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Careers Events

We have a number of careers focussed events going on in our school year.

2016 – 2017 Dates

DateYearEventDescription
18 OctYear 8There Real GameStudents work through different career roles, disseminating qualifications, salaries, gross and net pay. They also consider the reality of salaries against living expenses and dream lifestyles.
18 OctYear 10Preparation for Work ExperienceYear 10 students are given the opportunity to arrange their own work experience, as well as taking part in a careers event, which will develop their employability skills. Work experience provides the opportunity to gain knowledge of what employers expect, it allows students to gain skills in independence, initiative, timekeeping, team work, self awareness and reliability.
18 OctYear 12ProgressionAll students will follow a progression programme which will focus on their individual Post-18 pathway. They will also have access to a number of employer and Higher Education careers events, such as a Careers Conference, Oxbridge university trip, Leeds university undergraduate fair and National Apprenticeship workshop.
17 JanYear 9Employability Programme
24 JanYear 9Employability Programme 2
6 MarYear 7STEM DayExplores different careers within Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
6 MarYear 9Industry DayStudents are set in groups (dressed in workwear) and are tasked with forming a company, each being allocated a set position of responsibility. Their aim is to design, make and the market a set of products. This includes brand name, logo, strapline, profit and loss, cash forecasting and a final presentation to a group of chief executives from the world of work.
2 – 12 MayYear 10Work ExperienceYear 10 students are given the opportunity to arrange their own work experience, as well as taking part in a careers event, which will develop their employability skills. Work experience provides the opportunity to gain knowledge of what employers expect, it allows students to gain skills in independence, initiative, timekeeping, team work, self awareness and reliability.
17 – 21 JulyYear 12InternshipYear 12 students are given the opportunity to arrange their own work internship.
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