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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.


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