John Hampden Grammar School

Career Activities KS5

Key Stage 5


Year 12 &

Year 13


stage 5


·         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 Connexions Interview

·         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

·         Students have access to a Connexions Appointment

·         Oxbridge preparation day

·         Medical awareness day – Wycombe High School

·         Medco - 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