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05/12/19

Retweetd From Harris Academy Ockendon

Tonight is the night! We are excited to share with you our brand new sixth form curriculum. No need to book, simply turn up between 5pm and 7pm. Our Head of Sixth Form's presentation will take place at 6pm. https://t.co/4v9hLQqdi9

05/12/19

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Looking forward to meeting potential and trainee teachers on Wed 11th. If you are interested in training to teach,book tickets here. https://t.co/teHYtqgz36 https://t.co/pH6vUorSEW

04/12/19

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

This is great to see! So pleased children get to practise in action, enjoy their education & develop . https://t.co/r8Nt6V3oAZ

04/12/19

An incredible turnout so far this morning, our candidates have done an amazing job at energising the electorate! https://t.co/USFrKpzXVD

03/12/19

The HACH elections are tomorrow. Good luck to the candidates! Students, use your voice...Vote! https://t.co/UFAple1n2U

29/11/19

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Ski trip 2020 confirmed to Austria, 11th - 18th December 2020, see me Papworth for a letter.

29/11/19

Our additional Sixth Form study space is nearing completion. https://t.co/qn9UldLTIj

29/11/19

.....please feel free to message us with more details and we can give you a call to discuss further.

29/11/19

Good Morning, we recognise there is a need for additional silent study space, this will be ready after the Xmas break. In the meantime, if your daughter is struggling to find a space to study please ask her to see her tutor or a member of the 6th Form team who can help.....

22/11/19

Retweetd From HACHFutures

sixth formers, check out this fantastic insight event on Dec 3rd with . Booking form is on your email https://t.co/PFqMonvaPN

21/11/19

Our Sixth Form applications are now open! Please apply via https://t.co/sgIdqMd4nb

20/11/19

Don’t forget! The Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Consortium Sixth Form open evening tonight 5:30- 7:30pm. More information on our Website.

19/11/19

There is more than one important election taking place this December! https://t.co/2N3jEmiTaK

13/11/19

Tickets on sale now! https://t.co/2KmdIVMCK6

13/11/19

For we will be looking at unconscious bias and how we can celebrate our differences. https://t.co/2VaBQ7KCv4

06/11/19

Safe Journey Home!

01/11/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

First Modern Olympic Stadium, Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, Hadrian’s Livrary and now time for some climbing to Lykabytus Hill. https://t.co/znACVzK7NW

30/10/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

Early start but fully ready for Greece. Passed security checks and students enjoying themselves in duty free shops. https://t.co/UdBRKpLRPp

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Careers

Ms Adeoye is a Careers Adviser appointed by the Harris Federation to work with students on career planning. If you want to get in touch with her then please either email her directly at adeteju.adeoye@harrisfederation.org.uk or go through Ms Emerson, Mr Beal or your tutor, who will pass any message on.

She is one of a team of careers advisers working across all the Federation schools. She provides bespoke careers advice and guidance as well as working within the school to develop the careers education programme across all years. You can download our Careers Policy from the Teaching and Learning page.

There are many issues that often crop up in interviews, such as students readying themselves for the job market, students looking at university, students considering apprenticeships or even self-employment? Often students are not sure what further learning they will need to be able to do a particular career. Many students are unsure what type of career would even suit them. These, and many other issues, form the basis of careers guidance at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.

Students are reminded about their interviews on the day by Ms Emerson and their tutors and are expected to be there on time. Naturally, from time-to-time things crop up such as exams, assessments or sickness. If this is the case, the interview will be re-scheduled.

Ms Adeoye is available in the school for one day a week, usually Tuesdays. During this time she will see as many students as possible. Sometimes this is 1:1 meetings, sometimes group interviews or presentations.


Where to go next

As times change, so does the need to reflect and deliver important careers information in the most useable and appropriate manner and format.  For many young people - and adults alike- that format is the internet. It is accessible almost anywhere and, as long as it is suitably maintained, is pretty reliable.

The websites shown below generally fall into that category and are entirely suitable for use by, and for, young people. If some of them seem confusing – and some are! – please come and see the Careers Adviser. Every website listed below is free.

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

  • This is the national site for almost all apprenticeship applications nationwide. You will need to register an account with them (it’s free) but then you can search and apply for apprenticeships that you fancy doing.

www.ucasprogress.com

  • Great site for finding out where the local learning opportunities for post-16 are. Search by course, subject or even provider. So, you could use it to find out if a particular college offered a particular A Level or BTEC, or just look for where the nearest learning provider is that does the course you want.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

  • Lots of useful information, including how to choose careers by using some of the on-line inventories available. Also points you to on-line help and call centres for careers guidance.

www.icould.com

  • Really user-friendly site. The ‘Buzz’ test is especially fun to do and might help reinforce career planning or help you think in a different direction. Great video clips and other careers tools to help young people decide.

www.careersbox.co.uk

  • Great site for videos. It includes lots of people talking about their careers, what brought them into it and what the job is really like. You just choose the career area you’re thinking of and then choose who you would like to listen to. It's very inspirational and the videos are short.

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

  • As it says, if you’re not thinking about university after Level 3 qualifications then take a look at this site. Not only is it packed with advice about opportunities but it also carries live vacancies. Not all the vacancies or opportunities will be in your locality, so you have to decide what to do at that point.

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

  • Search online for current apprenticeship vacancies with a link to online applications.

www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk

  • There are 350 careers in the NHS. Use this website to watch videos, read case studies and learn more about the largest UK employer with over 1.3 million employees.

Lots of career areas have sites that belong to their industry bodies. For example:

Whatever the career, the truth is there’s really no excuse for not being able to find out more information, providing you can access the internet and use a little bit of common sense.


Student Destinations 2018

Year 11

Total in year group

186

Remaining in full time education

182

Full time employment (inc apprenticeships)

4


Year 13

Total students

153

 

University  (Russell Group)

21

14%

University (other)

85

56%

Resit year 13

8

5%

Apprenticeship

8

5%

Employment

29

19%

NEET

1

0.50%

Unknown

1

0.50%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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