Beyond School, Careers and Connexions
William Hulme’s Grammar School Student Entitlement – Careers and Enterprise Information, Advice and Guidance
Introduction and Aims:
v The School provides impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and enterprise in partnership with the Connexions Service and range of other providers. The school has a dedicated Connexions advisor who spends up to two days a week in school working closely with students.
v Students will be involved in activities such as one-to-one guidance interviews, careers workshops, group work and mentoring schemes and will have access to a wide range of useful websites to help them research future career options.
v The School aims to enable its students to access the right course at the right level to achieve success.
Student Entitlement Students are entitled to impartial and high quality information, advice and guidance Students are entitled to careers fairs and specialist WOW events across the School Students are entitled to support with personal statements, CV, interviews and in applying for HE courses and apprenticeships All students in Year 10 are entitled to high quality work experience helping develop employability skills
Careers, Business and Enterprise: An overview of provision 2012-2013
||WOW Event Visit to University of Manchester and Fun day “World of Work”
||Real Game – Careers awareness and aspirations programme delivered in PHSCE lessons
||Real Game - Careers awareness and aspirations programme delivered in PHSCE lessons
||Real Game - Careers awareness and aspirations programme delivered in PHSCE lessons WOW Events - Options Assemblies / Options Evening followed by one-to-one guidance interviews for students on KS4 courses.WOW Event - Careers Speed DatingWOW Event - Lion-heart B&E Challenge
||Receive high quality IAG on Careers in PHSCE lessons All Year 10 students have experience a week of work experienceWOW Event - Careers Speed Dating
||All YearSpring TermSummer Term
||v All Year 11 students have one-to-one guidance interviews through the school's Connexions Advisor. Guest speakers from apprenticeship providers, including Skills Solutions and Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network, giving presentations targeted to BTEC students Interviews with real-life members of Monarch's cabin crew for the job of cabin crew for BTEC Travel and Tourism students to practise their job application skills v ( Selected students involved in a pilot mentoring scheme, working with Siemens.
||Autumn Term Spring Term Spring Term All Year
||Year 12 / 13 Involved in Careers workshops on qualifications, work/life balance and career longevity. Year 12 have one-to-one guidance interviews. Careers conferences, visits to universities and high quality IAG on the UCAS application process Dedicated programme for students considering applying to Oxbridge, including participation in the North West Cambridge HE+ scheme and visits to Oxford Colleges as well as Oxbridge conferences. 2 Day Challenge of Management Conference whereby all Year 12 students compete against each other in business related tasks and activities. Guest speakers from a variety of career including dentistry, medicine, law, accountancy and finance and many more. Participation in the Young Enterprise Scheme whereby groups of Sixth Formers set up their own company as part of a national competition.
Useful Introductory Websites:National Careers Service – A comprehensive and good introduction on careers https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk National Apprenticeship Service - A really useful website to find out more information about apprenticeships.www.apprenticeships.org.uk
General careers information, advice and guidancewww.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/index.htm ‐ Access to career profiles /other useful information.www.careersbox.co.uk ‐ Access to a range of video clips on a variety of professions.
Higher Educationwww.ucas.com ‐ Advice on applications and a course search facility, and how to apply online.www.direct.gov.uk/en/educationandlearning ‐ Click on 'University and higher education' for all kinds of information – including courses, student finance and student life.
Other useful websiteswww.notgoingtouni.co.ukA website dedicated to the options available to young people who do not want to go to university, including information on apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, foundation degrees and distance learning courses.
