Our Careers Programme: Spring Term

SPRING TERM

Year Group

Activity

Gatsby Benchmark

CDI Framework

7

Talentino – Our year 9 careers ambassadors will work with the L4L team to introduce Year 7 & 8 to the world of work. Students understand how their skills can support them into career pathways.

Students also gain knowledge on progression routes.

Research job roles that relate to diverse careers.

Listen to oral presentations and have the opportunity to ask further questions.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. 14. 15

National Careers Week – 3 Ex-students talked about their Careers since leaving Minsthorpe – talked about transferable skills they developed in lessons and how these have supported them in the world of work.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 14

Linking curriculum learning to Careers – students are given guidance on how their subjects / learning support them into career pathways.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 12. 14

8

Year 8 Preferencing support – Look at options after year 11 and P16, also look at Labour market information and job roles. Research subjects needed to go into job roles that students have identified. Research GCSE and A Levels to support year 9 GCSE options

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. 12. 14. 15. 17

Linking curriculum learning to Careers – students are given guidance on how their subjects / learning support them into career pathways.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 12. 14

National Careers Week – 3 Ex-students talked about their Careers since leaving Minsthorpe – talked about transferable skills they developed in lessons and how these have supported them in the world of work.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 14

Labour market information talk to support choices from the Leeds City region. 3 local companies come into college and talk about future goals campaign – creative, Engineering & construction.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

4. 5. 6. 7. 14. 15. 17

9

Shine Project – students visit York University and undertake various tasks.

1. 3. 7

1. 2. 3. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17

Careers In Construction

1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 14. 15

BBC Bitesize – Creative Industries aspiration raising programme, a panel of 2-3 professionals from TV, Radio, Journalism, Gaming, Music etc. The aim is to offer inspiring insight into the world of creative work and shine a light on routes into and opportunities within a sector that many of the audience might not have considered.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

National Careers Week – 3 Ex-students talked about their Careers since leaving Minsthorpe – talked about transferable skills they developed in lessons and how these have supported them in the world of work.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 14

Linking curriculum learning to Careers – students are given guidance on how their subjects / learning support them into career pathways.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 12. 14

University trip to York

1. 3. 7

1. 2. 3. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17

10

Shine Project – Targeted students visit York University and undertake various tasks during a 3 day residential visit.

1. 3. 7

1. 2. 3. 8. 10. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17

Careers adviser at Year 10 Parents Evening

1. 2. 3. 4. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 10. 11. 14. 15. 16. 17

National Careers Week – 3 Ex-students talked about their Careers since leaving Minsthorpe – talked about transferable skills they developed in lessons and how these have supported them in the world of work.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 14

Students start their CV’s in L4L

1. 3. 8

1. 2. 3. 10. 11. 12. 16

Linking curriculum learning to Careers – students are given guidance on how their subjects / learning support them into career pathways.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 12. 14

BBC Bitesize – Creative Industries aspiration raising programme, a panel of 2-3 professionals from TV, Radio, Journalism, Gaming, Music etc. The aim is to offer inspiring insight into the world of creative work and shine a light on routes into and opportunities within a sector that many of the audience might not have considered.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

University trip to York

1. 3. 7

1. 2. 3. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17

Leeds Beckett University – Raising Aspirations – Students will attend various workshops, including a sports coaching session.

1. 3. 7

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 10. 11. 14. 15. 17

CV writing – L4L

1. 2. 3. 8

1. 2. 3. 8. 10. 11. 12. 14. 16

Year 10 Mock Interviews

1. 3. 5. 7. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 10. 11. 14. 15. 16. 17

1-1 personal careers guidance interviews – students look at all the routes open to them, we look at University courses and develop an action plan to support their progression.

1. 2. 3. 4. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 10. 11. 14. 15. 16. 17

11

Application support begins for targeted students.

1. 3. 8

4. 10. 11. 14. 15

Ask Apprenticeships talk to students about Apprenticeship options

1. 3. 5

4,5,7,10,11,14,15,17

Apprenticeship drop-in – WDH are one of several companies who come in to advertise their apprenticeship programme

1. 3. 5. 8

4,5,7,10,11,14,15,17

University trip to York

1. 3. 7

1. 2. 3. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17

National Careers Week – 3 Ex-students talked about their Careers since leaving Minsthorpe – talked about transferable skills they developed in lessons and how these have supported them in the world of work.

1. 2. 3. 4. 5

4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 14

Linking curriculum learning to Careers – students are given guidance on how their subjects / learning support them into career pathways.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 12. 14

1-1 personal careers guidance interviews – students look at all the routes open to them, we look at University courses and develop an action plan to support their progression

1. 2. 3. 4. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 7. 10. 11.14. 15. 17

1-1 careers support begins for Vulnerable and Disadvantaged students.

1. 2. 3. 4. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 7. 10. 11.14. 15. 17

P16

Apprenticeship talk from a local employer (Superdrug & Mark Scott), Apprentices will be talking about their roles.

1. 2. 3. 5.

4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 14

Realising Opportunities – Targeted students visit York University and Year 12 students will work towards an academic assignment, this will include mentoring and tutorials.

1. 2. 3. 7. 8

1. 2. 3. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17

Progression Module – Students undertake the progression module, support UCAS applications and research – Also worth 12 UCAS points for Universities within the GHWY Universities. (Not all Universities)

1. 2. 3. 4. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 8. 10. 11. 13. 14. 15. 17

Student Finance presentation.

1. 3. 7

10. 11. 13. 15

Linking curriculum learning to Careers – students are given guidance on how their subjects / learning support them into career pathways.

1. 2. 3. 4

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10. 11. 12. 14

Superdrug Apprenticeship talk

1. 2. 3. 5

4. 5. 7. 10. 11. 14. 15. 17

Work Experience

1. 3. 5. 6

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,16,17

Apprenticeship talk and sign up to Nation Apprenticeship scheme – supported by ASK apprenticeships

1. 2. 3. 5

4. 5. 7. 10. 11. 14. 15. 17

Apprenticeship drop- in – WDH are one of several companies who come in to college to advertise their apprenticeship programmes.

1. 2. 3. 5

4. 5. 7. 10. 11. 14. 15. 17

P16 Parents evening – Access to local universities and the college careers adviser

1. 3. 7. 8

1. 2. 3. 4. 10. 11. 14. 15. 16. 17

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