b'CAREERS /// SPORTCareers Round UpIn July we had a whirlwindDesign Engineer ConstructGiven the overwhelmingly tour of London, including fourstudents visited Thorpe Park,positive initial feedback we have universities, two west End shows,the Olympic Park and thereceived we will look to replicate a trip to Thorpe Park and tours ofArchitecture and Engineeringand grow more trips like these the City of London (Economics,schools in Universities of for next year. Business and Finance students),East London and University Olympic Park (Design EngineerCollege London.Also working with Next Steps Construct students) and behindSouth West, we concluded the scenes of a West End theatreWhilst Performing Artsanother fantastic day with (Performing Arts students).students took in two West Endour Year 12s. This was geared This was a phenomenal andshows: the Woman in Blacktowards helping them develop aspirational opportunity, madeand Heathers, whilst taking aa road map to get to where possible by our partnership withbackstage tour of the Theatrethey may want to be in the Next Steps South West, whichRoyal, Drury Lane and visiting thefuture, helping students with gave students the opportunity toRoyal Central School of Speechguidance and preparation for get a real sense of studying andand Drama to find out about thetheir next steps in life after South working in the capital.undergraduate degrees they haveDartmoor Community College. to offer. Business, Economics andwww.southdartmoor.devon.Finance students visited Thorpesch.uk/nextstepsPark, went on a tour of the City of London, visited the Bank ofMr B Rodgers England and other landmarksHead of Business and Economicswithin the financial square mile, before hearing all about careers in banking and finance and degrees offered by the London Institute of Banking and Finance. BuildWe welcomed Gemma DavisShe also talked about the benefits to talk to our Year 10 and 12of degree apprenticeships, students about her career andsandwich years, gap years and fascinating work as a bridgealternative routes, as well as the engineer. Gemma gave a Sixthtraditional university experience.Form assembly outlining her career path. www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk/bridgeengineer8 01364 652230 South Dartmoor Community College'