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Careers

Welcome to the Careers page at Trinity Sevenoaks. This is a one stop shop for support on preparing for work, training or more learning. The advice on this site was all relevant at the time of writing, and should be used in conjunction with any guidance students receive from their tutors or careers advisor.

The school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purposes of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer is outlined in our Provider Access Policy.

For careers information and guidance please contact Mrs Rayfield (Careers Leader) at careerstr@trinitysevenoaks.com


 

Key Stage 3

What types of careers are there?

The following website will give you lots of useful information about the different sectors, jobs this involves and how to get into them:

Target Careers

What qualifications do I need?

The following website explains the different types of qualifications and when you would expect to study them:

Know your qualifications


Careers Magazine

Key Stage 4

Updates and Information:

 

If you are interested in an apprenticeship, there is an event comin up shortly on:

Date: Wednesday 5th February 2020

Time: 5pm-7pm (Set up 4pm-4:30pm)

Venue: The Leigh UTC, The Bridge, Brunel Way, Dartford DA1 5TF

*Please visit www.tinyurl.com/apprenticeshipevening20 to sign up.

 

9th February - Day Of The Dentist. This is a fantastic one day workshop designed for secondary school students and sixth formers considering a career in dentistry or seeking further insight into the dental profession before applying to dental university programmes. For further information please visit: www.thewisdomtooth.co.uk/dod

Where could a career in Finance, Economics or Law take you?
Prospects together with Shaw Trust offers Year 11–13 students the unique opportunity to gain insights into career areas that are traditionally hard to access. Through our established links with prestigious employers and institutions, we have a limited number of places for the February sessions of Careers in Practice. These two-day intensive courses cover careers in the Finance and Economics sectors or the Legal profession.

Book your place now for:

February Legal Profession - 18-19 February 2020

February Finance/Economics – 20-21 February 2020

The programmes aim to provide students with the opportunity to learn first-hand about careers, gaining practical experience to improve their knowledge, and their chance of university selection and interview. Over the two days, students will get:


• A valuable and varied experience
• Access to leading organisations
• First hand, accurate and up to date careers and labour market information
• Presentations from professionals in their workplace.
• Specialist and practical careers advice covering personal statements and CV preparation 
• Build up a network with other like-minded students.

Click here to view sample legal programmes 

Click here to view sample finance and economics programmes

Prospects and Shaw Trust City Careers Scholarships

There are a limited number of fully paid scholarships for young people who would benefit from the opportunities provided by these events. To find out more about the scholarship criteria and how to apply, click here.


What type of job do I want?

Browse thousands of jobs and what you need to be able to do them! – UCAS Jobs section

Apprenticeships

Apprentice Kent - https://www.apprenticekent.com/home

Kent Choices

Y11 login page - https://www.kentprospectus.co.uk/login/

 

Key Stage 5

Your Future Opportunities - Sixth Form students 

A usual, keep your eye on the calendars at the bottom of the email for all of the University and apprenticeships/job events coming up not listed here, also on the notice board in the Sixth Form centre for other latest opportunities.  We are also working with an outside company called ‘Pathway CTM’ who can support any of your career choices.  I have attached the presentation they gave on the last day of term and links for further information and sign-ups for their website and more advice and guidance they can offer.  Here is one of their links for upcoming events by education establishments as well as companies and organisations – details 

Pathway Presentation

 

December

11th December - Lincoln University Open Day - details

17thDecember - The Legal ‘Apprentice’ – Enter a team to challenge yourself with the skills needed to work in the legal profession.   Winning team gets £500 each as well as interview practice and the chance to embark on a legal apprenticeship - details

 

January

3rdJanuary - Residential Summer Schools Programme University of Surrey, applications open (close in March) - details

14thJanuary – Prospective Medical Students Conference; vets, dentists and pharmacists - seeks to address the personal qualities that are looked for in such candidates – details on request from Mr Shaw/Mrs Rayfield

 

February

9th February - Day Of The Dentist. This is a fantastic one day workshop designed for secondary school students and sixth formers considering a career in dentistry or seeking further insight into the dental profession before applying to dental university programmes. For further information please visit: www.thewisdomtooth.co.uk/dod

Prospects together with Shaw Trust offers Year 11–13 students the unique opportunity to gain insights into career in Finance, Economics or Law.

February Legal Profession - 18-19 February 2020

February Finance/Economics – 20-21 February 2020

Click here to view sample legal programmes 

Click here to view sample finance and economics programmes

Prospects and Shaw Trust City Careers Scholarships: There are a limited number of fully paid scholarships for young people who would benefit from the opportunities provided by these events. To find out more about the scholarship criteria and how to apply, click here.

24th& 25thFebruary - Surrey Higher Education Exhibition 2020, University of Surrey - details

26th - Discovery Day- University of Leicester - Maths and Actuarial Science - details 

26th - Discovery Day - University of Leicester - Engineering and Physics - details

 

MARCH 2020

Residential Summer Schools Programme UNIVERSITY OF SURREY applications close - details

31st Spectroscopy Day UCL Chemistry Department - details

 

April

3rd Spectroscopy Day UCL Chemistry Department - details

15thto 17thApril – Southampton University Engineering Experience – details

22nd Student Discovery Day - University of Leicester -  Medicine - details

22nd Student Discovery Day - University of Leicester -  Allied Health Professions (Midwifery, Nursing, ODP, Physiotherapy) – details

24th AIMS (Adventures in Molecular Science) UCL Chemistry Department - details

 

Engineering Taster weeksVarious events, most of which are for July - details

 

‘Headstart’ for STEM subjectsTaster courses and events for STEM based subjects - details


Open Day calendars

https://www.opendays.com/calendar/

https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/open-days

UCAS Calendar and Events

UCAS Calendar and other events - https://www.ucas.com/ucas/events/find

What type of job do I want? Browse thousands of jobs and what you need to be able to do them! – UCAS Jobs section

Apprenticeships

Apprentice Kent - https://www.apprenticekent.com/home

Kent Choices

Y11 login page - https://www.kentprospectus.co.uk/login/

PiXL Futures

PiXL-Futures-Medics-Bulletin-November-2019

Work Experience

When do I do work experience?

 

Year 10: Monday 6th- Friday 10th July 2020

You will need to complete the following document if you are finding your own placement:

Year 10 Self-Placement Form

 

Year 12: Monday 30th March-Friday 3rd April 2020

You will need to complete the following documents:

Year 12 Self-Placement FormYear 12 Student consent form

 

What is work experience? What should I expect?

Frequently asked questions about work experience 

 

 

 

 

 

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