Year 10 Careers Exploration Evening

Thu, 15 Dec 2016
Star Student

Year 10 students and their parents/ carers have recently taken part in a Careers Exploration evening, the aims of the session were to:

Recognise the role of parents / carers

Increase self-awareness

Develop decision making skills

Broaden horizons about the world of work

Increase knowledge of the options available after Year 11 and Sixth Form

The session was interactive and involved the students interviewing their parents / carers about their own career journey, identifying their skills and qualities, what to include on a personal statement, career software packages Fast Tomato, E-Clips and visiting the National Apprenticeship website.

Feedback from both parents and students was positive and included the following comments:

“Very enjoyable, I learnt about different career paths”

“What employers look for at an interview”

“Best part of the evening was interviewing my mom”

“Interacting with my child”

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