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Limehurst Academy Careers Programme

Year Group

Theme/Topic Title

Lessons

Experiences - Examples

Year 7

Autumn

 

 

Weekly Hot Jobs

Explore More – Loughborough University

Year 7

Spring

MY FUTURE – Understanding yourself and planning for the future. Explore careers suited to students based on personal likes and dislikes linked to the world of work. (Kudos ME)

  • Understand the importance of decision-making and how decisions they make can impact their lives.​
  • Be able to identify personal likes and dislikes of different aspects of work.​
  • Understand how your personal likes and dislikes of different aspect of work can be linked to a range of careers, to be explored.

National Apprenticeship Week

National Careers Week

Skills For The Future – Leicester College

 

 

Year 7

Summer

 

 

 

Speedy Speakers

Year 8

Autumn

 

 

 

Weekly Hot Jobs

Faraday Engineering Challenge

Year 8

Spring

CAREERS and Labour Market Information (LMI) - Explore careers, industries and types of work, local and national opportunities and LMI. (Kudos WORKING)

  • Understand work interest groups and job families and LMI
  • Recognise the importance of career planning
  • Make the link between developing skills and future success

Get Future Smart – Leicester College

National Apprenticeship Week

National Careers Week

Year 8

Summer

 

 

 

Powering  Transformation-Dell Computers IT employability skills

Year 9

Autumn

 

 

 

 

Weekly Hot Jobs

I Want To Be A Creative – DMU

21st C Careers - DMU

Year 9

Spring

OPTIONS -  explore subjects they enjoy and where they can lead beyond the class room. (Kudos LEARNING)

  • Understand and evaluate the different pathways available​
  • Understand different qualifications and levels​
  • Identify your skills and develop them

National Apprenticeship Week

National Careers Week

Girls in Computing

Language Taster Day – Leicester University

Year 9

Summer

 

 

 

GCSE introductions and taster projects

 

Year 10

Autumn

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT - Develop personal learning and career planning skills. (Kudos ME)

  • Managing GCSE Curriculum
  • Mindset Training
  • Financial capability

Assemblies - Post-16 Providers schools and colleges

Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge (ASK) assembly

Fisher Scientific Science Fair

Onyx Engineering Trip

Year 10

Spring

PERSONAL APPLICATION - Developing learning and revision skills

  • Success with revision skills

National Apprenticeship Week

National Careers Week

Sarah Vine (newspaper columnist) Visit

Year 10

Summer

MY SKILLS - Understand the importance of employability skills in personal development  (Kudos ME)

  • Identify Personal and employability skills.
  • Understand the employability skills employers seek
  • Employability skills CV and Personal statements. (Kudos my documents)
  • Revision - Mock exams

Mock Interviews

Young Enterprise

Year 11

Autumn

TRANSITION - revisit exploration of subjects they enjoy and where they can lead beyond the class room. (Kudos LEARNING)

  • P16 learning and /training opportunities - Understand different qualification and levels and entry requirements.
  • Power to perform

Assemblies - Post-16 Providers

Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge (ASK) assembly

Teen Tech Event

Year 11

Spring

 

  • Revision skills focus on Mock Exams

National Apprenticeship Week

National Citizen Service (NCS) applications

Year 11

Summer

 

  • Revision - GCSEs