Year 10

Year 10 Careers Entitlement

During Year 10 students will be working with their own tutor group and year group on a range of careers related activities. The key area will be for students to research a variety of careers and pathways suitable to their own needs and to work on their career action plan.

Year 10 will be doing the following:

  • Continue work on the transferable skills, qualities and capabilities to further develop character in line with what employers look for when recruiting staff.
  • PSHE Days including careers workshops and guest speakers.
  • Continue Career Action planning.
  • Attend CV and interview skills workshop,
  • Attend Mock Interview Day - interview with an employer – held in March each year.
  • Careers research on a variety of websites.
  • Guest speakers, taster days and trips where appropriate.
  • Research and applications for work experience.
  • Explore pathways: college, apprenticeship, traineeship, university including degree apprenticeships
  • Active tutoring with a focus on careers.
  • Careers Week focusing on pathways: visits to a variety of colleges and universities and presentations from apprenticeship providers and speed networking with employers in July.
  • Ambassador recruitment.
  • Preparation for work experience.
  • Five days’ work experience – usually takes place in June.
  • Debrief of work experience week with tutor group, reflecting and evaluating the experience.
  • Extensive sports opportunities to represent the school.
  • Charity fund raising throughout the year.
  • Student voice
  • Personality Testing – identifying possible careers
  • Access and activities on the Unifrog careers platform.

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