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20/02/19

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Apprenticeships are a 🔥 topic right now (particularly those that lead to a degree), so we've created a whole advice area for them: 🙀 Myths-busting facts 🎙️ Q&As with apprentices 👨‍⚖️ Options for your subject Apprenticeships advice and tips: https://t.co/U7VgJLOhcZ https://t.co/9KwCIzRoZE

20/02/19

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Allow universities and colleges to contact you with an offer, even if you haven’t applied to them – just in case things don’t go to plan 👍 https://t.co/66kb6hZ5Fr https://t.co/3p3Rw6IJRL

19/02/19

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Year 13s, what's next on your To Do list? 👀 Full Year 13 calendar: https://t.co/998fiyxzvJ https://t.co/Y5ZugMAXPu

17/02/19

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Did you know that a degree apprenticeship is basically like a free degree?! 🤩💰 Here are six more things you might not know about higher and degree apprenticeships: https://t.co/hgQPtaXnuG https://t.co/zpFsb1chXf

15/02/19

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Students finish at the usual time on Friday 15th February and return on Monday 25th February.

15/02/19

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Thank you to all of the staff and students who supported at the school this year, raising over £740 for the charity. https://t.co/A1ROfp4t1F

12/02/19

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We've just published two new apprenticeships guides - take a look! 💼 Business apprenticeships (NEW!) - https://t.co/1KGyvHefjC 🔩 Engineering apprenticeships (NEW!) - https://t.co/zGclSOGXsH 👩‍💻 Full apprenticeships advice - https://t.co/PfTNsuK2CM https://t.co/pxQY1KIXk1

12/02/19

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Thanks to for supporting this initiative https://t.co/LZ4yqpcDV5

11/02/19

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Student Money Week has begun! Find out everything you need to know to get funding for study this year https://t.co/tU8AwfSxwN https://t.co/tKKmPaGVHP

09/02/19

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Allow universities and colleges to contact you with an offer, even if you haven’t applied to them – just in case things don’t go to plan 👍 https://t.co/66kb6hZ5Fr https://t.co/MgYebwY80S

08/02/19

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Have you begun the student finance process yet? 🤯 🔤 Fees and finance basics - https://t.co/s072lBccVD 👊 Get money-ready for uni - https://t.co/eFr715vv8Y 🧮 Student budget calculator - https://t.co/hBiErvE74w https://t.co/AgIM4yqdXo

05/02/19

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Ms Chapple received a letter from Redbridge's Head of School Improvement, Rachel Bowerman, thanking our students for their contribution to Holocaust Memorial Day. https://t.co/1dYJPjyCWB

04/02/19

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Sixth Form students undertaking an Extended Project Qualification took part in a workshop from Dr Nash of to help them get the best grades. https://t.co/P7Xym0loit

04/02/19

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Year 11 student Zainab Abari is standing in the Redbridge youth election to be our local MYP . https://t.co/zsDadib8Jr

04/02/19

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Congratulations to the Caterham High KS4 Dance Group who have got through to represent Redbridge Borough at the Copper Box (Olympic Park) for the Level 3 London Finals in March. Well done to Faith, Myah, Chelsea and Tristan.

03/02/19

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Undecided whether to go to uni or become an apprentice? 🤔 You can apply for both! Watch students and apprentices talk about why they love their career path😍: https://t.co/pexwOMkJfP https://t.co/88LgdZrZHz

01/02/19

Good luck to Year 11 student Zainab for the Redbridge Elections. https://t.co/pihW7hUREq

01/02/19

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Hello February 👋 This month sees the start of Ucas Extras – a possible lifeline if you don’t have any university offers (or any you want to say yes to). Ucas Extra: https://t.co/kwxtdBPusW https://t.co/wtjD4Ab7WL

01/02/19

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Been invited to an interview? Congratulations! We’ve got some great tips to help yousettle your nerves and smash it, including: 👔 dressing smartly ⏰ arriving early 🕺 body language ✅ lots more! 👇https://t.co/OMfghkFXAK

30/01/19

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Struggling to wrap your head around student finance? Start with our simple guide to tuition fees and finance: https://t.co/s072lBccVD https://t.co/45OFGDIhGo

29/01/19

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Unsure about and what they’re like? Let real tell you their stories in their own words! https://t.co/g3iOq491PR https://t.co/cSZ7R8sDiU

27/01/19

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Is your child applying to higher education? We’ve got a plethora of advice for parents and guardians on our website! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 👨‍👨‍👧‍👦 👇https://t.co/M7YeJsQojE

27/01/19

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Do you know the difference between a conditional and an unconditional offer for a place at uni? 🤔 If not get the answer here: https://t.co/KKXl5bpC9Z https://t.co/yUO4sapSZI

