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BWH Overview of Curricular Intent for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) 2022-23

Year

Objective

 

Outcomes

Experiences

CDI Framework Area of Learning for Careers, Enterprise and Education

7

To develop an understanding and expand knowledge of what Careers Education is.

Describe which career sectors they are interested in.

To understand which jobs are available in different careers sectors.

To gain an understanding of what ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills are.

To gain an exposure to a range of employability skills and meaningful, interactive activities with a range of employers and employees.

To visit a university, meet university undergraduates, experience mini subject masterclasses and campus tour.

Spring Term 2023:

Unifrog sessions for log in and exploration of different careers sectors

 

National Careers Week: 6-11th March

Careers in the curriculum

Just for Girls – stereotyping in jobs and employment sectors

 

Summer Term 2023:

Staffordshire University enrichment visit for whole year group – A Day in the Life of an Undergraduate

 

 

7, 11, 16

 

 

 

3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 17

 

 

 

1, 2, 3, 15, 16

8

To understand how to make appropriate decisions for Key Stage 4 in relation to post-16 and post-18 options.

 

To be prepared to make the right personal choices of subjects at GCSE.

To continue to learn employability skills in relation to the workplace.

To explore a range of STEM careers from different employment sectors.

To describe and explain how stereotypes have been challenged.

To have exposure to a wide range of meaningful encounters with employers and employees to ensure accurate LMI (labour market information) to help students to make informed decision on qualification routes and options at post-16 from colleges and training providers of T levels, technical and vocational education and apprenticeships.

 

Autumn Term 2022:

Staffordshire University enrichment visit for whole year group – A Day in the Life of an Undergraduate (unable to happen in Y7 due to campus restrictions)

 

Spring Term 2023:

Stereotyping carousel (Entrust)

 

 

Great Minds Raising Aspirations Bus:

University encounter with undergraduates

 

Spring Term 2023:

Options talks and parent/carer evening on Key Stage 4 pathways

 

Summer Term 2023:

STEM Grand Challenge Day

 

 

1, 2, 3, 15, 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 17

 

 

3, 4, 14

4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17

 

 

 

3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 17

9

To raise aspirations to be the best and learn new skills and resilience to succeed in the world of work.

To understand what STEM is and give examples of STEM careers.

To understand what careers are available in the Finance Sector.

To gain an exposure to a range of employability skills and meaningful interactive activities with a range of employers and employees.

 

Autumn Term 2022:

Network Rail Design Challenges – Heather Campbell (apprentice and technical education)

 

Spring Term 2023:

The Inspirational Learning Group Stocks and Shares Challenge Day (Maths Dept led)

 

Careers Fayre to include local employers, public organisations, colleges and training providers of T levels, technical and vocational education and apprenticeships.

 

National Careers Week: 6-11th March 2023

Careers in the Curriculum

Subject areas: English, Maths, Sciences, Humanities, Technology

Health Careers with Medical Mavericks

 

Summer Term 2023:

Youth Net Enterprise Day ‘Dragon den’ style pitch design and presentations

 

 

3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 17

 

 

 

1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 12, 15

 

 

10, 15, 16, 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12

 

 

 

 

 

1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 12, 15

 

10

To develop knowledge, skills and understanding of the workplace and prepare for their work experience placement, either virtually or face-to-face.

To learn about different post-16 career pathways, including T levels, higher technical education and apprenticeships, local training providers and local Colleges.

To engage in the challenge of a national competition by developing the skills and confidence to pitch a presentation on a new product for a target audience, through oral presentation skills, resilience, creativity, innovation, artistry and marketing in the design sector.

To practise written application and oral interview techniques in advance of work experience interviews.

To expand knowledge of the local labour market in relation to the selection of a suitable work experience placement.

 

Autumn Term 2022:

Apprenticeships and Higher Technical Education: access to Information, Advice and Guidance on different levels and the application process

 

Spring Term 2023:

National Careers Challenge – The Inspirational Learning Group – with Finals in July 2023

 

National Careers Week: 6-11th March 2023

Health Careers with Medical Mavericks

 

Careers Fayre to include local employers, public organisations, colleges and training providers of T levels, technical and vocational education and apprenticeships.

 

Summer Term 2023:

Work Experience 10-14th July

 

 

2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16

 

 

 

 

2, 4, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

 

 

 

 

4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12

 

10, 15, 16, 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11

 

11

To explore the full range of options available and successfully apply for a place at the chosen institution / employer for post-16 work related learning, study or another appropriate route.

 

To explore the full range of options for post-16 study, work or training.

To be prepared to make the right personal choices of subjects at post-16 progression pathways through personal guidance from a Level 7 trained Careers Advisor (Entrust)

To secure a place on their chosen course at a suitable institution.

To practise written application and oral interview techniques in advance of post-16 interviews.

To have exposure to a wide range of meaningful encounters with employers and employees to ensure accurate LMI (labour market information) to help students to make an informed decision on qualification routes and options.

 

Autumn Term 2022:

WOW Day (World of Work), including virtual 1:1 interview with local employer

 

Personal Guidance Interview

 

 

Spring Term 2023:

National Citizen Service opportunities for Summer Camps

 

National Careers Week: 6-11th March 2023

Health Careers with Medical Mavericks

 

 

4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17

 

 

3, 7, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17

 

 

8, 12, 14

 

 

 

 

4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12