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Resilience Research Questionnaire

Resilience Research Questionnaire

Dr George Madine, one of the UK’s leading experts working towards helping businesses understand how various issues impact work performance, is conducting independent research; looking at the factors that are involved in resilience. How we cope with change at work or at school, life problems or a personal crisis, varies in each one of us. … Continued

Where Next? Preparing For Higher Education (June 2014)

Where Next? Preparing For Higher Education (June 2014)

The presentation below was delivered at the Parents Information Evening on Thursday 19th June to the parents and carers of the new Year 13 students (NB. the presentation may take a few moments to appear dependent on your internet connection…

Getting a first versus work experience: your employability prospects in full

Getting a first versus work experience: your employability prospects in full

Source: The Guardian   With so many people leaving university with a degree, how important is a top grade over a great CV in the job market? University life involves balancing academic work with other demands on your time, be…

70 Vacancies and Rising! Opportunities with the Entice Project

70 Vacancies and Rising! Opportunities with the Entice Project

Not sure about your next steps? Have you considered an apprenticeship? You can currently find more than 70 vacancies suitable for our school leavers with the Entice Project (www.enticeproject.co.uk). zv7qrnb

Year 9 Parent Assembly (27th March 2014)

Year 9 Parent Assembly (27th March 2014)

This presentation below was delivered at the Year 9 Parents Information Evening on Thursday 27th March, raising attainment at key stage 4 (NB. the presentation may take a few moments to appear dependent on your internet connection speed.) zv7qrnb

Careers Event Provides Facts For Futures

Careers Event Provides Facts For Futures

On Thursday 6 March, over 1000 visitors attended the second joint Mirfield Free Grammar/ Brighouse High School Careers Fair which was held at The MFG Sports Centre.  Last year the event was reportedly the largest in the state school sector and this year’s event supported by over 70 exhibitors  from local and national businesses, professional bodies, training organisations … Continued

Careers Fair 2014 Booklet

Careers Fair 2014 Booklet

Please find below the booklet for the forthcoming Careers Fair being held at The MFG on Thursday 6th March 2014 (NB. the booklet may take a few moments to appear dependant on your internet connection speed). zv7qrnb

England apprenticeship vacancies ‘up 24%’, says NAS

England apprenticeship vacancies ‘up 24%’, says NAS

Source: BBC News   Advertised apprenticeship vacancies in England rose by almost a quarter last year, according to the National Apprenticeship Service. More than 37,000 places were posted on the service’s website between August and October 2013, a 24% increase…

A Parents Guide To The UCAS Application Journey

A Parents Guide To The UCAS Application Journey

This guide is to help you as the parent, guardian or grandparent of an applicant to university or college. It aims to help you support your son, daughter, ward or grandchild on their UCAS applicant journey. It will not give…

Your Guide To Using Fast Tomato

Your Guide To Using Fast Tomato

Welcome to a new web-based CEAIG programme called ‘Fast Tomato’. It is designed on the premise that different personality types are more suited to different careers and features a range of quizzes and resources with the aim of helping students…

Year 9 Options Evening Parents Workshop 2014

Year 9 Options Evening Parents Workshop 2014

A presentation for year 9 parents/carers outlining the careers strategies in place at The MFG and explaining the changing careers landscape. Delivered by Allison Simpson, Options evening – January 23rd 2014. (NB. Please be advised that the presentation below may…

Sound Work For The MFG’s Design Students

Sound Work For The MFG’s Design Students

On Friday 20th December The MFG 3D Design students from Year 12 presented their ‘MP3 Player for Children’ to Sharon Fox, product manager, from Mamas & Papas. Students started the Product Design project in September and were given a brief asking them to design and then make a professional prototpye of an MP3 Player for … Continued

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