal & plant conservation) and much, much more (including how to find a sustainable degree)...


Young Professionals 'Females of the Future' event - 5pm on Wednesday 30th November at Cineworld Leicester Square:
To help level up the playing field in industries such as business and technology, this event is specifically for females. Sign up and be inspired by other female leaders who are working for some of the world’s biggest companies and you’ll have the opportunity to ask them questions about their career journeys and how they made it to the very top of their industry.
This is a free event to attend, and places will be given out on a first come first serve basis. Places are limited, so please only apply if you are fully committed to attending. Click here to sign up:

Photos from Sir Thomas Fremantle Sixth Form's post 08/11/2022

Did you know there's such a thing as a 'green apprenticeship'? Here are some top tips on how to find one!


It's Green Careers Week! We'll be posting here throughout the week, but if you'd like to dive straight in, head to
Parents/carers, we've posted a guide to green careers to our sixth form Teams channel - please ask your child to share it with you!


THE SCHOOL HAS SPOKEN: Zoe and Dan are our Senior Students for 2022-23! They are bursting with enthusiasm and ideas (stay tuned to hear more!) and we know they'll do an amazing job! Plus a special mention goes to Maisie, Meg C and Meg H, who will form part of the Senior Student Leadership Team under Zoe and Dan, 5 more reasons (as if we needed any!) for us to be REALLY proud of our amazing year 13's!


Parents/carers, this is well worth signing up to if you don't want to miss out on careers info!

PARENTS - Make sure you don't miss out on any youth careers information that we're sharing.
We've started a weekly email that gets sent out every weekend - sign up for it now.

We'll be including

🔗 links to our webinar recordings

🏢 info on company open days

🎓 updates on degree apprenticeship vacancies

💻 opportunities for online learning

👍 how to find apprenticeships

Click on the blue SIGN UP button 👆underneath our profile picture or use this link:

If you're a teacher and would like to receive our 'Teachers and Educators' email instead here's the link to sign up for that one:


Green careers are vital for the future prosperity of the United Kingdom and the planet, and for achieving Net Zero. Green Careers Week is a partnership with the UK Space Agency and National Careers Week to raise awareness of green career opportunities and offer young people an empowering vision of their future. More on this coming soon...

Timeline photos 14/10/2022

Timeline photos

Do you want to find out about apprenticeships at bp? Sign up to their Empowering Futures event to hear from a panel of apprentices who know what they are talking about: 🙌


Find an apprenticeship for you

Photos from Sir Thomas Fremantle Sixth Form's post 14/10/2022

HOW TO FIND APPRENTICESHIPS WEBINAR: 3.30pm on Wednesday 9th November.
Suitable for teachers, careers advisers, parents & carers, the next webinar in the ASK learning and development programme shares useful tips on how to locate a range of apprenticeship opportunities. Please click here to book your place - you don't want to miss out!


It’s Allied Health Professions (AHPs) day today! This group of professions includes paramedics podiatrists, diagnostic radiographers and speech and language therapists. There are 14 different types of profession in all (15 if you include the 2 different types of radiographer), and each one helps patients to live as fully as they can. Click here to find out more about all the different AHP professions:
If you aren’t ready to study at degree level, another way in is to become a support worker. You can find more about support worker roles here:
You can also apply for an AHP apprenticeship – find out more about that here:
If you’re interested in an AHP role, there's a Facebook Live event at 1pm today ( and an Instagram Live one at 5pm (


This afternoon we welcomed Dean Jones from the University of Buckingham, who came to introduce year 13 to the huge benefits of having a profile on LinkedIn. As the world's largest professional social networking site, LinkedIn is used by many businesses as a vital recruiting tool. It's also an enormously useful way of networking and getting information on companies before you make an application. We've challenged year 13 to set up their own LinkedIn profiles, and Dean has very kindly offered to give students constructive feedback on them. Don't forget, too, that STFS Sixth Form has its own LinkedIn profile and alumni network, which is another way for past students to use their connection with the school to build up their own network post A Levels.


Another amazing webinar from Dale Willis of My Great First Job, which you REALLY shouldn't miss if you're planning to apply for a job, or for uni: find out how to make yourself and your application stand out from the crowd by developing 'Brand You'.
The webinar takes place at 7pm on Tuesday 18th October and you can sign up here:


Investin are running a Success Beyond School series this academic year: these are live online seminars featuring career experts, designed to help parents amplify their children’s career potential. The events are for parents of students aged 12-18 and are free to attend. Click here to register:


Yesterday year 13 had a visit from Elliot, the local Ambassador for the Oddballs Foundation, to raise awareness of testicular cancer. If you'd like to know more about the amazing work done by the Oddballs Foundation, click here:

How to Write Your Great First CV 03/10/2022

How to Write Your Great First CV

Year 13, this is one you really shouldn't miss!!

How to Write Your Great First CV A FREE interactive online workshop to help young people write a CV that really sells their skills....and helps them get a Great First Job!


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Looking for an Apprenticeship working for the Government?

Check out this event running this week!

My Careers Event of the Week is on Wednesday 28th September and is being run by the Department for Transport Careers (DFT)

The DFT are offering 2 Higher Level Commercial Apprenticeships to start in 2023 - one in accountancy and one in buying/procurement.

The Apprenticeships will give hands on experience with
large infrastructure projects, such as Heathrow expansion, HS2 and Rail Franchising.

There are opportunities in Leeds, Birmingham and London.

To find out more about these opportunities join the online recruitment information event the DFT are running on Wednesday night from 5pm - 6pm. Here's the link 👇

If you know of anyone who might be interested do let them know!


Unifrog are running a webinar series to help students understand what skills they’ll gain while studying their course and what they can do with their degree after university. You’ll hear from university alumni on what they learnt from their degree and how they used it to secure the job they are in today.
There’ll be webinars on the following popular subject areas: History, Creative Arts, Maths, Humanities, Modern Foreign Languages, and Sciences. Log into Unifrog to sign up.


National School & College Leaver Show

A nice local opportunity!

Photos from Sir Thomas Fremantle Sixth Form's post 16/09/2022

Year 13 are at the UK University Search fair - pictures to follow:

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