Careers Advice for the Sixth Form
There is plenty of Careers guidance,advice and support for Sixth form students during both years 12 and 13 delivered by Mr Chris Davis the School Careers Adviser.
Careers guidance interviews
In Year 13 every student will receive a one to one guidance interview with Mr. Davis to discuss their post 18 options.
In Year 12 guidance interviews are offered by Mr. Davis on a self-referral basis.
Careers guidance interviews in Years 12 and 13 can involve discussing any of the following:-
-Choosing a Degree and how to research them
-The UCAS application process
-Individual help with Personal statements
-Taking a Gap year
-Employment and Apprenticeship options
-Volunteering and Work experience
-Mock interview practice for University or Employment
-Help deciding on Career aspirations
-Advice and help with CVs and application forms
In Spring term there are mini Degree information sessions for year 12 students to sign up for during tutorials covering the following topics:-
Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science
Introduction to Oxbridge
Nursing and Midwifery
Primary and Secondary Teaching
Criminology, Psychology and Sociology
PE and Sport
Accounting and Business
Talks and Visits for Year 12
Introductory talk from a University at the start of sixth form
Visit to a UCAS HE Fair
Visits to any Health professions workshops and any Employer information sessions
Talk on apprenticeships
Talks and Visits for year 13
University talk on the application and Personal statement
Focus on Employment/Apprenticeship preparation
Visit to Careers live Apprenticeship fair at the NEC
Click here for useful web sites and links to the Careers software and more information about the Careers department at Polesworth school.