Our Careers Programme ensures Ryburn students have a bright future ahead of them and the confidence and aspiration to go for it.
Below is an outline of our careers work, an example of the typical programme offered during each academic year at Ryburn. Events vary from year to year, and students will be informed of specific dates and upcoming events relevant to them.
We also keep a more detailed listing of the careers-related events and activities going on in school, including those run within subject areas.
HIGHER EDUCATION CALENDAR
For Ryburn Sixth formers planning to go on to university, here’s the calendar of key dates.
Ryburn are winners of the regional heat of the Magistrates Court Mock Trial competition.
Big shout out to Gerrard Haigh, Y8, who received special recognition from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for his community spirited actions during the flooding in Sowerby Bridge in March.
Well done to our fantastic group of Sixth Formers who reached the finals of the National Skills Challenge, one of just 23 teams from 200 to reach the final stage.
Year 10 had a special visit from Ellie who is a Maths Ambassador at the University of Leeds.
What a busy and brilliant careers week. We've been considering the future at Options Evening, taking part in an Ackley Bridge TV shoot, and chatting online with real scientists. And it was great to hear the experiences of guests from so many fields of expertise.
On iDays, we suspend normal lessons for the day to give us time and space to explore all sorts of different learning experiences. The February, it was the turn of Year 8 and we had a brilliant time.
Our annual taster day gave Year 11 students chance to explore the many paths and opportunities they might choose to pursue in the future.
This week we held our first Careers Week at Ryburn. As part of this, we were delighted to welcome professionals from a variety of careers into school to speak to students about their jobs, and the route that they took to get there.
If you watched the first episode of new school drama Ackley Bridge on Channel 4 last night, you will have seen lots of Ryburn faces amongst the school students on screen, many as extras and some in supporting roles.