Tag Archives: Careers

S4/S5/S6 pupils

Rolls Royce Engineering Mod apprenticeships now open – further details/enquiries direct to company:

Applications direct to company:  Apply on line at www.rolls-royce.com/careers 

Entry requirements:   Standard grades (Band 3, Intermediate 2 Band C or Intermediate 1 Band A) in Maths and English, plus Chemistry, Physics or another technical subject, and one other subject (achieved or expected).

Evidence that you’re genuinely enthusiastic about a career in engineering

Closing date given as 22nd Feb 9.46am!

Apprentice Stonemason Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland are currently recruiting apprentices stonemasons throughout Scotland. There is a vacancy at Glasgow Cathedral. The link to the application forms is below and please note that application forms must be downloaded and completed and applicants cannot apply on line.


2 x Standard at grade 3 or above in:-

  • English and a Numeric subject (or equivalent)


  • Crafts / Design / Technical subjects (or similar) which shows skills in executing a practical task.

Alternatively relevant experience may be acceptable to academic qualifications.

Closing date 15th February 2013


Apprenticeship Opportuntity for S5 and S6 pupils

Morgan Stanley Glasgow: Finance Apprenticeship Programme 2013

 This will be a 3 year programme during which we will support the students through AAT, whilst developing both their technical and soft skills within a work environment. The AAT qualification provides students with practical accounting and financial skills while developing their grasp of business.  It is designed to give students expertise that they can use in the real world, an opportunity to learn the theory of accounting while putting it into practice too.

 Therefore, if you are a student in 5th or 6th year who would like to take advantage of this programme please apply via a link ( Finance Apprenticeship (Glasgow) ) which will be available on the school website in the Pupil section, Careers page.

Minimum criteria for the programme is:

4 Higher Grades at BBBC (1 sitting) or 4 Higher Grades at BBBB (2 sittings) or equivalent, including Maths and English. Maths must be at a grade B minimum.   

Current estimated timelines for the programme are:

  • Closing date for applications: Friday 15th March 2013
  • Stage 2 SHL psychometric tests to be conducted in our Glasgow Office: Mid March 2013
  • Stage 3 Interviews to take place: End March 2013
  • Programme will start in early September 2013

More information from your Pastoral Support Teacher

Volunteer Opportunities for S5 and S6 Pupils

Cosgrove is a charity that supports people with learning difficulties and they have a number of volunteer opportunities that may be of interest.

They have openings in:

  • Sunday volunteers for their charity shop, located at Skirving Street, Shawlands
  • Volunteer befrienders. The minimum age for volunteer befrienders is 18 years so will only be suitable for some of your 6th year pupils  
  • Child Service Play schemes Volunteers for next Spring (Easter school holidays)  and Summer and Autumn (School summer and October school holidays) – applications need to be in place by the end of January 2013
  • They are also interested in hearing from individuals who are interested in Fundraising and Events management as they can volunteer with Fundraising teams for various events that are run throughout the year. There is also scope for individuals to generate their own fundraising idea and see it through all stages from the initial idea to completion.

Application Forms are available from Ms Lewis, Mr Dick or the Pastoral Team

More detailed information about each of these opportunities will be posted on Year Group notice boards

Attention All S5/ S6 Who Are Interested In Applying To Oxford/ Cambridge

Oxford University is doing a Scottish School tour this month. They will be in Williamwood High School on the 18th September 2012 at 6:30 pm.

This is a very good talk about applying to Oxford and pupils will be given some good tips. Any student who is applying this year, or indeed next year, is invited to attend.

If you are interested please give your name to Mrs Crilley as soon as possible. Cambridge students should attend this as well.