The Careers Team:

Mrs S. Dash – Careers Lead.

Mr M. Tipler – Senior Team Link for Careers

The Careers Office

The Careers Office is located centrally within the school, in the Center of Excellence

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

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.

To access free online resources click here (please can you link or create a button to this website? https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/

https://www.prospects.ac.uk/

https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/skills-health-check/home

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 sarah.dash@clf.uk.

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 sarah.dash@clf.uk.

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Year 7 Into University – Homework Skills

Curriculum careers links

Careers pilot

Target setting, aspirations, career goals in PSHE

Curriculum careers links

Curriculum careers links
Year 8 CV development in PSHE

World of Work Evening at Weston College: Post 16 Pathways. Includes A levels, T levels, BTEC and apprenticeships.

Lloyds Bank ReDiscover project

Curriculum careers links

Careers pilot

 

CV development in PSHE

Target setting, aspirations, career goals in PSHE

Life Skills – assembly and tutor group opportunities.

 

World of Work Event- Speakers from Employment Organisations & Post 16 pathways.

National Careers Week – programme of activities.

Curriculum careers links

Careers pilot

Into University project.

Curriculum careers links

Year 9 CV development in PSHE

Insight to apprenticeships (Weston and Bridgwater college)

World of Work Evening at Weston College: Post 16 Pathways. Includes A levels, T levels, BTEC and apprenticeships.

Curriculum careers links

Careers pilot

 

CV development in PSHE

Target setting, aspirations, career goals in PSHE

KS4 Options Evening.

 

Careers pilot

 

Employers workshops.

National Careers Week – programme of activities.

Curriculum careers links

World of Work – Army Day (coming into school to work with students).

Curriculum careers links

Year 10 Welcome to year 10 with Weston College and Bridgwater College

World of Work Evening at Weston College: Post 16 Pathways. Includes A levels, T levels, BTEC and apprenticeships.

Army Careers day

Careers event at the Winter Gardens

CV development in PSHE

Weekly access to Further Education Providers

Curriculum careers links

Careers pilot

CV development in PSHE

Target setting, aspirations, career goals in PSHE

National Careers Week – programme of activities.

Curriculum careers links

5 Day Work Experience placement with external providers.

Bridgwater College taster day

Weston College taster day

Curriculum careers links

Year 11 Welcome to year 10 with Weston College and Bridgwater College

Moving on Day (individual mock interviews)

Careers event at the Winter Gardens

World of Work Evening at Weston College: Post 16 Pathways. Includes A levels, T levels, BTEC and apprenticeships.

External Speakers – Matt Parr: Aspirations, Oracy, Careers, Post-16.

CV development in PSHE

Weekly access to Further Education Providers

Independent careers advice

Curriculum careers links

Careers pilot

CV development in PSHE

National Careers Week – programme of activities.

Weekly access to Further Education Providers

Independent careers advice

Curriculum careers links