It is with the deepest sadness and regret that we must inform you that Helen Roberts (Geography and Careers) passed away
on Saturday 4th March having been diagnosed with terminal cancer just a few weeks earlier.

The funeral service will take place at St. Andrew’s Church, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5ET on 28th March at 1pm.

The funeral cortège will pass the school at 12.30pm

BAFB staff and pupils will line the inside and outside of the perimeters along Burnage Lane to pay their respects.

Any former students, Parents and Carers wishing to join us in paying their respects at this time
are invited to do so by standing on the opposite side of the road.

Please do not park your vehicle near school or on Burnage Lane. 

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Useful Careers Websites

Some useful websites to guide your careers choices:

CV builder and covering letter advice. Careers advice. Job profiles.

The governments’ official careers information site.

Real people in real jobs.

Careers films/videos.

Find out about apprenticeships. Search for vacancies.



This site provides a range of useful  resources from films, webinars to hints about how to write a successful application letter.



Find out about the 350 careers on offer in the Health Service.

Explore careers in the National Health Service.

Quiz the scientist. Take part in an interactive game.

Find out about careers using science and maths.


Explore your options with real-life career videos and quizzes.

Clear, accurate information on over 500 careers. Also information on health, money and relationships. All information can be printed off in leaflet form. Log in as: BURMED27

Eclipse Career Guide


This website gives you information about digital careers.

Digital Careers

Details of the course requirements for all university courses. Definitely worth looking at before you decide on the subjects you want to study at college.


University course requirements.

Includes information on student satisfaction, student destinations and how the course is taught.

Official website for comparing UK higher education degrees.

This is a source of careers information, advice, guidance and personal support.

You could also find vacancy information here.

Connexions Manchester

Your school's careers adviser is Andrew Gallamore. In year 11, each student will be seen individually for a careers interview. However, it is also possible to see Andrew during lunchtime or in an afternoon drop-in session in Room 145 (Thursdays and Fridays). Students from other year groups are also welcome to attend. If you are in Year 11 and would like a careers interview please ask Miss Roberts. You can also contact Andew directly:

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Careers Advisor 

Voluntary work websites    

Not going to Uni? This site investigates possible alternatives. 

This site provides examples of the UK clinical aptitude tests used in the selection process for students applying for medicine and dentistry.


Apprenticeship Work Information

The official graduate careers website.

GCSE Advice Guide

A useful site to find out about work experience, employability skills and vocational skills. Alternatively, to might want to explore the career zone.


Download an app which will let you explore A level choices and University courses.






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