Careers in... Diplomacy

In the second of our Careers Talks for Net School students, we were delighted to welcome David Reed, British Deputy High Commissioner to Canada, to speak to us about careers in the diplomatic service. Mrs Bullock reports... Enormous thanks to David Reed for his inspiring careers talk on working in the Diplomatic Service this week. David is the British Deputy High Commissioner to Canada and has previously been posted in roles in Cyprus, France, Poland, and...

Careers In... Naval Architecture

Last week, we launched an exciting new initiative for Net School, with our first Net School Careers Session. Our first speaker was UK-based Naval Architect Miles Pinchin, who gave us an interesting talk on the many different aspects of the job, including what exactly a Naval Architect does, the qualifications needed to enter the profession, the different companies he has worked in, and his favourite projects to date.  There was lots of chat about battleships...

The Benefits of Kindness: Reflections from our PSHE group

This week, we hear from our PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education) Tutor, Mrs Bullock, who has been looking with her class at how being kind to others can benefit your own mental health. Here is what they learned... As we face ongoing disruption from the global pandemic it is important to try to stay as positive as we can, even through the difficult days.  In PSHE last month, students carried out an experiment to...