Key Stage 3

Year 7: Why do we work?

Pupils to be introduced to the idea of the world of work. They will begin to develop their understanding of what jobs are out there and begin to formulate ideas as to what career they may wish to pursue. They will be introduced to the idea of work force skills as well as different routes into careers.

Pupils will use www.plotr.co.uk website to help them conduct their research.

Events:

  • Year 7 pupils will be given the opportunity to take part in a STEM day in conjunction with the Faraday Institute.
  • The whole school participates in a range of activities relating to careers during National Careers Week

Year 8: What are my skills and aspirations?

Pupils will use the Real Game to consider their skills and how they might link to careers they are interested in. They will look at how lifestyle can link to career aspirations.

Events:

  • Pupils will take part in a charity extravaganza which will help them develop their employability and enterprise skills
  •  The whole school participates in a range of activities relating to careers during National Careers Week
  • Pupils will be given the opportunity to take part in the Humber Teen Tech event which takes place at the KCOM Stadium in Hull

Year 9: Widening aspirations…

 Pupils will consider a wide range of careers and link to possible GCSE option choices. They will also consider the steps beyond GCSEs in order to help them make informed decisions about their KS4 options and beyond.

Pupils will use Start software in order to help them with their careers research. Pupils are given a log in to use this software. This is a permanent log in and we encourage pupils to use this software at home. There is even an app to help them use it on their smartphones if they have one.

Events:

  • Performance in Education are a theatre company that have produced a production centred around careers and options
  • Pupils will visit Hull University as part of the ACE Day programme
  • Pupils will participate in an enterprise day delivered by successful local company, Xing.
  • The whole school participates in a range of activities relating to careers during National Careers Week
  • STEM event in conjunction with the British army

 

 

Contact

Care & Achievement Coordinators

Our Care & Achievement Coordinators support pupils in each year group, and are the main point of contact between parents, pupils and school.  If you have any queries, please contact the appropriate Care & Achievement Coordinator in the first instance.

Year 7 - Mrs Cavanagh - 07790 987139

Year 8 - Mrs Carlill - 07980 702715

Year 9 - Miss Parkin - 07790 987137

Year 10 - Mr Elwers - 07790 987131

Year 11 - Mrs Cross - 07790 987142

Sixth Form - Mrs Clark- 07790 987009

Senior Care, Achievement & Outreach Coordinator and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Wright - 07790 987007 - cwright@woldgate.net

Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mr Sloman - lsloman@woldgate.net

If you require paper copies of any documents on our website please contact the school office (contact details below).

 

General Enquiries >

Woldgate School and Sixth Form College
92 Kilnwick Road
Pocklington
York
YO42 2LL
t 01759 302395 e-mail office@woldgate.net

Sixth Form >

sixthform@woldgate.net

Woldgate School and Sixth Form College, an Academy, is part of the Wolds Learning Partnership, a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with Company Number: 10518602. Registered Office: 92 Kilnwick Road Pocklington, York YO42 2LL.