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Key stage three

Information and guidance statement of entitlement

As a student at Chilwell School, you are entitled to receive a programme of work related and career related learning, careers information and impartial advice and guidance, designed to help you to recognise and develop your skills and abilities, know what opportunities are available in the world of work and to make plans to help you achieve your education and career goals.

At all key stages you can expect

  • access to a planned programme relevant to your year group
  • access to a qualified impartial and independent careers adviser for personalised advice and guidance
  • help to recognise your likes, dislikes, influences, strengths and preferences in relation to career decisions
  • information about the world of work and how the labour market is changing
  • information about further and higher education, training and apprenticeships and employment routes
  • to take part in activities which challenge stereotyping and raise your aspirations
  • to develop skills and qualities to improve your employability
  • to develop enterprise skills
  • to be well prepared for different transitions
  • help to develop financial capability skills
  • to develop and strengthen your personal presentation skills for selection processes
  • sign posting to relevant up-to-date and impartial sources of careers information and advice

ALL STUDENTS WILL:

By the end of key stage three:

Begin to develop an awareness of your individual skills strengths and interests in relation to post 16 pathways and future career goals.

Be able to access careers resources via the Library and the Careers Website.

Be able to understand your targets and review progress towards your targets.

Receive careers information and on-going support from your year team, especially your tutor.

Take part in the year nine options event where you can access information about different curriculum areas and the implications of studying specific subjects in key stage four.

Have been given the opportunity to have a meeting with a qualified, independent and impartial careers guidance adviser.

Year nine

Options

Year eight

Big bang fair

Year seven

Safety day