Careers Guidance

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At Wright Robinson we believe that all students are entitled to impartial careers advice and provide this in a number of ways. In addition, every student gets a 1 to 1 interview in Year 10 with Mrs Pugh our full-time careers adviser, who is based in school.

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The Careers Office is also somewhere all students have access to and has information on local colleges, apprenticeships and employment.

Wright Robinson offers a wide range of events and activities to support all students in their understanding of careers and future options.

Introductory Careers Letter from Mrs Pugh, Careers, Business and Enterprise Adviser

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Year 7/8

Careers Handbook right through to Year 11

Employability Skills focus across curriculum highlighting key skills needed for success in the workplace.

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Year 9

Industry Day with opportunities to “have a go” at activities in construction, finance, leisure, manufacturing, engineering, IT.

Enterprise projects with business mentors to nurture entrepreneurial skills.

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Year 10

1 to 1 interview with our careers adviser to discuss individual requirements.

Careers fair, an opportunity to speak to colleges, apprenticeship providers and local business under one roof.

Taster Day at colleges where students select workshops in their chosen area of study.

Subject linked projects supported by business partnerships.

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Year 11

Parent Workshop, to help parents and carers help students by sharing current advice and information.

Assembly focus on Pathways/Labour Market Information. We think it’s important to brief students on the rising sectors and jobs currently available in the area they want to work in so sharing LMI information is a key part of this.

College lunchtime drop-in. Various sessions will be organised for student to access help with applications, research, choosing a college, CV writing.

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Resources

Year 10: Work Experience Self-Placement Form

Work Experience Self Placement Form

Money – information for help with extra funding for school leavers.

https://www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund

RPA

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/21670/rpa_leaflet_for_parents_and_carers

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