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The De La Salle Academy

The De La Salle Academy

The De La Salle Academy

Inspiring People;
Breaking Boundaries

Curriculum Plan

Students, Parents/Carers can make an appointment to meet Mr Alex Hay, Career Connect Advisor by contacting Mr M. Little, Raising Standards and Careers Lead.

 

Year 7

  • Introduction to the Career Connect Officer
  • Who am I?
  • What are my strengths and skills?  
  • What am I good at?
  • What career path may I be interested in?
  • Researching, planning and communicating information

Events

  • Visitor Economy Week – Ambassador from industry Q&A session 
  • Careers Fair
  • Access to ambassadors from industry – Enterprise Adviser Network

Year 8

  • What skills did I gain in Year 7?
  • What skills do I still need to acquire this year for employability
  • Research and present job roles- skills, qualities, range of salary
  • Introduction to CV writing
  • Introduction to Career Pathways
  • Safe working practices- Health and Safety at work
  • Pre 16 – Aspire to Higher Education Trip – Edge Hill University

Events

  • Visitor Economy Week - Ambassador from industry Q&A session
  • Careers Fair
  • Access to ambassadors from industry – Enterprise Adviser Network

Year 9

  • What skills did I gain in Year 8?
  • What skills do I still need to acquire this year to secure employment
  • Developing CV writing
  • Introduction to Career Pathways  preparing for option choices
  • Introduction to Interview Skills

Events

  • Visitor Economy Week - Ambassador from industry Q & A session
  • Events at the Royal Albert Dock – Workshop and Q & A  session 
  • Careers Fair
  • Regional Stem Event –  Robot Challenge Competition
  • Pre 16 – Aspire to Higher Education Trip – Edge Hill University
  • Access to Combined Cadets Force
  • Access to ambassadors from industry – Enterprise Adviser Network

Year 10

  • Career Connect Personal Enterprise Programme
  • Employability Skills- what are yours?
  • Career planning and CV writing
  • Interview skills / Employer engagement activity
  • Work experience
  • Access to Combined Cadets 
  • Access to ambassadors from industry – Enterprise Adviser Network

Events

  • Visitor Economy Week - Ambassador from industry Q & A session
  • Careers Fair
  • HE Futures day @ Edge Hill University
  • Tall Ships – Workshop, Q&A with opportunity to sail

Year 11

  • One – to- one Personal Guidance interviews with Career Connect Adviser
  • Applying for sixth form, college, apprenticeships and employment
  • Career planning and CV writing
  • Interview skills / Employer engagement activity 
  • Access to ambassadors from industry – Enterprise Adviser Network

Events

  • Visitor Economy Week - Ambassador from industry Q & A session
  • Careers Fair
  • Introduction to Higher Education