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Year 13

As a Year 13 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: 

  • Volunteering 

  • Managing workplace harassment and bullying 

  • Understand taxation and national insurance 

  • Contracts 

  • Financial ventures 

  • Money Management 

Learning Mentor 

A member of staff who can advise and coach in a particular subject. 

Peer Listener 

An appropriate 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. 

Personal statement guidance 

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


UCAS application checking 

One to one meeting with the Careers Manager to go through your university application prior to submission. 

University workshops 

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

Apprenticeship and job application support 

Advice and guidance on searching for and completing apprenticeship and job applications. Advice and preparation for online testing and interview practice 

University interview practice 

One to one interview with a senior member of staff to prepare for university interviews. 

MMI (multiple mini-interviews) practice 

MMI workshop for all potential medical students