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Careers Guidance - Year 8 Entitlement

Year 8 Entitlement Pupils are encouraged to look at their personal strengths and skills and how these may help them to achieve their career goal. Pupils will research a choice of career in order to understand what the requirements to achieve their career goal would be. Pupils will be taught how to write a simple CV. Individuals are then encouraged to look at actions they may need to take to improve their employability. All pupils will play the How Do I Get a Job game; to help them understand appropriate behaviours for the world of work. Subject staff will talk about careers in their field of expertise and explain to the pupils how to find out more. All Year 8 pupils will have at least one meaningful employer interaction. All Year 8 pupils will spend 2.5 hours working alongside Bournemouth University completing a STEM challenge. All Year 8 pupils will have the opportunity to discuss their dreams and possible careers at an event organised by Ferndown Upper School. Assembly event promoting Bournemouth Arts University and possible course and career options. All Year 8 pupils to attend a HE Experience Day at Bournemouth University. Back to Careers Guidance