Future Planning and Careers News

What a busy term it was for Year 11s before Christmas: PPE’s, Work Experience, Guidance Interviews, Intention Assemblies, Exam Technique workshops, local MP Presentation, Parents’ Evening, Geography Field Trip, 6th Form and College Open Events to name just a few of the activities that our students may have participated in.

 

Work Experience

Congratulations to those pupils who took part in work experience placements.  We have received lots of lovely comments from the staff who visited them on placement and also from the employers that they were placed with.  

 

Guidance Interviews

Some Year 11 students may not have received a careers guidance interview, more will be taking place this month.

 

Future Planning

To help you along the way with careers aspirations and choices you may want to use the Careers Hub on the school website.:

https://careers.paigntonacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Post-16-Options-Yr-10-Paignton.pdf

 

Dates for your Diary:

You do not need to book for these events, you can just turn up at the stated times:

  • SDC Open Evening:  Wednesday, 22nd January 4.00pm-7.00pm
  • Exeter College Open Evening:  Wednesday, 15th January 5pm – 8pm
  • Churston 6thForm Open Evening: Thursday, 23rd January 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Torquay Girls 6thForm Taster day: Wednesday, 22nd January

 

Applying:

  • Applications can be completed online or, if  preferred, a paper copy can be collected at the Careers Office.
  • Students may need to attend interviews with the Course Tutor.
  • Students will receive a letter with a course offer you will need to ensure that you meet the grades stated to secure your place.
  • On results day students must contact the place that they wish to study at and provide them with a copy of their results.

What a busy term it was for Year 11s before Christmas: PPE’s, Work Experience, Guidance Interviews, Intention Assemblies, Exam Technique workshops, local MP Presentation, Parents’ Evening, Geography Field Trip, 6th Form and College Open Events to name just a few of the activities that our students may have participated in.

 

Work Experience

Congratulations to those pupils who took part in work experience placements.  We have received lots of lovely comments from the staff who visited them on placement and also from the employers that they were placed with.

 

Guidance Interviews

Some Year 11 students may not have received a careers guidance interview, more will be taking place this month.

 

Future Planning

To help you along the way with careers aspirations and choices you may want to use the Careers Hub on the school website.:

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Dates for your Diary:

You do not need to book for these events, you can just turn up at the stated times:

  • SDC Open Evening:  Wednesday, 22nd January 4.00pm-7.00pm
  • Exeter College Open Evening:  Wednesday, 15th January 5pm – 8pm
  • Churston 6thForm Open Evening: Thursday, 23rd January 6.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Torquay Girls 6thForm Taster day: Wednesday, 22nd January

 

Applying:

  • Applications can be completed online or, if  preferred, a paper copy can be collected at the Careers Office.
  • Students may need to attend interviews with the Course Tutor.
  • Students will receive a letter with a course offer you will need to ensure that you meet the grades stated to secure your place.
  • On results day students must contact the place that they wish to study at and provide them with a copy of their results.
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