How will it look for each year group


Year 7 

Focus – Creating a vision and developing fundamental skills for life

* Assisting pupils to create strong foundation in order to cope with academic and non-academic challenges ahead.

* Building an understanding of skills for life through PSHE lessons e.g.  financial Management

* Create a visionary board on Careers

* Candidates for form reps and sports captains deliver a ‘WHY ME’ speech to form

* Goal Setting through Career North and Aspire to achieve

* Career Quiz – Who am I? (questions which help determine a person’s personality that link to career choices)

* Letters of application for Interviews for librarians.


Year 8/9

Focus – Developing a sense of personal identity and careers awareness 

* Year 8 – Introductions to Connexions (classroom activities)

* Year 8 – One to one meetings with connexions

* Year 8 - to attend Have a go skills event

* Year 8  -to attend Hargreaves open day

* Year 8 – How does technology impact on Careers – Hewlett Packard

* Year 8 -Pupils’ complete dislikes and likes section on New Kudos prior to options.

* Year 9 - Letters of application for Interviews for Peer Mentors

* Year 9’s - Attend St Monica’s Enterprise Event & Year 9 Business Studies – Enterprise programme (TBC)

* Year 9’s  - work shadowing day


Year 10/11

Focus- Bringing the World of Work to life and truly understanding the next steps after BOSC

* Year 10’s to have the opportunity to participate in work experience (TBC)

* Introduce pupils to a range of post 16 options and encourage them to research pathways using the internet and

careers guidance software.

* Year 10 - personnel statement, CV, Letter of Application, Career Powerpoint and a completed application form completed. 

* Year 10 – Group work with Connexions

* Year 10 - Letters of application and Interviews for Prefects and sport leaders.

* Exposure to people in industry through fairs, guest speakers and business partnership.

* Year 10/11 – Attend Bury Careers Event

* Year 10/11 – Guest Speaker on Sport Related Courses from Hopwood Hall, Bolton Wanderers and Bury.

* Year 10/11 – Involved in Apprenticeship Week 14th December (TBC) –events include Guest Speakers from National Apprenticeship Service, Apprenticeship Ambassadors and Hargreaves and Apprenticeship Bus on site. 

* Year 10/11 – Involved within the ‘Search and Apply’ Scheme

* Year 11 - An Introduction to labour market information through Career Point (which may help with A-Level/level 3 choices)

* Year 11- One to one meeting with Connexions

* Year 11 – Hargreaves open Day

* Year 11 – Complete Elements of BTEC Workskills – Preparing for an Interview and Interview Techniques

* Year 11 – Guest Colleges deliver Assemblies (Bury, Hopwood Hall, Manchester, Holy Cross) 

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