Ambition Barnsley

Our annual careers event

Ambition Barnsley is our interactive careers event which aims to showcase the learning pathways available in Barnsley to young people and their parents. Our last event was held in November 2019 and below you can see our information regarding what a success it was. For the 20/21 academic year we have been unable to arrange a ‘physical’ event. Instead we have consulted with our partner organisations and having received encouraging responses we are now investigating the production of both an online resource and a live element to support/launch this. A date has not yet been agreed but we are working towards early Summer 2021.

Ambition Barnsley supports young people to find out about:

    • apprenticeships
    • vocational courses and foundation learning
    • A-levels
    • employment and business sectors in Barnsley
    • starting your own business
    • jobs in the future
    • travel passes and support
    • SEND options

If you want to support us to deliver this year's live event or online resource, use the contact button to get in touch.

Any young people, schools, parents/carers who would like to access the resource or live event to aid career options, watch this webpage for further updates or follow our social media.

Exhibitors at our last event in 2019

Colleges

    • Barnsley College
    • Barnsley Sixth Form College
    • Dearne Valley College
    • Reds in the Community
    • Camphill Wakefield

Training Providers

    • Barnsley Community Build
    • High Speed Rail
    • Independent Training Solutions

Higher Education

    • Sheffield Hallam
    • University of Sheffield
    • University Campus Barnsley
    • University of York

Employers

    • Rolls Royce
    • Air League 
    • Henry Boot Construction
    • Kier
    • Premdor
    • Distinction Doors
    • Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
    • Barnsley Community Volunteering service

Other exhibitors

    • More and Better Jobs
    • Trans Pennine Trail
    • National Citizens Service
    • South Yorkshire Travel

If you would like to be an exhibitor, fill in our application form or contact us and we will get back to you.


Student Journalists

  • Lacy and Meghan

    Meghan and I walked around asking people what they thought of the event and most really liked it and were enjoying their day. We did some social media work and posted the photos on Twitter and Facebook, which could be seen all around the events hall by a huge live stream screen!

    Lacy and Meghan

  • Libby Corcoran and Evie Sheldon

    When we arrived at the event the first task we were set was to gather images and video footage of all the stalls at Ambition Barnsley, we then compiled all the footage together using Premiere Pro, using background music and on-screen graphics to help make the video look and sound more interesting.

    Libby Corcoran and Evie Sheldon

  • Meghan and I walked around asking people what they thought of the event and most really liked it and were enjoying their day. We did some social media work and posted the photos on Twitter and Facebook, which could be seen all around the events hall by a huge live stream screen!

    Lacy and Meghan

    Lacy and Meghan

  • When we arrived at the event the first task we were set was to gather images and video footage of all the stalls at Ambition Barnsley, we then compiled all the footage together using Premiere Pro, using background music and on-screen graphics to help make the video look and sound more interesting.

    Libby Corcoran and Evie Sheldon

    Libby Corcoran and Evie Sheldon