Year 12 and 13 Careers Education Overview

Year 12 and 13 Careers Education Overview

Throughout students’ careers in the sixth form, there is a programme of guidance and information to support students in considering their future choices and pathways. While a significant majority of students apply to university and enter higher education, independent advice and guidance is available to students throughout their time in the sixth form, with support for university applications as well as for those seeking routes into apprenticeships, training or employment after completing their studies at this level.

The personal development programme and pastoral systems in the sixth form give guidance and support on the options available as well as the opportunity to develop key employability skills.

Examples of these include but are not limited to the Year 12 enterprise project, student life and ‘the leap’ introduction to the university experience, introduction to student finance, Higher Education fair visit, interview techniques and mock employer/university interviews, support for competitive applications and support with personal statement writing. Talks and workshops from universities and apprenticeship providers take place throughout Year 12 and the first two terms of Year 13, and students are encouraged to take part in university open days and apprenticeship fairs. Parents/carers are invited to an evening each year about higher education applications and other careers and employment routes.

If you wish to contact the person responsible for this page, please email melanie.townsend@braintreesixthform.com

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A Level Biology
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A Level Economics
A Level English Language and Literature
A Level English Literature
A Level Geography
A Level Geology
A Level Government and Politics
A Level History
A Level Law
A Level Mathematics
A Level Further Mathematics
A Level Media Studies
A Level Modern Foreign Languages
A Level Music
A Level PE
A Level Physics
A Level Psychology
A Level Religious Studies
A Level Sociology
Extended Project
Level 3 Vocational Programmes
BTEC Level 3 in Applied Science
OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Business
Health and Social Care OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3
BTEC Level 3 in Performing Arts
BTEC Level 3 in Sport
WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma in Tourism
Enrichment
Policies
NEMA Trust Policies
Academic Honesty Policy
Admissions Policy
Attendance Policy
Anti-Bullying Policy
Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) Policy
Child Protection Policy
Critical Incident & Business Continuity Plan
Curriculum Policy
Drugs and Alcohol Policy
Educational Visits Policy
Equality Policy
E-Safety Guidance
E-safety and Data Protection Policy
Freedom of Information Act Publication Scheme
Privacy Notice – Data Protection
Provider Access Policy
Relationships and Sex Education Policy
SEND Policy
Severe Weather Procedures
Student Dress Code
Supporting Students with Medical Conditions Policy
Student ICT Acceptable Use Agreement
Teaching, Learning and Assessment Policy
Young Carers
16 - 19 Bursary Policy
Applications
Applications
SEN (Special Educational Needs)
Progression
Year 12 and 13 Careers Education Overview
Completing your UCAS Application Form
Student Finance
Receiving offers: UCAS track
Reading Lists
Contact Us
Contact the Sixth Form
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