Careers programmes

Year group Careers programme and activities
All Years
  • Careers Drop in Sessions in the Careers Office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes
  • Structured monthly programme linking curriculum subjects to careers (trips, poster displays, careers talks and workshops)
  • Widening Participation & Outreach events at the University of Surrey
  • Information available on careers noticeboard
  • Information & guidance available under the careers section of the school website
  • World of work assemblies
  • PSHE lessons – self-development, exploration, career management
  • Tutor time booklets – ‘Passport to Success’ – tracking building of employability skills

 

Year 9
  • Trip to Surrey Careers Fair at Epsom Downs Racecourse (by invite only)
  • Group work sessions with Tutor Groups on subject option decision making
  • Year 9 Careers Week – employer careers talks from a wide variety of careers areas including STEM employers
  • Options information booklets
  • Options assemblies
  • Options information evenings
  • 121 careers guidance interviews (invite only)

 

Year 10
  • Trip to local careers fair at The Harlequin
  • PSHE module on value of employability skills, volunteering, community spirit and social action
  • Presentation on apprenticeships
  • Group work sessions with Tutor Groups on post 16 decision making
  • 121 careers guidance interviews
  • Taster days at Reigate College & East Surrey College
  • Year 10 Enterprise Day
  • PSHE session on Higher Education

 

Year 11
  • 121 Careers guidance interviews
  • Presentations by local colleges on college applications
  • College open days/evenings
  • Year 11 mock interview event
  • Year 11 CV writing and interview skills in PSHE
  • Workshop on apprenticeship applications
  • NCS The Challenge presentation about summer programmes post GCSE