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Yewlands Academy

Careers - Student Information

CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) is integrated into the PSHE curriculum. Finance awareness, learning for the workplace, entrepreneurship, planning for the future and employability skills are among the topics studied. You will have numerous opportunities to interact with and work with a range of employers in various industries while you are in school. Sessions are carried out virtually or face to face.  

 

Work Experience

All year 10 students have the opportunity to complete a week of work experience. You can develop the self-assurance and useful abilities you need to succeed in the workplace by being involved with work experience week. Gaining valuable work experience while you are still in school will help you immensely when it comes to getting hired, whether or not you plan to attend university. 

 

Mock Interviews

We invite employers in to conduct mock interviews. Mock interviews will help you strengthen your communication skills, establish interview strategy techniques 

 

CV

You will get all the support needed to perfect your CV. A CV is a document used when applying for jobs. It allows you to summarise your education, skills and experience enabling you to successfully sell your abilities to potential employers.

Careers advisor 

Students are given the opportunity to meet with the school’s career advisors at key decision points in school life or when they need specific support. At this point, they can discuss ideas for the future, explore different options at post-16.  

 

Pathway Links

Info about Apprenticeships
Search for College Courses
Search for University courses
Compare Universities
How to get into different careers
Leading University information
University alternatives
Local Training Providers
List of all qualifications and levels
Sheffield Post 16 - Sheffield Progress
South Yorkshire Post 18

 

Websites to help you find out about different careers and the UK job market


icould
U-explore START
NHS Careers
CareerPilot
Learn about job trends in the UK
Local Labour Market information
SY Shape Your Future
Local live job vacancies

 

Skills and other helpful Guides

Take this personality quiz
Find your ideal job based on your personality
Employability skills
Skills Employers want
Explore opportunities to develop yourself
CVs and applications
Personal Statements
Interviews

 

HowtoBecome.com

How2Become.com is one of the UK’s leading careers and educational information and development website. You can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview.

https://www.how2become.com/

Since 2005 they have been helped young people to secure their dream training and jobs. They are one the UK’s largest and most successful career information/development specialists. And have been online for over 16 years and have won numerous awards in the process. Let them help you!

 

Booklets

Step Up (Age 11-12)

Step On (Age 12-13)

Step Ahead (Age 13-14)

Step Forward (Age 14-15)

Step Future (Age 15-16)

 

 

For any further information about our careers programme, please contact the Careers Leader at the school:

 

Miss C Bjorck

email: cbjorck@brigantiatrust.net

Tel: 0114 232 9010