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Year 7

Careers orientation through Year 7 lays the foundation for careers exploration and planning:

  • Introduction to the Academy’s Careers Leader during term 1 - understanding who to speak to and how they can support

  • Explore and analyse strengths and preferences by completing the Information Aspirational Quiz in Fast Tomato

  • Develop an understanding of the variety of job roles and pathways available through meeting a range of employers during PSHE days

  • Careers Week - careers quizzes, interesting facts and speakers embedded into curriculum lessons


Online Summer School - Aspiring Journalists

The NCTJ online summer school provides an introduction to journalism for beginners.

There is a video masterclass each week on topics such as news gathering, interviewing skills, media law, sports journalism and broadcasting.