Year 10 students
In the academic year 2020-2021 the careers programme was brought in to tutor time to ensure students were informed on a weekly basis. Each student has access to Unifrog which is a one stop shop of resources to help guide students through the different career pathways and opportunities available to them. The particular focus for Year 10 students is matching their interests and personality to different career choices. Information is key and knowing the possible options available are important. Under normal circumstances, students will have abundant opportunities to work face to face with local employers, considering a wide range of career pathways taken by local companies, parents, teachers and ex-students. However, owing to Covid these opportunities have been virtual. This will include;
Employer in school events
Subject specific employment events
FE/HE in school events in PSHE days and in curriculum
Development of their CVs
One of the main aims of Year 10 is for each student to have the opportunity for Work Experience during the week beginning Monday 29th March 2021. Again, due to the pandemic this will be virtual through the company Speakers for Schools who have access to 1,000s of placements. In addition, Pedmore are fortunate enough to have secured 35 places with Wilmott-Dixon Construction Company.
Information is key and knowing the possible options available are important. Next academic year (2021-2022) the careers programme will continue in tutor time but there will also be additional opportunities through the new discrete PSHE lesson on a Wednesday morning, through subject lessons and, with Covid restrictions permitted, external visits/external guest speakers.
Work Experience dates for next academic year have already been set as the week beginning Monday 9th May 2022. If you have any questions please contact the Work Experience Co-ordinator Mrs Guidotti on: firstname.lastname@example.org