Careers Policy & Guidance

 

You can download our Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy (PDF).

The careers policy includes our Provider Access Policy that sets out our arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information education or training. This complies with our legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Business and Enterprise Programmes 2020 to 2021

Year 7: Autumn term

  • 15 hours of in-class business engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills workshop: Self-confidence

  • HM Revenue and Customs: 'Tax Facts' workshop

  • M&G Enterprise challenge

  • Trip to Discovery Museum: Red Arrows flight simulator 

  • Army careers presentation or talk

Year 7: Spring term

  • 15 hours of in-class Business Engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills: 'Problem-solving – a 6-stage approach'

  • Barclays LifeSkills: 'Setting and achieving goals'

  • Department for Work and Pensions: 'Employability' and 'Future choices' workshops

  • Careers in the NHS

  • Educational visits to local businesses

Year 7: Summer term

  • 15 hours of in-class business engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills: Staying positive

  • Employer engagement visits or trips

  • Virgin Money careers

  • Local business and entrepreneur presentations

Year 8: Autumn term

  • 15 hours of in-class business engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills workshop: Self-confidence

  • Northumbria Police: ‘Not what you’d expect’ Zoom event

  • KPMG: 'Work Ready' workshop

  • Trip to Discovery Museum: Red Arrows flight simulator 

  • Army careers presentation or talk

Year 8: Spring term

  • 15 hours of in-class business engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills: 'Problem-solving – a 6-stage approach'

  • Barclays LifeSkills: 'Setting and achieving goals'

  • Department for Work and Pensions: 'Employability' and 'Future choices' workshops

  • Careers in the NHS

  • Go North East: Visit on the logistics of public transport

  • Educational visits to local businesses

Year 8: Summer term

  • 15 hours of in-class business engagement lessons

  • Options in Year 9: guidance to selecting subject options supported by previous engagement with businesses

  • Barclays LifeSkills: Staying positive

  • Employer engagement visits or trips 

  • Virgin Money careers

  • Local business and entrepreneur presentations

Year 9: Autumn term

  • 15 hours Business BTEC & Business Engagement lessons 

  • Barclays LifeSkills workshop: Interview skills 

  • Trip to Discovery Museum: Red Arrows flight simulator 

  • Trip to Ouseburn Farm 

  • Army careers presentation or talk 

  • One-to-one careers interviews with the Career Lead

 

Year 9: Spring term

  • 15 hours Business BTEC & Business Engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills: Managing money and budgeting 

  • BBC: Behind the scenes

  • Department for Work and Pensions: – Labour market information

  • Work experience: Insight to Careers Week (16 students)

  • HM Revenue and Customs: visit and careers workshops

  • Apprenticeships Fair

  • Virgin Money: visit and careers workshops

  • NHS Business Services Authority: visit and careers workshops

  • Go North East: Visit on the logistics of public transport

  • Careers in the NHS

Year 9: Summer term

  • 15 hours Business BTEC & Business Engagement lessons

  • Year 9 work experience or placement weeks 

  • BTEC Business: Pitch a micro-enterprise activity to a panel of employers

  • Virgin Money: STEMtastic event

  • Siemens: STEMtastic event

  • UXL apprenticeships

  • Global Bridge: Future Stars event 

  • One-to-one career interviews with the Career Lead 

  • Local business and entrepreneur presentations

  • Educational visits to local businesses

  • KPMG: careers and workshops

Year 10: Autumn term

  • 15 hours Business BTEC & Business Engagement lessons

  • Barclays LifeSkills workshop: Writing a successful CV

  • Trip to Discovery Museum: Red Arrows flight simulator 

  • Ryder Architecture: Zoom event

  • Army presentation or talk 

  • One-to-one careers interviews with the Career Lead 

Year 10: Spring term

  • 15 hours Business BTEC & Business Engagement lessons 

  • Careers in the NHS

  • Educational visits to local businesses

  • Virgin Money: visit and careers workshops

  • Work experience: Insight to Careers Week (16 students)

  • NHS Business Services Authority: visit and careers workshops

  • Apprenticeships Fair

  • Barclays LifeSkills: Managing money and budgeting 

Year 10: Summer term

  • 15 hours Business BTEC & Business Engagement lessons

  • Motel One: hospitality visit and placement

  • Work placement 

  • Local business and entrepreneur presentations

  • Barclays LifeSkills: Aiming high 

  • Barclays LifeSkills: Financial survival skills 

  • Educational visits to local businesses

  • KPMG: careers and workshops

Careerometer

This lets you view labour market information like pay, hours and future employment prospects for 1, 2 or 3 different occupations. You can also see the UK average.

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Helen Vasey (PA to Principal)

Studio West
West Denton Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2SZ

Tel: 0191 481 3710

Email: admin@studiowest.newcastle.sch.uk

 

Paper copies of the information on this site will be provided free of charge upon request.

Please contact us to arrange for a paper copy.

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