At Harris Academy Ockendon we want to support our students to go onto ambitious destinations which meet the goals that our Sixth Formers set for themselves.
We know the demands of choosing a destination and regularly provide support and guidance alongside our Careers Advisors to help students make the ‘right choice’ for them, whether that be going into full-time employment, Apprenticeships or University.
With the majority of our students attending Higher Education, we take students through the entire UCAS process with help including;
- Selecting the most appropriate five choices for university
- How to select a conditional and insurance offer
- How to write a personal statement
- How to apply for student finance
- What to do on the day if they have not met their offer with dedicated staff going through clearing with the students
- What to do on the day if they have exceeded their original offer and would like to apply elsewhere
Useful Links for UCAS
What to do if you did better than expected:
What to do if you are going through clearing:
Student Finance Explained:
With many of our students choosing to go into apprenticeships, we believe it is vital to help support our students with apprenticeship applications and helping them find the perfect apprenticeship that inspires and supports the next stage in their educational journey.
With this in mind, all students looking to apply for an apprenticeship receive one to one support with our designated Career’s Advisor through every stage of application as well as the opportunity to attend bespoke careers days to each student’s needs. We also support students to try and find degree apprenticeships if they so wish – which are in high demand due to the limited opportunities to obtain one.
Useful Links for Apprenticeships
Applying for an Apprenticeship:
Finding an Apprenticeship:
How to Write an Apprenticeship Application:
At Harris Academy Ockendon we firmly believe in supporting students throughout every stage of the UCAS application. Please see some of the guides listed below to help prepare you for this;
|Completing your UCAS form||27th Apr 2022||Download|
|Your Personal Statement||27th Apr 2022||Download|
|Applying for Oxford or Cambridge||27th Apr 2022||Download|
|Aptitude Tests for Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Science||27th Apr 2022||Download|
|Law National Aptitude Tests (LNAT) for Law||27th Apr 2022||Download|