Careers at wright robinson

Preparing young people for the future!

iNSPIRE AND MOTIVATE

At Wright Robinson we believe all students are entitled to impartial careers and provide this in a number of ways. In addition, every student will receive 1 to 1 interview by the end of Year 11 with Mrs Pugh who is qualified at Level 6 in career guidance, based full time in school.

full time careers office

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. 

national careers week

We have a whole school approach to this every year with assemblies, employer visits and form activities.

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

yEAR 7/8

Employability Skills focus across curriculum highlighting key skills for success in the workplace. Along with career posters as shown on this page displayed in classrooms to give students ideas for research.

yEAR 9

Enterprise event for whole of year group to encourage knowledge of business, finance and marketing. Trip to University Campus to learn about higher education.

yEAR 10

Pathway Event to provide information about post 16 options and meet a variety of providers from local colleges, apprentices and employers.

1 to 1 interviews to begin for students.

Work experience week, an opportunity to experience the world of work first hand.

 

Mrs Pugh attends parents evening giving parents and students the opportunity to discuss future career ideas.

yEAR 11

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 so sharing LMI information is a key part of this.

Resources

In school

Careers Office – Mrs Pugh has copies of brochures for students to take away.

 

LRC Careers Library – Library of college brochures, university prospectuses and apprenticeships information.

Online

National Apprenticeship Service – for information about apprenticeships.

 

Find Apprenticeship –  Live vacancy search

 

National Careers Service – Job profiles for over 800 jobs.

 

iCloud – Careers quiz, skills checker, careers videos.

 

UCAS Progress – Information about local colleges on one website.

 

UCAS – Information about all UK universities including entry requirements.