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Year 8

In Year 8 students continue to refine their understanding of careers and pathways including selecting the GCSE options they wish to pursue:

  • Revaluate and further explore and analyse strengths and preferences by completing the Information Aspirational Quiz in Fast Tomato.

  • Meet employers to develop a deeper understanding of career options through PSHE days

  • In preparation for making GCSE options choices in term 2, students investigate subjects and their link to career pathways and their future.

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

  • All students meet with Careers Leader to discuss GCSE options


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.