Careers Programme Overview
Year 7

·       Subject Careers lessons (Full review of KS3 Curriculum (summer 18) Development of employer engagement for co delivery in the curriculum.

·       Learn to Earn (Young Enterprise)

·       Pupil profiling – focus groups identify potential careers pathways.  Links made with employers to build networking opportunities/ referrals to subject specific or Futures Hub events

·       Links with GM Higher and GM Careers Hub

·       Use of alumni to give up to date labour market information

Year 8

·       Subject Careers lessons (Full review of KS3 Curriculum (summer 18) Development of employer engagement for co delivery in the curriculum.

·       Y8 Options / Parents Evening – Colleges present

·       Educational Visits – Subject visits.  Go4Set G2G Industry Visit, TEEN TECH

·       Subject Careers lessons – Career Action Plan

·       Positive Steps (Y8 Assembly)

·       Positive Steps Interviews (EHCP and LAC pupils)

·       World of World Day (Future First) – Failsworth Alumni

·       Learn to Earn Day (Young Enterprise)

·       Pupil profiling – focus groups identify potential careers pathways.  Links made with employers to build networking opportunities/ referrals to subject specific or Futures Hub events

·       Links with GM Higher and GM Careers Hub

 

Year 9

·       Parents Evening – Colleges present

·       Educational Visits – Skills Show, Event City – Expert advice about a wide range of skills, careers, apprenticeships, education, training & raising aspirations.

·       Positive Steps (Focus on Y9 Spring Term – guidance on post-16, attending Citizenship lessons, thinking about choices / pathways, starting application process.

·       Subject led links to co-delivery with employers within the curriculum

·       Learn 2 Earn –(Young Enterprise)

·       Careers Speed Dating

·       Financial awareness – Natwest and Barclays life skills

·       Links with GM Higher and GM Careers Hub

·       Meet Your Future – networking opportunities to meet local/national employers

Year 10

Citizenship curriculum lessons

·       Subject led links to co-delivery with employers within the curriculum

·       College Taster Days (Oldham college, The Manchester College, Oldham 6thForm College, Loreto 6th Form College, Xaverian College, Connell Co-op College)

·       Mock college applications

·       Positive Steps (Focus on Y10 Spring Term / Summer Term – guidance on post-16, attending Citizenship lessons, thinking about choices / pathways, starting application process.  LA funding – targeted cohorts SEND, LAC, young carers, youth justice).

·       Parents Evening – Colleges present

·       Educational Visits – Skills Show, NEC – Expert advice about a wide range of skills, careers, apprenticeships, education, training & raising aspirations.  Subject visits – Big Engineering Day, Lancaster University Law.

·       Careers Fair

·       Manchester Choices / Skills Show, World Skills UK

·       Learn 2 Earn (Young Enterprise)

·       Mock Interviews for all pupils

·       Work experience opportunities with the Co-op at Angel Square

·       Apprenticeship show

·       Links with GM Higher and GM Careers Hub

·       Links with Russell Group Universities –

·       Links with local universities

Year 11

·       Citizenship curriculum (personal statements, CV, applications, interview skills)

·       College References

·       College / Apprenticeship Applications (Positive Steps runs in tandem with Citizenship lessons)

·       OSFC College Interviews

·       Subject led links to co-delivery with employers within the curriculum

·       Positive Steps (Focus on Y11 Autumn Term / Spring Term.

·       RAISE Program

·       Careers & Enterprise Fund Bid – Positive Transition Programme

·       Parents Evening – Colleges present

·       Educational Visits – Subject visits.

·       Careers Fair

·       Y11 Student Voice – Positive Steps / Citizenship lessons

·       Employability Masterclass (Young Enterprise)

·       Apprenticeship show

·       Links with GM Higher and GM Careers Hub

·       Links with Russell Group Universities –

·       Links with local universities (University of Manchester)