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Careers Summary

KEY STAGE THREE Careers Summary

Year 7

  • Careers talks, including guest speakers from local businesses, further and higher education providers, apprenticeship and training providers.
  • Careers Education Programme embedded into the Personal Development/PSHE programme, focusing on self-awareness, skills and qualities, exploring types of jobs and introduction to higher education
  • Introduction to Unifrog online careers platform and completion of careers personality quiz
  • Workshops with local universities
  • Careers Assemblies, including LMI (Labour Market Information) and visits from local employers/speakers/providers
  • Careers learning opportunities in subject lessons
  • STEP UP skills workbook in tutorial sessions to support studentsā€™ personal development and ensure progression
  • National Apprenticeship Week
  • National Careers Week
  • Introduction to the importance of LMI and how to access this information.
  • Access to careers information on the academy website
  • Enterprise Challenge task

Year 8

  • Careers talks, including guest speakers from local employers, training and apprenticeship providers, and further and higher education providers
  • Higher Education session with Oxford University North East
  • Workshops with local universities
  • Careers Education programme embedded into the Personal Development/PSHE programme, focusing on ambitions & future intentions, enterprise skills, challenging career stereotypes and personal finance
  • Careers Assemblies including visits from outside speakers
  • National Apprenticeship Week
  • National Careers Week
  • STEP UP skills workbook in tutorial sessions to support studentsā€™ personal development and ensure progression
  • Careers learning opportunities in subject lessons
  • Unifrog online activities to explore all pathways and opportunities
  • Interactive NHS Careers Course exploring the opportunities available and the benefits a career in healthcare has to offer students.
  • Introduction to the importance of LMI and how to access this information.
  • Access to careers information on the academy website
  • Visit to local university

Year 9

  • GCSE options choices interview available with a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Year 9 Destination Success event on the diversity of learning options available post 16, and inspiring students to realise their full potential
  • Careers support at Options evening
  • Careers Education programme embedded into the Personal Development/PSHE programme, focusing on routes to employment, transferable skills, introducing post-16 options and exploring higher education.
  • National Apprenticeship Week
  • National Careers Week
  • Careers talks and assemblies, including guest speakers from local employers, training and apprenticeship providers, and further and higher education providers
  • Careers learning opportunities in lessons
  • Unifrog online activity exploring post 16 pathways, Higher Education opportunities and courses
  • STEP UP skills workbook in tutorial lessons to support studentsā€™ personal development and ensure progression
  • Work Insight sessions with employers relating to different career sectors
  • NECOP Programme (higher education and study skills)
  • Workshops with local universities
  • Access to Careers and Labour Market Information on the academy website
  • Enterprise challenge Task

KEY STAGE FOUR Careers Summary

Year 10

  • Careers talks and assemblies, including guest speakers from local employers, training and apprenticeship providers, and further and higher education providers
  • Careers Education programme embedded into the Personal Development/PSHE programme, focusing on preparing for the workplace, equal opportunities, health & safety in the workplace, employability skills, CV writing and post-16 pathways
  • One Vision project, 2- year project providing career opportunities and ensuring progression pathways for a selected group of students
  • Higher Education session with Oxford University North East
  • Workshops from local universities
  • National Careers Week
  • National Apprenticeship Week
  • Work Experience programme
  • Regular LMI updates to understand the local employment opportunities
  • Unifrog careers exploration and employability skills
  • NECOP programme (higher education and study skills)
  • STEP UP skills workbook in tutorial sessions to support studentsā€™ personal development and ensure progression
  • Access to Careers and Labour market information on the academy website
  • Careers support available at Parentsā€™ Evening

Year 11

  • Careers Guidance interview with qualified Careers Advisor
  • Careers Education programme embedded into the Personal Development/PSHE programme, focusing on post-16 progression routes, applying to post-16 education or training, interview preparation, employment and study skills.
  • Careers Assemblies including Labour Market Information (LMI) and visits from outside speakers
  • The Buzz Personality Workshop to allow students to discover their personality strengths
  • STEP UP skills workbook in tutorial sessions to support studentsā€™ personal development and ensure progression
  • Unifrog in school and online, focusing on post 16 pathways and opportunities
  • Workshops from local universities
  • Mock interview with Enterprise Adviser employer
  • National Careers Week
  • National Apprenticeship Week
  • Apprenticeship workshops to support apprenticeship applications
  • Regular LMI email updates to understand the local employment opportunities
  • Access to Careers and Labour Market information on the academy website
  • Opportunity to attend sixth form and further education open evenings
  • Transition activities and visits to the Sixth Form at Lord Lawson Academy
  • Presentations and opportunities to apply for the Summer NCS programme
  • Taster visits to local employers, training and further education providers
  • Careers support available at Parentsā€™ Evening