Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance

A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

Individual Year Mapping 2020-21

Year 7 - 8 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 8 - 9 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 9 - 10 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 10 - 11 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 11 Mapping, Click HERE

 

Research your Future Options

Make sure you know in advance what career and employment opportunities are available for you when you leave school, the qualifications you will need to have achieved and the employability skills needed for specific roles.

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School licence codes or passwords are available from j.isaacs@smithillsschool.net

 

Research using Labour Market Information (LMI)

Click HERE to download the information guide.

http://www.lmiforall.org.uk

http://www.futuremorph.org

 

 

YEAR 10 WORK EXPERIENCE 2020-2021

 

We have taken the decision to suspend the Work Experience programme for 2020-21 given the current Coronavirus pandemic to keep everyone safe.

 

We will instead be putting together an alternative programme for year 10 students, that will include sessions linked to employability and work related learning.  

 

YEAR 10 Preparing for Post 16 Transition 2020-21

Post 16 progression overview  - Click Here

Year 10 Parental Letter - Click HERE

Employability Skills map - Click Here

Year 10 would normally take part in a College taster event in the summer term. As this is not able to go ahead for 2020, Year 10 are advised to look carefully at what Post 16 options will be available to them for September 2021.

  • Use XELLO initially to explore different options before going to the individual websites of each of the Post 16 providers of interest.

  • Look at different subjects/courses of interest ( those you may be currently studying as well as new ones)

  • Look at the qualification available and GCSE/BTEC grade requirements to access these courses in the future.

  • Below are a series of resources to support your independent research

 

A Brief Introduction to Post 16 Provision : Why not take a look?  

Bolton College Offer 2020 - Click Here

Bolton College New Course for 2020 - Click Here

Bury College in action - Click Here

NWLT presentation link - Click Here

The Sixth Form Bolton Offer - Click Here

Overview of Salford City Colleges - Click HERE

Runshaw College Year 10 Future Ready Virtual Event - Click HERE

Wigan & Leigh College - Click HERE

 

Year 11 Post 16 Progression 2020-21

Click HERE to view the Post 16 Progression Overview document.

Post 16 Route map - Click Here

Year 11 Post 16 ​Booklet - Click Here

Click Here to view All The College Open Evenings.

 

Year 11: Post 16 Provider Assembly Presentations

The Application Process

- The Post 16 Application Process - Click Here

- Admissions Interviews - Click Here

- Writing a personal statement - Click Here

- CV templates - Blank CV Template Sample 1 - Click Here

                         - Blank CV TEMPLATE Sample 2 - Click Here

                         - Completed CV Template Sample 1 - Click Here

                         - Completed CV Template Sample 2 - Click Here

 

Post 18 Research (for University)

UCAS Link

- Apply - Click Here

 

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Click on the links to explore your post 16 options. What subject choices interest you? What qualifications could I pursue? What are the entry requirements for each course?

 

School Sixth Forms

 

 

FE Colleges/Sixth Form Colleges

In Local area (Bolton & Bury)

 

Outside of Local area

 

Apprenticeships

  • A Guide to Apprenticeships              Click Here

  • Find an apprenticeship                       Click Here

  • Writing a winning application             Click Here

  • Parent Pack SEPT 2020                         Click Here

 

 

Training Providers & Apprenticeships

 

Employer Apprenticeships (there are many more if you search individual companies)

Airbus 

www.airbus.com

Balfour Beatty

https://www.balfourbeattycareers.com/early-careers/apprentices

 

BAE Systems

www.baesystems.com

 

Barclays

https://joinus.barclays/eme/apprenticeships

 

BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/trainee-schemes-and-apprenticeships

 

BT

https://www.btplc.com/Careercentre/earlycareers/apprentices/index.htm

 

MBDA

www.mbda-systems.com

 

NHS

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/apprenticeships

 

Seddon

www.apprentices.seddon.co.uk

           

UK FAST

www.ukfast.co.uk

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