Careers and Post-16

Click here for a list of useful links to careers websites.

 

You can view our Pupil Destination Data on the DfE website here. Scroll down the page to Additional Data - Pupil Destinations is near the bottom.

 

You can download a list of college open events here.

 

You can download the Russell Group's Informed Choices booklet here.

 

apprenticeThe Apprenticeship Guide gives free online access to loads of useful information about apprenticeships, general careers advice, direct links to employers and training providers that offer apprenticeships, real life stories and much more.

*    Concise summaries of every apprenticeship framework and standard offered in England.
*    Apprenticeship selector – choosing the right apprenticeship is easier when you can search by what you are interested in.
*    Hall of Fame – industry leaders talk about why they rate apprenticeships so highly.
*    Real life stories from successful apprentices give a better idea of what it’s really like to take an apprenticeship and why it’s worth doing.
*    Higher Apprenticeships – a great alternative to university. Find out what the options are and where a Higher Apprenticeship could lead.
*    Apprenticeship vacancies – live feeds from the National Apprenticeship Service.

 

 

Careers Helpline for Teenagers

BIS has launched a telephone careers helpline for students as part of the National Careers Service. Support is available from trained advisers who will talk through issues, offering confidential advice and practical help. Advisers are available from 8am to 10pm, seven days a week, telephone 0800 100 900, or for text messages on 0776 641 3219.

Entitlement Statements

All Priory students are entitled to receive independent and impartial careers guidance, information and advice.

By the time students leave KS4 at Priory they will be able to:

report on their strengths, achievements and relate them to career ideas they may have
identify areas for development
identify their areas of interest and relate them to career paths
research the information needed for career and course choices
understand their own values, attitudes and preferences in relation to work
explain the range of options and pathways open at key transition points
describe how the world of work is structured and changing and the requirements of employers
relate your career ideas to labour market trends

Students will develop these skills and knowledge through:

tutorial review sessions
coaching and mentoring
work experience
option choice modules
guidance interviews
life skill lessons and tutor programme
computer aided guidance
units in lessons on option choices
careers library sessions
independent careers advisor
sessions with outside speakers
takeover day
units on option choices in Year 9 and Year 11
Year 9 curriculum guidance and options assembly
visits and taster sessions at FE/HE establishments
options evenings
post-16 opportunities evening

Priory's Entitlement Statements