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Preparing for the Future

The British School, Warsaw recognizes the importance of helping our students to prepare for the future. Members of staff are always available to offer support and advice and a system of mentoring and guidance provided by staff ensures our students make the right choices.

We aim not only to provide an outstanding teaching and learning environment, but also to support and guide students to make informed decisions about their future. Our careers programme, embedded across the curriculum, includes a wide range of events and opportunities to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to develop their career path and inspire them to achieve their full potential.

The careers programme is primarily based on career guidance offered in the new PSHE programme, as well as through access to two comprehensive career portals with personalised profiles: 

Careers Events

The School arranges a variety of events and activities where students can meet representatives from businesses, education, voluntary organisations and former students for inspiration and guidance in a wide range of career areas. Regular events involving external participants include:

  • the careers club
  • employer talks 
  • university visits 
  • practice interviews for IB students 

Upcoming Events:

Careers Fair on Thursday 13th December 2:00-4:30 pm.

We are currently looking for representatives of a wide range of careers who will be available for individual consultations with interested students in the blue gym for 2.5 hours from 2:00 to 4:30 pm. To volunteer for the Careers Fair, please fill in Careers Fair registration form. 

No presentation is required as the event will be in a form of a fair. If possible, please bring typical resources used in your job (photos, equipment, samples of work) to display on your table. “Student Ambassadors” will be assigned to each guest speaker to offer assistance.


“Meet the Professional” events

We invite you to lead a brief session at our school about your career path for interested Secondary School students. The meetings will typically take place on Fridays at lunch break (13:30-14:20) in one of the IB classrooms but can be arranged at whatever time suits you, preferably at lunchtime (13:30) or after school (16:00).

To register, please fill in Meet the Professional registration form.

 

 Open days / visits to your company

We are looking for institutions willing to welcome a group of interested students for a tour around the workplace and a meeting with the employees.

Further details are in Career visit form.

 

Work experience

To begin cooperation between your company and The British School in the form of supervised work experience for selected students, please email Miss Diana Szyperska at careers@thebritishschool.pl

 

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University Guidance

Whilst traditionally the majority of our IB graduates have applied to UK Russell Group universities, we are aware that the higher education landscape is both vast and dynamic and that there are plenty of competitive alternatives available. We aim to provide a high standard of global university guidance, via formal presentation and information events for entire year groups and bespoke one-to-one meetings with individual students. 

Mr Clark (University Guidance) and Miss Szyperska (Careers and Work Experience) take the lead on advising students across the key stages, but there is strong input from Form Tutors, Heads of Year and academic subject specialists. 

Students are encouraged to be proactive and independent in their research, but also to make appointments with tutors and guidance counsellors to discuss options and to seek help with the nitty gritty of completing application forms.

The Resource Room, adjacent to the IB College Learning Centre, is stocked with university prospectuses and various guides on, for example, additional testing for university applicants such as IELTS and SATs. This room also provides a useful space for quiet research and small group discussions with advisers.

Year 12 events:

  • October: Workshop on university options and applications processes; Bridge-U registration. 
  • November: Visit to British Council HE Exhibition in Warsaw; visit of representatives and presentation from the London School of Economics (LSE), University College London (UCL) and Kings College London (KCL).
  • March: University Information Evening for students and parents; visit of Dutch Universities to TBS.
  • May: Visit to Warsaw of Oxford University Representative. 
  • June: Workshop - course choices and personal statement drafts.

Year 13 university application deadlines:

  • September: Completion of personal statements and application forms for UK and USA early decision. 
  • October: Applications sent for Oxford, Cambridge, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science (by 15th October).
  • November: Remaining university applications for UK, USA and Netherlands.
  • January: Final deadline for UCAS (UK) (15th January) and US applications.
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Get Involved

Our careers programme is gradually being enriched by the input from parents, former students and a variety of organisations. We highly value and appreciate the growing professional network within our community and we are always delighted to hear from others who would like to play a part in our programme.

Contacts

The key contacts for our careers programme are:

Miss Diana Szyperska (Careers and Work Experience)
Email: careers@thebritishschool.pl

Mr Timothy Clark (University Guidance)
Email: timothy.clark@thebritishschool.pl