Support for Year 11’s

The Role and Responsibility of the Careers Adviser, What to Expect from your Career Guidance Interview? Careers Advice and Guidance in Kingsbury School. – Guide

Useful Careers Websites and Resources for students, parents/carers and teaching staff Your Routes to Employment – Resources

BMet Information
To ensure that we can continue to support students in making those crucial post 16 education choices, we have developed an interactive package to help students navigate the options open to them.
Students can take a virtual tour through the presentation to find out about A Levels, apprenticeships and vocational courses, career pathways and potential earnings.
There is also a step-by-step video included on how to apply to one of the BMet colleges hosted within the package. Please open the presentation in Chrome.
Please click here to view the interactive presentation and how to apply video.

King Edward College Nuneaton
We wanted to let all prospective students know that King Edward VI College will be honouring all conditional offers that we have made so far this year.
We appreciate you are likely to be very anxious about the next few months following the cancellation of summer exams and wanted to provide you with a degree of certainty.
We are still continuing to receive applications from Yr11s who would like to join the college for September 2020. Please contact admissions@kecnuneaton.ac.uk if you require any further details about the application process, our courses or the college.

South Staffs College
Interviews
Due to the Government guidelines announced yesterday, we are reorganising interviews for prospective students at South Staffordshire College. You will be contacted by telephone to arrange a time for our academic staff to ring you to carry
out your interview. Please ensure you answer our call and remember South Staffordshire College has a place for you!
If you have any queries please emailenquiries@southstaffs.ac.uk

A career in the Royal Air Force will provide you with a whole host of possibilities. You will receive world class training, allowing you to learn and develop throughout your career.
The Royal Air Force performs a wide range of duties to serve and protect the UK and the world. We provide all personnel with a varied range of training and activities to make sure you’re ready for anything.
A career in the RAF is about discovering your natural talent and working out together what makes you valuable, productive and happy.
From the chefs to the jet pilots they send out on full stomachs, the RAF is full of ordinary folks, just like you, who came to us, often with nothing more than a desire to lead a less ordinary existence.
The Royal Air Force provides countless unique opportunities for young people. Allowing you to have the perfect work life balance, between the RAF and home. Between work, travel and sport, no two days will be the same.
Join the Royal Air Force and you will get much more than just a job – you’ll have opportunities that no other employer can hope to match. From worldwide travels to lifelong friendships, life in the RAF is a unique experience.

Find out more at www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment

Links to RAF adverts and short films on Youtube:

a. Find Your Force (1min14sec) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sM3E4xFB0Y
b. Be Inspired (2min15sec) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3nRa2axFA
c. No Ordinary Job (1min1sec) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcRl-J76bvo
d. No Room For Clichés (41sec – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLXKxe5yv3Y
e. My Two Homes (2min56sec) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X98EyRzQak8

Useful Links

When it comes to the question of what to do following GCSEs there are a lot of options to think about. The Department for Education has put together a couple of simple and handy guides to inform young people and their parents about all of the options open to them.

Here you will find:

  • route comparison grid which shows all of the routes available after GCSEs, along with additional information on each route such as the level of study, entry requirements, duration of the course, where it can lead etc.
  • 2-minute animation showcasing and explaining each choice in a simple, dynamic and visual manner
Comparison Grid
Link to Animation