At The Kingsmead School, we are committed to providing all our students with a comprehensive programme of impartial careers advice and guidance, work experience, employability workshops and aspiration days throughout 7-11, to help our students to be inspired about their future employment options and to help them make positive choices once leaving Kingsmead.
The Kingsmead School delivers careers as a discrete curriculum, which is part of the PHSE Framework. PSHE promotes self and role awareness, decision making, coping with transitions, relating to others and healthy living and wellbeing in a careers context.
Careers lessons have allocated time within the timetable and facilitated through a range of activities by teachers, careers professional and teaching support staff and other external partners e.g. employers and further and higher education providers.
Careers within the curriculum can impact our students by:
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Find below the Connexions and Derby Training Providers booklet, which exists to support young people, who are over school age and under 19. There are a wide range of opportunities for young people who would like to continue into further education. The booklet provides information about different providers within Derby City, which offer full/part time courses, apprenticeships and traineeships.
The booklet also contains contact names and contact details of Connexions workers, detailed information about organisations within the city and what they are offering to young people.
For young people who are over 19 and NEET (Not In Education, Employment or Training), The National Careers Service has Career Coaches available within Derby and Derbyshire, that will offer Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) to those who are thinking about returning to education or employment.
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