Careers Programme at OSA

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Yr SEPT OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG
7 STEM Ambassadors coming into assemblies to talk about their career.

 

Job of the fortnight activities – provided by All Together.

PSHE Programme:

-Work roles & aspirations.

-The importance of goals & aspirations.

-Why do people work? The importance of motivation.

-Different employment sectors.

-Understanding career based websites, career matching tools & researching job roles that may be of interest.

-Money Management.

-Running a Budget.

-Stereotyping and Employment Sectors.

 

 

SEPT OCT NOV DEC JAN / FEB / MAR APRIL / MAY JUNE JULY / AUG
8 Creativity and Enterprise Morning: Suffolk College, Money Metrics, Ipswich Building Society, and All Together. PSHE programme:

-Understanding careers & possible pathways.

-Possible career pathways & the skills & qualities associated with enterprise & employability.

-Enterprise & Risk.

– Developing Enterprise & Team Work Skills.

-Consumer Choices.

-Consumer Rights.

-Looking after your money.

-Keeping money safe.

-Employability Skills.

-Introduction to Icanbea.

 

 

 

STEM Ambassadors coming into assemblies to talk about their career.

 

Job of the fortnight activities – provided by All Together.

SEPT OCT NOV / DEC JAN / FEB MAR APR MAY JUNE JULY / AUG
9 Guest speakers coming into different subject classes linking curriculum and the world of work together. 1:1 Careers interviews with all year 9 students to support GCSE option choices – provided by All Together.

 

A Better Journey to Work handbook – raising aspirations and supporting with options – provided by All Together.

 

Tutorial programme: making your option choices, strengths, skills and introduction to the career tool plotr.

 

Local colleges/sixth form speaking at assemblies to raise aspirations and support the options process.

Option evening. Speed Networking Event: members of the business community attend and respond to students’ questions. Assembly on transition from year 9 to year 10 and what to expect over the next couple of years.
SEPT OCT NOV DEC / JAN / FEB / MAR / APR / MAY JUNE JULY / AUG
10 Attend the Suffolk Skills Show. Professional Award for Conduct and Employability (PACE)

 

Once a week year 10 will complete careers work during tutorials focused on drafting a CV, applying for a job, telephone techniques, interview skills, employment law, behaviour in the workplace and health and safety in the workplace.

 

1:1 careers interviews with all year 11 students to discuss their post 16 choices.  Students provided with Post 16 open event information sheet provided by All Together (starts February).

Employability Day: Interviews & interview techniques, planning and producing a CV & post 16 planning. Mock interviews hosted by members of the business community.
SEPT / OCT / NOV DEC / JAN FEB MAR APRIL MAY JUNE JUL AUG
11 1:1 careers interviews with all year 11 students to discuss their post 16 choices.  Students provided with Post 16 open event information sheet provided by All Together.

 

Guest speakers attending assemblies on post 16 options.

 

Sixth Form/College Open days/evenings.

 

College/sixth form application forms to be completed.

 

Use of electronic career tools such as icanbea and start packages.

1:1 careers interviews with all year 11 students to discuss their post 16 choices.  Students provided with Post 16 open event information sheet provided by All Together.

 

Application deadline for sixth form.

 

Students complete ‘You and your future form’ and from this a post 16 destination spreadsheet is created, including post 16 events which have been attended.  This is updated and reviewed regularly.

 

Apprenticeship Suffolk delivering an assembly.

 

 

Application deadline for college.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apprenticeship Suffolk running a workshop and a lunchtime drop in session. Attend college and sixth form interviews.

 

Accept all Conditional offers.

 

Apply for apprenticeships and start looking for training opportunities.

 

Apprenticeship Suffolk running a follow up apprenticeship workshop.

Attend induction days

 

Apply for part time jobs.

 

GCSE Results – All Together Careers Adviser present.

 

Enrol on course

DEC / JAN MAY / JUNE / JULY AUG
12 1:1 careers interviews to help prepare students for year 13 and discuss university applications – provided by All Together.
13 1:1 careers interviews to take place with those students who have been highlighted as a concern from the Head of year – provided by All Together. A Level results – All Together Careers Adviser present.

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