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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Careers Guidance

Work Related Learning programme at Oasis Academy Shirley Park includes:

  • Year 10 and Year 12 Work Experience
  • Mock interviews
  • CV and cover letter work shops
  • Industry visits
  • Barclays skills workshops
  • Army day
  • Professional career speakers
  • University visits
  • College taster day release

IMPORTANT DATES:

Year 10 Mock Interviews: 21st & 22nd March 2019 Year 10 Work Experience: 3rd  -14th June 2019

Oasis Academy Shirley Park helps students when deciding on their next destination by inviting educational external providers to parents' evenings and assemblies, as well as giving information of any open events to enhance their choices.

Useful careers websites:

www.icould.com – Aims to help you to make the most of your potential by showing how others have used theirs, take the ‘Buzz’ personality profile quiz.

nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk – This is the Government’s hub for careers advice for people of all ages where you can find help with drafting letters, CVs, exploring your skills or seeking careers advice.

https://successatschool.org/ – Gives clear and comprehensive information about a range of Career Zones (sectors), in an easy to access format. Students can create a profile to help to collate useful information. ’60 second interviews’ giving profile of professionals, provide a useful insight into specific careers.

www.apprenticeships.org.uk – The National Apprenticeship Service website provides general advice and information about apprenticeships.  Also advertises current vacancies.

http://www.how2become.com/offers detailed advice on how to access a range of sectors

www.careersbox.co.uk- Great videos with job information

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk – Thinking of taking a different route from going to university, this website explores the opportunities that exist outside of university.

www.ucas.com – information about university courses on offer, also the Stamford test to help with ideas about subjects to study.

 

Contact details:

Oasis Shirley Park Careers Advisor: Mrs Michelle Gibbins email: michelle.gibbins@oasisshirleypark.org 0208 656 0222 ex 78318

Oasis ALT careers lead: Joseph.robinson@oasisshirleypark.org 0208 656 0222 ex 78343