Careers Programme by year Group

There will be updates throughout the year as more opportunities present themselves. 

CEIAG Year Group Overview

 

  • Year 7

- STEPS - Form time booklets - Learning outcomes
- Understanding one's self, describe strengths and preferences
- Identify your personal network of support including how to access impartial CEIAG
- Develop the ability to make plans and decisions carefully to help you get the experience you need
- Understand the world of work
- Demonstrate qualities and skills you need for employability and provide evidence of them
- Construction and Engineering Trip to explore the types of jobs available and shortages in this industry

 

  • Year 8

- STEPS - Form time booklets - Learning outcomes
- Identify different kinds of work and why people's satisfaction with their working lives varies
- Focus on what you want from work
- Begin to develop an understanding of budgeting and making action plans
- Identify how to stand up to stereotyping and discrimination that is damaging to you and those around you
- Recognise when you are using the skills and qualities needed to be enterprising
- Explore Your Horizons Trip Speed Networking with Employers and Rock Assembly to experience an interactive Careers Fair

 

  • Year 9 

- STEPS - Form time booklets - Learning outcome
- Focus on networking and developing employability skills for life
- Look systematically at the choices and opportunities open to you when you reach a decision point - your GCSE option choices
- Know how to prepare and present yourself well when going through a selection process
- Show that you can be positive, flexible and well-prepared at transition points in your life
- Southwark Interactive Careers Fair Trip
- Raising Aspiration Talks - see timetable around school

 

  • Year 10 

- STEPS - Form time booklets - Learning outcomes
- Recognise what you have to offer and what is important to you
- Take responsibility for your own progress, achievements and wellbeing
- Understand different sectors of industry, how they operate and how they measure success
- Show that you have acquired and developed qualities and skills to improve your employability
- Research your education, training, apprenticeship, employment and volunteering options
- Understand personal finance
- Review and reflect on previous transitions to help you improve your preparation for future moves in education, training and
  employment
- Focus on applying and preparing for work experience

• Work Experience Preparation support through CV workshop

• Raising Aspiration Talks - see timetable around school

• Spring speed-networking with Employers at Sacred Heart Careers Aspirations Afternoon

• Summer Work Experience

 

  • Year 11

- STEPS - Form time booklets - Learning outcomes
- Focus on planning for Year 11, be aware of your responsibilities as a student
- Have an understanding of the changing job market
- Develop your PLTS (Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills)
- Make applications based on research into your future pathway

• Assemblies from 6th Form Pupils to provide advice post 16
• Futures Meetings for all pupils that have not confirmed their post 16 choice will be invited to a one to one session with Director of
  Pupil Employablity co-ordinator
• College and sixth form open evenings advertised. Reminders of deadlines will be given by form tutors.
• Raising Aspiration Talks - see timetable around school

 

  • Sixth Form

- STEPS  -  Form time booklets  -  Learning outcomes
- Focus on planning for post 18 options
- Unifrog platform to explore universities and apprenticeships

- CTM Pathway events  -  insight days, skills workshops, work experience

- Support in gaining a place at a university summer school and work experience 

- Business Breakfast throughout the year from professionals providing an insight into a wide range of careers

- Futures Week  -  Personal Statement Writing Workshop, CV Workshop, University Visits, Speed-networking Careers Aspiration
  Afternoon