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Year 10

Intent: Reinforce importance of experience before making decisions

  • Concentrating on the development of self-perception and self-confidence

  • Working with others and understanding ones's own aptitudes; making use of opportunities to learn and to participate - through the PSHRE programme and the use of student self-organisation tools

  • Using the STEP FORWARD booklets to develop career and opportunity awareness through written exercises

  • Discussing key skills needed for various jobs

  • Careers fair to introduce the students to the variety of careers available

  • Work inspiration preparation to help gain individual experiences of the workplace

  • Mock interview practice

  • START programme

  • Dedicated Careers clinics run through form time, focussing on topics specific to the year group. For example, preparation for work inspiration

Noncompulsory options for all students

  • Use of Careers Zone during school hours

  • Making an appointment with the Careers Leader

Further information about all of the above activities can be obtained by pupils, parents, teacher and employers by contacting the Careers Leader, Mrs Aggi Doughty on: 01522 751040 or via email