Careers Education at Notley High School

Careers Education at Notley High School

In Year 9, students use Kudos and Careerscape prior to making their option decisions.  They may request an individual interview with Jane Cure, the IAG Officer from Directions should they wish to discuss either their options or explore their career ideas

In Year 10, students start to prepare themselves for work by writing letters of application, preparing curriculum vitae and examining interview techniques.  A period of one week is spent on a work experience placement at the end of Year 10.

In Year 11, students prepare for college applications and subsequent interviews.  All Year 11 students attend the Careers Fair, where they have the opportunity to meet local employers.

During Years 10 and 11, students may request an individual information, advice and guidance interview with Jane Cure from Directions.  In addition to this, there is a small careers section within the school library where students can find a range of reference material.
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Kudos is an impartial online careers guidance and information program that helps young people plan their future and make informed decisions.  Students are able to record their likes and dislikes, explores career ideas and types of work as well as formulate an action plan.

Careerscape supports young people with an inspiring online careers resource that is ideal for careers research and complements the use of Kudos.  It offers further in-depth information on careers such as real-life case studies, video footage of people at work, photographs and sound clips. As well as providing careers information, Careerscape helps users with the surrounding issues that affect career choice such as education/training options, employment issues, subjects, higher education courses and lifestyle issues.


This site offers guidance on different types of apprenticeship and how to apply for them.  It also includes an Apprenticeship Vacancies section
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