Careers and Work Experience

Career Leaders within School

Damian Moore – dmoore@holyfamilyschool.uk Tel: 01535 210212 Ext 209

Carol O Connor – coconnor@holyfamilyschool.uk Tel: 01535 210212 Ext 278

Enterprise Co-ordinator

Dawn Lloyd-Williams – Dawn.Lloyd-Williams@westyorks-ca.gov.uk

Employer Link

Yvonne Sinclair – yvonne@safeguardingsupport.com

Lead Governor for Careers

Sarah Wood-Ripley – care of sub-clerk – tgarthwaite@holyfamilyschool.uk

Janet Farrell (Chair of Governors) – care of sub-clerk – tgarthwaite@holyfamilyschool.uk

Year 10 Work Experience Placement

Work Experience placements - 8th July - 12th July 2019
Information Evening for Work Experience - 17th September 2018 6:00pm

Careers Fair in School

Thursday 14th March 2019 from 4pm – 8pm

Students/parents can come along and talk to colleges, universities and employers in relation to careers, apprenticeships, Higher Education and Finance

If any company would like to have a stall at the Careers Fair  at our school please contact Carol O’ Connor on coconnor@holyfamilyschool.uk or 01535 210212 ext 278.  It is a chance for you to promote your company and give young people a chance to see what careers are going to be available for them when they leave school, find out about the progression routes, entry requirements and the different pathways to achieve their goal.

Parental Engagement

Employer Involvement

Careers Programs within School for each Year Group

Year 7

Year 7 students can use Barclays Life Skills which is a program offered by Barclays that helps young people develop the skills they will need in later life. It also has a CV builder that can help people write a CV for when they need it. Another program that Year 7 students can use is the “Education & Employers: Inspiring the Future” program, this is a free service where volunteers from sectors in industry come in to schools and help students with a variety of things such as writing CVs or organising a mock interview.

Year 9

Barclays Life Skills is also available to Year 9 students and it becomes more important at this stage as students may start to get an idea of what they want to do when they leave school and Barclays Life Skills will allow them to develop the necessary skills that they will need in order to secure the job that they want, this includes writing a CV using knowledge from the specified sector. Year 9 students can also use Cascaid, this is a free service that offers a "moving on programme" this will help students explore identified for their learning and careers journey. this will also allow them to explore different opportunities within the chosen industry.

Year 8

Year 8 students can also use Barclays Life Skills which is a program offered by Barclays that helps young people develop the skills they will need in later life. It also has a CV builder that can help people write a CV for when they need it. Another program that Year 8 students can use is the "Education & Employers: Inspiring the Future" program, this is a free service where volunteers from sectors in industry come in to schools and help students with a variety of things such as writing CVs or organising a mock interview.

Year 10

Barclays Life Skills is also available to Year 10 students and it becomes more important at this stage as students may start to get an idea of what they want to do when they leave school and Barclays Life Skills will allow them to develop the necessary skills that they will need in order to secure the job that they want, this includes writing a CV using knowledge from the specified sector. Year 10 students can also use Cascaid, this is a free service that offers a "moving on programme" this will help students explore identified for their learning and careers journey. this will also allow them to explore different opportunities within the chosen industry. Year 10 students also do a work experience placement that is organised within school, these placements will last for 5 days.

Year 11

Barclays Life Skills is also available to Year 11 students and it becomes more important at this stage as students may start to get an idea of what they want to do when they leave school and Barclays Life Skills will allow them to develop the necessary skills that they will need in order to secure the job that they want, this includes writing a CV using knowledge from the specified sector. Year 11 students can also use Cascaid, this is a free service that offers a "moving on programme" this will help students explore identified for their learning and careers journey. this will also allow them to explore different opportunities within the chosen industry.

Dragon’s Den Event

Holy Family School will be hosting a Dragon's Den event on 5th July 2019, more information to follow.

EDT STEM Event

This event will be held in school on the 15th and 16th of July which will involve various activities and workshops, more information to follow.

Lloyds Digital Challenge

Dixon Allerton Academy

Ten year Eight Students will be representing the school for this challenge which will be held on 20th November. Students will be working in groups of ten to create their digital business using resources and mentors at the event

Young Engineers Award

Foundation Studies Taster Day

Where: Keighley College

Date: Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Morning session: 10am – 12pm

Afternoon session: 1pm – 3pm

RAF Cadets Open Day

Bradford Crown Court Workshops

Craven College Animal Studies Sessions

Craven College – Aviation Academy Taster Day

Holy Family will be taking 6 Year 10 students and 6 Year 11 students on a tour of the Aviation Academy which is situated at Leeds/Bradford Airport.

Letters will be handed out at a later date.

BAFTA GAMING:  TEACHER AND PARENT WORKSHOP

Wednesday 6th February

National Science and Media Museum

4.30pm – 6pm (drinks reception from 6pm onwards)

 

The National Science and Media Museum is thrilled to offer Bradford schools an amazing CPD opportunity.  The Young Game Designers Workshop  is for teachers and parents of 10 –18 year-olds.  Created and run by BAFTA, you’ll explore a range of resources that will engage young people in the Games Industry, discovering how these materials can be used in the classroom and at home.  This is a one-off event delivered as part of the Yorkshire Games Festival, the North’s biggest (and best) games cultural event.  The workshop will be followed by a free drinks reception where you can meet educators, developers and industry professionals, gaining extra insight into gaming and how to get young people involved in digital media.

For more information and to book a free ticket, please see our website:   https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/learning/ygf-parent-teacher-workshop

Alternatively, please contact Jack Wheedon with any additional questions:  Jack.Weedon@scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk

Keighley College Taster Day

Taster Day coming up at Keighley College on Saturday 9th February!

Book your place now

Taster Days at Keighley College are a fantastic way for your students to discover what life at college is like.

Our February taster day on Saturday 9 February will give students the opportunity to get involved with hands-on and practical activities in our outstanding facilities, meet our specialised tutors and friendly students, ask questions and even apply on the day.

Some of the activities available will be: brickwork, styling hair, CPR with our Healthcare team and much more. We will be on hand with information and guidance on finance, career support and student well-being, so please invite them along so they can discover what we have to offer! All the available sessions can be found on the Eventbrite link here.

Policies

Click the images below for a copy of the Careers Policies

Useful Links

Please click on the images below to open the indicated website.

Click on the links below to book tickets for careers events: