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Lecture Series

Spring 2017

Guest lectures and workshops aimed at Sixth Form students.

Enthusiastic students in younger years are welcome to attend.

1:10pm in the Sixth Form Lecture Theatre unless otherwise advised

Tuesday 10 January – Interested in Accountancy?

James May from BDO (one of the UK’s top 5 accountancy firms) will present and give valuable advice about career options and graduate schemes.

Compulsory for Business Studies, Economics & Maths A Level students

Monday 23 January – Careers in the RAF

Former Lingfield student, Darren Tremble, will talk to you about the path he took after GCSE’s that led to him joining the RAF. He will share with you his experiences and travels throughout the UK and overseas in places such as Afghanistan, Sweden, Malaysia, Oman and the USA, working predominantly with Typhoon aircraft and the associated weapons.

Darren will present on careers available in the RAF and the broad differences between the careers that are also available in the Royal Navy and the Army.

Compulsory for PE, Maths & Physics A Level students

Wednesday 25 January – Cochrane UK, Understanding Evidence

Can we trust the health claims we see in the media? How can we critically assess these claims? Does bacon really cause cancer? These are some of the questions that we will explore in this interactive session from Cochrane UK. Bring a pen, paper and a strong dose of scepticism!

Compulsory for Biology, Chemistry & Psychology A Level students

Monday 6 March – Engineering Apprenticeships at Thales

Nicola Todd will join us to talk about Thales’ range of technical and business apprenticeships on offer. Graduate schemes are also available in their Engineering Hub based in Crawley.

Nicola and her team work across multiple domains to deliver innovative, high quality engineering solutions for customers all over the world. Apprentices can therefore experience areas as diverse as rail engineering, aerospace technology and defence systems.

Compulsory for Maths & Physics A Level students

Monday 8 February – Headmaster’s Talk – Universal Music

Auditorium 4-5pm

Paddy McLean, ex Lingfield student, initially started his university life studying Geography, had a change of heart and decided a career in the music industry was exactly what he wanted. Paddy will talk to you about his determination to achieve his goal, eventually landing a Sales Internship and then ultimately becoming Head of Streaming at Universal.

Compulsory for all Sixth Form students

Wednesday 22 March – Headmaster’s Talk – Anthony Nolan Trust

Auditorium 4-5pm

Every day, the Anthony Nolan Trust matches incredible individuals willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to people with blood cancer and blood disorders who desperately need lifesaving transplants. Hear from Maggie Marshall, one of their volunteers who has donated stem cells multiple times, about how “ordinary” people can save lives through donation.

Compulsory for all Sixth Form students

Click here for a list of talks from the Autumn term 2016

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