KS5 Careers - Years 12 & 13
Year 12 students
have a variety of opportunities throughout the year in which they participate
and gain insights into the world of work.
Skill sessions introduced with the intention of students being able to maximise
their efficiency whilst studying.
Experience – one week usually organised for the last week of the summer
term. The emphasis is on students
identifying appropriate experiences for themselves which will help them in
their life choices.
Hunt – an enrichment day aimed at developing those valuable soft skills
(leadership, teamwork, timekeeping and communication).Careers
Fair – organised to provide an insight into as wide a range of employers and
further education choices as possible.
Tutor Mentoring sessions where tutors discuss progress and give advice about
student choices in the future.
Education Day – introducing the UCAS/higher education process.
Education Convention – attend a UCAS event attended by a wide variety of
students are expected to take part in a volunteer community service activity to
help increase their exposure to the world of work and to develop soft skills.
volunteering section of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme also enables
experience of volunteer work.
also have an opportunity to be on the Bar Mock Trial team, where they act out a
trial in a real Magistrates Court.
Year 12 students will require the following letters and forms for their work experience:-
Be Safe Booklet
Letter 1 Notification
Initial Work Experience Letter - Students new to Year 12
Letter of Support
Aims and Objectives (reverse of letter of support)
Letter 3 - Thank you and confirmation
Form 2 - Confirmation of Placement
Year 12 Placement Form
Form 6 - Year 12 Employer Evaluation Sheet
World of Work
Year 13 students
have opportunities to participate and gain insights into the world of work
through the volunteering section of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
from various GAP activity companies