Employer Engagement

Employer Engagement

Biddenham has joined the Enterprise Advisor network, which is delivered by SEMLEP in partnership with the Careers and Enterprise Company.  Through this we have a dedicated Enterprise Advisor who works with Biddenham to develop our Careers and Enterprise provision.

If you are an Employer and would like to join our network, please email;

cathy.eckett@biddenham.beds.sch.uk

Employers can support Biddenham by;

Latest research into EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT can be found here.  Education and Employers, with the kind support of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), has published a review of the evidence on how employers can support schools to improve outcomes for pupils.

 

 

 

 

Through SEMLEP and the CEC, Biddenham has a Careers Development Plan which audits the activities the students undertake every year, to ensure they have the maximum impact.

 

We currently link with the following businesses;

A&S Landscape put our brand new canopy up, between the new year 7&8 blocks.  They specialise in school canopies, to read more about what they do and how they designed our Canopy at Biddenham, please click on this link.

 

Newnorth are a Printing company in Bedford, who expressed an interest through our link with SEMLEP.
They work specifically with the Graphics department, supporting units within our GCSE and A level qualifications.

 

Phew came into Biddenham and have been responsible for designing and building this school website.  The team have worked hard to ensure we have a website which reflects the needs of the school, whilst actively marketing what we do.  Phew intend to stay involved with the school, supporting the ICT Level 3 students in one of their website units.

SSG are a local apprenticeship provider.  We have successfully had a number of our students move on to work for SSG, take apprenticeships and move into a variety of their training courses.  SSG links with Biddenham, ensuring students and staff are aware of the local opportunities and the new apprenticeships as they come on line.  We currently have two apprentices in school who are trained by SSG and a number of former students on various courses with SSG.

 

Careers team

Meet the careers team at Biddenham

Curriculum

Careers, Employability and Enterprise at Biddenham

Where are they now?

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Parents

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Local Apprenticeship providers

Local Apprenticeship providers

Useful Career Links

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