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University Taster Online Courses in February and March

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Undergraduate Taster Sessions - SO20935 
SOAS University of London, Saturday 13 February - several sessions and times.

Chemistry Champions - RV21106
The RVC have created a free online set of six sessions to help teach you all about the chemical sciences! Starting Tuesday 23 February from 5.15pm - 6.30pm. The last session is on Tuesday 30 March. These sessions are for years 10-13.

Sociology BSc Online Taster Event - UC20929 
UCL Wednesday 24 February, 1pm - 3.30pm

Social Sciences with Data Science BSc Online Taster Event - UC20934
UCL Wednesday 24 February 1pm - 3.30pm

Social Sciences BSc Online Taster Event - UC20928
UCL Wednesday 24 February 1pm - 3.30pm

Psychology for Education Open Evening - BK21099
Birkbeck University of London Wednesday 10 March 6pm - 7pm

Population Health Sciences: covid19 and beyond - UC20919
UCL Wednesday 17 March 10am - 12pm

Psychology Virtual Open Evening - BK21105
Birkbec, University of London Thursday 25 March 5pm - 8pm

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KPMG’s 2021 apprenticeship programmes are open for applications!
Looking to start a professional career, joining KPMG as an apprentice means being part of a team of inspiring colleagues who bring fresh ideas and curiosity to work that really matters – Apply Now

HSBC Work Experience Application Link

HSBC work experience will be available through June to August 2021 and placements will be for one week. Opportunities are available across the whole of the UK, in financial services, investment banking, marketing, digital, compliance and HR.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 21st February 2021.

Years 12 and 13 Speakers for Schools Virtual Work Experience

Virtual work experience opportunities from Speakers for Schools. Students can apply to participate in any placements which are of interest. Please apply as soon as possible to have the best chance of success. 

Please note that a full list of placements is available to review via this link or click here to sign in, search and apply.

Tuesday 2nd February





Branko Bjelobaba, Finance and Engaging in Democracy Speaker


For KS4 – 5 / S4 – 6

Join us here to hear Branko Bjelobaba, Finance and Engaging in Democracy Speaker, provide and honest approach as to what makes a difference in terms of presenting yourself and how success can follow failure. Branko has spoken at many schools and delivered one of our first live virtual event and speaks passionately about the UK financial services sector and also how young people can engage with democracy.

Tuesday 2nd February 2-3pm




Speakers for Schools Experience Nursing Broadcast: Dr Crystal Oldman, CEO, The Queen's Nursing Institute


For KS4 – 5 / S4 – 6

Join Speakers for Schools for our first Experience Nursing Broadcast with Dr Crystal Oldman CBE. Dr Crystal Oldman CBE joined the Queen’s Nursing Institute in November 2012 as Chief Executive. Crystal worked in the NHS for 18 years, the majority of which was in the field of community nursing, working with some of the most deprived communities in west London. An opportunity not to miss for students who would like to hear more about Crystal’s journey and an insight into working in nursing.

Thursday 4th February 2-3pm



Penguin Talks in Partnership with Speakers for Schools: How to motivate yourself, with Adrienne Herbert and Alice Liveing

For KS4 – 5 / S4 – 6

Leading wellness professional, podcast host and author of The Power Hour, Adrienne Herbert joins personal trainer, blogger and best-selling author, Alice Liveing to discuss how students can motivate themselves and maintaining their wellbeing during lockdown.

How to join the Live Broadcasts

  • Join 10 minutes before the broadcast to be ready
  • You can join without needing an account Watch how here
  • For full speaker descriptions visit the Broadcast Schedule here

Live Broadcasts Library and more

  • Watch pre-recorded broadcasts from our library here

Corporate Strategy & Corporate Finance Virtual Work Experience
Participants will experience first-hand what a career as a management consultant, corporate financier and investment banker entails. You will work as part of a senior team that has over 100 years of collective City work experience behind them from some of the most prestigious firms in management consulting, investment banking and corporate finance.

  • 9th February 2021
  • Eligibility 18+
  • Application Deadline 11th January 2021

Farrans Construction Insight Day
Farrans Construction is structured in to two primary divisions, Building and Civil Engineering, with live projects throughout the UK and work in various sectors which include healthcare, homes, utilities and transportation.

  • 24th February 2021
  • 16:00 to 18:00
  • Eligibility 16+
  • Application Deadline 22nd January 2021

An insight to Tourism with Visit Britain / Visit England
Students can learn more about Visit Britain / Visit England and how they operate to build Britain’s tourism product and develop the visitor economy.

  • Insight Days on 15th or 19th February 2021
  • Eligibility 14+
  • Application Deadline 15th and 19th January 2021

Three Day Placement from 16th to 18th February 2021

  • 10:00 to 15:00
  • Eligibility 16+
  • Application Deadline 17th January 2021

Devan`s House - Property Services (Morgan Sindall)
Seeking enthusiastic students who are keen to work as part of a team to design, plan and create a space for a person with disabilities and mobility issues.

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • 09:00 to 15:30
  • Eligibility 14+
  • Application Deadline 29th January 2021

Construction Management (Morgan Sindall)
Work experience for individuals who can work as part of a team, to deliver a project brief to design, programme and cost a sustainable construction project.

