Careers

Careers Provider Access Policy

Introduction
This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to students at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Outcomes
Our goal at North Liverpool Academy is to raise aspirations, inspire and encourage students to consider a wide range of careers. Through careers education and guidance:

  • Our purpose is to help our students find theirs

Pupil entitlement
All students in years 8-13 are entitled:

  • To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available.
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions, taster events and inspirational talks.
  • To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and apprenticeship courses.

Careers Contacts
A number of events, integrated into the school careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into school to speak to students and/or their parents/carers. For more information please contact:

Ms J. Green – Assistant Principal & Careers Lead
Telephone: 0151 260 4044

Antony Stagg – Careers & Employability
Email: [email protected]

Review Date: September 2019

Year Group Autumn Spring Summer
Year 7 – Exposure

 

Outcome – To expose students to 14 different types of careers pathways.

Assembly 1 – Careers Talk – STEM Talks

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Why? ‘Series’12

Video Careers Sessions (i-could.com)

Step Up 7 Booklets

PHSE Lesson

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Assembly 2 – Careers Talk.

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Gatsby Measure 4, 5 4 4,5
Year 8 – Exposure

Outcome – To expose students to 20 different types of career pathways.

Assembly 3 – Careers Talk.

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Why? ‘Series’

12 Video Careers Sessions (i-could.com) Why? ‘Series – 12 Video.

Step Up 8 Booklets

PHSE Lesson

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Year 8 – Careers Visits Shaping Futures. (University)

Assembly 4 – Careers Talk.

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Gatsby Measure 4, 5, 4 5, 6
Year 9 – Educate

Outcome – To educate students on apprenticeships and university life.

Assembly 5 – A guide to Apprenticeships &

Traineeships.

Careers Personality Tests. –(Form Time)

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Assembly 6 – Career Talk

Step Up Booklet 9 Booklets

Form Time Program

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Careers Fair hosted at NLA.

University/HE providers visit and deliver assembly.

BIG Bang – Careers Fair – Whole Year exposed to over 20 careers in STEM (ITV, Royal Air Force, Astra Zeneca)

Into University workshop (specific cohort)

Gatsby Measure  2, 4, 5, 6, 3,4,6,7
Year 10 – Encounters

Outcome – For Year 10 students to experience 1 work place visit.

University Visit (Shaping Futures)

Assembly 7 – Careers Talk.

Careers Personality Tests –(Form Time)

Careers Planning 1 hour Session

University Visit (Shaping Futures)

Assembly 8 – Careers Talk.

Step Up Booklet 10 Booklets
Form Time Program

Encounters with employers.

Workplace Visits.

Gatsby Measure 3, 5 2, 7, 8 3,5,6
Year 11 – Employability

Outcome – Positive Destination.

Outcome – CV for students.

Outcome – Inform of LMI (Local Labour Market information)

Dream BIG -Careers Planning – 1 hour

Interviews Group of 15/20 Students- CV Workshops / Interviews.

Enrichment –form time
1.    CV
2.    Interview Techniques
3.    Inspirational Talk

Assembly 10 – Interview Skills Assembly. (Tips)

Assembly 9 – Resilience Assembly.

Inspirational Speaker – Higher Education
121 – Destinations Interviews.
121 – SEN Interviews.College Visits – Hugh Baird and Liverpool City College Visits.

National Apprenticeship – Open day for specific cohort.

Gatsby Measures 2, 3, 5, 8 5,6 3, 7, 8
Year 12

Outcome – Experiences of the workplace.

Careers Interviews Year 12.

Dream BIG -Careers Planning – 1 hour

CV and Interviews skills training – 1 Hour Work Shops.

UK University and apprenticeship search fair.

Assembly – 10 Careers Assembly Year 12/13. UCAS – Application Support.
Gatsby Measures 2,3, 3,5 3,6,7
Year 13 – Employability

Outcome –University Place

Outcome – Work/Apprenticeship Ready.

Outcome – Positive Destination.

Careers Interviews Year 13.

LMI – Local Market Information Assembly

Dream BIG -Careers Planning – 1 hour.

University Visits. 121 – Destinations Interviews.

121 – SEN Interviews.

College Visits – Hugh Baird and Liverpool City College Visits.

National Apprenticeship – Open day.

Group of 15/20 Students- CV Workshops / Interviews.

Gatsby Measures 2,3,7,8 4,7,8 3, 5, 8