So Proud of our Students #Rocking UR Teens #House of Commons

Last night 5 students went to The Palace of Westminster and first of all met with David Gauke MP who was terrifically accessible. Then they gathered in Committee Room 12, The Palmerston Suite and shared their experiences of two conferences they had attended hosted by Rocking UR Teens. Our students were the only students there, no other young people, and for two of them to stand up and present to senior leaders of blue chip companies, government officials, barristers, members of the armed forces, the music industry and others of influence, I was beyond proud of then. They were a fabulous advocate for themselves and our school.

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Slice of Life Talk

Andy Wyatt former RAF Pilot and Member of the Red Arrows Display Team

Andy has flown over 16,000 hours on numerous types of aircraft and has a wealth of experience in military, general and commercial aviation. He is a fantastic motivational speaker and a member of the world’s only formation aerobatic ‘wing-walking’ display team, The Breitling Wingwalkers.

Event Details:
Date: Tuesday 25th September
Time: Period 1
Venue: School Hall

If you would like to attend the presentation and learn about Andy’s highly motivational career story please complete this Goggle Form and state in approximately 200 words why you ought to be selected. It is necessary for you to provide this evidence on the Google Form as the event is likely to be highly oversubscribed. Your evidence will help determine who will be invited to attend.

Applications must be made on line through this Google Form by Friday 6th July

Thank you

David Ritchie
Careers Coordinator

UDAYAN CONNECT PROJECT

As part of our new Udayan Connect Project, each form class will be connected to a child at Udayan. During a pupil’s time at JOA, they will connect with these children through correspondence and support. We hope that this project will help our own children grow in gratitude for the lives that they have (their material wealth, and also the freedom to live with family) as well as raise much needed funds to enable Udayan continue its work.

Follow the links below to discover more about these children and the Udayan Connect Project:

     

For more information about Udayan’s mission, JOA’s relationship and to financially support these children please visit joa-udayan.co.uk/sponsor.

 

PWC Business Insight Weeks – London and Uxbridge

https://www.applytracking.com/tp/rj6.s3tUn.J_K

Business Insight Week
The Business Insight Week is a one week paid experience that will put you through your paces. You’ll get guidance and support every step of the way to explore the work we do and the opportunities we can offer you. We’ll top it all off by giving you the opportunity to share your experiences with other students on the programme and celebrate a fantastic week.

What you need to get in

  • Currently in year 12 and studying for AS levels or equivalent.
  • Interested in taking your first steps towards a career in business.
  • Available for a week during your summer holidays between years 12 and 13 from either 6th August or 20th August
  • On track to achieve a minimum of 96 UCAS points on the new tariff (three grade C’s or above) from your A levels. This should be from your top two subjects excluding General Studies.
  • You’ll also need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above including GCSE Maths and English Language or equivalent. Please ensure you enter your predicted AS/A Level grades on your application form.

http://www.careersschools.pwc.co.uk/ShowJob/Id/877996/Business-Insight-Week,-Uxbridge,-Summer-2018/

 

 

 

 

On Thursday 30th November Parent Pay opens up to receive 14 bookings for this event. All year 12 are eligible to apply, especially relevant to those beginning to consider  business marketing, finance related degree courses after year 13. There will also be an opportunity to take part in a live link with a student on a placement year and to and to experience an undergraduate mini lecture on Operational Management . Please book quickly and return seminar choices to David Ritchie straight away.

Investment Management

Columbia Threadneedle Investments Open Evening

Learn more about the career opportunities in Investments
You’ll meet members of our senior team, hear from current and past Investment2020 trainees and network with people from across Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

Date of event: 6 December 2017
Closing date: 3 December 2017
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: Columbia Threadneedle, 78 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6AG.
If you are interested and want to find out more check your school email, there you will find the link

#RedWednesday 22nd November

Red is the Christian colour of martyrdom. Christians are the most persecuted faith group in today’s world and #RedWednesday will honour all Christians who suffer and die for their faithfulness to Christ’s message of peace and love. #RedWednesday will shine a light on Christian persecution but also highlight the injustices perpetrated against other faith groups.

JOA will be holding #RedWednesday on Wednesday 22nd November to support the work of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). ACN are an organisation who work for the rights of those persecuted for their faith around the world.

On Wednesday 22nd November, we are asking that pupils donate 50p (via ParentPay) to support the work of ACN, whilst also wearing an item of red clothing in solidarity with those affected by religious persecution. There will also be student led lessons and reflections taking place in RE lessons and in the Chapel.