Careers Education

The Careers department provides information, advice and guidance to students across all year groups. We provide targeted support to students in Year 9 with choosing their Options, and to students in Year 11 with Post-16 pathways.

As well as offering one to one careers interviews to students, we also have an extensive careers library stocked with a range of resources providing a wealth of careers information.  

Throughout the academic year, we organise and coordinate a number of educational visits, talks and activities.

The Careers and Work Related Learning lead is John Naismith (john.naismith@tta.org.uk)

We aim to:

  • expand students’ knowledge of jobs, careers and pathways available
  • raise the aspirations of our students
  • empower students to make informed choices about their future
  • challenge any stereotypes related to specific jobs or career paths
  • provide opportunities that students may not otherwise experience or have

Year 7 Provision

  • Form time careers videos and activities
  • PSHCE lessons covering a wide range of career related topics
  • Careers Assemblies throughout the year
  • Career-related trips and visits
  • Careers and Employability Day

Year 8 Provision

  • Form time careers videos and activities
  • PSHCE lessons covering a range of career related topics
  • Careers assemblies covering fields of work and aimed at raising aspirations
  • Career-related trips and events
  • Careers and Employability Day

Year 9 Provision

  • Focused on careers and planning GCSE Pathways through:
  • Careers and Employability Day
  • Parent options evening and meetings
  • Trip to the local university
  • Employability and Enterprise activities
  • Career-focused assemblies
  • PSHCE lessons covering aspects of careers

Year 10 Provision

  • Careers and Employability Day
  • 1:1 Careers advice and guidance interviews
  • Visit to and from employers and HE establishments
  • Career-focused assemblies
  • Career-focused form times
  • Careers events and lessons in the summer term

Year 11 Provision

  • Sixth form, college and apprenticeship providers lead assemblies
  • Careers and Employability Day
  • 1:1 careers advice and guidance interviews upon request
  • CV and application form writing support
  • Sixth form and college shadowing days
  • Careers education covered in form time and linked into lesson
  • National Citizen Service summer programme

 

If you would like to find out more information, please read our Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance policy.

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