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Creative Pathways

10.00am-2:30pm: Tuesday 19 November 2019
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
9:15am start for Special Schools and students with ALN to allow them to attend during a quieter period).


Dora Stoutzker Concert Hall, Shirley Bassey Studio and Seligman Studio:
Fifteen workshops (times tba) so far we have:

•  St David’s College:  Musical Theatre Acting/Movement workshop
*  Rubicon Dance:  2x Dance Workshops
•  Cardiff Met:  Make it: Your Career in Art & Design
•  Cardiff Met:  Portfolio Building Workshop
•  CULT Cymru/BECTU:  Panel Discussion: Young People Getting on in the Creative Sector
•  Into Film/Bait Studio:  2x Careers in VFX Workshops (schools book via Into Film web site tba)
•  University of SW:  3x Titles to be confirmed (2 film based)
•  Big Ideas Wales:  Title to be confirmed
•  Life Hack/Wales Millennium Centre:  Two workshops titles to be confirmed

 Performances on Stage (titles and order tba):

•   Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama – Brass/Jazz band
•   Rubicon Dance Performance
•    Woodlands High Dance Performance
•   Cardiff & Vale College - Student Band
•   Bridgend College – Student Band
•   St Davids College – Student Band
•   St Cyres – School Musical Performance
•    University of SW – Student Band

Stands and activities

Bute Theatre, Linbury Gallery, South Reception and Main Foyer:

•   Exhibitor tables and interactive activities (list of exhibitors so far below).

•   Separate Freelancer/Sole Trader Zone this year.

Employers/Colleges exhibiting so far:

BBC Wales

Boom Cymru & Gorilla

ITV Wales  

National Museum Wales  

Artes Mundi

G39 Art Studios

Buzz Magazine  

Cardiff Theatrical Services 

Rubicon Dance


The Writers Guild

Ffilm Cymru

Mad Dog Casting

One tribe TV

6x Freelancers/Sole Traders


See Science

Screen Alliance Wales

Cloth Cat Animation

Thud Media

Buffoon Film & Media

Backstage Academy

Eagle Lab

IBI Group

The Welsh Book Council

National Youth Arts Wales

St David's College

Careers Wales

Cardiff Metropolitan University


Coleg y Cymmoedd

Bridgend College

Ministry of Life Education

Sgil Cymru Creative Apprenticeship

Cardiff & Vale College 

Cardiff University (inc Digital)

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Atrium/University of South Wales

The Arts Council of Wales

Merthyr College 

Creative & Cultural Skills

Into Film

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Big Ideas Wales

Welsh Government Creative/Wales Screen 

Careers Events happening at school this year:

School Event Date Time Information
Careers Wales Labour Market TBC   Support Year 10 with preparation for our January Annual Careers Fair, there will be two sessions where 4 advisors are visiting the school to meet and pass on key information to pupils. JOSE Mon Dec 17. PHTV p5 Tues Dec 18.
Careers Wales Outreach TBC   Supporting Year 9 with their understanding of career pathways and how to access guidance through the internet. Personalised guidance in targeted lessons to structure how academic progress has a direct link to future career aspirations and opportunities.
Annual Careers Fair TBC   27-30 partnership employers will be visiting school and providing bespoke advice and presentations to Years 9-13. A wide selection of employers will be taking part to offer our young people the greatest coverage and scope of information and possible vocational links.
Engineering Clinic TBC   For those pupils who have indicated that they are interested in this field of employment through Careers Wales profiling. Invitation only event, names will be shared with HOY/Tutors.
Health and Social Care Clinic TBC  
CV and Personal Branding Clinic TBC  
Apprentice Week TBC   Short presentations will be given by partnership employers regarding the routes into apprenticeships, the scope within various industries and academic requirements. One category of employment will be given each day of the week.