Key Stage 4 Pupils Careers

Key Stage 4 Pupils Careers

Pupils can find information here about the academy's careers provision, opportunities to meet providers and other relevant documentation to help you decide your future.

Date of the next review is November 2022

Please see below the Haughton Academy Careers Overview - Links to Gatsby Benchmarks for Year 10 & 11 pupils.

Year Group Term Activity Gatsby Benchmark Purpose - Linked to Gatsby Benchmarks
10 Spr2 Careers Fayre - Whole year group to spend an hour in hall speaking to a wide range of providers. 3
5
7
Pupils will learn and understand the full range of opportunities available to them, including various routes, providers and subjects they can study at sixth form, vocational college or in an apprenticeship.
Aut1 Assembly- Full on Futures
Progression- Future choice
3 Pupils will learn and understand the full range of opportunities available to them – including various routes, providers and subjects they can study at sixth form, vocational college or in an apprenticeship.
Spr2

Mock Interviews - Each pupil will be interviewed by a professional from a variety of  backgrounds. Feedback is recorded and given to pupils.

5
Pupils will gain experience of one-to-one interview and also begin to develop the ability to highlight their own strengths and weaknesses.
Sum2

College Taster Days - Pupils will be attending taster days at a number of local vocational colleges and sixth form providers.

3
7

Taster days will enable students to spend the morning or afternoon in their chosen subject area to gain an experience of college life and find out more about their area of interest. It will also help them to get a feel for the different college environments so they can make an informed choice for their further education after year 11

Aut2Work Experience - Pupils will have the opportunity to arrange their own work experience placement for a specific week. Feedback will be gathered from both the employer and the pupil.3
5
6
Work experience gives pupils a huge opportunity to develop a range of skills whilst in the workplace that they can carry with them for the future. It will also give them real life experience of the world of work and open their eyes to the opportunities available to them in the future.
Sum2Army Awareness day - Building leadership and teamwork skills and boosting employability3
5

Pupils have the opportunity to work in groups

around a set of activities created by army personnel.

AllDuke of Edinburgh - Building leadership and teamwork skills and boosting employability3
5

Pupils

have the opportunity to complete the award. Linked to volunteering, physical and skills development and also the expedition element which develops orienteering, campcraft. Also, resilience and patience.

Aut1 &
Aut2
Girls Network - Development of networking and professional discussions, linked to raising aspirations and boosting employability3
5

Pupils

have the opportunity to work with a mentor who supports them and discusses future aspirations.

TBCCummins Mentoring Project Sessions - Mentoring programme for selected pupils. Pupils will take part in 3 project mornings over the course of year 10 working with professionals from Cummins. (Loss of contact due to Covid)5
6

Pupils have the opportunity to learn how the different STEM subjects help people to gain entry to, and be more effective within, a wide range of careers. 

Year Group Term Activity Gatsby Benchmark Purpose - Linked to Gatsby Benchmarks
11

Careers Fayre - Whole year group to spend an hour in hall speaking to a wide range of providers.

3
5
7
Pupils will learn and understand the full range of opportunities available to them – including various routes, providers and subjects they can study at sixth form, vocational college or in an apprenticeship.
College/Apprenticeship Assemblies – Each week pupils will have a presentation from a different local college, sixth form or apprenticeship provider to understand what is available once they leave school. 3
7

All pupils should understand the full range of learning opportunities that are available to them. This includes both academic and vocational routes and learning in schools, colleges, universities and in the workplace.
Application Day – Providers are invited into school for the day and pupils invited to attend the LRC to speak to providers and apply for courses they are interested in. Applications are then tracked in school. 3
7
8
.Impartial opportunity to apply for courses with on hand advice from members of college staff and school CEIAG Officer.
Transition Interviews – Pupils can meet with the school CEIAG officer on a one-to-one or small group basis.3
8
To discuss their future options, applications, and any queries they may have.
“What’s next” forms – Pupils complete a survey regarding their applications, stage of application and additional support they feel they need with the process. 3
8
Information is then used to prioritise one-to-ones and track potential NEETS.
One Vision – Tees Valley Mentoring scheme 3
8

A local careers advice scheme to support disadvantaged learners with their future choices.
Application and destination tracking – Applications, interviews, offers and destinations are all tracked by the school CEIAG Officer as well as information on one-to-ones and additional pastoral information.
8

Schools should collect and maintain accurate data for each pupil on their education, training, or employment destinations.
Uniformed Services Marketplace - Carousel event to engage with pupils who are interested in joining the forces or public services.3
7
It is important that pupils have “meaningful encounters” with employers, and this exercise allows pupils to meet with professionals and ask questions about the industry they work in and what job roles are available.

SEN & PP Targeted

PP and SEN learners to be prioritised with support for their work experience. 
 PP and SEN learners to be prioritised with support for their 1-1 careers advice sessions.
 Necop and FutureMe – funded support for PP learners.
 Application days – support with applications.
 Year 7 & 8 Sessions – PP supported and SEN targeted for support.