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Careers

Effective career guidance helps to inspire our students towards further study and will enable them to make informed decisions on their next steps in education, training and employment. Here at Broadoak, having an effective careers program embedded throughout our students learning journey will help them to understand enough about the world of work to know what skills they need to succeed in their next steps.

Please see our Careers Blog for the latest careers news and the links below for further career information for students, parents and employers.

Careers Blog

Students

Here at Broadoak Academy we are committed to offering all students a diverse and exciting careers programme which aims to help you to develop and support you along your chosen career pathway. Below are just some of the activities and opportunities that we offer to help and support you.

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Career Pilot

Prospects

icould Buzz Quiz

National Careers Service

Parents

We are strongly committed to helping all our young people to reach their full potential and to achieve their career aspirations. We have a diverse range of opportunities for all of our students and below is a brief list of some of those opportunities that students will be offered throughout their Broadoak Journey.

Employers

If you would like to be involved on our careers provision here at Broadoak Academy, please contact Mrs Dash, our Careers Lead using [email protected].

Additionally if you are an Alumni of Broadoak Academy and you would be happy for us to share your career journey with our students please contact Mrs Dash using [email protected].

Independent Careers Guidance

We provide an effective careers program which includes access to unbiased careers advice in the support of readiness for the next phase of education, training or employment so that all of our pupils are equipped to make the transition successfully.

We will provide an opportunity for all students in Year 11 to have a 1 to 1 appointment for careers guidance (with some appointments starting in year 10 where necessary). If students require an appointment earlier than is timetabled, please contact Mrs Donoghue in the main office to schedule this in.

2020/2021 Careers Program

Term 3Term 4Term 5Term 6
Yr 7Careers Pilot

Target Setting in PSHE (aspirations)

National Apprenticeship week

Careers in the Curriculum

National Careers week

Into University

Careers in the Curriculum

Careers in the Curriculum
Yr 8Careers in the Curriculum

National Apprenticeship week

CV Development PSHE

National Careers week

Into University

Careers in the Curriculum

Careers in the Curriculum
Yr 9Insight in apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship week

Preferences evening

WIN Project / UWC

Plan your future – Options Sessions

National Careers week

CV Development Careers goals PSHE

Careers in the CurriculumCareers in the Curriculum
Yr 10Into University

National Apprenticeship week

Virtual WEX

National Careers week

CV Development Careers goals PSHE

Careers in the CurriculumCareers in the Curriculum
Yr11Careers Apt

College Apt

Into University

National Apprenticeship week

Careers Apt

College Apt

Optional Virtual WEX

National Careers week

Careers Apt

College Apt

Brilliant Club

All:Speakers for schools: Online opportunities distributed to parents and students as appropriate to age.

Facilities

The Careers Office

The Careers Office is located centrally within the school, in the Atrium.

It is open and available to students, teachers and employers for careers meetings, interviews and workshops

It is fully stocked with a wide range of resources including prospectuses, course and career literature and a computer suite with internet access.

Career Pilot:

Career Pilot is a careers information website, which includes:

  • Your choices at 14, 16 and 18
  • More about different job sectors and what they are looking for
  • About working and studying – including apprenticeship and university level study

Career Pilot

Meet the Team

Mrs S Dash – Careers Lead

Mr M Tipler – Assistant Principal – SLT link for Careers

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