In this area of the curriculum we enable students to explore their future pathways leading to their respective careers. This may be by looking at traineeships, apprenticeships, sixth forms, colleges and universities. We offer impartial careers advice and guidance to all students from year 7-13 and are available to speak to parents either by appointment or at parents and options evenings.
At Key Stage 3 we offer ‘Go to Work with your Parents days’, ‘life by numbers’ which involves looking at opening a bank account and how Maths is used in the work place. Also industry days offering, hands on my job looking at different careers within healthcare.
At Key Stage 4 we offer individual careers appointments, careers conventions and key skills when applying for jobs such as application writing, CV’s and interview skills. We also offer visits to local colleges, universities and employers.
At Key Stage 5 we offer individual careers appointments, assistance in UCAS applications, and key skills when applying for jobs such as application writing, producing a curriculum vitae and interview skills university speakers and visits and work experience.
We have strong links with local Universities (BCU and Birmingham University), Colleges and apprenticeship providers along with local and national employers.