Progression

Date

Year 12

Year 13

September 17

Induction programme: Leeds University and Edgehill University – Workshops

Unifrog introduction from Matt Jones.

Assemblies: NCS – Challenge assembly in form time;

Super curriculum: An introduction to the Super Curriculum and work experience;

The Navy – A team building afternoon;
The Social Mobility Foundation;
Amnesty International;

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

1st meeting for Elite Group;
Talk in Law arranged by Alumni student;

PSE: UCAS applications continued for those who are applying for University.

Apprenticeship group – True Colours lesson – Looking at qualities, skills and attributes needed for employability.

Other: Manchester Metropolitan University – A day of personal statement reading and feedback to individual students;

Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;
Oxbridge mentoring for Elite Year 13 students;

October 17

PSE: An introduction to Labour Market Information by Manchester Growth Company. Included talks from NHS and Knowsley Safari Park.

Super Curriculum: An introduction to Italian – Liverpool University;
IBM Innovations workshop;
Super curriculum check 1

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

PSE: UCAS applications continued for those who are applying for University.

Apprenticeship group – An introduction to Labour Market Information by Manchester Growth Company. Included talks from NHS and Knowsley Safari Park.

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;

Trips: Elite Students – Year 13 – Trip to Wirral Boys Grammar School – Oxbridge applications – Cambridge Outreach team.

Apprenticeship Fair – Manchester Central Convention Centre;

November 17

PSE: Warwick University – An introduction to Warwick and University life. How to use Year 12 to get to Uni. An Introduction to the Colonial hangover competition.

PWC – An introduction to careers at PWC – Addressing the apprenticeship and graduate routes;

Trip: Elite Residential and Colonial Hangover Project trip to Warwick University;
Liverpool Trip – Colonial Hangover follow up;

Super Curriculum: Introduction to Sign Language – Deaf Fellowship;
Warwick University – Cyber Crime and Politics;
Red Cross – First aid;
Journalism workshop – Press Association;
Mindfulness;

Other: Liverpool Scholars Programme – Introduction talk;
Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

 Trips: Create my Future UCAS trip for students wanting to go into the Arts Industry – Manchester Central Convention Centre.

Trip to Leeds University – An introduction to University.

Assemblies: Degree Apprenticeships Assembly – Apprenticeship hub.

LJMU – Interview techniques for successful university interviews;

PSE: Lesson on interview techniques.

Other: Apprenticeship mentoring starts.
Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;

December 17

PSE: Open the Door Theatre Company – What are Apprenticeships? TIE performance; 

Super Curriculum: Animal behaviour – Chris Mitchell – Liverpool University;
Anthony Nolan foundation;
Super curriculum check 2;

Other: 2nd Elite meeting; 
Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

Other: Apprenticeship mentoring;

Mock interviews offered to Oxbridge Candidates;

Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;

January 18

Super Curriculum: SAE trip for Creative Media students;
Introduction to Norwegian;
Discover Risk Workshop – Chartered Institute of Insurance;
Super curriculum check 3;

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

Trip: Elite Residential and Colonial Hangover Project trip to Warwick University;
Liverpool Trip – Colonial Hangover follow up;

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;
Apprenticeship mentoring;Apprenticeship mail shots start;

February 18

Assemblies: Warwick University – Preparing for UCAS;

Super Curriculum: Liverpool Women’s Hospital trip;
St Helen’s History Society – A history of St Helen’s Hospital;
Super curriculum check 4; 

Other: Warwick University in to catch up with the Colonial Hangover students;
Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

PSE: Leeds University – Student Finance;

Super Curriculum: 

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;
Apprenticeship mentoring and mailshots continue;

March 18

Assemblies: Apprenticeship Week – Assembly from Alumni student RE: Apprenticeships and United Utilities;

PSE: CV building and digital footprints;
Mock interviews; 

Super curriculum: Maths – ISAA;
TCS – Big Data – Business challenge; 

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

Trips: UCAS exhibition trip – All Year 12 invited;
Elite Oxbridge Conference – Aintree;
3rd Elite Meeting;

PSE: Enterprise;

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;
Apprenticeship mentoring and mailshots continue;

April 18

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;
Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 13;

Apprenticeship mentoring and mailshots continue;

May 18

Assemblies: UCAS launch – Off timetable assemblies and UCAS workshops;

PSE: UCAS launch – Basics of UCAS and personal statements;

Establishment of Apprenticeship group – Job Centre Plus and Apprenticeship hub in to work with them;

Other: Parental Progression Evening – Edgehill University, MMU University and ?? to talk about progression pathways;

Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12; 

Trips: Edgehill University Conference – UCAS launch;

Ongoing mentoring for apprenticeship or potential NEET students on a 1:1 basis.

June 18

PSE: UCAS launch – Basics of UCAS and personal statements;

Establishment of Apprenticeship group – Job Centre Plus and Apprenticeship hub in to work with them;

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

Ongoing mentoring for apprenticeship or potential NEET students on a 1:1 basis.

July 18

PSE: UCAS launch – Basics of UCAS and personal statements;

Establishment of Apprenticeship group – Job Centre Plus and Apprenticeship hub in to work with them;

Other: Careers Connect appointments offered to Year 12;

Ongoing mentoring for apprenticeship or potential NEET students on a 1:1 basis.

A “Making sense of results day and clearing guide” sent to all parents and students in Year 13.

August 18

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Results day and the three weeks afterwards – Careers advice and guidance interviews available for Year 13 leavers as needed.