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • 09:00 to 17:00
  • Eligibility 14+
  • Application Deadline 29th January 2021

Build Yourself with Wates – London & South
‘Build Yourself’, Wates school engagement programme, aims to address misconceptions and promote careers in construction.

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • Eligibility 14+
  • Application Deadline 15th January 2021

Virtual Work Experience for Year 10 within Tesco F&F Clothing
Participate in workshops, meet the clothing and footwear teams, and view the different business areas within Tesco through videos, learn about the wide variety of roles and employability skills.

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Eligibility Year 10
  • Application Deadline 15th January 2021

South of England- Willmott Dixon Management Careers Virtual Work Experience
Are you looking for a career in management? Do you think construction is a dirty, low paid profession? Willmott Dixon’s virtual work experience week introduces you to management careers in construction.

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • Eligibility 14+
  • Application Deadline 31st January 2021

Marsh & McLennan Companies 2-Day Insurance Work Experience
If you are curious about apprenticeships, interested in learning more about insurance broking, risk management and reinsurance, then we would like to invite you to apply for our two day work experience.

  • 15th to 16th February 2021
  • 10:30 to 15:00
  • Eligibility 17+
  • Application Deadline 8th February 2021

Your Army - a compelling live-hosted video presentation about the Army
What is the Army? What does it do, and how does it work? What skills and activities does it offer? What is life as a soldier like? And how does the Army contribute to society? Join our ‘Your Army’ session, to find out.

  • 16th and 17th February 2021
  • Time 10:30  to 12:30
  • Eligibility 14+
  • Application Deadline 29th January and 1st February 2021

Insights into Infrastructure and the Built Environment – SCS Railways
For five interactive days students will be offered the opportunity to jump on board and fast track their experience to understand more about Europe`s largest infrastructure project in 100 years!

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • 10:00 to 16:00
  • Eligibility 15+
  • Application Deadline 15th January 2021

VWEX for ambitious open-minded young women – careers within construction (Danny Sullivan)
Accounts, HR, Commercial, Marketing, Social Value, Sustainability, Engineering, Trades and Labour are just some of the careers and opportunities available within the construction industry. Hear from leading women (and men) within the sector working on one of the most demanding and exciting transport projects in Europe.

  • 15th to 19th February 2021
  • 10:00 to 15:00
  • Eligibility Year 11, 12 & 13
  • Application Deadline 15th January 2021

Royal Air Force Careers Insight Day - Access All Areas

Ranging from aviation, engineering and medicine to logistics and hospitality, find out about over 50 careers available through the RAF and the 23 apprenticeships available.

Bringing Construction to You! - Robertson
This virtual work placement will give you the opportunity to connect with the construction industry. You will gain an introduction to our industry, our organisation and careers within it, as well as recognising and developing the skills you will need for the world of work.

  • 1st to 3rd March 2021
  • 10:00 to 13:00
  • Eligibility 15+
  • Application Deadline 12th February 2021



@johnwarnersch - February 24
As part of LGBT History Month, the amazing and inspirational Miss Wood-Thompson shares her story and encourages everyone to be an ally 🏳️‍🌈
@johnwarnersch - February 22
We can't wait to welcome all pupils and staff back from 8th March. Details to follow over next few days.
@johnwarnersch - February 17
Mr Scott on Channel 4 News tonight talking about the impact of Covid19 on mental health and wellbeing
@johnwarnersch - February 12
New Drama Studio taking shape. Mr Scott helped with painting today
@johnwarnersch - February 12
Have a lovely day everyone
@johnwarnersch - February 11
- we've had some great bands over the years from skiffle to punk. Let's hope we can do this again soon
@johnwarnersch - February 9
Great article celebrating 12 LGBT+ heroes including our house icon, Alan Turing, at number 1
@johnwarnersch - February 9
Article about the school celebrating 180 years
@johnwarnersch - February 4
School Productions - we can't wait to be treading the boards once again. Pictured - Pirates of Penzance 1961, Oliver 2012 and Wizard of Oz 2016
@johnwarnersch - February 2
Work has started on turning our old media suite into a new drama studio
@johnwarnersch - January 27
@johnwarnersch - January 7
1957 Influenza Pandemic - a London school class is reduced from 40 to 9 and at JWS in September of that year the headteacher, Mr Parrott logged "50% of school absent … influenza epidemic”. Sadly familiar to today
@johnwarnersch - December 31
Happy New Year! 2021 will be the 180th anniversary of John Warner opening the first school for children of all religious and social backgrounds in Hoddesdon. Let's celebrate!
@johnwarnersch - November 11
Remembrance 2020 - not our usual whole school gathering but we all stood and honoured a two minute silence today
@johnwarnersch - November 10
Sixth Form Study Centre Remembrance 2020
@johnwarnersch - November 9
We love this generous gift from a family who have been part of our community for many years
@johnwarnersch - November 9 Article in The Mercury about our Sixth Form Open Evening this Thursday at 6pm
@johnwarnersch Retweeted
John Warner PE
- October 16
Year 13 Sports Coaches in Action 📸 (2)
@johnwarnersch Retweeted
John Warner PE
- October 3
We love this reaction from Mr Makwanga 👏🏼 ⚽️
@johnwarnersch - October 1
Mr Scott is going live for Open Evening 2020