Careers Programme

At Bridgewater School our continuous Careers Programme forms an integral part of the Sixth Form tutorial system, enabling every student to receive one-to-one guidance and personalised advise regarding careers and Higher Education throughout their individual journey.  This is supported by enrolment to Morrisby for all Year 11, 12 and 13 pupils, giving them access to impartial guidance from which their tutors develop an action plan tailored to the strengths and desires of each student.

Opening the door to opportunity

An ongoing programme of activities provides information and guidance for students of all needs, interests and abilities to explore, ensuring every individual is fully equipped to make informed decisions regarding their future.

 

Sixth Form Careers Programme overview

Autumn term

  • Sixth Form Induction Evening
  • Visit from NCS
  • ALIS testing and A-level target setting
  • Individual Student Records (ISRs)
  • Individual meetings with Head of Sixth Form
  • 1-to-1 interviews with Form Tutors
  • Introduction to HE options & Degree Apprenticeships
  • Morrisby online assessment
  • University Taster Days
  • ‘Moving on from school’ finance workshop
  • Enrichment programme

Bridgewater School Sixth Form Leadership team

Spring term

  • Individual careers support and guidance
  • Enrichment programme: university, apprenticeships, employment, CV writing, gap year, overseas study
  •  1-to-1 interviews with Form Tutors
  • Mock ‘A-level’ examinations

Summer term

  • UCAS Personal Statement workshops
  • Edge Hill University Personal Statement workshop
  • 1-to-1 interviews with Form Tutors
  • Enrichment programme: revision technique, interview technique, stress management
  • Individual careers support and guidance
  • Update on Morrisby careers guidance platform
  • Visit to Edge Hill University
  • Students encouraged to attend university Open Days

Download a PDF of the Bridgewater School Sixth Form Careers Programme

Bridgewater School measures the effectiveness of careers and inspiration activities by considering both the attainment and the destinations of pupils. Success will be reflected in higher numbers progressing to apprenticeships, universities, traineeships and other positive destinations such as employment or a further education college.

Life does not happen to you, it happens for you so go, make something of it.


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