Careers and Guidance

Careers and Guidance

The Careers Leader is Mr P Beaumont.

Please contact Mr Beaumont by email – PBeaumont@bradfield.sheffield.sch.uk or telephone 0114 2863861.

Careers Programme: Bradfield School

Date: 2018-19

Y7
 In Y7 PSHE students are introduced to the range of possible jobs and the personal qualities related to them

Y8
In Y8 PSHE we look at how these qualities could be demonstrated to a potential employer via a CV. Work is also done on raising career aspirations and financial awareness.

Y9
In Y9 PSHE, students research career options in more detail and produce an Individual Learning Plan to help support their option choices for GCSE. Support from Careers Advisors is available at this point if required.

Y10 & Y11

Careers Interviews: Students and parents will be offered a Careers Consultation interview with Sheffield Futures, who will provide independent careers advice and guidance. Follow-up calls/work will take place where necessary.

Careers Convention: In Y11 students and parents are given access to local and national employers, apprenticeship providers, colleges and universities.

Students and parents are invited to the school Sixth Form Open events and given dates and information about other local open events for post-16 options.

Y12

Students will attend the UCAS Fair in Sheffield to meet post-18 providers including Universities, Apprenticeship providers, Gap Year, the Armed Forces, HE Colleges and employers

Degree Apprenticeships – students will be given an assembly with follow up consultation on degree apprenticeships

Work Experience – Y12 students are given the opportunity to complete work experience as part of their study programme.

Y13
Students receive bespoke advice and guidance as part of their tutorial programme to help with post-18 applications to University, apprenticeships or college courses.

P.Beaumont (Assistant Headteacher)
Sep 2018

Measuring the Impact

Bradfield School will measure the impact of the Careers Programme by analysing the applications that pupils make, the pupil destination data and using Pupil, Employer and Provider voice data.

Review of Provision

The review of Careers education will take place in July 2019.