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Haydon School Career Plan

 

YEAR 7 

Curriculum and PSHE
Careers week - assembly
PSHE Day – employers invited
Assemblies - Career focussed

YEAR 8  

Options assembly
Parents evening
Careers Adviser present
Careers week – assembly  
Options evening
PSHE Day – employers invited
Assemblies - Career focussed

YEAR 9  

Options evening – Careers Adviser present
Careers week - assembly
Introduction to apprenticeships and post 16 options
Work experience preparation workshops
PSHE Day – employers invited
Work experience - Day at Parents work
Assemblies - Career focussed

YEAR 10 

Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser  
Assemblies - Career focussed
Attend school Careers fair
Careers week - assembly
CV preparation workshops
Interview skills workshops
Mock interviews Day – employers are invited to interview the year group individually
Work experience - Vocational groups
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
Assemblies - Career focussed
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser

YEAR 11 

Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
PSHE Day – employers invited for the Careers Fair, post 16 options including apprenticeships, sixth form and college talks
National Citizen Service promotion
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
Sixth form Open evening
Career related Trips
Careers week - assembly
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
Post 16 clinics and application support
Motivational assemblies including revision tips
Apprenticeship Talk for students who show a particular interest
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
Motivational assemblies
Assemblies - Career focussed
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser

YEAR 12 

Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser  
Curriculum evening, Brunel University event
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
Heathrow jobs and careers fair - Message sent to all Parents and students
Getting into top universities support - Higher Education Day and Oxbridge Events
Oxbridge Evening - any students interested in applying to Oxford and Cambridge Universities receive advice and guidance from the University representatives
Time management advice - covered in PSHE sessions
London Skills Event – at the ExCeL London - Message sent to all Parents and students
University Taster Days - school allows 3 days to attend taster days
Careers week - assembly
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
Two assemblies delivered on employability skills, interview techniques and applications
We ask all students to create a CV following assemblies, form tutors give feedback
UCAS - Introduced in Feb and started in June on Higher Education Day
Higher Education Day - Higher Education Evening in the Spring Term where we invite in over 20 universities and apprenticeship providers and a speech from Unifrog
Student finance - Guest invited to hold an assembly and covered again on Higher Education Day
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
External apprenticeship provider attends Higher Education Day
UCAS process and personal statement
Personal statement preparation workshops
Employability Skills booklet and a Sixth Form Apprenticeship Guide available for students to view 
 Assemblies - Career focussed 
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser

YEAR 13 

Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
London Skills Event – at the ExCeL London - Message sent to all Parents and students
UCAS support
Personal statement (one to one feedback given)
Time management advice - covered in PSHE sessions
Higher Achiever Day
University events
Career-related Trips
Careers week - assembly
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
Parents evening – Careers Adviser present
Two assemblies delivered on employability skills, interview techniques and applications
We ask all students to create a CV following assemblies
Strong focus on careers meetings with students who haven’t applied to University
Employability Skills booklet and a Sixth Form Apprenticeship Guide available for students to view
 Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser
HE-clearing and adjustment advice
Strong focus on careers meetings with students who haven’t applied to University
Assemblies - Career focussed
Careers meetings with the Careers Adviser