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Careers Education Programme

Careers Education Programme 2019-20

Year 12

When?

Activity

Type of Activity

Provider Access

All year

Sixth Form Assembly Programme

Careers education is an integral element of our sixth form assembly programme. In addition to many of the same themes as the lower school, sixth-form assemblies also explicitly focus on CEIAG themes such as:

  • UCAS
  • Employability skills
  • The world of work

Assembly

Visiting assembly leaders

September

Industry Talks

25th September Savills Agents

Talk

HASN

October

Industry Talks

2nd October Cap Gemini

9th October JTP Architects

Talk

HASN

October

College information - LSEC, Croydon, Coulsdon and JRC

 

Talk

Local colleges

October

Pathway CTM workshop event

Interview skills

Workshop

Group work

Pathway CTM

November Thematic Day

Year 12 CTECH Visits –

Theatre – Raise cultural awareness,

Canary Wharf – world of business

Visit

SAW – CTECH Lead

November

15th November Skills Event Excel

Visit

Skills London

All year

Careers interviews

Year 12 resit students will have a careers interview with our fully qualified impartial careers advisor during the course of the year. These will cover both Post-18 options (including University, apprenticeships and employment options) and longer- term careers planning. Staff, parents, carers and students themselves can self-refer to our careers adviser for earlier appointments.

Careers advisor interviews

Careers Advisor M. Jackson

4th December 2019

Thematic Day 1

DWP – Disability work and pensions

Workshops

External providers

December 2019

10th December Health care event

Workshops and lectures

 

HGAED

January 2020

Pathway CTM

Student, parent teacher networking event

 

Talks

Q/A

Pathway CTM

11th March

Thematic Day 2

Workshops

Talks

LFB

April 2020

Next Steps Event

Large scale careers event organised by the Harris Federation, based at HCACP. Year 12s have opportunities to meet employers and universities and discuss potential pathways and attend a range of bespoke talks and sessions.

Careers Festival

Wide range of over 50 employers and universities

May 2020

BUPA – talk from the health provider about services and work available in this field.

Talk

BUPA

Summer 2020

University Visits

All year 12 students must visit at least one university during the summer term, and a variety of visits are facilitated by the sixth form team.

  • UCAS and personal statement writing
  • Personal finance

Social media cultivation and technological literacy

University Visits

South Bank University

Summer 2020

World of Work Day

Year 12 students identified as not likely to pursue university level study are invited to a ‘World of Work’ day focussing on alternative pathways such as apprenticeships, school leavers’ schemes and employment opportunities. Students have the opportunity to hear from a wide range of providers and attend workshops and talks.

Careers Festival

Range of apprenticeship and employment providers.

July 2019

Careers enhancement week

All year 12 students on a two year pathway are required to complete 2 weeks of work experience at the end of Year 12. They are supported by the Academy in finding and completing this. They have the option of working in one setting for 2 weeks or finding 2 placements and spending a week at each placement.

Work Experience

LCA, LDS

Subject Leads

Year 13

When?

Activity

Type of Activity

Provider Access

All year

Sixth Form Assembly Programme

Careers education is an integral element of our sixth form assembly programme. In addition to many of the same themes as the lower school, sixth-form assemblies also explicitly focus on CEIAG themes such as:

  • UCAS
  • Apprenticeship applications
  • Employability skills
  • The world of work
  • Pathway CTM

Assembly

Assembly leaders

All year

Careers interviews

Year 13 students will have a careers interview with our fully qualified impartial careers advisor during the course of the year. These will cover both Post-18 options (including University, apprenticeships and employment options) and longer term careers planning. Staff, parents, carers and students themselves can self-refer to our careers adviser for earlier appointments.

Careers advisor interviews

Careers Advisor M. Jackson

September

Industry Talks

25th September Savills Agents

Talk

HASN

 

27th September 2019 Pathway CTM launch

Assembly

Pathway CTM

October

Industry Talks

2nd October Cap Gemini

9th October JTP Architects

Talk

HASN

October

Pathway CTM workshop event

Interview skills

Workshop

Group work

Pathway CTM

November

15th November Skills Event Excel

Visit

Skills London

4th December 2019

Thematic Day 1:

Complete UCAS application, begin degree apprenticeships and apprenticeship applications

Applications

SAW – CTECH Lead

January 2020

Pathway CTM

Student, parent teacher networking event

 

Talks

Q/A

Pathway CTM

11th March 2020

Thematic Day 2

Interview skills with careers advisers

Workshops

Role-plays

 

Careers Advisers

Harris Federation

April 2020

Next Steps Event

Large scale careers event organised by the Harris Federation, based at HCACP. Year 12s have opportunities to meet employers and universities and discuss potential pathways and attend a range of bespoke talks and sessions.

Careers Festival

Wide range of over 50 employers and universities

Every academic year, our offer evolves and changes as staff specialisms change and develop and in response to unforeseen changes. However, our core programme and commitment to our Harris Aspire & HPS6F CEIAG entitlement framework remains.

For any enquiries related to our Careers education programme or how we meet the elements of our entitlement, please contact

Ms Bhogal G.Bhogal@harrisps6f.org.uk

Ms Jackson Careers Advisor Melanie.Jackson@harrisfederation.org.uk

The Careers Education Programme website has now been launched. Please click here for further information.

Other useful links

UCAS

The Complete University Guide

Post 16 Prospectus Tile

 

Harris professional skills sixth form64