Careers Overview

Careers overview 2019-20

 

Half term 1

Half term 2

·         Y11 SHU star – 2 sessions

·         Y11 careers interviews

·         Y11 preparing for success evening

·         Post 16 support evening

·         Y10/Y11 - Local college/Post 16 Open evenings

·         Y7 – Post 16 - SMSC programme

·         Upper school - Occupational workshops – speakers invited in to talk to students about careers not discussed during the July careers morning

·         Post 16 – Army team building experiences

·         Y9-11 PSHCE lessons

·         CV writing drop in extracurricular support

·         Wickes project

·         Y10 SHU University challenge – 2 sessions

·         Post 16 Study Skills – may need a few sessions

·         Post 16 Open evening

·         Post 16 external provider open evening.

·         Y10/Y11 - Local college/Post 16 Open evenings

·         Y11 - Local College Level 3 open evening hosted at Swinton Academy

·         Y7 – Post 16 - SMSC programme

·         Y12 Oxbridge talk

·         Y10 Business group to set up and run their own enterprise

·         Y9-11 PSHCE lessons

·         CV writing drop in extracurricular support

Half term 3

Half term 4

·         Y8 SHU Bitesize

·         Y9 Zombie Apocalypse

·         Y13 Student Finance

·         Y13 Transition

·         Y13 Accommodation

·         Upper school students – U-explore

·         Y8 Option evening

·         Whole school - Careers and enterprise week.  Focus will be on personal finance at different stages in life

·         Y11 careers interviews

·         Y7 – Post 16 - SMSC programme

·         Y9-11 PSHCE lessons

·         CV writing drop in extracurricular support

·         Y7 UniversityGO  X 4

·         Y10 SHU Bitesize

·         Y13 Student Life

·         Post 16 - RAF team building exercises

·         Y12 UCAS/careers ACT day

·         Y7 – Post 16 - SMSC programme

·         Y11 Oxbridge talk

·         Y9-11 PSHCE lessons

·         Post 16 – Army team building experiences

·         Girls in construction - Mears workshops

 

Half term 5

Half term 6

·         Y12 UCAS & Personal Statements (2 sessions?)

·         Y10 careers interviews – choices conversations

·         Y7 – Post 16 - SMSC programme

·         The Y10 Business group will go into Y8 forms and work with them to set up a mini enterprise

·         Whole school - NHS practical project – talks and/or an NHS competition

·         Y9-11 PSHCE lessons

·         Y10 Post 16 careers interviews

·         Y10 careers morning – invited guests run workshops and seminars on various careers and employability skills

·         Y10 Post 16 provider afternoon

·         Y12 work shadowing

·         Post 16 apprenticeship talk

·         Y12 UCAS convention day - Sheffield

·         Post 16 taster days

·         Y7 – Post 16 - SMSC programme

·         Y9-11 PSHCE lessons

·         Wickes project

·         Upper school – university talks

 

 

Y7 and Y8 – ‘Raise aspirations and explore’

Y9 – ‘broaden my choices’

  • Y8 SHU Bitesize
  • Y8 Option evening
  • Careers and enterprise week. Focus will be on personal finance at different stages in life
  • Y7 UniversityGO  X 4
  • The Y10 Business group will go into Y8 forms and work with them to set up a mini enterprise
  • Employers in lesson
  • PSHCE drop down mornings
  • SMSC programme
  • Y7 careers in curriculum project
  • Y7 career ambitions display.
  • AMRC engineering
  • SMSC programme
  • Y9 Zombie Apocalypse
  • MEARS – girls in construction and electrical engineering
  • Wicks – enterprise and furniture programme
  • STEM in lesson
  • Employers in lessons
  • PSCHE drop down mornings
  • Assembly talks from local business guests focus on market research
  • Details on options open to students post 16
  • Wickes project - construction

Y10 and Y11 – ‘secure my best choice’

Post 16 – ‘take my place’

  • Y11 SHU star – 2 sessions
  • Y11 careers interviews
  • Y11 preparing for success evening
  • Y10/Y11 - Local college/Post 16 Open evenings
  • SMSC programme
  • Y10 SHU University challenge – 2 sessions
  • Y11 - Local College Level 3 open evening hosted at Swinton Academy
  • Y10 Business group to set up and run their own enterprise
  • Upper school students – U-explore
  • Y11 careers interviews
  • Y10 SHU Bitesize
  • Y10 Post 16 careers interviews
  • Y10 careers morning – invited guests run workshops and seminars on various careers and employability skills
  • Post 16 support evening
  • SMSC programme
  • Occupational workshops
  • Post 16 – Army team building experiences , RAF team building exercises
  • Post 16 Open evenings
  • Post 16 Study Skills
  • UCAS and personal statement support workshops
  • Post 16 Open evening
  • Y12 Oxbridge talk Y13 Student Finance
  • Y13 Transition, Accommodation, work shadowing
  • Post 16 apprenticeship talk
  • Y12 UCAS convention day - Sheffield
  • Post 16 taster days

 

 

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East Avenue
Swinton
Mexborough
Rotherham

S64 8JW

 

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