John Hampden Grammar School

Careers 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 website and Google Classroom, Higher Ideas, Job Explorer Database. Eclipse, Fast Tomato

Opportunity to attend a varied programme of careers talks and talks and events at Universities

Information about Russell Group Universities available on the Sixth Form website

Information about job opportunities/apprenticeship programmes included on the Sixth Form and Parent Bulletins

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

Opportunity to compete in Rotary Technology tournament

Careers coordinator attends Year 12 Parents' Evening to provide information on pathway choices

Access to a one to one Adviza appointment

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

In-house UCAS day to support students with University choices

UCAS evening

Students have the opportunity to visit Universities independently during school time (three visits per annum)

Programme of talks from Universities

Comprehensive careers library available in the LRC

University prospectuses available in LRC

Oxbridge preparation day

Medical awareness day – Wycombe High School

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

Opportunity to attend local Careers Fairs –  Wycombe High School Higher Education and Careers Fair

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

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