10 June 2024

IBM deliver CV Writing workshop to Year 10

On Friday, lots of IBMers visited Ada Lovelace school to deliver the next workshop in a series to our Year 10 students.

This workshop was all about CV writing. The students learnt about what makes a good CV, Dos and Don'ts and then practised writing a personal statement. For many this is the…

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1 May 2024

Science T Level students participate in Imperial College research

The Year 12 T level Lab scientists had an exciting opportunity to participate in the SCAMP (Study of Cognition, Adolescents, and Mobile Phones) research challenge with Imperial College, London.  SCAMP is the world's largest study exploring the relationship between adolescents and mobile phones,…

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30 April 2024

Year 11 visit to IBM

On Friday, our Computer Science students visited IBM offices on York Road. IBM had prepared an enlightening and varied afternoon for the students. They were able to see the Quantum Computer up close, hear all about the Mayflower, IBM's AI controlled ship in an immersive room and see Spot the…

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30 April 2024

Digital T Level students attend IBM Assessment Centre

Last week, our Digital T Level students headed over to IBM's offices on York Road. These students have to complete work placements as part of their T Level course. The purpose of this visit was for the students to experience a genuine interview process prior to placements later this term. They…

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25 March 2024

IBM run Presenting with Purpose workshop

Last week all of our Year 10 students were engaged in a workshop which was led by IBM. We are so grateful to our IBM partners who sent 25 of their young IBMers over to run a workshop on Presenting with Purpose. 

The purpose of the workshop was to teach our Year 10s to be able to understand…

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7 March 2024

Diary of a T Level student on Cisco Placement

After a rigorous interview process and thanks to the close business connections the school has forged, 3 of our Digital T Level students were fortunate to have secured themselves a work placement at Cisco - a company which delivers innovative software-defined networking, cloud and security…

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28 February 2024

Capgemini workshop

Last week Capgemini came to Ada Lovelace school to host a fantastic workshop with our Y12 T Level students, focussing on design thinking and problem solving.

Students were shown how to effectively come up with new and innovative ideas, responding to a task brief. They were then taught how to…

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7 February 2024

Digital T Level students participate in Amazon visit

This morning, Amazon visited Ada Lovelace school and delivered an assembly to the Upper school. Our digital T-Level students listened to an inspiring talk about T Levels and apprenticeships. It reinforced the opportunities T Levels can provide - the chance to gain real work experience and nurture…

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25 January 2024

Digital T-Level students on Cisco work placement

3 of our Digital T-Levels students have started a 6 week work placement at digital communications technology firm Cisco.

Our students went through a rigorous recruitment process to secure the placement, submitting an application and cover letter followed by an online interview.

Students from…

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17 January 2024

Thames West Language Hub video launch

We are excited to share with you our video promoting Thames West Language Hub. We would like to thank everyone who was involved including all the staff and students.

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11 January 2024

Amazon offers work placements to Ada Lovelace Digital T-Level students

One of the great things about T-Levels is the fact that students spend 80% of their time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement. Industry placements give students the chance to learn what a real career is like while continuing their studies. Many employers retain T-Level students on…

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16 November 2023

T-Level students trial VR headsets

Last week our Digital T-Level students took part in a demo from the company ClassVR who were demonstrating their Virtual Reality headsets and their supporting educational software. ClassVR had been invited to Ada Lovelace school to help us understand how Virtual Reality and Augmented reality could…

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