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Careers Education

Introduction

Student entitlement

Students in years 7-11 are entitled:

  • To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point.
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options evenings, assemblies and group discussions and taster events.
  • To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses

Opportunities

A number of events, integrated into the Academy careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into the academy to speak to students and/or their parents. Please speak to Mrs Rawlinson to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.


Year GroupAutumn TermSpring TermSummer Term
Year 7 and 8

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

PD lesson input

‘MADE’ Training Days

A range of STEM projects/ activities

Erasmus + projects ( across all Years)

My Future – Presentations from employers

University Sessions

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

‘MADE’ Training Days

PD lesson input

Parents’ Evening

Further Education Taster Day

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

PD lesson input

Parents’ Evening

A range of STEM projects/ activities

Year 9

University Trip(s)

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities.

PD lesson input

‘MADE’ Training Days

A range of STEM projects/ activities

Erasmus + projects ( across all Year)

KS4 options event

  • ‘Speed Networking’ event with providers and employers
  • Interviews with Employers
  • Careers Fair
  • Series of Presentations re opportunities

Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

PD lesson input

‘MADE’ Training Days

Parents’ Evening

Skills fest Events 

Chamber of Commerce

Careers Fair

College Open Day events

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

PD lesson input

‘MADE’ Training Days

Year 10

Building My Skills programme

National Apprenticeship Show

PD Work Experience preparation and IAG module

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

A range of STEM projects/ activities

Erasmus + projects ( across all Year)

Work experience

Careers in Health Care Programme

Skills fest Events

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

A range of STEM projects/ activities

Parents’ Evening

Sixth Form Taster Day

Further Education Taster Days

BAE Systems off site Careers Day

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

Year 11

Additional Work Experience (in Personal time, available)

Occupational Talks (On going)

National Citizen Service Launch

Careers Fair

Employability skills - Assembly and Tutor group opportunities

PD lesson input – Opportunities at post 16 – apprenticeships/ education/work related

Post 16 evening

Post 16 taster sessions 

Blue Light event – MBHT Exploring Health and Careers 

NHS Take Over Day

BAE Application support Sessions

MADE’ Training Days

Skills fest Events

Parents’ Evening

Lunch time drop in’s from employers 



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