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Careers Education (Careers Programme)

Careers Education Plan 2018-19

Years 7 and 8

Section 1: Personal skills (WRL)

  • Identifying skills for life.
  • Identifying skills for the workplace.
  • Identifying personal qualities.
  • Evaluating personal qualities and skills e.g assertiveness.
  • Evaluating personal qualities and skills e.g. decision-making.
  • Evaluating personal qualities and skills e.g. resilience.
  • Post-13 options (Year 8 only)

Section 2: World of Work (CE, WRL, E&E)

  • Identifying job and career families.
  • Exploring job and career families.
  • Exploring different types of work: employment, self-employment, voluntary etc.
  • Comparing attributes of education and employment.
  • Exploring different employment sectors.

Section 3: Career Management (CI, CA, CG)

  • Access to our careers advisor.
  • Access to our careers library.
  • Setting long-term career goals.

Years 9 and 10

Section 1: Personal skills (WRL)

  • Identifying and developing personal qualities
  • Identifying and developing personal skills
  • Drafting and writing a personal statement to communicate those qualities and skills

Section 2: World of Work (CE, WRL, E&E)

  • Identifying and exploring the job market and current trends within the job market.
  • Knowing how the job market and changing job market will affect personal choices Post 16 and Post 18.
  • Drafting and writing an initial education or career plan.
  • Identifying the knowledge, skills and qualities that employers want (linked to plan).
  • Knowing employer and employee rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
  • Knowing key vocabulary and terms in the world of work.
  • Drafting and writing a CV, covering letter and application form (Year 10 only).
  • Knowing the benefits of work experience and planning work experience (Year 10 only).

Section 3: Career Management (CI, CA, CG)

  • Access to our careers advisor.
  • Access to our careers library.
  • Setting medium-term career goals.

Year 11 (Workshops Only)

Section 1: Personal skills (WRL)

  • Identifying and developing personal qualities
  • Identifying and developing personal skills
  • Drafting and writing a personal statement to communicate those qualities and skills
  • Post-16 options

Section 2: World of Work (CE, WRL, E&E)

  • Identifying and exploring the job market and current trends within the job market.
  • Knowing how the job market and changing job market will affect personal choices Post 16 and Post 18.
  • Updating a CV, covering letter and application form

Section 3: Career Management (CI, CA, CG)

  • Access to our careers advisor.
  • Access to our careers library.
  • Setting medium-term career goals.

Download the Careers Education Plan 2018-19

Careers Programme 2018-19

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