We are delighted to work in partnership with so many local employers.
There are lots of ways to get involved with our school and we are seeing our students benefit in so many different ways.
Employers offer us a multitude of different opportunities, from Work Experience to Business Mentoring, Young Enterprise to Mock interviews.
Below are some of the employers we are working with. We are pleased to be able to let you know a little about their business and also how they are supporting us.
BT is a multinational British telecommunications company, founded in 1846. As one of the world's leading communications service providers and caters to customers in 180 countries. BT is the UK’s largest provider of mobile, landline, TV and broadband services, employing over 100,000 people worldwide and has a revenue of £21 billion per year.
We support BSCS and the other schools in the Trust through careers workshops and assemblies, mock interview days, work experience and many other activities. We are proud of the partnership we have with the school to support students in their career journey and aspirations. BT is committed to getting more diversity into STEM careers and the work we do with the school supports this commitment.
Split across two sites, which sit pretty much side by side, the Aztec Hotels business is made up of the Aztec Hotel and Spa, which includes 128 bedrooms, 21 meeting and event spaces, Spa and Treatments. We also have our 3 Star Hotel, the Lodge at Bristol, alongside our Coffee Shop, Kitchen and Bar, the Black Sheep.
In 2021, the Aztec Hotel was awarded Silver stars from the AA for service excellence to sit alongside our 2 Rosette restaurant, the Curious Kitchen which was awarded its second rosette in 2017, having held 1 rosette for 12 years prior. Both awards reflect service and culinary excellence and in 2022 our Spa was voted Best Boutique Spa in the Good Spa Guide Awards, which is a leading industry award scheme.
As a leading hotel in the local and wider community, we support Bradley Stoke Community school in as many ways we can. Having colleagues past and present being part of the school means we have a real affiliation with the team at BSCS and we as a family-owned business, part of the Daniel Thwaites family (based in Blackburn), we understand our role in supporting the development of our youth.
Lloyds Banking Group is a financial services group with millions of UK customers with a presence in nearly every community. The business is focused on retail and commercial financial services. LBG thrive on customer and community relationships; and on Helping Britain Prosper. Part of Helping Britain Prosper is where LBG employees go out to the local communities to help local charities, schools, people and businesses. LBG set up a relationship with BSCS back in 2018, and have offered various sessions with the students. This has included Personal Branding and CV sessions and helping out with mock interviews.
For more information, please visit www.lloydbankinggroup.com
Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. Operating across the globe, CGI delivers end-to-end capabilities, from strategic IT and business consulting to systems integration, managed IT and business process services and intellectual property solutions, helping clients achieve their goals, including becoming customer-centric digital enterprises.
At CGI, we actively embrace our responsibility to the environment, our employees, our suppliers and to the communities in which we live and work – and so we are proud to be working in our local community in Bristol where we based In two locations – Aztec West, Almondsbury and Brislington.
Our support for Bradley Stoke Community School includes helping to prepare the students for an Industry Career, from interview practice through STEM support to understanding the World of Work via presentation events. We are also actively involved in the schools Business Breakfast meetings and have recently sponsored School Football, Rugby and Basketball teams.
Silvey Fleet offers the full fleet management solution. From fuel cards to mileage tracking, we help business run their fleets more efficiently. Using our experience as one of the largest resellers of fuel cards in the UK we have the perfect solution for your fleet management needs.
Silvey Fleet have sponsored Bradley Stoke Community Schools student planners for the year, we are also donating to support funding of school trips for children that would not normally be able to go.
SIlvey will also be providing work experience and apprenticeship opportunities for a number of Bradley Stoke Community School students
DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol North offers the ideal location for meetings, special events and weddings. The hotel offers flexible space for events, accommodating up to 170 guests whilst the 161 stylish guest rooms feature unique and modern amenities. Our LivingWell Health Club boasts a 24-hour fitness room, swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam room. Brunel’s Hat Restaurant is perfect for when you’re feeling hungry, serving delicious British classics as well as our popular Sunday Lunch Carvery. Alternatively, the Lounge Bar allows guests to settle into the cosy sofas with freshly brewed Starbucks available. You’ll feel welcome from the moment you arrive into the hotel with all residential guests being presented a DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie upon arrival.
