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May 2021

  • Sky Virtual Work Experience: 2.6.21

    Published 20/05/21

    After our successful Insight Evening with Sky a few weeks ago we have managed to secure a work experience opportunity for students to take part in this summer half-term. This will be one of the only opportunities for students to get involved with over the summer and as such places are very limited. 

    We wanted to let you know applications for the Sky Virtual Work Experience are now live......

    Key Details: 

    • Come behind the scenes at Sky and see what it's like to work at Europe's biggest entertainment brand
    • An opportunity to see the different departments they have from Tech, to TV Production to Customer Service! 
    • Learn from leading industry professionals and take part in some projects / workshops designed by Sky 
    • Sky offers top quality shows. Innovative tech. Must-have packages. With 24 million customers across six countries! Be part of it all!
    • Career opportunities nationwide in; Business, Technology, Digital Marketing, Finance, Technical Engineering & Customer Services
    • Open to all students  16 - 18 (Y11 / S3 & 6th Form)
    • An opportunity to be fast tracked to an in person event at the Sky offices when the time is right and safe to do so 
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  • Face Covering Update - 14/05/2021

    Published 14/05/21
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  • Engineering Apprenticeship opportunity - Flixborough

    Published 14/05/21

    GWS Engineers Ltd are looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on individual to join our Engineering Apprenticeship programme.

    GWS Engineers Ltd

    GWS Engineers are the UK’s leading specialist manufacturers of large Industrial Vacuum Equipment. All manufacturing work is carried out at our Flixborough Industrial Estate site. We also operate the UK’s largest hire fleet of heavy-duty industrial vacuum equipment which requires maintaining and servicing. 

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  • Shine Winners Workshop

    Published 11/05/21

    On Thursday 6th May three Y8 students from our academy took part in the Shine Winners Workshop via Zoom with TES (Times Educational Supplement) along with two other schools. This was one of the prizes that the AX News team won for the Best Newspaper award category in 2020 in the Shine School Media Awards annual competition.

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