For young people to become 'successfully independent' and for them to be able to make the transition from school into the world of work, training and Further or Higher Education, they need to be self aware, able to make informed, realistic decisions and to act upon those decisions. This is not an easy task when the options available are increasingly competitive and complex.
The School provides a well established Careers Education in all years through the PSHE and SMSC programme which helps prepare students for the choices ahead.
Careers Education at Sanders School is aimed at developing the five capabilities below:
By the end of the Key Stage 3 all students will:
By the end of Key Stage 4 all students will:
Prospects also support the school. Personal Careers Advisers offer unbiased support and guidance to young people facing career decisions in Year 11. Students have Careers Interviews and take part in other activities with the Personal Advisers, to help them focus on appropriate progression routes.
Careers information is available from a regularly up-dated careers library within the Main School Library. The Careers KUDOS software package is available to students on the school network, as well as Fast Tomato and the Job Explorer Database on the Internet.