Careers education will largely be provided within the Life Skills programme across the year. Specific lessons for each year are detailed below.
|Year 7||Year 8||Year 9||Year 10||Year 11||Year 12||Year 13|
|Introduction to the careers platform.||Success: the subjectivity of success and what this means to each student.||Activities and competencies: How these make us good employees.||Personality profile and working towards our strengths.||Post 16 choices. Introduction to apprenticeships. A Level choices. University – the big debate.||Post 18 choices. Year plan and goal setting.||Applications. Assessment centres.|
|Skills: Students to identify their soft and transferable skills.||Careers Terminology – preparing for interactions with employers.||Great leaders: What makes a good leader and what can we learn?||Researching placements.||Interview preparation. Numeracy and budgeting.||Work experience and reflecting on your interests.||Finalising Personal Statements.|
|Personal interests and how these link to career opportunities.||Interview preparation.||Talking about Yourself: skills, interactions and competencies.||How to contact employers.||Coping with changes.||Year plan and becoming a scholar.||Basics of interviews.|
|Recording career activities and interactions.||Activities & Competencies bingo.||Subjects and where these may lead us.||Curriculum Vitae and cover letters.||Rights and responsibilities in the workplace.||Apprenticeships – best fit.|
|Dream job – career treasure hunt in response to careers curriculum for Year 7.||GCSE choices: Appropriate subjects and careers.||Identifying interest that make us unique.||What makes a great team player?||University application process.|
|Your skills, your team, your future – a group activity to build competencies and teamwork.||Escape room – using your skills and competencies.||Work experience – researching possible placements.|
|Wellbeing: being kind to yourself.||Discovering MOOCS.|
|Acing your personal statements. Personal statement puzzle.|
Additional timetabled events
Optional Trip for Years 10-13 – Skills London ExCel 26 November 2022
National Careers Week – 6-11 March 2023. Lunchtime bookable events with a range of guest speakers currently being planned.
Year 7 Careers Day – date TBA
Year 8 – Take Your Child to Work Day – date TBA
Please note this page is currently under construction – more to follow……