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Year 7

(The first two items on this list feature at every level, from Year 7, in the Academy)

Intent: Introduce students to think about self awareness

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

  • Working with others and understanding one's own aptitudes

  • Using the Buzz Test to support the development of self-awareness

  • Making use of opportunities to learn and to participate - through the Pastoral programme and the use of student self-organisation tools

  • PSHRE lessons looking at self and opportunity awareness

  • Dedicated Careers clinics run through form time, focussing on topics specified to the year group. For example, self-confidence building around experiencing new environments.

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