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Year 8

Intent: Inspire students to learn more about the opportunities available to them

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

  • Working with others and understanding one's own aptitudes

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

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

  • PHSRE lessons looking at self and opportunity awareness

  • Dedicated Careers clinics run through form time, focussing on topics specific to the year group. For example, choosing options

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