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Careers

Careers

Careers Leader

Dan Emery (Associate Leader – Thinking School, Careers and IAG)

d.emery@tsatrust.org.uk

 

Careers Policy

 

Careers Programme

 

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Year 7 Personal Development lessons focussing on ‘How can I start to plan my future?’ (G1, G3, G4)
Year 8  

 

Options/Careers assemblies;

Personal Development lessons focussing on ‘What are my options?’ (G1, G3, G4)

Year 9  

 

Careers Inspiration – Your Future Inspiring your future

Employer led sessions to explore different career pathways, minimum of 5 employers. (G2, G5)

Personal Development lessons focussing on ‘What career paths are open to me?’ and ‘How can I prepare for WEX in year 10?’ (G2, G4)
Year 10 Work Experience (WEX) launch (G2);

Personal Development lessons to increase understanding of WEX. (G3, G4)

 

Careers Inspiration – Your Future Inspiring your future

Employer led sessions to explore different career pathways, minimum of 5 employers. (G2, G5)

 

Careers Inspiration – Your Future Mock Interviews

1-1 Interview with an employer following Interview Skills Day (G4, G5);

College Taster Days at local colleges. (G7)

Careers Inspiration – Your Future

Interview Skills

Minimum of 5 employers led sessions (G2, G5);

Work Experience placement (G6)

Year 11 Assemblies from local colleges (including local UTC*) (G7);

Personal Development lessons to develop college applications and research KS5 options (G3, G4);

Ongoing 1 to 1 or small group interviews with independent careers adviser. (G8)

 

Ongoing 1 to 1 or small group interviews with independent careers adviser. (G8)

 

*Please note the following regarding UTCs:

  • Access will be given during pre-arranged Yr11 College assemblies and assemblies during the Yr8 Options process. Any relevant literature/promotional material can be left with EME for appropriate distribution. This will help to inform students of all the options available at KS5.
  • Any presentations will be seen in advance to ensure that the information provided was balanced and accurate.
  • Any presentation would be made by an appropriate adult and no students would be part of the presentation as it is for information only. Students wishing to gain further information will be able to attend Open Events as appropriate.

 

 

 

Useful websites

Your Daughter’s Future – A Careers Toolkit for parents

Future Finder – An online portal that allows you to explore jobs and opportunities that are suggested based on your personal preferences.

Find an apprenticeship – Search and apply for an apprenticeship in England.

National Careers Service – Provides information, advice and guidance to help people make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. This service offers confidential and impartial advice.

Baker Dearing Educational Trust – Information on University Technical Colleges.

UCAS – Information on University courses and admission requirements.