Higher Education and Careers
Our Higher Education and Careers team helps pupils gain the confidence, skills and experience to achieve their academic and professional ambitions.
Based centrally on the ground floor of the Smythe Library, the team is available all day during term time to provide advice and support, from career opportunities to higher education and gap years.
A structured Careers and Higher Education programme begins at the end of the Novi Year, when boys are choosing their GCSEs, becoming a key focus in the Third Year and Sixth Form.
Phenomenal careers department provides guidance using psychometric testing to suggest suitable routes for the boys and helping with work experience — really empowering for the boys.
Good relationships with European and American universities and provide on-site training for SAT exams — in 2020, eight overseas to Trinity Dublin, Chicago USA, Duke USA, Limestone College USA, Vanderbilt USA, McGill Canada and two to Hong Kong. ‘World class university destinations matter to us — they’re a sign of intellectual health,’ says the head.
The Good Schools Guide
Every year our boys win places at leading universities here in the UK and around the world, the significant majority to their first choice destination.