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Careers Provision



Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Year 7

Basic budgeting (work related learning tutor
time activity)
Trading trainers (work related
learning/finance unit) PDC
STEM visit to Loughborough University

Year 8

Money Matters/spending sense (PDC unit) Careers/STEM NHS unit (tutor time)
Careers Unit using ‘Start’
Speed Networking Event – opportunity to
meet real employers/employees.
STEM visit to Loughborough University

Year 9

SWOT analysis
Careers investigation –JED + Prospects
session with each tutor group. (Independent
careers advisor running session
1:1 Prospects careers interview – SEN & PP
pupils + those with attitude/behaviour
Subject and careers ideas sheets for option
How do I make choices (Tutor time Game
STEM visit (50 pupils) Engineering. M
Drinkwater; Baker Hughes.
Option Evening with Prospects careers
advisor available to support.
1:1 interview with SLT member re
pathways and options.
Careers speed networking event for all
pupils – opportunity to meet real
employers/employees. Pupils complete
action plan re careers post this event.
National Careers Week (March)
Tenner challenge – offered to whole year.
University Experience Day
Assembly from Apprenticeship provider

Year 10

Information about different qualifications –
level 1/2/3 and differences between FE
colleges and upper schools. Via
assemblies/form tutors/KJ/HoY.
Short JED revisit and careers unit.
Finance unit (PDC)
Oxbridge talks for G&T pupils.
Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.
SCUBA Business Ambassadors recruited:
interviewed by previous ambassadors. Three
meetings organised by ambassadors.
National Careers Week
1:1 Prospects interview to support
PP/those with
attitude/behaviour/attendance concerns.
CV written with support from tutors.
Business Enterprise and Consumerism
(PDC Unit)
SCUBA Meeting: Ambassadors to host.
Year 10 pupils complete post 16 intention
Introduction to UCAS Progress. Personal
statement to be completed by end of the
SCUBA Meeting: Ambassadors to host.

Year 11

Post 16 Progression Evening – attendance
from Local schools/colleges/Apprenticeship
Year 11 Parents evening/booklet for all
pupils containing post 16 pathway
Pupils complete record of achievement.
1:1 Prospects interview for every pupil
focused on post 16 pathway/application (30
Year 11 apply for post 16 pathway through
UCAS Progress. Support through Prospects.
Year 11 mock interviews/interview
advice/revision skills/motivational speakers
in Year 11 conference.

Assemblies re Apprenticeships from ‘The
Apprenticeship Hub’/colleges.
On-going assemblies/tutor information re
courses/levels/how to choose a pathway.
Work and Enterprise Quiz book (Tutor time)

National Careers Week
Apprenticeship Group work session –
awareness of applying through website,
school leaver vacancies.
Checking Destination data
Year 11 college interviews
Potential NEET interviews with Prospects
Results Day: Destination form completed.
Prospects Advisor to attend results day to
give immediate advice to those pupils who
have not gained a place on their preferred
destination pathway.
NCS volunteering offered.

South Charnwood High Schools Careers Leader is Mrs K. Juszkiewicz. To get in touch with her please use the form on the Contact Us page marking your message for her attention.


  • School website has a dedicated careers area with links to useful careers advice. 
  • Information re post 16 provider open days provided via tutors and noticeboards around school. 
  • Various activities and events organised on top of the above – STEM days/Big Bang event/Careers Speed Networking/Speakers in assemblies/input from
    Apprenticeship Hub/assemblies from local colleges. 
  • Labour Market info provided at Yr 11 Parents Information Evening, also via email to all yr 9/10/11 parents. 
  • Business ambassadors recruited for SCUBA initiative in Yr 10. Yr 11 Business ambassadors to mentor and cascade skills gained.
  • Impact and efficacy of CEIAG provision is monitored by Destination Data KPI and pupil surveys.