Key Stage 5
Year 12 – Apprenticeships, taking a Gap Year, National Citizen Service, applying to Higher Education, Oxbridge discussions with Heads of Department, UCAS registration, volunteering, writing Personal Statements and review a of Personal Statements with subject specialists. Forward Thinking Day – a day off timetable which includes external speakers from Higher Education and employment. Students are encouraged to visit open days, take part in masterclasses and summer schools. Students have an opportunity to apply for a position within the Young Enterprise team. Students are encouraged to undertake work experience in order to support Post-18 progression. DofE Gold award is available to Y12 students
Year 13 – The Student Finance Tour, mock interviews, applying for employment or apprenticeships (writing a CV, online applications and interviews), volunteering, advice on university offers.
In addition, we employ an impartial Careers Adviser, Mrs. Lynda Warren, who visits the school every week to offer individual and small group counselling sessions to our students.