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19/04/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

“Enlightening”: a primary trainee on the visit to the . -phase transition https://t.co/ejeTIo5DQ9

19/04/18

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Our secondary and primary are having a wonderful introduction to cross-phase transition. We’re ready to meet the students now! Thank you and ! https://t.co/b5708RYJ6v

16/04/18

Christie’s auction house today for some of our pupils. A fantastic experience and some really creative designs on show 👍🏻 https://t.co/A9KUQQOgKW

16/04/18

Retweetd From Mr Beezy

Had a great time motivating the year 9 & 10 students at this afternoon, great way to start the term after Easter! Remember the message which means don’t expect to be successful without working extremely hard for it! https://t.co/lW7iWsx5MQ

16/04/18

No- everybody is in today including all pupils

13/04/18

11th February

13/04/18

We look forward to welcoming back all our pupils on Monday. We hope you’ve had a lovely Easter holidays 😁

29/03/18

School will continue to be open over Easter for year 11 and 13 intervention sessions. The final countdown begins 😬

29/03/18

Wow what a term that was. So many experiences to mention including a number of amazing trips and a light patch of snow. We wish you all a lovely Easter holiday and already look forward to seeing our pupils on Monday 16th April 2018 for a 9am start 🐣 🍫😀

29/03/18

Retweetd From World Class Schools

Good to see two of our schools and leading on classics. We support your subject. https://t.co/CG0VpV9YhI

28/03/18

I think we enjoyed ourselves 👌🏻 https://t.co/n1swmteMwX

28/03/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

Video which was created for the purpose of the spelling bee. Such a great feeling when you enthuse and encourage students through this event.Proud to be part of this experience https://t.co/KC3gc9mdrk

28/03/18

And for tonight’s trip 🎭 https://t.co/UHJsPgWEz2

28/03/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

A sincere thank you all for participating and making the effort to bring your students to HACH. It was a great success, honour to have such enthusiastic teachers and students. It means a lot for our subject and it is way to keep it alive. https://t.co/0pAS2P4B1Y

28/03/18

Retweetd From Caroline Bristow

A big well done also has to go to for their hosting and organisation. The energy and effort from and the politeness and helpfulness of his students are a massive credit to you. A really wonderful event to attend!

28/03/18

Retweetd From Caroline Bristow

*drumroll* Huge congratulations to Poonyaked Vanakatekul of & Elliot Kaute of for their win at today's Also, to Chafford for taking the overall school win.

28/03/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

All set. Excited to welcome all schools. Last rehearsal.! https://t.co/9gkk8DeJVr

28/03/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

The big day has finally arrived. Spelling bee and its contestants will be in the race soon for the prestigious olive wreath. @ https://t.co/XfEjLQhvUZ

27/03/18

And for tonight’s trip 🎭🎫 https://t.co/1B9OKM92dh

26/03/18

Well done to all of those involved in the Psychology trip last week. HACH A level students and GCSE students enjoying a very informative and interesting day 👍🏻😄 https://t.co/WiNACrJZCY

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Careers

 

 

Ms Waheed is a Careers Adviser appointed by the Harris Federation to work with students on career planning. 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.

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 aren’t sure what further learning they will need to be able to do a particular career, many students are really confused over what type of career would even suit them? These, and many other issues, form the basis of careers guidance in the Chafford Hundred Academy.

Students are reminded about their interviews on the day by Ms Emerson & their tutors and are expected to be there on time. Naturally, from time-to-time things crop up; exams, assessments, sickness etc. that are largely unavoidable, this being the case any interview affected will be re-scheduled.

Ms Waheed 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. If you want to get in touch with her then please either email her directly at Annika.waheed@harrisfederation.org.uk or go through Ms Emerson, Mr Beal or your tutor, who will pass any message on.

Where to go next

As times change then 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 on the whole.

The websites shown herein 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 single website shown here is free and there are no charges whatsoever.

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, plenty of careers 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 video’s. Lots and 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, very inspirational (and, mercifully, 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.nationalcareerservice.direct.gov.uk

  • The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training courses, resources and funding. There is a CV builder and profiles on almost 800 different types of jobs.

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeships

  • 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, if you wanted to find out more about careers in Psychology then go to www.bps.co.uk if it was Law, then go to www.allaboutlaw.co.uk, if it was health or medicine careers then look no further than www.nhscareers.nhs.uk or Teaching at www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching, Journalism, simple, try www.journalism.co.uk

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!