25/01/19

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What parents need to know about their child’s student finance, including: 💰 Should I pay their fees upfront? 💰 When will they start repaying loans? 💰 Am I responsible for their loan? Student finance FAQ for parents: https://t.co/gMXTYofYc5 https://t.co/dVHtxvujW3

24/01/19

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🎓 How will you pay for your uni fees and accommodation? Get answers to your questions at our first virtual on 23 January 📷 Learn about eligibility, how to apply and much more. Details: https://t.co/4Nu3mUwgeO https://t.co/MWUKLqUzAj

22/01/19

Retweeted From Caterham High School

GCSE and A Level students heard from Dr Hugh Munro of , learning more about university admissions and applying to Oxbridge institutions, as part of the Access to Excellence scheme. https://t.co/VqvoiQ7vu4

21/01/19

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Please share so that we can change this depression narrative. is BS. Life is Amazing 😉😉😉😉😉😉😉😉😉 https://t.co/Oth1k7YQXx

21/01/19

Morning revision session for ready to go! https://t.co/RuthcAPmBL

20/01/19

Now that you’ve submitted your UCAS application, what happens next? https://t.co/icC7AlKSB4

19/01/19

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Did you know you can get a degree as part of an apprenticeship? And there's other bonuses too! 😀😯 : https://t.co/bHb1cVokBT https://t.co/rPGIRmJs8H

19/01/19

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Parents are you unsure about what your child in Year 13 student should be doing when? 😮 Use our planner to keep them on track during, it’s packed with useful links to advice on student finance, accommodation and ucas offers: https://t.co/qVsq6lGZ4b https://t.co/lWajuPUG0c

19/01/19

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How Ucas Extra could be a lifeline for you when applying to university: https://t.co/kwxtdBPusW https://t.co/kM6U0dqkBM

18/01/19

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While you play the waiting game with universities, some weekend reading for you… ❓ What are university entry requirements? https://t.co/VDsgVp8gm2 👇 Choosing from your offers: https://t.co/ALifmYZSMS ⌛️ How long you may wait for a reply: https://t.co/LwfjebwqNx https://t.co/MV7tlnLn0H

17/01/19

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Students planted a cherry tree at school in memory of the Holocaust. https://t.co/TUPrv0LLdK

16/01/19

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Heard SOMETHING about apprenticeships being an alternative to uni? Dip your toe into this growing path with our full apprenticeships section: https://t.co/PfTNsusrLe https://t.co/EoZHischqw

16/01/19

Retweeted From Caterham High School

Students learned about safety on public transport in a workshop with . https://t.co/fGs010yo1i

16/01/19

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GCSE and A Level Drama students saw the 'Woman in Black' at the Fortune Theatre in the West End. https://t.co/wwl60wfOAR

14/01/19

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Thinking about your A-level choices for next year, get ideas with our helpful A-level explorer tool https://t.co/EphVYdC3kd 🤔😀 https://t.co/WPeUjtuSfF

14/01/19

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Find out what businesses and universities offer degree apprenticeships https://t.co/hgQPtaXnuG 😀👍 https://t.co/6PO4tHCJgm

13/01/19

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Year 13s do you know what you should be doing this term? Use our planner to keep on track during the coming term, it’s packed with useful links to help you think about student finance, accommodation and replying to offers: https://t.co/998fiyfY79 😀 https://t.co/X4h7HzKZrX

Opportunities Post Sixth Form

Students can access further information and resources via the Sixth Form folder on the Pupil Drive.

Guidance on completing your application will be provided during assemblies, tutorials and PSE lessons.

Medical University Interviews

December through to March is when most universities will be conducting interviews for medical school applicants. To help with your interview preparations we have listed over 100 interview questions and some helpful tips on how to approach the interviews.

medical school interviews

Caterham High School will also hold a one day workshop for aspiring applicants.  Please see Mr Casey for further information.

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice you will:-

  • Work alongside experienced staff
  • Gain job-specific skills
  • Earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • Study towards a related qualification (usually one day a week)

Apprenticeships take 1 to 4 years to complete depending on their level.

Levels of Apprenticeship 

  • An apprenticeship has an equivalent education level and can be:
  • Intermediate- equivalent to 5 GCSE passes
  • Advanced – equivalent to 2 A level passes
  • Higher – can lead to NVQ level 4 and above, or a foundation degree

Who Can Apply

You can apply for an apprenticeship while you are still at school. To start one, you will need to be:-

  • 16 or over
  • Living in England
  • Not in full time education

How to Apply

There are 3 steps to applying for an apprenticeship.

1. Search for an apprenticeship.

apply apprenticeship

2. Sign in or create an account

3. Complete and submit your application

The National Careers Service has advice on writing applications and what to do at interviews.

national careers service

UCAS Apprenticeships:

ucas apprenticeships