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Careers Events and Experiences

National Careers Week 2022

National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance and free resources in education across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support young people leaving education.

Throughout the week pupils will be taking part in activities focussed around the link between curriculum subjects an careers and "I want to be". 

We will be sharing information and ideas with pupils and and parents all week via this website, School social media and email. 

Here are just a few of the resources that we will be using.

Paramedic Experience 2022

Pupils had a fantastic Careers experience when one of our lovely parents came in with her ambulance She spoke about what it was like to be a paramedic and showed pupils how to take their blood pressure.

Paramedic Experience

 

The Medical Mavericks 2021

We visited Adelaide School to see the Medical Mavericks and pupils were given the opportunity to take part in a workshop. Pupils learnt about the vast array of careers within the NHS (over 350) and got the chance to operate some really great technology.

This included:

Recording and printing an ECG from their heart

Using a real needle to take fake blood from a dummy arm

Trying their hand at key hole surgery

Seeing inside their body with an ultrasound machine

Listening to their pulse with a pulse doppler

Seeing their veins under a vein scanner

Experiencing different eye diseases with our pathology goggles

Taking basic medical obs including, blood pressure, oxygen level and temperature

Medical Mavericks

 

Careers and Football 2021

Max from Whitton Albion Football Academy visited school to talk about their football academy and he outlined the routes into coaching and semi professional football, Max also explained that the education route at Whitton Albion can lead to a degree level Qualification. He then supported a football session in the sports hall and is coming back to do a training session in the near future.

  

Next Steps Afternoon 2021

The Next Steps Afternoons were a fantastic chance for pupils, parents and carers to look at the transition from KS3,4 and 5 and the optional available. 

The events included representatives from Cheshire College South and West, Reaseheath College, Total People, Trafford College, Whitton Albion Football Academy, Crewe UTC, The DWP and Youth Support Services. Careers Leads, Careers Advisors and Staff were also available throughout the events. 

Next Steps 2021

 

National Careers Week 2021

Throughout National Careers Week we shared information online with our pupils, parents and carers. Once all pupils were back in school we held a Careers Day with the theme "My Dream Job". Pupils were asked to research their dream job and then create fact sheets about that career. We used these sheets to create a large display in school. 

 International Women's Day 2021

Well done to all pupils for getting involved in discussions surrounding gender inequalities in school. It is great to hear the views of our pupils and demonstrates their emotional intelligence.