Career Specific Websites
Administration, Business and Office WorkAssociation of Medical Secretarial & Clerical www.amspar.co.ukInstitute of Personnel & Development www.cipd.co.ukCustoms and Excise www.hmce.gov.ukEuropean Commission www.cec.org.ukLocal Government Careers www.lgcareers.com Armed and Intelligence ServicesArmy www.army.mod.ukRoyal Air Force www.raf.mod.ukCounter Intelligence www.mi5.gov.ukSecret Intelligence Service www.mi6.gov.ukCommunications Surveillance www.gchq.gov.uk Building and ConstructionSector Skills Council www.constructionskills.netRoyal Institute of British Architects www.architecture.comInstitute of Civil Engineering Surveyors www.ices.org.ukInstitute of Building Control www.buildingcontrol.orgChartered Institute Building Services Engineers www.cibse.orgChartered Institute of Building www.ciob.org.ukInstitute of Plumbing www.plumbers.org.ukNational Access & Scaffolding Confederation www.nasc.org.ukBuilding Engineering Services Training www.best‐ltd.co.ukWood working trades www.thedoorway.org.ukWomen and Manual Trades www.wamt.orgChartered Institute of Housing www.cih.orgInstitution of Civil Engineers www.ice.org.uk Catering and HospitalityBritish Hospitality Association www.bha‐online.org.ukHotel, Catering & InstitutionalManagement Associationwww.hcima.org.uk Computers & ITSector Skills Council www.e‐skills.comThe British Computer Society www.bcs.org.ukBritish Interactive Media Association www.bima.co.ukInstitution of Analysts & Programmers www.iap.org.ukInstitute for Management of Information Systems www.imis.org.uk Design, Arts and Crafts and EngineeringYour Creative Future www.yourcreativefuture.orgBritish Sign and Graphics Association www.bsga.co.ukBritish Institute of Professional Photography www.bipp.comAudio Visual Industries NTO www.skillset.org/Inst. of Physics & Engineering in Medicine www.ipem.ac.ukInst. of Lighting Engineers www.ile.co.ukBuilding Services Engineering www.summitskills.org.ukSociety for British Gas Industry www.sbgi.org.ukEnergy Institute http:/www.energyinst.org.ukEngineering Council www.engc.org.ukInstitute of Engineering and Technology www.theiet.orgEngineering Construction Training www.ecitb.org.ukRoyal Aeronautical Society www.raes.org.ukBritish Agricultural Machinery Group www.bagma.comInstitute of Motor Industry www.motor.org.ukRetail Motor Industry Training Ltd. www.remit.co.ukInstitute of Road Transport Engineers www.irte.org.ukInstitution of Chemical Engineers www.whynotchemeng.com Financial ServicesFinancial Services Skills Council www.fssc.org.ukAccountancy & Book Keeping www.accountingweb.co.ukAssociation of Accounting Technicians www.aat.org.ukAssociation of Chartered Certified Accountants www.acca.org.ukAssociation of Chartered Management Accountants www.cimaglobal.comChartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPFA) www.cipfa.org.ukInstitute of Chartered Accountants www.icaew.co.ukInstitute of Financial Accountants www.ifa.org.ukChartered Institute of Bankers & Institute of FinancialServiceswww.ifslearning.comLondon Investment Banking Association www.liba.org.ukBuilding Societies Association www.bsa.org.ukBritish Insurance & Investment Brokers www.biba.org.ukChartered Insurance Institute www.cii.co.ukInstitute of Risk Management www.theirm.orgFaculty & Institute of Actuaries www.actuaries.org.ukChartered Institute of Taxation / Association ofTaxation Technicianswww.tax.org.ukInstitute of Chartered Financial Analysts www.cfainstitute.org/London Stock Exchange www.londonstockexchange.com/Pensions Management Institute www.pensions‐pmi.org.uk HealthcareNHS Careers www.nhscareers.nhs.ukBritish Medical Association www.bma.org.ukInstitute of Psychiatry www.iop.kcl.ac.ukRoyal College of Nursing www.rcn.org.uk/Royal college of Midwives www.rcm.org.uk/General Dental Council www.gdc‐uk.orgBritish Dental Association www.bda‐dentistry.org.ukDental Technicians’ Association www.dta‐uk.orgNational Pharmaceutical Association www.npa.co.ukRoyal Pharmaceutical Society www.rpsgb.org.ukAssociation of British Dispensing Opticians www.abdo.org.ukGeneral Optical Council www.optical.org.ukCollege of Optometrists www.college‐optometrists.orgAssociation of Optometrists www.assoc‐optometrists.orgChartered Society of Physiotherapists www.csp.org.ukSociety of Radiographers www.sor.orgCollege of Occupational Therapists www.cot.co.ukRoyal