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Sixth form

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 the Sixth form:

Be offered at least one individual appointment with a qualified, independent, impartial careers adviser

Participate in an enrichment and tutorial programme focused on your personal development

Develop independent research skills

Have had the opportunity to meet university representatives

Have had the opportunity to meet apprenticeship providers

Have been given the opportunity to visit universities

Have been given the opportunity to volunteer or take part in work experience

Understand the UCAS process and be able to research different universities and courses using online resources

Have information and support with financial planning for university, work and training

Write a personal statement for a UCAS or job application

Have been mentored through the university application process or supported with job or training applications

Be given the opportunity to take part in enterprise and challenge activities through ties with local and national employers

Be registered with Unifrog for up-to-date information on further education opportunities

Year thirteen

UCAS

Apprenticeship support

Year twelve

Transition to post-16

Apprenticeships

Visits to University

UCAS Fair

Work Experience

Careers Day