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Summerhill School

Summerhill School

Year 10 Careers Programme

 

 

 

 

 

Year 10

Experience of the workplace and expectations of employers

Pathways into Post 16

Activity Details Impact

Planning for the future Workshops

(CV, Personal Statements and Interview techniques)

 

April/May 2021

 

Improved skills in employment readiness, CV writing, interview technique and personal statements

 

Increased understanding of the necessity for employability skills

 

Improved aspirations and understanding of personal career pathways linked to academic progress

 

Improved understanding of personal strengths and weaknesses and opportunity to plan to address and develop these

Local University Visits

 

February 2021 (TBC)

 

All Year 10 students to be given opportunity for a taster day at local universities, depending on career path. This will dispel any myths relating to FE and give students real life FE experience helping to give them better information of future career path in Year 11

(Virtual) WEX

 

May 2021

 

All Year 10 Students to get further opportunity to explore potential career choices first hand, to practice the application and interview process and to reflect on their suitability to this career path.

 

Increased understanding and necessity for employability skills

Medical Mavericks

 

TBC

 

Greater understanding of the career sector and employment needs. Aspiration for students

 

Personal statements are a crucial part of university and college applications. Personal statements are your chance to show universities or colleges that you’re the best person for the course. You need to demonstrate that you have the right skills, experience and aptitude for the course. You also need to show an understanding of what the course involves and explain why it interests you.

Use the link below and the attached documents, for a step by step guide on how to create a college application.

https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/tutorial-writing-personal-statement-ucas-or-college-application