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Key Stage 3 Careers Entitlement

Student Entitlement Statement for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance at Brentford School for Girls

This Entitlement is designed to reflect the three core aims outlined in the Career Development Institute framework:

  • Developing yourself through careers, employability and enterprise education
  • Learning about careers and the world of work
  • Developing your career management and employability skills

At the end of Key Stage 3 you will:

Begin to develop an awareness of your personal qualities, skills and learning styles and understand how these relate to your future career aims

Start finding out about different career areas and qualification routes that might interest you in the future, through internet research as part of careers sessions in PSHCEE

Take part in a drop-down careers day with CV and enterprise workshops and given the opportunity to talk to various employers about the world of work

Start to develop your financial management skills, including budgeting and learn about rights & responsibilities at work, discrimination and stereotyping.

Have the opportunity to attend careers talks during the school year from visiting speakers on a variety of topics

Have taken part in an enterprise activity

Receive optional access to impartial information, advice and guidance from the in-school Careers Adviser (available during lunchtimes and after school)

Access the vInspired school volunteering portal, where you can record  how volunteering has developed your employability skills (e.g communication, team work, confidence)

Know how to make decisions about your choice of GCSE options at Key Stage 4 and the implications for your future

Discuss your progress and career plans with your parent and a member of the school’s management team at an Academic review day

Be assisted to access careers resources and specialist careers websites e.g. National Careers Service, icould