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28/03/20

Thankyou for letting us know. 🙂

27/03/20

In order to keep students informed in all things HACH, all will receive a copy of the weekly bulletin in their inbox. This week: we feature ⁦⁦⁩ 2019 winner Max Revell. A virtual tour of street art around the world & an article from ⁦https://t.co/NZGCg94sp2

24/03/20

Retweetd From NELFT Brighter Futures Healthy Families

Thurrock secondary school age students can access our service for information, advice & support about their health. We may not be in schools but we can support via phone/email. Visit https://t.co/nxFGYkmAkt to request contact & we'll contact you within 1 working day https://t.co/HZFOPaZS5d

24/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

PLEASE RETWEET: with 36,000 families at our schools in London and Essex, we want to supply food parcels for those in need (on top of free school meals which we’re already doing). We’ll fully fund this but URGENTLY need a supermarket chain to help.

23/03/20

Thanks for letting us know, we’ll let the year head know who can investigate further. If you do experience any issues they are your first port of call.

23/03/20

We’ll keep parents fully up to date prior to further live lessons being delivered.

23/03/20

That’s great to hear!

23/03/20

For some year groups, students are working through set work via SharePoint and their online taught lessons will begin after Easter.

23/03/20

Absolutely, but not perfect....yet! It’s a huge change for staff and students and we’re really pleased with the effort they have put in so far. Well Done! 😊

23/03/20

A great effort from staff and students today. Our online lessons got off to an excellent start.

23/03/20

Retweetd From Gavin Williamson

Thank you to the teachers and staff in schools across the country this morning - you are part of our vital front line in the fight against coronavirus. Help schools to focus on the children who need a place most, and keep your kids at home if you can. https://t.co/Zp4lHO7gSH

22/03/20

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Just a reminder that will be holding physical activity sessions every morning starting from Monday. So get up and get active from the comfort of your own home.

21/03/20

We don’t know when the school will re-open to all students. We have to wait for the government to make that decision. We will open to the children of Key Workers on Monday if that applies to you, please let us know.

20/03/20

As we come to the end of an incredibly challenging week. We thank our fantastic staff, parents and most importantly students for their support & understanding. We cannot wait to be able to welcome everyone back when we are able to do so.

20/03/20

Every student will have a point of contact whilst the school is closed. The building may be closed, but together lessons and learning will continue! https://t.co/jc06i4uBbP

19/03/20

Friday 20/03/20 partial closure. Year 7 & 8 students will be working from home tomorrow (Friday). All other year groups should attend the academy as normal.

18/03/20

Thursday 19/03/20 partial closure. Year 9 & 10 students will be working from home tomorrow (Thursday). All other year groups should attend the academy as normal. Please see website for further details of partial closures for the remainder of the week.

18/03/20

Thanks for letting us know, our school website should now be up to date.

18/03/20

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Parents and pupils: please check https://t.co/0JeUHHfRDp for the latest information about year group closures.

17/03/20

Wednesday 18/03/20 partial closure. Year 9 & 10 students will be working from home tomorrow . All other year groups should attend the academy as normal. Please see website for further details.

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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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