Liaising with industry to enhance careers education.
Working With Roundwood Park
Roundwood Park has been rated an ‘outstanding’ school by OFSTED and our pupils are high achieving and ambitious. We run an in depth careers programme across all year groups to allow pupils to learn and understand more about the work of work and enterprise.
We rely on our local employers to help support our students to improve their knowledge of the world of work. We would love it if you came to visit and inspire our students to imagine the possibilities for their own careers.
We host a number of events that you are welcome to attend. If you are interested please contact our Employer Liaison & Events Coordinator, Vikki Psaila to find out more.
Phone: 01582 765 344 xt. 229
|Career Speaker Programme||Every Term||All Year Groups during lunch time assemblies|
|Navigating Your Next Steps||Thursday 26th November 2019||Year 11 – students learn from employers about their careers and spend the day researching and focusing their career plans.|
|Mock Interview Programme||Mon 18th & Tues 19th November 2019||Year 12 – individual students under take a mock interview in ‘speed networking’ format.|
|Career Investigator Day||Wed 5th Feb||Year 10 – students undertake an investigative approach to careers. Students interview employers to find out more about their job.|
|Higher & Degree Apprenticeship Evening.||Wednesday 11th March 2019||Year 12/13 – students and parents are invited to hear from employers who offer degree apprenticeships. An insightful Q&A and a chance for myths to be dispelled.|
|Work Shadowing Day||Wed 1st April 2020||Year 10 undertake a day of work shadowing. This will increase their awareness and understanding of the world of work.|
|Professional Placement Week||Mon 11th – Friday 15th May 2020||All of Year 12 – students undertake a week’s professional placement to enhance their employability and support their chosen pathway after education.|
|Business Enterprise Day||w/commencing 25th June 2019 (actual date tbc)||Year 9 – students undertake a ‘Dragons Den’ type enterprise day. Employers are invited to come along and input to marketing strategies and judge the final pitches.|
Statement on Provider Access
Under section 42B of the Education Act 1997, the school is required to manage the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purposes of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer.
Students in years 8-13 are entitled:
- To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeship opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point.
- To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships.
- To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.
A provider wishing to request a visit should email firstname.lastname@example.org and mark the email for the attention of Vikki Psaila.