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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 your year group. Will Liaise with subject teachers and form tutor and encourage and support your progression through school 

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: 

  • Post Year 11 Options 

  • Apprenticeships 

  • Further Education 

  • Volunteering 

  • How to Apply for a Job 

  • Rights and responsibilities at work 

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. 

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 transition in to either 6th form, college or an apprenticeship. If one meeting is not enough further meetings are available. 

6th form induction day 

Attend a day in 6th form, to 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.