The hotel’s Deputy General Manager is currently mentoring one of the year 10 students within the school and the hotel is also providing work placement opportunities for those that would like to experience a career in hospitality.
Conveniently located at the Willow Brook, the heart of the local community, is the state of the art Sales Office, where we sell and let properties in the North Bristol area. We are the leading estate agent covering Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford, Little Stoke, Patchway, Charlton Hayes, Winterbourne, Frampton Cotterell, Almondsbury & Easter Compton, offering a range of services from let only to our fully managed service through to buying and selling. At CJ Hole we make customer service our top priority and with our excellent reputation we are a major force within the highly competitive estate agency market in the South West.
We are actively involved in the sponsorship and advertising of the schools local events.
For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.
Babcock supports Bradley Stoke Community School by taking students for work experience placements.
For more information visit www.babcockinternational.com
The Dick Lovett Group is a family owned company which has been serving the South-West and Wales for over 50 years, representing the very best automotive brands including Aston Martin, BMW, BMW Motorrad, Ferrari, Jaguar, Maserati, MINI, Land Rover and Porsche. Operating official dealerships out of Bath, Bristol, Swindon, Hungerford, Melksham, Tewkesbury and Cardiff, we are perfectly placed along the M4 and M5 corridor to help our customers with all their motoring needs.
At Dick Lovett, we have dedicated Sales, Aftersales and Bodyshop teams who pride themselves in delivering the personal service that builds lifelong relationships, resulting in many of our customers coming back to us year after year.
Dick Lovett supports Bradley Stoke Community School by taking students on work experience placements.
For more information, please visit www.dicklovett.co.uk
Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is the “Force behind the Armed Forces”. We buy and support all the equipment and services for the Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force from fast jets and ships to the clothes they wear and the food they eat.
As part of the Ministry of Defence, DE&S has its headquarters in Bristol and employs around 12,000 people around the UK and overseas who carry out exciting and interesting jobs working on complex projects such as the Queen Elizabeth-Class of Aircraft Carriers and the F-35B Lightning II aircraft programme.
We are supporting Bradley Stoke Community School through running events for students that build their knowledge about DE&S and the various opportunities we can provide including apprenticeships, internships and graduate schemes. We are also proud to be sponsoring a mock interview day for Year 12 students as well as developing a mentoring scheme.
Here at Andrews, we have over 70 years' experience in bringing people and property together. Our first branch opened in 1946 in Surrey, and we started helping the local community in Winterbourne 70 years later, in 2016.
Our branches are arranged in clusters, meaning that our customers have access to our unparalleled local knowledge, of both the area and its housing market. We're the experts, both in property and our local communities, so let us help you with everything property.
It might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about property companies. But a big part of our philosophy involves philanthropy, and social ventures play a big part in what we’re all about. We are owned by two charitable trusts, and an annual dividend of our profits goes towards helping charitable causes get off the ground, both close to home and overseas. But we like to get involved with our local community too, which is why Andrews are so proud to have been able to support Bradley Stoke Community School by supplying all of the students with planners.
Womble Bond Dickinson is a progressive and forward-thinking firm, with a strong regional heritage through longstanding connections within the communities in which we operate. We are a top 20 law firm by revenue with more than 420 partners and 1,000 lawyers across eight offices in the UK and 19 offices in the US. We work with a broad range of clients including many of the largest businesses in the country (in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies), government organisations, wealthy individuals and over 100 rural landowners; including National Trust and English Heritage. We take our commitment to being a Responsible Business very seriously and care about the impact of our actions on our people, our local community and the environment. Building sustainable relationships through partnerships with charities, community projects and our own initiatives and networks, we are determined to play a strong role in creating better places to live, work and do business.
We have been supporting BSCS with their careers programmes since 2018, providing volunteers for careers talks, mock interviews and more recently running a structured programme for year 12 students interested in careers in law which involves a series of skills workshops, work experience and mentoring.