Careers Road Map at Sanders Draper
At Sanders Draper we recognise the importance of working with students to ensure they are provided with a CEIAG programme which will equip them with the skills required to follow their chosen career pathway. The focus is on career and option choice, raising aspirations and achievement of individual students and equipping them with the skills, attributes, knowledge and understanding required to manage their own career progress. We are also endeavour to meet all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks by the end of 2020.
The Careers Lead, Mrs M Shread, oversees the Career's Programme. The overarching objective is to give students access to a stable careers education programme which will:
Promote employability skills
Give an understanding of education, training, employment and apprenticeship routes
Explore individual post 16 options
Provide opportunities for day trips to colleges & universities
Provide employer talks within school
Give advice on building a CV and practising interview techniques
Look at these websites for useful information on careers:
http://www.careercamel.com/ (go to career journey tab)
Students who would prefer to earn whilst they learn and are interested in doing an apprenticeship are advised to register on the 'Find an Apprenticeship' Website
Apprenticeships - Information, registration and apprenticeship opportunities: https://www.gov.uk/further-education-skills/apprenticeships
Students need to be aware that apprenticeships still require good GCSE qualifications and are very competitive.