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Learning for Life - Personalised Pathways for All

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Careers Advice & Guidance

Grange Park provides a relevant and engaging, personalised careers curriculum which meets the differing needs and requirements of our pupils. This is developed throughout a pupil’s time at the school and is always supportive of their abilities, strengths and skills through the personalised pathways for all approach. The full Grange Park Careers Programme can be found at the bottom of this page. 

 

Aims and purpose

  • Prepare pupils for the transition to life after Grange Park

  • Support pupils in making informed decisions which are appropriate for them

  • Provide pupils with well-rounded experiences

  • Support the development of personal characteristics such as social skills, communication, independence and resilience

  • Inspire and motivate pupils to develop themselves as individuals and live as independently as is possible

Grange Park Vision for Pupil’s Aspirations

Grange Park’s careers curriculum is developed around the core principle of Learning for Life. A school where personal aspirations are nurtured leading to the transition to a successful adulthood in the wider community.

 

Impact

The programme of careers education is continually developing and as it develops the website will be continually updated to reflect the programme in school.

The success of the careers education is measured through pupils Post-16 and Post-19 placement/Destination Data and feedback from pupils and parents.

 

External partners

Grange Park work with the Careers and Enterprise Company that supports the school in our careers programme and the Educational Development Trust who provide the students 1-2-1 personal career meetings.

 

Liaison with parents

Parents are also able to speak to form, subject, key stage progress leaders and careers lead at parents’ evenings, EHCP meetings and other events in the school calendar. Staff are also happy to receive calls with queries.

A copy of the independent career advisers report will be sent to parents.

 

Summary of activities for each year group

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

  • Assembly
  • Life skills through forest school
  • Life skills through school events
  • Parents and carers have access to LMI data through the website
  • Careers day
  • Assembly
  • Life skills through forest school
  • Life skills through school events
  • Vocational profile
  • Parents and carers have access to LMI data through the website
  • Careers day
  • Making Career Choices (EL3) qualification
  • Students are introduced to careers software and websites.
  • Careers discussed in Annual reviews
  • Life skills through school events
  • Parents and carers have access to LMI data through the website
  • Vocational profile
  • Careers day
  • Options lessons

Year 10

Year 11

Post 16@Wrotham

  • Teaching days at College
  • Visit to College open event
  • College one day courses
  • Careers discussed in Annual reviews
  • Options pathway
  • Maths/English for careers
  • Life skills through school events
  • Parents and carers have access to LMI data through the website
  • Curriculum Links – PHSE/Life skills, Careers
  • at Every Level, Employability lessons
  • At least one meaningful encounter with an
  • employer per year
  • Enterprise activities
  • Careers day
  • Sports Leadership

 

 

 

 

  • Teaching days at College
  • College Carousel
  • College one day courses
  • Visit to College open event
  • Careers discussed in Annual review
  • Options pathway
  • Life Skills  - ASDAN
  • Maths/English for careers
  • Life skills through school events
  • Enterprise activities ASDAN short course
  • Parents and carers have access to LMI data through the website
  • Work experience
  • Curriculum Links – PHSE/Life skills, Careers
  • at Every Level, Employability lessons At least one meaningful encounter with an
  • employer per year
  • Careers day
  • Mock Interviews
  • Sports Leadership
  • ASDAN Short courses
  • Teaching days at College
  • College Carousel
  • Visit to College open event
  • Careers discussed in Annual reviews
  • Travel training
  • Maths/English for careers
  • Life skills through school events
  • Enterprise activities
  • Parents and carers have access to LMI data through the website
  • Work experience
  • Students are encouraged to think about the kind of behaviour potential employers look for.
  • PSD qualification
  • Careers day
  • Mock Interviews