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Careers Programme

The following careers programme has been designed to link to the Gatsby Benchmarks and uses Unifrog as a source of advice and guidance.

We have two Independent Careers Advisors and the Sixth Form and Enhancement Teams available for students to make appointments for individual consultation (this links to Benchmark 8).

Each student will be provided with their own individual log in for Unifrog.  For information about the Gatsby Benchmarks please click here.  If you have any queries or feedback please fill in the Unifrog and Careers Programme Evaluation


Provider Access Statement

This statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to students at the school for the purposes of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer.  This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.  Please click on this link to read our Provider Access Statement in full.


Labour Market Information (LMI)Capture

Every student, and parents, should have access to good quality information about  future study options and labour market opportunities. 

To learn more about Labour Market Information in Hertfordshire please click on this link.

The Careerometer 2 Widget enables our students to review and compare different occupations, what they involve and what the potential earnings can be. 


Key Stage 4 Destinations 2019

Destinations Percentages
School Sixth Form 57%
College 35%
Apprenticeship 0.8%
Employment 0.4%
Other Sixth Form 5%
Staying in Education or Employment 0.8%

Careers Fair 2020

Please click on the links below to view:

Screen shot 2020 01 18 at 075029 Screen shot 2020 01 18 at 074912
Careers Fair 2020 Booklet LinkedIn - What's in it for you?
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Straight 2 Work - CV & Unifrog How to research your future

Careers Programme

Year 5

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

Workshadowing

June/July

Primary feeder schools/Tring School

5

Year 7

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

Introduction to Unifrog

Sessions will take place throughout the year in the Lifeskills lessons.

Lifeskills specialists

1, 2, 3

CV writing Sessions will take place throughout the year in the Lifeskills lessons. Lifeskills specialists 1, 2, 3

Year 8

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

Skills and Tring School Charter

Sessions will take place throughout the year in the Lifeskills lessons.

Lifeskills specialists

1, 2, 3

World at work Sessions will take place throughout the year in the Lifeskills lessons. Lifeskills specialists 1, 2, 3
Real Game Day Session C will take place off timetable at a date TBC. Project Leader 1, 2, 3

Year 9

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

CV writing

Sessions will take place in the Lifeskills lessons

Lifeskills specialists

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Options research (Unifrog introduction) Session will take place in the Lifeskills lessons before options deadline. Lifeskills specialists 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Year 9 Workshadowing May Enhancement Team 5, 6
ELD 3 - Engineering for Girls and Boys July External professional organisation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Year 10

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

Labour Markets

Sessions will take place off timetable in the allocated ‘Careers’ sessions throughout the year

Enhancement Leader

1, 2, 3, 5, 7

Understanding a prospectus/virtual tours Sessions will take place off timetable in the allocated ‘Careers’ sessions throughout the year Enhancement Leader 1, 2, 3, 5, 7
Understanding Sixth Form and College entrance requirements Sessions will take place off timetable in the allocated ‘Careers’ sessions throughout the year Enhancement Leader & Head of Sixth Form 1, 2, 3, 5, 7
Unifrog Research (Unifrog introduction) Sessions will take place off timetable in the allocated ‘Careers’ sessions throughout the year Enhancement Leader 1, 2, 3, 5, 7

Year 11

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

Morrisby Testing (Parents evening, assembly, testing and feedback)

October/November

Morrisby and Enhancement Leader

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

Introduction to Sixth Form/College October/November Sixth Form and Enhancement Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Options Research (Unifrog) October/November Sixth Form and Enhancement Team  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
ELD 1 - Soap Enterprise, CVs, Local College presentation, Apprenticeships, Careers Comedian October External professional organisation, Project Manager, Local Colleges, Careers Comedian 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Careers Fair January Held by Tring School 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
ELD 2 - CV writing March Enhancement Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

Year 12

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

ALL

Creating Personal Portfolios

ALL

September

ALL

Sixth Form Team

ALL

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Work Experience July Sixth Form and Enhancement Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Apprenticeship Evening July Sixth Form and Enhancement Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Various assemblies and presentations from a range of career professionals Throughout all of year 12 and 13. Students to be notified via COOL, collective worship and email Sixth Form team and external professionals/alumni 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
UCAS

Higher Education launch (parents' evening, Higher Education trip)

UCAS

March

UCAS

Sixth Form team (This includes two trips to two conventions)

UCAS

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Oxbridge Launch (parents' evening, Oxbridge convention) March Sixth Form team (This includes two trips to two conventions) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Unifrog launch ELD March Unifrog specialist  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Personal statement and references June Sixth Form team (This includes two trips to two conventions) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
UCAS applications June Sixth Form team (This includes two trips to two conventions) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Russell Group universities October Sixth Form team (This includes two trips to two conventions) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Specialist talks eg. Medicine, Law, Engineering  June/July Sixth Form team (This includes two trips to two conventions) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Careers / Apprenticeship

Higher Education Trip

Careers / Apprenticeship

March

Careers / Apprenticeship

Sixth Form team at Brunel University 

Careers / Apprenticeship

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Unifrog launch ELD March Unifrog specialist  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
CVs June/July Sixth Form team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Apprenticeships June/July Sixth Form Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Year 13

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

ALL

a) Various assemblies and presentations from a range of career professionals

ALL

Throughout all of year 12 and 13. Students to be notified via COOL, assemblies and email

ALL

Sixth Form Team and external professionals/alumni

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
UCAS

a) Preparation on interviews and invitations

UCAS

October

UCAS

All sessions will be delivered by the Sixth Form Team 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
b) ELD and COOL sessions - Personal Statements September/October   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
c) Workshops on SAQ and admissions tests September/October   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
d) Student Finance October   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
e) Replying to offers / Extra / Clearing / Adjustment February    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
Careers / Apprenticeship

a) Job Show trip

Careers / Apprenticeship

October 

Careers / Apprenticeship

Sixth Form Team and external trip to Job Show 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
b) CVs September/October Sixth Form Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
c) Assessment centre tests November Sixth Form Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
d) Literacy and numeracy testing December Sixth Form Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
e) Interview skills and practice January/February Sixth Form Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
f) Career and Apprenticeship financial management March Sixth Form Team 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

Events and Whole School Career Program

Sessions

When will delivery take place?

Delivery by?

Link to Gatsby Benchmark

a) Careers Fair (ALL) January Led by the Enhancement Team, Sixth Form and subjects 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
b) Enterprise Markets (ALL) Throughout the year and are advertised to students via Tutor rolling powerpoint and in assemblies Enhancement Team 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
c) Apprenticeship Evening (10-13) July Enhancement and Sixth Form Team  2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
d) Options Evenings (9 &  11) Year 9 December/Year 11 November Sixth Form Team, Assistant Head Teacher overseeing curriculum  2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
e) Subject promotion of careers and life beyond the subject (ALL) Subject promotion will be continuous throughout the year; in lessons and display boards as well as the careers fair. Be brave and have discussions with your subject teachers! All departments and staff 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
f) External Guest Speakers will present an assembly on employment in a range of sectors Each Half Term Enhancement Team  

g) Careers Month

Each year group in each subject will participate in a lesson directly linked to careers

November Enhancement Team and Subject Teachers  

Websites for Work Experience Guidance

The websites below provide information on work experience and health and safety in the work place.

Work experience placements

Please use Link2 for online work experience placement review system

General Information about Work Experience

Getting safely on the road to work - what do you need to know? The Health & Safety Executive can help you.

Young Workers on the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is an online resource for work experience.

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