College of Speech & Language Therapy www.rcslt.org.ukInstitute of Chiropodists & Podiatrists www.feetforlife.orgBritish Dietetic Association www.bda.uk.comInstitute of Biomedical Science www.ibms.orgBritish Association of Prosthetists & Orthoptists www.bapo.comMedical Research Council www.mrc.ac.ukBritish Association of Audiologists www.listen.to/baatBritish Society of Audiology www.thebsa.org.ukImmunology www.immunology.orgInstitute of Physics & Engineering in Medicine www.ipem.ac.uk/Society for Cardiologoical Science & Tech. www.scst.org.ukParamedic Resource Centre www.paramedic‐resource‐centre.comAssociation of Professional Music Therapists www.apmt.orgBritish Society for Music Therapy www.bsmt.orgBritish Acupuncture Council www.acupuncture.org.ukBritish Medical Acupuncture Society www.medical‐acupuncture.co.ukBritish Chiropractic Association www.chiropractic‐uk.co.ukGeneral Council of Naturopaths www.naturopathy.org.ukBritish College of Osteopathy www.bcom.ac.ukOsteopathic Information Service www.osteopathy.org.uk/ Languages, Information and CultureCreative and Cultural Skills Sector Skills Council www.ccskills.org.ukArts Council of England www.artscouncil.org.ukMuseum Association www.museumsassociation.orgUK Institute for Conservation www.ukic.org.ukEnglish Heritage www.english‐heritage.org.ukNational Trust www.nationaltrust.org.ukInstitute of Field Archaeologists www.archaeologists.net Legal ServicesLaw Society www.lawsociety.org.ukGeneral Council of the Bar www.barcouncil.org.ukInstitute of Legal Executives www.ilex.org.ukCouncil for Licensed Conveyancers www.conveyancer.org.ukCrown Prosecution Service www.cps.gov.ukCareers in the legal profession www.lawcareers.netBritish Inst. of Verbatim Reporters www.sorene.co.ukInstitute of Barrister’s Clerks www.barristersclerks.com Leisure, Sport and TourismThe Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure andLearningwww.skillsactive.comBritish Association of Sport & Exercise Science www.bases.org.ukFitness Industry Association www.fia.org.ukFitness Professionals on Line www.fitpro.comNational Coaching Foundation www.sportscoachuk.orgWomen’s Sport Foundation www.wsf.org.ukBritish Horseracing Training Board www.britishhorseracing.comPhysical Education Association of the UK www.afpe.org.uk Marketing and AdvertisingInstitute of Sales & Marketing Management www.ismm.co.ukChartered Institute of Marketing www.cim.co.ukMarket Research Society www.mrs.org.ukInstitute of Practitioners in Advertising www.ipa.co.uk Manufacturing and ProductionFederation of Bakers www.bakersfederation.org.ukNational Assoc. of Master Bakers www.masterbakers.co.ukBritish Ceramic Confederation www.ceramfed.co.ukGlass & Glazing Federation www.ggf.org.ukInstitute of Paper, Printing and Publishing www.ip3.org.ukTextile Institute www.textileinstitute.org Media, Print and Publishing and Performing ArtsSector Skills Council for Creative Media www.skillset.orgNational Council for the Training of Journalistswww.nctj.comBroadcast Journalism Training Council www.bjtc.org.ukFilm & TV Freelance Training www.ft2.org.ukCreative and Cultural Skills www.ccskills.org.ukAssociation of British Theatre Technicians www.abtt.org.ukBritish Actors Association www.equity.org.uk Science, Mathematics and StatisticsInstitute of Science & Technology www.istonline.org.ukindependent science and technology company www.qinetiq.comUK Defence Science and Technology Lab www.dstl.gov.ukBiochemical Society www.biochemistry.orgBritish Pharmacological Society www.bps.ac.ukRoyal Society of Chemistry www.rsc.orgBritish Society of Immunology www.immunology.orgInstitute of Biology www.iob.orgInstitute of Biomedical Science www.ibms.orgBio Tech Information Net (US) www.biotech‐info.netBiotech and Biological Research Council www.bbsrc.ac.ukRoyal Astronomical Society www.ras.org.ukScience and Technologies Council www.scitech.ac.ukInstitute of Mathematics www.ima.org.ukGovernment Statistics Service www.statistics.gov.ukBritish Geological Survey www.bgs.ac.ukInstitute of Ecology & Environmental Management www.ieem.org.uk Social Work [Childcare]National Childminding Association www.ncma.org.ukQualifications for Work in Child Care www.cache.org.uk VolunteeringNational Youth Agencywww.nya.org.ukNational Centre for Volunteering www.volunteering.org.ukNational Council for Voluntary Organisations www.ncvo‐vol.org.uk