Careers Information Advice and Guidance
Careers provision at Bow School has been designed to give pupils a broad range of experiences and opportunities to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the world of work; to enhance their employability skills; widen their horizons, challenge stereotypes surrounding certain careers; raise aspirations and improve their readiness for post-16 and 18 progressions.
Bow School Careers Co-Ordinator: Helen O’Keefe
Contact Information: o’firstname.lastname@example.org
Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance
The Taught Curriculum
KS5 - Finance and Budgeting workshop/ CV Master Class/ Interview Master Class
KS4 – Preparation for Post 16/ CV Master Classes/ Head to Head Interviews/Careers Advisor Meetings
KS3 - Preparation for GCSE Pathways/ Introduction to understanding career pathways
- IntoUniversity Programme
- Aim2Attain Programme—Barclay’s Bank
- Education Business Partnership
- Construction Youth Foundation
- Rothschild & Co Mentoring Programme
- Tower Hamlets Careers Service
Trips, Visits and Extra Curricular Opportunities
- Drop Down Day events:
Þ Year 12 & 13 taster university seminars in STEM, Humanities & Social Science
Þ Year 11 Head to Head interviews.
Þ Year 10 CV preparation workshop
Þ KS3, KS4 & KS5 careers guest speakers in law, medicine, finance, coding, psychologists, civil service
Þ KS3 International Women's Day - Careers in Construction Focus
- Work Experience – Year 10 (one week placement) / Year 12 (2 weeks for Business BTEC)
- University, Apprenticeship and Employment Fair/ UCAS Fair
- University Visits:
University of Surrey/ University of Essex/ Kings College London/ University of East London/ University of Kent/ University of Warwick
- STEM Trips:
Þ Sadlers Wells/ Author Visit/William Morris Gallery/NYO Southbank/Houses of Parliament/ Holocaust City Hall/ NBA Clinic City Sports/ Mont Anvil Construction/ Clifford Chance Law Firm/Greenlight for Girls Design Hackathon/ British Museum/BlackRock/ HM Treasury/ Oxford and Cambridge student conference.
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