Key Stage 4

In Years 9, 10 and 11 our focus becomes more personalised as we identify programmes for individual students and help them with their applications to college, sixth form, apprenticeships or employment.

Year 9, 10 and 11

  • Specific assemblies on Careers which aimed at encouraging pupils in this year group to think about their future pathway and potential career choices.
  • Regular aspirational assemblies with Progress Leaders/SLT and teaching staff.
  • A curriculum which enables pupils to acquire the key skills needed for both employment and further education.
  • A strong, career skills focused PSHCE programme delivered every form time which looks at development personal and professional skills.
  • Learning conversations with tutors.
  • Curriculum enrichment days which aim enable students to engage with outside agencies and employers.
  • Regular small group opportunities for personal enrichment and meeting employers.

Specific to Year 10

  • A week of work experience in a placement of the pupil’s choice.
  • Trips to open days at colleges to explore and take part in subject taster sessions.

Specific to Year 11

  • 1:1 Careers Advisor meetings.
  • Trips to open days and evenings at colleges to explore and take part in subject taster sessions.

Key Stage 4 Yearly Breakdown

Year 9 Curriculum

  • Understanding Work Place
  • Jobs & Occupations
  • Standard Occupation Classifications
  • Business Structures
  • Work Hierarchy & Structure
  • Equality & Stereotypes in the Workplace
  • What is Enterprise?
  • Launching a Leisure Centre Enterprise Project
  • Finance & Careers Quiz
  • Year 9 Creative Careers Work Booklet
  • Year 9 Baseline & Confidence Checker

Year 10 Curriculum

  • Employment & Financial Management
  • Importance of Saving Money
  • Consumer Protection & Rights
  • Employment Rights
  • Understanding a Payslip
  • What are enterprise Skills
  • FC- Targeted Advertising
  • Money & Banking Quiz
  • Prisons for the Future Enterprise Project
  • Year 10 Creative Careers Work Booklet
  • Year 10 Baseline & Confidence Checker

Year 11 Curriculum

  • FC- Post 16 Options
  • Planning For the future
  • Personal Branding
  • Making Applications
  • Interview Preparation
  • Writing a Personal Statement
  • CV Writing
  • Post 16 Careers Quiz
  • New Reality TV Show
  • Year 11 Creative Careers Work Booklet
  • Year 11 Baseline & Confidence Checker
  • Careers Escape Room
  • Careers Christmas Quiz
  • Careers Dominos

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