St Philomena's Sixth Form - Future Pathways Programme (Post 18 options)


Year 12

Year 13


Future Pathways

BTEC Future Pathways




Voluntary Service


Current Affairs and Leadership


Exam Support

Higher Education


Year 12 Future Pathways


First Day of Year 12 

University Visit - an opportunity to experience University Life and see where you might be heading after sixth form!


Year 12 PSHE September/October- Higher Education Course

To include: What happens after sixth form? Choosing the right course/University; The UCAS application process; Student Finance;  Personal Statements


Autumn - BTEC Future Pathways Evening (BTEC students only)

Higher Education, Apprenticeship and Employment Support

November - Speed Careers Event

An afternoon even where you have the opportunity to speak to a range of professional s from a range of career areas. You may also have the opportunity to experience mock interviews.  

Yr 12 PSHE November/ December - Careers

To include: Apprenticeships, Gap Years, Art College, Making Career Decisions, CVs

March - Future Pathways Evening

An opportunity to hear more about Future Pathways post-18 with your parents /carers. External speakers will provide targeted support and advice.

June - Future Pathways Day (1 full day)

To include: Targeted support for apprenticeship, employment and Higher Education applications. 

Yr 12 PSHE June/July - Higher Education 2

To include: University Seminars by former students; Personal Statement Advice and Writing 


Year 13 Future Pathways

Year 13 PSHE September/October- My Future Beyond St Phil's

To include: Higher Education Workshops; Personal Statments; Admissions Tests;Career Interviews; UCAS Extra and CLearing; Interview Preparation 

Year 13 PSHE November / December -Life Skills

To include: Student Finance; University tips and Hints; Food and Lifestyle 

November - Admissions Test Preparation

Targeted preparation lessons each week for admission tests 

December - Interview Preparation

An opportunity to arrange mock interviews with the sixth form team and specialist subject teachers 

February onwards - Ongoing support

Ongoing Career interviews and Apprenticeship Support for those not applying for Higher Education