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Year 12

As a Year 12 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 the 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:

  • Labour Market Information
  • Higher and Degree Apprenticeships
  • Employment
  • University
  • Gap Years
  • Money Management

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 information evening

Guidance on completing the university application, information about student finance and advice on alternative pathways if a student does not want to apply to university

Personal statement guidance

Advice and guidance on how to complete a personal statement to make it the best it can be

UCAS application checking

One to one meeting with 6th form and higher education manager to go through the university application prior to submission

University workshops

Online or actual attendance to a variety of workshops and summer schools offered by universities

University trip

Visit to one of four local universities. An opportunity to speak to existing students and tour the campus

Oxbridge awareness day

Academics and students from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge come in to school, explain the application process and give an insight in to Oxbridge life

BMAT & UCAT Support

Support and lessons for those students needing to complete BMAT & UCAT examinations in preparation for university