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21/03/19

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21/03/19

Retweetd From Screen25

Pick the films and tell us what issues are important to you! Join us for a discussion and lunch on Sat 23 March at Socca Cheta, 2pm. Food provided by our wonderful friends at 😋 Supported by the Mayor of London’s Culture Seeds https://t.co/KSkQ9q61dx

20/03/19

Retweetd From Richard Fletcher

Who would ever have imagined this many South London state school kids going to Oxbridge three decades ago under ILEA. Thousands of lives changed by Lord Harris' energy and drive and the academy system... https://t.co/nZOGoG0u6l

20/03/19

Retweetd From stephanie bishop

So proud of our team and our apprentices, have been shortlisted for a few awards recently lets hope some of these soon turn into trophies 🤞🤞🤞🤞 https://t.co/wFzDM8V4Ri

20/03/19

Tremendous images from the GCSE Geography field trip today and yesterday in Eastbourne https://t.co/BqThBcyN4f

20/03/19

Just a few highlights from students collecting data on the beautiful beach at Eastbourne. Geography in action ! https://t.co/LHE1E5ySwH

19/03/19

Retweetd From HAGRPE

Well done to our Year 9 Netball team from who won the Greenwich Schools Tournament 🙌🥇🏆 https://t.co/afT5EZOCxD

19/03/19

Retweetd From Croydon MPS

UPDATE: The incident involving a man who made threats to kill on Pagehurst Rd has concluded safely. One man has been arrested without incident; there were no injuries. We would like to thank the community for their co-operation & apologise for any disruption caused.

19/03/19

Retweetd From Harris South Norwood

Why do South Norwood kids want to learn Latin & Classics ? To hide behind Zeus? To mock Poseidon? To devour an Italian burger? Norwood students experience the Roman Colosseum, Palatine Hill, an Italian burger and Triton Fountain Are you not entertained ? https://t.co/bGar8ooCPE

19/03/19

Why do South Norwood kids want to learn Latin & Classics ? To hide behind Zeus? To mock Poseidon? To devour an Italian burger? Norwood students experience the Roman Colosseum, Palatine Hill, an Italian burger and Triton Fountain Are you not entertained ? https://t.co/bGar8ooCPE

19/03/19

Retweetd From Oasis Academies

In the month of March, we talk about at Oasis. Is there anyone you need to forgive at the moment? https://t.co/UuuwJ3EnHI

19/03/19

Understood. Will keep following you Their Tweet seemed to imply “detained”

19/03/19

Is this inaccurate? https://t.co/8PW9lIDYbF

19/03/19

Thank you. Much appreciated. Good to share this measured and clear information

19/03/19

Retweetd From Mario Creatura

Council advice - due to the ongoing incident in Lower Addiscombe Road (between Sherwood and Shirley Road), there will be congestion in the area. Trams are operating as usual but the following bus routes are diverted: 289 312 367 689. Please avoid the area if at all possible. https://t.co/JDYDeqqDy0

19/03/19

thanks for all updates on |helpful

19/03/19

First blossoms in our memorial gardens... https://t.co/vEjRmiOPwQ

19/03/19

Students at Norwood learn knowledge about kings and queens of England & wider United Kingdom. They learn both the facts and the bias of history. Interesting piece here about gender and history https://t.co/cdyiGrK7UK

19/03/19

Retweetd From Michelle Perkins

Apprenticeship or University? Can't decide? Have a look at this - https://t.co/rwfvrHlktb from sharing his thoughts along with some other leading organisations. Definitely worth a look!

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Research into teenager career aspirations

Our role as an academy is to advise and to provide information on the wide possible range of careers and higher education. At Harris Academy South Norwood, we know, however, that “teenagers have a weak grasp of the availability of jobs - and that large numbers naturally aim for jobs that are in short supply.” We agree with researcher, Emma Norris, that:

“students are not fully aware of the diversity of jobs available in different sectors. This leads them to develop aspirations that are neither determined by their ability nor based on a comprehensive understanding of the types of jobs available.”

There are 10 times as many people aiming for jobs in the culture, media and sports sector than there are jobs likely to be available.

And even though almost a quarter of jobs are in the distribution, hotels and restaurant category, only about one in 40 youngsters are considering careers in these industries.

Fewer than one in 30 young people are considering jobs in banking and finance, even though one in five jobs are expected to be in this sector.

The BBC have reported on the latest research into careers aspirations of young people. They reported the findings that “there is a "massive mismatch" between young people's career expectations and the reality of the jobs available, a major survey of teenagers suggests.

“It highlights the need for better careers advice, says Nick Chambers, director of the Education and Employers Taskforce, which published the survey.

The study also indicates teenagers have a very weak understanding of potential earnings for different types of jobs.

There is a serious "information gap" for teenagers, says Mr Chambers.”

Harris Academy South Norwood believes like many in industry that we have to do more to show young people the "requirements and opportunities" of the world of work.

MOST PREFERRED JOBS

Teacher/lecturer

Lawyer

Accountant

Actor/actress

Police

IT consultant

Doctor

Sportsman/woman

Armed services/firefighter

Psychologist

Tab 5 Industrial sector preferences of Year 7 pupils

mapped against UK labour force by sector

(Atherton et al 2009, 18).

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