The school has an appointed Careers Leader (Dr J Rose, Assistant Headteacher) who is the main point of contact in school for matters relating to Careers Education. Please use the main school contact information to contact out Careers Leader.
Our careers programme is reviewed regularly and takes place through the curriculum, PSE lessons, and assemblies and in a range off events throughout the school. The current programme planned for this academic year is as follows:
Key Stage 3
Spring Term: Race for the line – Design & Manufacture
Autumn Term: STEM RS Titan II Innovation Truck Visit, Faraday Challenge
Spring Term: Money Management
Autumn Term: Skills Show (NEC)
Spring Term: Options Guidance – What is needed for the sixth form? How to choose your subjects? Career research(top job profile)
Summer Term: Tomorrow’s Engineers’ Energy Quest
Key Stage 4
Autumn Term: STEM TS Titan II Innovation Truck Visit; ASK Apprenticeships Assembly
Spring Term: Citizenship, Government, Careers choice and options, Careers software packages, Skills audit, Application and interview exercise, Money management, Enterprise skills
Summer Term: Senior Citizen’s party (work place skills development), Enrichment week (careers based session)
Autumn Term: Careers Post 16/Post 18, Careers-CV writing and prep for external careers interviews, Careers Interviews, Post 16 Open Evening, ASK Apprenticeships Assembly
Spring Term: Interviews with Senior Leadership Team or Head of Year to support Post 16 choices
Key Stage 5
Autumn Term: STEM TS Titan II Innovation Truck Visit; Engineering Education Scheme (workplace visit and residential)
Spring Term: UCAS process, University experience (visits from universities), Apprenticeships and gap years, Life after school event, Oxbridge Conference, Personal Statements
Summer Term: UCAS II, Planning community placements, UCAS conference, Work Experience and university visits
Autumn Term: Review of Year 12, Interview Preparation and Practise, Oxbridge Preparation sessions, Mock Medical/Dentistry Interviews/Oxbridge Interviews, Oxbridge preparation sessions
Spring Term: Personal fiancé, Tax and salaries, Life at university, Cooking on a budget
Whole School Assemblies (2018-2019) to date:
- Mr Edwards – PrezzyBox
- Mr Scott – Entrepreneur
- Ms Hart – Warwick Arts Centre
- Miss Rose – Careers in the Food Industry
- Race for the line – Bytesnap
Further information can be obtained by contacting the Careers Leader or Head of Year.
The programme is reviews annually and adapted as appropriate. The impact is measured by considering the routes taken by our students both at age 16 and 18.
The next review will take place during the Summer Term 2019.
Our policy on provider access can be found here Click