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Chulmleigh College

Chulmleigh College, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7AA

Careers

Careers Provision at Chulmleigh College

Our Careers Provision supports pupils from Year 7 through to Year 11 and helps them to develop, review and plan for life at post-16 and beyond. Where some pupils may have very strong notions regarding further study and life choices, others will need support and encouragement to start to explore and develop the possibilities for their futures.
Careers information and opportunities are regularly advertised in our Optime newsletter.

Year 7

Have opportunities to think about the range of careers and their developing interests within their PSHE lessons and during set tutorial activities.
They are introduced to the ‘Careers Pilot’ online programme in term two. This programme can be accessed both at home and at school and will enable them to track and explore options throughout their time in education.
Tutor sessions focus on a range of different types of careers during ‘National Careers Week’ in March.
During the year some subject lessons will provide subject-related career lessons.
Pupils begin their careers diary.  

Year 8

Have opportunities to think about the range of careers and their developing interests within their PSHE lessons and during set tutorial activities.
They are introduced to, or receive a refresher about, the ‘Careers Pilot’ online programme in term three. This programme can be accessed both at home and at school and will enable them to track and explore options throughout their time in education.
There will be a tutor focus on a range of different types of careers during ‘National Careers Week’ in March.  
During the year some subject lessons will provide subject-related careers lessons. 
Pupils continue their careers diary.

Year 9

Have opportunities to think about the range of careers and their developing interests, within their PSHE lessons and during set tutorial activities.
They are introduced to, or receive a refresher about, the ‘Careers Pilot’ online programme is in term one. This programme can be accessed both at home and at school and will enable them to track and explore options throughout their time in education.
Tutor sessions focus on a range of different types of careers during ‘National Careers Week’ in March.
During the year some subject lessons will provide subject-related careers lessons.
There will be careers support leading up to and on the Options evening.
Pupils can take part in short work experience events and these will be advertised throughout the year.
Pupils are also encouraged to organise work experience during the holidays.
Pupils continue with their careers diary.

Year 10

 In the Summer Term of Year 10 some pupils will be given the opportunity to attend an individual careers advice session. This will be offered to all pupils in Year 11 and places will be allocated depending on urgency of need.
Pupils have opportunities during PSHE lessons and Guild time to explore careers options.
Guild sessions will focus on a range of different types of careers during ‘National Careers Week’ in March.
Pupils will be presented with information about post-16 courses and course providers; this will be through special presentations, visits by representatives and, where applicable, tours of the colleges.
Pupils are encouraged to sign up and use the Careers Pilot website as a tool to help them think about their opportunities and choices.
Pupils can take part in short work experience events and these will be advertised throughout the year.
Pupils attend an in college ‘Aspire Day’ where options at post-16 are explored.

Year 11

All Year 11s are given the opportunity to attend an individual careers advice session with our appointed careers advisor.
Pupils will have specific careers-focused and post-16 choice PSHE lessons in the first term.
Tutor and assembly time will also be devoted to exploring post-16 choices.
Representatives from our main providers will take assemblies and will be available to give advice on the GCSE results day in August.
Pupils are encouraged to sign up for courses by the start of the Spring Term.
Work experience is encouraged in the holiday periods and further opportunities will be advertised, where they can experience live or virtual mini-experiences in the evenings, holidays or weekends.
There are designated notice boards around the College containing careers information. A selection of prospectuses for post-16 colleges and universities can be viewed by pupils.
Below are the relevant websites for our main post-16 providers as well at the link to the Careers Pilot website that your child will be accessing in the coming year.

If you have any queries please contact Amy Eaton Head of Humanities and Careers and PSHE Lead on 01769 580215 or aeaton@chulmleigh.devon.sch.uk

www.careerpilot.org.uk

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