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

 

Year 12

Year 13

Autumn

Future Pathways

BTEC Future Pathways

Careers

Spring

PRs'

Voluntary Service

PPEs'

Current Affairs and Leadership

Summer

Exam Support

Higher Education

 

Year 12 Future Pathways

 

First Day of Year 12 

Induction Programme – To familiarise students with the variety of opportunities available in the Sixth Form.

 

Year 12 PSHE September/October - Future Pathways Choices

To include:  What happens after sixth form? Choosing the right course/University; The UCAS application process; Student Finance; Personal Statements, Apprenticeships, Gap years, Employment Opportunities. 

 

Oxbridge Programme

Throughout the year, weekly support is available for Oxbridge applications.  The sessions draw upon extensive experience and research to offer a support programme that will help maximise students’ chances of securing a place.

 

Autumn - Higher Education, Apprenticeship and Employment Support

Skills Show

This is a one stop shop – careers advice, skills activities, local and national companies, training organisations and colleges.  Hundreds of great career ideas to explore, including jobs of the future.  Information and advice on all routes into jobs, from apprenticeships to university.

 

November - Speed Careers Event

A morning where all Year 12 students have the opportunity to speak to a professionals from a range of career areas.  Representatives will be present from banking and finance, law, creative arts, public sector industries and lots more……. 

 

Yr 12 PSHE November/ December - Careers

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

March 

Surrey University UCAS convention

The exhibitions help students explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities, and discover a future that is right for them.  Students will meet UCAS experts, university and college representatives, and industry professionals at this unique, campus-based event. A great opportunity to hear from both visiting exhibitors, as well as see, in detail, what the host university can offer.

 

Future Pathways Evening

To attend the opportunity to hear more about Future Pathways post-18 with your parents /carers. External speakers will provide targeted support and advice.  Alumni students will return to share their expertise, knowledge and careers

 

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 Statements; 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 
 

Are you Ready yet Evening

An evening dedicated to students and parents to gain a full understanding of the application for Student Finance for University by a University Admission speaker.  There is also a presentation of the  variety of strategies to use to when preparing for linear examinations in the summer.