Local Opportunities

The following apprenticeships and employment opportunities are available.

Oxford Sparks

Uncover Engineering is a free residential course in Oxford, aimed at providing 14-16 year old girls with an insight into the fascinating world of engineering. From programming robots to designing and testing packaging for breakable items, there will be lots to inspire your creativity!… Curious? All the details you need can be found at https://eng.ox.ac.uk/uncover

Oxford Sparks

University of Oxford

Taster Events

Activate Learning is pleased to invite Year 11 students to Taster Events being offered by our Lifestyles faculty at Banbury and Oxford. Tasters must be booked in advance, they are free and take place after school. The links to book a place are shown below.  For Year 11 students, particularly those interested in Public Service, Sport, Hair and Beauty and Catering courses, the taster events will provide an excellent opportunity to try one of these pathways. (These sessions will fill up):


Oxford College Open Event poster


oxme.info produce listings of opportunities available in the Banbury/Bicester/Oxford/Witney areas. Their weekly bulletins have multiple employment, apprenticeship, further education and voluntary opportunities: http://oxme.info/cms/earn/weekly-bulletins

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
For nursing, health, support and admin jobs and apprenticeships.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust advertise apprenticeships throughout the year on their current job vacancies page.

CILEx Law School have a range of apprenticeships on their website: CILEx Law School
The CILEx Law School page has numerous apprenticeship opportunities nationally.

The Engineering Trust
Information for young people who are interested in Engineering apprenticeships https://www.theengineeringtrust.org/
If you would like more information on what an Engineering Apprenticeship is all about, please watch the short video:https://www.theengineeringtrust.org/apprenticeships/