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Careers Entitlement

At a glance

Year 7
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Year 11
Year 12 & 13

Careers Entitlement Policy


Visit to the Sixth Form Centre (CCVI) for taster Sessions –Psychology, Sociology, Government & Politics, Media Studies and Health & Social Care

‘Is It Worth It?’  Life Skills and awareness of Social Media

Theatre production for Road Safety awareness

GFI 1:1interviews for selected PP students

Departmental display signposting Career pathways and alumnus routes

PGCE students from CCVI conduct STEM activities

Activities Week


Mathematics team challenge

GFI 1:1 interviews for selected PP students

Departmental display signposting Career pathways and alumnus routes

‘Is It Worth It?’ Life skill awareness on social media

Activities Week

School Career & Guidance Manager delivers PSHE session in term 5&6 to each tutor group looking at jobs and the changing nature of labour market (LMI) trends

STEAM multi-school project

Mini Sechi Project


Computer Science Cup

Mathematics Code Cracking Day

‘Is It Worth It?’ Life skills awareness on social media

GFI 1:1 individual interviews for selected PP students

GCSE options assembly

GCSE Options Fair for parents and students

SMT option screening

PSHE option support

On-line ‘How to choose’ option advice

Business of Enterprise event

Activities week

Departmental display signposting Career pathways and alumnus routes

3 Transition days to Upper School


Availability of Resources Centre and staff (permanent provision)

Work Experience preparation assembly

Deputy Head HE assembly

Maths Disney trip

GFI 1:1 individual interviews for selected PP students

1:1 Setting and progressing interview with Careers & Guidance Manager

STEM event (Discovery Park Sandwich)

Successful Women event (London)

‘What you can do with…’ career related departmental assemblies

Visit to St Hugh’s Oxford & Queens’ Cambridge for selected students

National Citizenship Service assembly

Support for contacting work experience placements

Work experience Health and Safety talk

Work experience week

Careers Focus Day

Sixth Form Taster Sessions

Post 16 subject taster sessions

STEAM multi-school project

3D Hub

Mini Sechi DT Project


1:1 progression meeting with Guidance & Careers Manager

Availability of Resource Centre with permanent member of staff

Post 16 events- apprenticeships & College pathways

KCC Careers Fair Local event

Individual 1:1 interview for selected students (PP)

K4U Thanet event

K4U Assembly & follow-up support

Support for personal statement writing

CCVI progression Assembly

Revision programme meeting with SMT

SMT interview with students who are not performing to their potential

NEET link person & attendance at participation meetings

National Citizen Service

Sixth Form mentoring sessions (Breakfast club)

CCVI Introduction Week

3D Hub

Y12 & Y13

Computer Science Google HQ Careers talk, tour & expertise

Politics & History Conference to Brussels

Y12 survey & interview preparations

Rolling programme of guest speakers

Guidance & Careers Manager attends early Y12 assemblies

GF1 interview for students who receive bursary and ex PP from Y11

Awareness of Taster Days & Summer School through assemblies & direct emails

National Citizen Service

HE Focus Day One- With evening parents meeting (March)

HE Focus Day Two (July)

Oxbridge meeting

Easter ‘on the cloud’ exploratory interviews with parents

Individual 1:1 intention interview for the whole year group


CCCU visit (PE/Sport) to sport science laboratories

Umpiring & coaching fees met for selected students

Assembly on Enrichment and expectation

Wednesday afternoon volunteering opportunities (not limited to Wednesday afternoon –flexible approach)

Head Start, Pilgrims Hospice, charity shops, local Primary & Junior Schools, Macmillan Crossroads training (eg. Manual Handling& dementia awareness)

 Bean Stalk project- reading in Primary Schools & Ageless Thanet

Access to Resources Centre with a permanent member of staff

Advice on apprenticeships trends & opportunities

Visits to 3 University Open Days accompanied by the Guidance & Careers Manager

Guidance & Careers Manager attends University Advisers’ Conferences

Personal Statement surgeries & screening