Careers Programme

Careers Programme

Longley Park Sixth Form Careers Programme 2019 - 2020

Longley Park Sixth Form is keen to invite employers, traineeship/apprenticeship advisors and HE/FE providers to deliver progression events to broaden the horizons of our students. If you would like to discuss opportunities to work with our students please contact:

Tania Hussey-Yeo, (Assistant principal – Student Achievement) Careers leader L7, (NTU).
thussey-yeo@brigantiatrust.net
01142625711

Our Careers and Progression provision is outlined below in four sections and is designed to ensure that all learners meet the Gatsby Benchmark entitlement.

Pre Enrolment Opportunities 

Open Events

An opportunity for prospective students to discuss course content and wider opportunities with teachers and current students.

  • Saturday 19th October 2019, 10am – 2pm
  • Saturday 18th January 2020. 10am – 2pm 

School Taster Events 

  • Organised throughout academic year by curriculum staff as timetabling permits, to allow students to develop informed choices.

Application and Interview Process

  • Nov 2019 – Jan 2020, Support in application process
  • Feb – March 2020, Longley Park interviews
  • Official offer letters sent to applicants

Next Step Longley

Applicants experience a day of classes at Longley Park, receiving steer for summer prep

  • Tuesday 7th July 2019

HE, Careers and Volunteering Fair

An opportunity for partner schools, applicants, parents and carers to access providers in order to help make informed study and progression choices

  • Wed 6th – Thurs 7th November 2019, 3-7pm

Enrolment, Induction and Initial Careers Assessment

Advice and Guidance using GCSE / equivalent qualifications to ensure students are enrolled onto appropriate study programmes to help ensure positive progression beyond sixth form.

Introduction to Longley Park, expectations of study, and standards to develop success and skills.

Data collection of student aspiration to share with curriculum to help tailor bespoke student opportunities.

  • Enrolment 27th – 30th August 2019
  • Induction 4th-6th September 2019
  • Data collection w/c 9th and 16th September 2019 

Careers Tutorial Programme

Tutorial is delivered across four year groups (L1, L2, L3.1, L3.2), and in relation to either A level of BTEC provision. Each year group has tailored activity appropriate to the level of study and age group of students, in relation to behaviour, welfare and personal development. The schemes of work are sequential as some learners will progress through all four years, however progression opportunities are supported throughout programmes as it is sometimes appropriate for a learner to pursue alternative pathways at different times, dependent on their aspiration. L1 tutorial is delivered directly through curriculum so as to provide appropriate support for learners on those courses.

Tutorial includes group and 121 student support and delivery in relation to the following.

  • CV writing and letters of Introduction
  • Mentoring Schemes access support
  • Career Ready access support
  • Summer School application support
  • Revision Strategies 
  • UCAS advice, guidance and support
  • Interview Technique and Social conduct sessions
  • Employer Engagement
  • Apprenticeship advice and guidance
  • Gap year advice and guidance
  • Workplace advice and guidance
  • Revision Strategies 
  • Student Wellbeing and Healthy Living
  • Safeguarding and PREVENT 
  • Social and Community Values

Additional Careers and Progression Support 

To further develop confidence, engage, motivate and inspire students to positive progression destinations, we provide the following services and opportunities. These are embedded into all areas of a student learner programme, in both curriculum and pastoral areas, and in wider engagement.

  • Bespoke Employability Days available for all students
  • Employability lectures 
  • Higher education lectures
  • Careers lectures
  • Extension curriculum lectures
  • Workplace visits and employer encounters
  • Skills sessions
  • Motivation and confidence Sessions
  • University trips and opportunities are developed and offered to all students
  • Access to Level 6 Careers Advisor
  • Access to Uni Frog and Cascaid programmes to identify progression opportunities
  • HeppSY scheme access for eligible students for HE progression
  • High Achievers scheme for eligible students 

 

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