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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.

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CMS Law Scholarships Programme

At CMS, we believe that a career in law should be open to everyone. To realise the full potential of our offering, we are committed to attracting and developing a new generation of the brightest and most creative legal minds. Now in its 10th year, we are offering up to 10 Scholarships winners from across the UK:

  •  £2500 for each year of their degree course
  • Mentoring support with their university applications
  • Support from one of our graduate trainees
  • Paid work experience at CMS during the holidays

Background to CMS

CMS is the sixth largest law firm in the world and has recently been named no 26 in 100 Best Employers for Graduates at the 2020 National Undergraduate Employability Awards. As well as supporting students in their university applications, the Law Scholarships scheme offers students a chance to develop a relationship with us and start their journey into the legal profession. 

We also offer legal Work Experience and Apprenticeship opportunities – to find out more, please visit our Early Talent website.

Who can apply?

Scholarships are aimed at academically high-achieving students (predicted ABB at A-Level) who will be the first generation in their family to go to university. There are also certain financial criteria that students need to meet and full details of these can be found in the attached Scholarships brochure. We believe that right now it is more important than ever for firms like CMS to support these students to have the best chance to fulfil their aspirations.

What are the next steps?

To be considered for a Scholarship, students will need to enter our essay-writing competition, closing on 30 June 2021. Students will need to write 750 to 1000 words in answer to one of these two questions:

1)    “It is fair to place restrictions on those who refuse vaccines.” Do you agree?

2)    Are all forms of protest legitimate?

You can find full details of the scheme and how to apply.

We regularly post about our opportunities on social media and would encourage students who are interested to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

If you have any questions, please get in touch via email:

Work Experience Opportunity with Herts & West Essex Health (NHS) & Social Care Academy

Virtual Work Experience available to students delivered by the Herts & West Essex Health (NHS) & Social Care Academy, this is an exciting multi day work experience that will provide detailed insight into a wide range of skills and careers that are on offer in our National Health Service.

There are still spaces available for young people aged between 15 and 19 and the VWEX opportunity will meet Gatsby Benchmark 5 and 6 criteria.

Follow this link to view the VWEX opportunity

Virtual Work Experience with Pearson Business School

Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th July 2021 12:00 to 16:00

Looking for work experience in Business? You may be interested in Pearson Business School’s FREE Virtual Work Experience event.

Students will have the opportunity to work with companies including IBM, Bloomberg, L’Oréal, Pearson and the BBC, to boost their employability, build new skills, meet new contacts and start expanding their professional network.

The programme will be packed with helpful talks, insightful challenges and Q&A sessions, so you can get the best advice from people working in industry today.

This is an exciting opportunity for students to boost the impact their CV will have on future employers. A FREE event tailored to help students land their first job.

Book Now!




@johnwarnersch - September 16
Mr Scott presented Year 10 music students with their Bronze Arts Award for the exceptional projects they completed last year with Miss Tucker (also pictured).
@johnwarnersch - September 10
Year 7 Introductory Parents' Evening It was wonderful to meet so many of our new parents and pupils in person last night for our first major on-site event since March 2020. Please follow the link to access copies of Mr Scott's presentation and handout.
@johnwarnersch - September 10
Former student, Meghan Lucken is starring in Mamma Mia in Queensland, Australia - brilliant!
@johnwarnersch - September 6
Congratulations to ex-student, Steven Bowyer, who makes his debut as a professional director with the play, Fishcat, which will be performed at in London between 14th and 18th September.
@johnwarnersch - July 14
Sports Day 2021 A fantastic day was had by all, here are some action photos of the day. A big well done to all the competitors.
@johnwarnersch - July 14
Students who created designs for a competition to create a mosaic floor design for St Catherine and St Paul's Church in Hoddesdon, took part in a mosaic workshop yesterday. They created mosaic slabs which will be laid as part of the final mosaic design in the church grounds.
@johnwarnersch - June 30
A celebration of our year 11 and 13 student's artwork, celebrating their resilience and creativity through such a difficult period. Please click through the exhibition to see their wonderful talents or use the guided tour along the bottom.
@johnwarnersch - June 28
On Friday 11th and Friday 18th June, year 7 pupils took part in Identity workshops with Trestle Theatre Company, Using drama as a tool to explore the many issues relating to the theme of Identity. We are excited to see how it will progress!
@johnwarnersch - June 25
Year 9 Art - A selection of year 9 option artwork. Students have worked incredibly hard this year, developing their skills, and exploring a wide range of media. This display celebrates their achievements beautifully!
@johnwarnersch - June 25
In their French lessons our Year 8 students have created these amazing information posters about francophone (French speaking) countries. Did you know that French is not only spoken in France, but in more than 80 countries across the globe?
@johnwarnersch - June 25
We are really excited about welcoming our new Sixth Form Students into school on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th June for our Sixth Form Induction Days. Students will spend the two days exploring their new subjects, finding out about life in the Sixth Form.
@johnwarnersch - June 24
Congratulations to Mr Scott who has been presented with a Certificate of Excellence from for The 2021 Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School.
@johnwarnersch - June 24
📽️ A behind the scenes peek from our ‘showreel sizzle’ film shoot on Tuesday. We can’t wait to share the final video!
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John Warner PE
- June 24
BORNEO EXPEDITION 2022 🌍 Please register your interest with Miss Wood-Thompson if you want to find out more.. 💻 Open to students in years 9/10/11/12. 🌍
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John Warner PE
- June 24
Booking for this Expedition is now OPEN ✈️🌴💭 Expression of interest form: School booking code: 7458 Do something outside of your comfort zone next summer and help make the world a better place ☀️✈️
@johnwarnersch - May 28
Year 13 Last Day - thank you and good luck to our amazing Year 13 students
@johnwarnersch - May 28
Year 11 Last Day
@johnwarnersch - May 28
Year 11 Last Day
@johnwarnersch - May 28
Goodbye Year 11 - what a year it has been for these amazing people. See you all soon
@johnwarnersch - May 27
New Head Team! Congratulations Lara (Head Girl), Holly (Deputy Head Girl), Shaun (Deputy Head Boy) and Cade (Head Boy).