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Year 8

As a Year 8 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 

  • Aspiration 

  • My Aspirations 

  • Careers 

  • Apprenticeships 

  • GCSE Options 

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. 

STEM Activities 

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

Year 8 Options Evening 

The chance to learn more about the options available to the student as they are choosing their GCSE options. They can speak to subject tutors to learn more about their subject and will have the opportunity to attend workshops to try the subject out.