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Careers provision for Key Stage 4 pupils

Key Stage 4 provision:

  • Year 10 work experience week, focused on the world of work (family participation)
  • PSHE lessons (Life Skills)
  • Year 10 CV covering letter writing, CV writing, revision skills.
  • Year 11 the changing job market, Employability skills, interviews.
  • Form tutor time to raise awareness of careers, information on college open dates.
  • Transition support into College life
  • YC Herts Personal Advisor one to one sessions

By the end of Key Stage 4 all Pupils will have:

  • Enhanced their self-knowledge, career management and employability skills
  • Used online resources and other sources of advice to investigate and explore future choices and progression routes
  • Experienced the world of work through a work placement and the option of extended work placement following exams
  • Been given direct access to employers, colleges and training providers
  • Been given guidance to help identify a range of post-16 options and careers advice and support networks that they can use to plan and negotiate their career pathways
  • Been provided with the resources to complete the post-16 application procedures, including CVs, personal statements and preparation for interview
  • To be able to produce at least one personal careers action plan
  • Completed a CV by Year 11 and have a START online careers file (phased in 2019)
  • Effectively apply for the next stage of their education/employment
  • Be able to access a variety of sources of information about careers
  • Completed Work Experience or other work-related activities
  • Outlined their rights and responsibilities at work including Health and Safety and Equality
  • Gained interview skills in Year 11
  • Be able to explain the options open to them Post-16, decide upon a course of action and justify their choices rational

Hailey Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7PB

Tel: 01992 465208