John Hampden Grammar School

Career Activities KS5



Year 12


Year 13


Programme of PSD lessons to support Pathways choices post Year 13

Opportunity to participate in Work Experience – career or degree based

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

Opportunity to attend a varied programme of careers talks on a monthly basis, employers & Universities

Information about Russell group universities available on 6th form web site

Information about job opportunities/apprenticeship programmes included on 6th form/parent bulletin

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

Opportunity to complete in Rotary Technology tournament

Career coordinator attends Year 12 Parent Evening to provide information on pathway choices

 Access to a one to one Adviza appointment

Year 12 students given the opportunity to participate in Morrisby, funded by JHGS

In house UCAS day to support students with University choice

UCAS evening

 Students have the opportunity to visit Universities during school time

Programme of talks from Universities

Comprehensive career library available in the LRC

University prospectus & local college brochures available in LRC

Oxbridge preparation day

Medical awareness day – Wycombe High School

Medsoc - supports students who are thinking about a career in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science

Opportunity to attend local Careers Fair –  RGS & WHS

Access to Google classroom – KS5 Careers – where current opportunities /events are advertised

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