Pupils have different career guidance needs at different stages. Opportunities for advice and support need to be tailored to the needs of each pupil. A school’s careers programme  should embed equality and diversity considerations throughout.

Curriculum Stream for Phase 3 (Year 7 to 10)

Brooke

Students in Brooke pathway will be striving for the highest degree of interdependence and we will always make strong links between this interdependence and how it can be employed to facilitate engagement for the young person and their family in the world beyond our school.

Stream

Students will access a functional education which will provide students with the opportunity to hone and develop pre-requisite skills to work such as independent living skills. Students in Stream pathway will be striving for the highest degree of interdependence and we will always make strong links between this interdependence and how it can be employed to facilitate engagement for the young person and their family in the world beyond our school.

River

Students will access a discrete careers programme and functional education which will provide students with the opportunity to hone and develop pre-requisite skills to work such as independent living skills. This will be delivered in line with the PYP and Phase thematic approach. Careers education is embedded in subject and topic learning, and co-curricular provision such as clubs, celebration events and productions. Students will access Careers Week Event supported by the trust career advisor.

Waterfall

Career opportunities and aspirations form part of daily reflection tasks, and these are highlighted formally in careers education sessions, annual reviews, and parents’ evenings. Pupils have the opportunity to encounter a range of careers, and offer their thoughts as to what might be suitable to them. Students are encouraged to speak to people in their desired career families, via project-based learning, interview skills, or on organised visits to the school.

Curriculum Stream for Phase 4 (Year 10 to 14)

Brooke

Bespoke system whereby ‘softer’ employable skills are embedded within the curriculum, and career focussed vocational learning, moving towards more bespoke careers guidance or transition into social provision.

Stream

Bespoke system whereby ‘softer’ employable skills are embedded within the curriculum, and career focussed vocational learning, moving towards more bespoke careers guidance or transition into social provision.

River

Bespoke system whereby ‘softer’ employable skills are embedded within the curriculum, and career focussed vocational learning, moving towards more bespoke careers guidance in Year 14.

Waterfall

Annual ‘stepping Out Pathway’ which includes, Vocational profiling, Internal and external opportunities for work experience Ruth Evans to attend Annual Review for students in transition year groups to advise families on college options and post 16/19 provision within the local offer. (Year 7, Year 11, Year 14)