Careers and Work Experience

Career Leaders within School

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

Carol O Connor – co’connor@holyfamilyschool.uk Tel: 01535 210212 Ext 278

Head Governor for Careers

Mrs Gillian Arnold – care of sub-clark: 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 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 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 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 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.

Year 7 National Rymans Challenge

Year 9 RAF Talk

The Rymans National Business Challenge was won by 'Team Harry' who will represent the school at Wembley on 11th July 2019 with Mrs O Connor.

Students presenting at the National Rymans Challenge.

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

Policies

Click the images below for a copy of the Careers Policies