Career Experiences 2017-18


Career Experiences at Church Stretton School

At Church Stretton School we try to engage students with careers guidance and experience in all years. So far this year students have had access to the following events

2017-18 Autumn Term

Both Yr10 and 11 had the opportunity to attend a Post 16 Evening at the school.

The Yr11s also were involved in a Post 16 Afternoon where they could listen to presentations from the local colleges and training providers, as well as the Armed Forces.

For Yr11 PSHE lesson were dedicated to writing personal statements need for applications to the various colleges and providers as well as an opportunity to apply for different course

Yr11 also experienced their first interview as members of the local Rotary Club came into school to run through mock interviews in preparation for the real thing.

Yr11 students were also invited to listen to the Jade Hibbert from Shrewsbury Town Football Club talk about the Level 3 qualification in Football and Education.

2017-18 Spring Term

In Year 8 students invited visitors into the school to discuss careers options and how to move into certain employment areas

The Year 9 cohort has done extensive work on the options and had access to evening Pathway events to discuss their needs

Year 9 through the Job Centre Schools Adviser have completed session of employability skills during PHSE lessons

Year 10 students have been finalising work experience and getting prepared for the demands of the placement through PHSE lessons

Year 10 students also had the opportunity to attend two Apprenticeships shows, one in Telford and a smaller one in Shrewsbury. This gave the students an opportunity to discuss apprenticeships with the employers and providers directly

Yr11 students had the opportunity to attend an open day at Hereford 6th Form College

Summer 2017-18 Term

Year 9 students will have an opportunity to attend an open day at Ludlow College during enrichment week. They will be guided through their lesson choices during PHSE

Yr9 Students will have an opportunity with the Curiosity Project Careers Roadshow

Yr10 will go out on Work Experience between Monday 9th July until Friday 13th July

Yr10 students will have the opportunity for a taster day at Worcester University