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21/09/21

Our Virtual Open Evening will be live via our website and linked from 16:30 on Thursday 23rd September. Join us to find out more about our Academy.

15/09/21

Express yourself, gain confidence! Drama Club starts next Thursday at 4:30pm. See Mr Waikh for more details.

15/09/21

Get active this Half Term! Our PE department are running the following student clubs. https://t.co/MjtxaBvLDc

01/09/21

A Welcome to Harris Academy Chafford Hundred from our Principal; https://t.co/72TkZwNV37

22/07/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Congratulations to Jay T and his team or winning the National 3 v 3 Basketball Championship. An incredible achievement https://t.co/jJauh8YZgj

20/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

The youngest Ancient Historians on a tour in London, discovering the ancient gems of Persia and Egypt https://t.co/OPeB0ZkPC3

20/07/21

to all students, staff and community members that are celebrating

20/07/21

Our first Character Pillar Day runs today: Kindness. https://t.co/eXSRXv6KDi

20/07/21

Retweetd From Mr Beezy

Looking forward to motivating the year 7, 8 and 9 students at myself and a member of my team will be running kindness workshops dealing with themes such as peer pressure and cancel culture

10/06/21

Latest Sports Results. Football Academy 7 Plume 4 MOTM Alfie H Netball Academy 16 Oaklands 31 Umpires player: Chichi N Coaches players: Leah C and Amber C

24/05/21

HACH Spring Show 2021! https://t.co/E972ePht78

12/05/21

Are you interested in training to become a teacher within the Essex region? Do you know someone who is interested in teaching as a career? Join us for a Train to Teach event 26th May – 4pm to 5.30pm Online Via Zoom Visit our website for more information: https://t.co/1Zd0tB01VT

31/03/21

Year 11 Revision Resources: https://t.co/HVXzEH0dDi

10/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred –

03/03/21

Academy Reopening: March 2021 update. https://t.co/uoZWHIrw7F

23/02/21

Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy. https://t.co/msSWzGeZgR

11/02/21

An article about our cooking and baking challenge https://t.co/jlnZAlAOu7

04/02/21

Writing your feelings down can be an effective method of processing complex emotions. Poem, lyric and story writing can help encourage stress release and improve mental health

03/02/21

Physical activity is crucial in maintaining good mental health. Why not look at what are doing to promote well-being through exercise?

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.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Clapham

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Havering

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

Careers

Careers advisors appointed by the Harris Federation, work with students on career planning. Within the academy our careers programme is led by Ms Emerson; you can contact her at a.emerson@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk

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.


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 2019

Year 11

Total in year group

170

Remaining in full time education

158

Full time employment (inc apprenticeships)

11


Year 13

Total students

183

 

University  (Russell Group)

35

19%

University (other)

93

51%

Resit year 13

7

4%

Apprenticeship

12

7%

Employment

18

10%

NEET

0

0%

Unknown

18

10%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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