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Should I apply for an apprenticeship or university?

Today, apprenticeships offer a route into high-skilled jobs that you had to go to uni to train for in the past. If you know what career path you want to follow, an apprenticeship could get you there without the fees - while enabling you to develop employability skills too. University is essential for certain careers and great for those with passionate academic interests. Carefully consider the pros and cons of both university and apprenticeships before making your decision.

 

 

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Events and opportunities

We have put together a list of events and opportunities exclusively for our Sixth Form students which includes, application guidance, competitions, courses, talks, webinars and more click here to find out more.

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Art & Design 

 

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Biology 

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Chemistry 

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Dance 

 

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Drama 

 

 

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English 

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Engineering 

 

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Food Technology 

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Geography 

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History 

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ICT 

 

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Languages 

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Mathematics 

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Media 

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Music 

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Physical Education 

 

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Product Design 

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Physics 

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Psychology 

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Apprenticeships

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Employability Hub

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Park High School

Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore,
Middlesex, HA7 1PL

Headteacher:Mrs Colette O'Dwyer

Email:info@parkhighstanmore.org.uk

Phone:020 8952 2803

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