Key Stage 4

How Students in Key Stage 4 engage with CEIAG

  Year 9
Supporting students, at the start of their GCSE journey, to find the aspiration they need to make decisions about their future and career choices.
  • Education in careers week
  • STEM Big Bang
  • ‘All Girls Can’ University Trip
  • Enterprise trip to MMU – Miss Watson
  • Careers advisor drop in every Wednesday 
  • ‘My Perfect University’ enterprise challenge
  • Medical Mavericks
  • Tomorrows Engineers Workshop
  • Campus visits – GM Higher
  • co-op work experience week (selected students) Miss Morris
  • Hits Radio Media Bus
  Year 10
Encouraging students to explore the wide range of opportunities available for the next steps of educational and future careers
  • Careers advisor drop in every Wednesday
  • Careers during progress time
  • ‘All Girls Can’ University trip
  • Campus visits (GM Higher)
  • Education in careers week
  • Bloodhound workshop
  • Skills North West
  • Highways to Caring workshop
  • College assemblies from local providers
  • Medical Mavericks interactive sessions
  Year 11  
Preparing for the next steps out into the world 
  • College assemblies  from local providers
  • Apprenticeship assemblies
  • Careers during progress time
  • One-to-one careers interview with careers advisor
  • Careers drop in every Wednesday
  • College Open Day visits
  • Personal statements in English
  • Application form workshops
  • College application drop-ins
  • Mock interviews
  • Medical mavericks interactive sessions
  • Topics on recruitment and selection during Business Studies
  • ‘MADE’ Training (revision skills session)
  • Campus visits (GM Higher)  


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