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Year 7 Careers education programme

The Year 7 Careers education programme will help you to:

  • Understand more about yourself (self-development)
  • Know where to look for useful information (careers exploration)
  • Plan for the future (career management)

Within this programme, you will cover the following key areas:

  • Changes and skills you’ve gained as a result
  • Achievements in and outside of school
  • Who can help and support you (in and out of school)
  • Identifying personal qualitiesSkills for the workplace and for lifeLearning styles
  • What is work?
  • Using the careers library
  • Changes in the world of work
  • Developing your creative thinking skills
  • Setting short term and long term targets
  • How to get help

Form time activities – In form times you will be looking at the above key areas through the interactive activities on STEP UP 7. Your form tutor will be on hand to provide support with this.


Year 8 Careers education programme

The Year 8 Careers education programme will help you to:

  • Understand more about yourself (self-development)
  • Know where to look for useful information (careers exploration)
  • Plan for the future (career management)

Within this programme, you will cover the following key areas:

  • Your beliefs about what is important in life
  • Are school and work that different?
  • What motivates individuals to work?
  • Job families
  • How the world of work has changed
  • Being assertive
  • Equality
  • Budgeting
  • How you make decisions
  • Writing an action plan 
  • Where to get help?

Form time activities – In form times you will be looking at the above key areas through the interactive activities on STEP UP 8. Your form tutor will be on hand to provide support with this.