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Year 10

As a Year 10 you are entitled to the following careers provision at The Priory Academy LSST:

Head of Year 

Head of Year for the Year Group. Will Liaise with subject teachers and Form Tutor and encourage and support progression through the Academy. 

Pastoral Support 

Access to a pastoral manager, experienced in advising students in the particular year group. A none teaching member of staff who students can go to with any concerns they may have. 

Awareness Programme 

Topics studied in Awareness: 

  • Labour Market Information 

  • Post Year 11 Options 

  • Creating a CV (Curriculum Vitae) 

  • Employability skills 

Learning Mentor 

Either a senior student or a member of staff who can advise and coach in a particular subject. 

Peer Listener 

A senior student to whom students can go to with any concerns that they may have. 

Access to a Pathways meeting 

The opportunity to speak to the Academy Careers Team or a Trust careers advisor about their career choices and receive advice and guidance on next steps after school. 

Careers Events 

The opportunity to attend several careers events. Employers come into school and will provide advice and guidance on working within their sector. There could also be opportunities to visit employers on their premises. 

Work Experience 

Students will have the opportunity to spend time out of school gaining experience in the workplace. Students will be encouraged to source their own placement but will receive support if this is not possible. All placements will be health and safety checked and school will liaise with employers for the duration of the placement 

STEM Activities 

Access to a range of STEM activities delivered both in and out of school.