Careers in Keystage 4

Any Questions about Careers, University or generally about your future don’t hesitate to contact Miss R Orton and Miss S Wootton.

In Year 9

You will complete a careers questionnaire to look at your career ideas for the future.

You will take part in a variety of activities – e.g. University visits to see what life is like.

In Year 10

You will start your preparation for work experience by creating a CV in Business/ICT in January.

Following exams in June you will be able to undertake work experience for one week.

You and your parents will attend a work experience evening in the spring term.

You and your parents will be invited to get involved in the Careers Discovery Programme in the spring term. You will take part in a variety of activities – e.g. University visits to see what life is like.

In Year 11

You will be given the opportunity of a one to one interview with the visiting Careers Adviser from Connexions Sandwell.

To help with careers information research you can use the careers library at the Academy and get help from Miss Orton or Miss Wootton.

Use Higher Ideas to search the careers database to find the right job for you. Connexions Sandwell: for local jobs and apprenticeships.

There is funding available for Sixth Form Students on Further Education study through the 16 to 19 Bursary.

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