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Year 11

As a Year 11 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 school

Pastoral Support

Access to a pastoral learning mentor, 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:

  • Post Year 11 Options
  • Apprenticeships
  • Further Education
  • Volunteering
  • How to Apply for a Job
  • Rights and responsibilities at work

Learning Mentor

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

Peer Listener

An older student to whom students can go to with any concerns that they may have.

Access to a Pathways meeting

The opportunity to speak to our Careers Team or an external careers advisor about their career choices and receive advice and guidance on what they would hope to do after school.

Careers Events

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

Access to an online career programme

An online career programme to learn more about a range of different careers, what the role entails, entry requirements and progression routes.

STEM Activities

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

6th form open evening

Open evening with parents/carers to learn more about the 6th form and the range of subjects that are on offer in year 12 & 13.

External Visitors

External visitors such as UTC and Lincoln College to present their post Year 11 options.

Transition interview

A one to one meeting with a member of the 6th form team to assist with your transition in to either 6th form, college or an apprenticeship. If one meeting is not enough further meetings are available.

6th form induction day

Come in to the 6th form, try out their chosen subjects and have the opportunity to speak to our existing year 12’s and ask about their experiences.

Advice Day


Following receipt of GCSE results come in to meet the 6th form team and discuss any changes that might be needed or to look at alternatives if more appropriate.