CEIAG Programme

CEIAG Curriculum

Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance lessons are designed to help students make well-informed and realistic decisions at key points in their education. At SJNGC our students will cover:

Year 7: Introduction to Careers

Aims:

  • To raise awareness of a wide range of careers and pathways.
  • To identify personal traits, strengths and skills.
  • To develop confidence and have expectations of themselves and for their futures

Learning outcomes:

  • Students can list a wide range of careers and pathways. Students can identify personal traits, strengths and skills.
  • Student can identify a range of ambitions which align with their interests and preferences.
  • Students can explain what is meant by LMI, how it can be useful and are able to interpret basic LMI.


Year 8: Options and Opportunities

Aims:

  • To prepare for GCSE options considering how these link to future careers pathways and progression routes.
  • To explain the importance of STEM subjects and their importance to a wide range of careers.
  • To link curriculum subjects to careers and use this knowledge to inform their GCSE option choices.

Learning outcomes:

  • Students have a clear action plan for their KS4 transition and beyond; considering what they might like to achieve when they leave CVEA.
  • Students build on personal strengths and begin to link skills to specific careers enabling realistic and informed decisions at transition stages.
  • Students can link curriculum subjects to careers.
  • Students can explain the importance of STEM subjects to a range of careers.
  • Students can identify and challenge stereotyping and discrimination.
  • Students can make informed decisions to support their GCSE option choices.

 

Year 9: Routes to Success

Aims:

  • To be able to use LMI in career planning.
  • To be able to describe key employability skills.
  • To recognise the skills and qualities developed in and out of school which will make them employable.
  • Gain experience of how to do a job interview

Learning outcomes:

  • Students can identify key trends in local, regional, national and global labour markets.
  • Students can identify key employment sectors in Leicester
  • Students are able to access LMI independently.
  • Students assess personal strengths and focus on transferable skills.
  • Students investigate different jobs and careers and what they mean in terms of lifestyle; work/life balance.
  • Students complete a mock interview with an employer.

 

Year 10: The World of Work

Aims:

  • To gain experience of the world of work.
  • To explore what a CV is and how it can open doors for you.
  • To explain and evidence how they are developing their employability skills.

Learning outcomes:

  • Students have a least one meaningful experience of a workplace.
  • Students explore post 16 pathways.
  • Students can explain and evidence how employability skills are being developed and demonstrated.
  • Students can describe rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
  • Students can produce a Curriculum Vitae

 

Year 11: Future Pathways

Aims:

  • To make well-informed realistic choices for post 16 transition.
  • To be able to link post 16 pathways to progression routes and future careers.
  • To have an appropriate intended destination.

Learning outcomes:

  • Students can identify post 16 pathways.
  • Students can describe the advantages and disadvantages of each post 16 pathway.
  • Students can explain how post 16 pathways align to their interests and future careers.
  • Students are able to link their post 16 options to future careers including the best progressions routes through to specific goals.
  • Students have a completed CV and cover letter.