Phase Activity Term Learning Outcome

All

Virtual “Careers Convention” information and videos are available on a single site/point of access for students, families and parents.

6 (2021) ongoing

Gatsby 5, 6, 7

3 & 4

External visits from “inspirational professionals” including Kent Police, Fire, paramedics.

1 ongoing

Gatsby 2, 4, 6

3 and 4

All families will be invited to attend the Milestone Academy Careers Convention to learn about provision beyond school.

4

Gatsby 2, 7

All

Milestone Alumni will be invited back for an Alumni Event linked to Careers Convention to talk about “life after Milestone” and to connect with current students, as well as with each other.

4

Gatsby 2, 7, 8

3 and 4

All students in Year 10 (M@L) and above are invited to attend LAT 10 Careers Convention.

6 TBC

Gatsby 2, 3 and 7

3 and 4

Provide independent careers advice and guidance for Annual Reviews for students in Years 11 and 13, to advise on College or FE options, and post-16 and post-19 provision outside of Milestone within the local offer.

1-6

Gatsby 3, 4, 8

3 and 4

Work-related accreditations to be completed by students working towards certification or an award.

1-6

Gatsby 3, 4

4

Explore opportunities to create stronger links with local colleges and FE providers to provide learning pathways for students when they leave Milestone Academy.

1-6 Gatsby 7

3 and 4

Work-related accreditations to be linked to visits to local employers so that students receive hands-on experience of workplaces linked to their accreditation or certification.

1-6 Gatsby 4,5,6

3 and 4

Students will have opportunities to access work experience throughout the year where they will have the opportunity to learn the skills that are valued in the workplace.

1-6 Gatsby 3,4,7
3 and 4

Students at M@L and M@W should be empowered to seek relevant work experience placements where appropriate.

1-6 Gatsby 3, 4, 7
4

Students in the Brook, Stream and River pathways will experience a course of study relating to work-related learning at a working dairy farm.

Students in the Waterfall pathway will access regular work experience throughout the year, with a goal of three different work experience placements throughout their career at Milestone Academy.

1-6 Gatsby 5, 6
4

Milestone Academy will provide a minimum of 2 Career Support or Guidance sessions per student, per year for students in Years 13 and 14.

1-6 Gatsby 8
3 and 4

Phase Leaders will organise external visits to Milestone for people from sensory-based workplaces (eg: restaurants, fragrance merchants, textiles workers, lighting designers…).

1-6 Gatsby 4, 5