John Hampden Grammar School

Careers Activities KS4

Key Stage 4 

 

Year 10

 

Careers lessons during PSD

Access to software via JHGS website and Google Classroom, Higher Ideas, Job Explorer Database. Eclipse, Fast Tomato

Opportunity to attend a varied programme of careers talks throughout the school year

Varied programme of school trips to commercial and educational establishments to support career research

Opportunity to compete in Rotary Technology tournament

Careers coordinator attends parents evenings to provide pathway information

All students in Year 10 offered the opporutnity to attend the Bucks Skill Show in the school day

Local debating competitions/Youth Speaks participation

Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme - Bronze

Students have access to a one to one Adviza appointment

Comprehensive careers library available in the LRC

University prospectuses & local college brochures available in the LRC

Access to Google Classroom – KS4 Careers – where current opportunities/events are advertised

Labour Market information available via Eclipse and Google classroom

Careers information provided on the student/parent bulletin on a regular basis

 

Year 11

 

Careers lessons during PSD

Access to software via JHGS website and Google Classroom, Higher Ideas, Job Explorer Database, Eclipse, Fast Tomato

Opportunity to attend a varied programme of careers talks

Varied programme of school trips to commercial and educational establishments to support career research

Opportunity to compete in Rotary Technology tournament

Careers coordinator attends Parents' Evenings to provide pathway information

Morrisby Profiling offered to all Year 11 students (sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland)

Opportunity to attend local Careers Fairs  and the Wycombe High School High Education and Careers evening

Opportunity to attend the Bucks Skill Show on the public day

Sixth Form Open Evening – to assist in A level choices

Opportunity to attend A Level Taster Day in school

All students interviewed by SLT in respect of their Sixth Form/career choices

Students have access to a one to one Adviza appointment

Comprehensive careers library available in the LRC

University prospectuses & local college brochures available in the LRC

Information about employment/apprenticeships included in Parent Bulletin

Medsoc - supports students who are thinking about careers in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science

Access to Google Classroom – KS4 Careers – where current opportunities/events are advertised

Labour Market information available via Eclipse and Google classroom

National Citizen Service promoted to Year 11

Opportunity for a one to one dicussion with the National Careers Service in the school day