Longley Park Sixth Form Careers and Employability
Longley Park sixth Form is proud of its comprehensive Careers Programme. Students are guaranteed a wealth of experience of the world of work and lots of opportunities to meet employers and feel what it is like in the workplace. We work closely with a range of networks from Sheffield Business Together to ASK (Sheffield Apprenticeship group) to ensure all students go on to positive destinations.
Careers education covers The 8 Gatsby Benchmarks, including the following:
Longley Park Sixth Form Careers Programme 2020 - 2021
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).
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
Due to the current situation, Next Step Longley will be online, you will be able to access information and sample some work for your chose subjects so you are ready to start in September.
Next Step Longley will be on the website from Monday 5th July 2021
An opportunity for partner schools, applicants, parents and carers to access providers in order to help make informed study and progression choices
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.
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.
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.
In line with the 2018 Statutory Guidance for Careers Guidance and Access for providers, we welcome visits from FE institutions, Training providers and HE providers to ensure students are aware of the wide range of progression routes available from HE, FE, apprenticeship, traineeships and employment. Appropriate providers are invited to the following events:
Providers are also invited to contribute to other careers events such as targeted HE workshops, apprenticeship talks, and curriculum specific activities. Appropriate classroom or assembly space is made available for providers. Annual visits are arranged to 2 different university campuses to give a sense of being a student. We have our own Apprenticeship society and work closely with ASK (Sheffield Apprenticeship and skills group). HEPPSY provide support for all L3y1 students who. The Sixth Form work closely with Sheffield Business Together who contribute significantly to both the Careers Programme and our Career Ready programme.
Please contact Tania Hussey-Yeo (THusseyfirstname.lastname@example.org), Careers Leader to discuss proposed opportunities for organisations to meet with our students.
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