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Careers

Careers Lead – Mr Nigel Maddock, Assistant Principal

IAG Advisor – Mr Mike Hughes

EMC Careers – Statutory Guidance

EMC Careers – Provider Access Policy Statement

All students in years 8 – 13 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;
  • hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events;
  • understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

A number of events, integrated into the College Career Programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into College and speak to students and/or their parents/carers.

 

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
 

Year 8

Skills for Life: Job Employment Database (JED) activity, Career quiz (Junior) Life skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities

Young Enterprise Scheme

Life skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities (Career Pathways)

 

Year 9 Skills for Life: Job Employment Database (JED) activity, Career quiz (Senior)

Birmingham Skills Show (Nov))

Key Stage 4 Options event Life skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities.

Paired guidance interviews with Careers Advisor (MH)

Year 10 Life skills – assembly and tutor group opportunties

Wider achievement subject work placements

Drop Down Day (Careers Planning)

National Apprenticeship Service presentation and registration

Year 10 Interview Day (local businesses)

Individual Guidance interviews with Careers Advisor (MH)

 

 

 

Year11

Wider achievement subject work placements

Individual Guidance interviews with Careers Advisor (MH)

Drop Down Day

Post 16 Information Evening

Hereford Sixth Form event & interviews

Wider achievement subject work placements

Yr11 Guidance interviews (NCM/PJB)

National Citizenship Service residential
 

Year 12

Drop Down Day: Career pathway & planning (small group sessions)

Subject work placement (Sept – June)

Young Enterprise Company Scheme

Leadership & Volunteering (1hr per week)

National Citizenship Presentation

(Volunteering, work experience and interview techniques)

Individual Guidance interviews with Careers Advisor (MH)

University visits (x2)

 

 

Year 13

 

Drop Down Day: Career pathway & planning (small group sessions)

Individual Guidance interviews with Careers Advisor (MH)

Subject work placement (Sept – June)

Leadership & Volunteering (1hr per week)

Individual Guidance interviews with Careers Advisor (MH)

National Citizenship Presentation

(Volunteering, work experience and interview techniques)