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The Careers Programme

Every school and college should have an embedded programme of career education and guidance that is known and understood by students, parents, teachers, governors and employers.” Gatsby Benchmark 1

Autumn Term Introduction to the World of Work event
Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
Spring Term National Careers week – Guidance Coordinator presentations in PSHCE lessons
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Parents’ Evening
Summer Term Future Choices Fair
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
Autumn Term Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
Spring Term National Careers week – Guidance Coordinator presentations in PSHCE lessons
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Parents’ Evening
Summer Term Future Choices Fair
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
Business Mentor Programme
Autumn Term Parents’ Evening / Post 14 options support
Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
Spring Term National Careers week – Guidance Coordinator presentations in form time
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Options Evening
Summer Term Future Choices Fair
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
Autumn Term Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
Work Experience Launch for parents/carers and students
Careers module within the PR curriculum
Spring Term National Careers week – Guidance Coordinator presentations in form time
Parents’ Evening
Understanding the World of Work event
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Summer Term Future Choices Fair
Work Experience Week
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
Autumn Term Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
6th Form Taster Day / Open Evening
Future choices module within the PR curriculum – CV, Personal statements, progression plans
Spring Term National Careers week – Guidance Coordinator presentations in form time
Parents’ Evening
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Summer Term Future Choices Fair
GCSE Results day/destination guidance
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start and Unifrog
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
1-1 future choices interviews with the Guidance Coordinator
Post 16 Option choices
Unlocking potential programme
Job Centre Plus Support Advisers
Autumn Term Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
Spring Term Parents’ Evening
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Summer Term IntroMed applications support
Future Aspirations Week – Mock Interview Day
Future Aspirations Week – Edge Hill University Visit
Future Aspirations Week – UCAS Convention – Liverpool
Future Aspirations Week – Personal Statement Support
Future Aspirations Week – Mock Interviews
Future Aspirations Week – Work Experience
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start and Unifrog
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
1:1 future choices interviews with the Guidance Coordinator
Post 18 Option choices
Autumn Term Tomorrow’s Engineers Week – presentation delivered by Form Tutors during registration
Parents’ Evening
Spring Term Student Finance talk – Edge Hill University
International Women’s Week assembly – external agencies
Summer Term A-Level Results day/destination guidance
Throughout the year Subject specific careers talks from external companies
Web-based support through Start and Unifrog
Future Aspirations Tracker
Careers drop-in for students on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes
Careers drop-in for parents/carers, Tuesdays after school
1:1 future choices interviews with the Guidance Coordinator
Post 18 Option choices
Work Experience Level 3 Child Care
University of Liverpool Scholars programme

Websites to support your research into your future choices.

It is important that you do your own independent research, alongside receiving support from school, in order so that you can make the most informed choices about your future.

Structured activities to help you make informed decisions about future study and career options
UCAS
Search for university courses
Unifrog
Search for university courses and apprenticeships
Career Insights
Video library providing candid real world insight into different careers
National Apprenticeship Service
The National Apprenticeship Service website
National Careers Service
Provides information, advice and guidance in relation to learning, training and work
Not Going to Uni
Tools to explore your future
Career Connect
Tools to explore your future
BestCourse4Me
Offer support with choosing the right course
Careers Box
Online library of careers related films, news and information
Do-it
Volunteering opportunities
Science Pioneers
Find out more about STEM-related careers
Careers and Enterprise
An umbrella organisation bringing together school students and employers
Prospects
The UK’s official graduate careers website. Information on entry routes into many graduate careers

 

Contact the Future Choices Team

Director of Careers and Aspirations:
Mrs A Moretta

Guidance Coordinator:
Miss L Smith

Work Experience Coordinator:
Mrs G Jones

Phone:

0151 631 4400

Email:

careers@weatherheadhigh.co.uk