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Careers

Aims

We believe that effective career guidance contributes to raising aspirations, improving motivation, and overcoming barriers to success. Newland School for Girls is committed to delivering high-quality CEIAG which empowers pupils to make informed career decisions. Our goal is to equip our pupils with the necessary skills to adapt to an ever-changing economic climate, inspiring them to become life-long career learners. This is achieved through a comprehensive programme of activities that spans Year 7 through Year 11, and beyond, and is based on the nationally recognised Gatsby Benchmarks.

Careers Programme 

Newland Careers Programme 2020-2021

Our careers programme consists of; school based activities led by internal staff, events involving external partners (such as colleges, alumni, training providers, employers, and universities) and external visits. Due to the current circumstances relating to the Covid-19 pandemic we have unfortunately had to postpone some of our planned activities for the autumn term (red). Some activities such as careers assemblies and open events planned for autumn term have been moved to virtual events where possible, similarly planned activities for the spring term are currently under review and where possible we are developing virtual alternatives (amber). Activities led by internal staff are able to go ahead as planned, this is also the case for one to one guidance appointments which are being delivered virtually (green).  

We will continue to monitor the ever changing situation and amend our provision accordingly closer to the Spring / Summer Terms.

Due to the level of planning and organisation required to deliver a successful work experience programme, we are doubtful that we will be able to proceed with work experience in the summer term, we are therefore looking at virtual alternatives to be delivered in Spring.

The Careers Team

Trust Careers Leader

Mrs Erica Hood

Email: careers@yhclt.net

Tel: 01482 342229

Mrs E Martinson: Deputy Head teacher – martinsone@yhclt.net

Mr L Tether: Careers linked Governor

 

Careers Presentations

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Success Stories

Success Stories coming soon...

 

Upcoming events

Parents, pupils and staff can keep up to date with the latest events in our careers programme by checking out our Twitter page @KelvinCareers.

Useful downloads                                            Resources

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Employer links

We have worked with the following organisations in recent years to support students as they explore and prepare for their futures:

If you are an employer seeking to link with our school, please contact our Careers Leader to find out more or check out the following link:

Careers and Enterprise - Careers Enterprise CBI Employers Guide Schools

How we measure and assess the impact of the Careers Programme on pupils​

We regularly request feedback from parents, pupils, local further education and apprenticeship providers and employers to ensure that we are continually improving our careers programme, which is monitored monthly and updated annually. Teaching staff are involved in the delivery of the careers programme and also provide support on careers off timetable days ensuring that they are able to make the link between curriculum subjects and careers.

 

In year 11 all our pupils complete a “What Next” proforma to inform us of their intended destination. Using the information we gather, we work closely with Connexions to provide additional targeted support to pupils.  In addition to this, the data enables us to monitor our pupil destinations and the number of students who progress into various post-16 opportunities. Connexions also provide follow-up information, which serves to monitor drop-out rates from destinations. These factors are taken into consideration when reviewing the CEIAG programme.

Useful links

National Careers Service
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Making Informed Choices
U-explore
Student Finance

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UCAS
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Prospects
Maths

Engage Education

Future Learn Careers

 

Contact Details

Mrs Erica Hood, Trust Careers Leader

Kelvin Hall School, Bricknell Avenue, Hull HU5 4QH  Tel: 01482 342229  Email: careers@yhclt.net

Policy and Documents

Newland School for Girls Careers Strategy

Pupil Entitlement Statement

Provider Access Policy

CEIAG Policy

Work Experience Policy

This information was published on 11/05/21 and will be reviewed again on 11/05/22