Why not try this simple template to record your careers activities?

What?

Executive Summary – A simple, high-level overview of what is being delivered –

Academic Pathways

  • Inspiration – e.g. talks, events, open days, in-school talks & inspiring young people to find out more (e.g. about STEM courses)
  • Experience – e.g. to help fill personal statements and strengthen UCAS applications

Apprenticeship Pathways

  • Inspiration – e.g. talks, events, job shops, in-school talks & inspiring young people to find out more about the world of work
  • Experience – e.g. volunteering & work experience to fill CVs and reinforce basic skills

 

How?

Actively supported by –

Careers websites in use – e.g. Careersnearhere.com, Careerpilot.org.uk, Examples of CIAG websites here

Careers on social media

  • e.g. Facebook – @helping16to21s
  • e.g. YouTube – CareercakeTV …etc

Careers staff employed – List named careers staff

In-school careers events – List high-level overview of in-school careers talks/events/lessons

External careers activities – List high-level overview of external careers events/open days/trips

Activities for BAME students – List examples

Activities for female students – List examples

Activities for disengaged students – List examples

Activities for other disadvantaged students – List examples

 

When?

Timetable of careers activities:

Term 1

e.g. Whole school careers fair

Term 2

e.g. Sixth form open evening
e.g. School trip to local FE college for disengaged year 11/12s

Term 3

e.g. Apprenticeships information evening
e.g. School trip to Oxford/Cambridge university for high achieving year 11/12s

Term 4

e.g. Year 12 trip to UCAS Exhibition
e.g. In-school careers talks for disengaged year 11/12s

Term 5

List any careers activities in Term 5

Term 6

e.g. Careers week for year 12
e.g. Work experience week for year 10

 

There’s further content to add to your activities record on the various information pages (below)

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