Limavady Grammar School would like to congratulate two of its sixth form pupils, Fiona Matthews and Lauren McCurry, both of whom have been gained places on highly competitive career training programmes.
Year 14 pupil Fiona has been accepted onto the Deloitte Brightstart Higher Apprenticeship Scheme as an Analyst within the Consulting Service line in Belfast. This is among the most prestigious, fulfilling and challenging entry-level schemes in the UK, with over 1000 applicants for approximately 40 places. She will gain a BSc in Business Technology, British Computer Society certification and Application Specific certification on completion of the Apprenticeship.
Fellow Year 14 student, Lauren, has also been proactive in her career planning by mapping out her career in the teaching profession. Studying A level Mathematics and Physics, Lauren has gained a place on the The Future Teaching Scholars Programme. This initiative looks for outstanding Maths or Physics studentsplanning to study a Maths or Physics-related degree atuniversity and then teach others about their subject. Lauren has been accepted on the six year, full-time programme which comprises of three years of undergraduate study, one year of postgraduate employment-based teacher training and then two years of guaranteed employment as a Maths or Physics teacher after achieving QTS (Qualified Teaching Status). Lauren will studying Mathematics at Liverpool John Moores University.
Everyone at Limavady Grammar School would like to wish both girls well as they begin these exciting new phases in their lives.