The Green School Sixth Form

2021/2022 Futures Programme

In addition to the wide range of opportunities listed below, each student is a member of a Google Classroom on which opportunities for workshops, work experience, conferences, competitions, summer schools and mentoring are regularly posted for a range of subjects offered by a range of providers.

 

Key Stage 5 – Futures Programme 2020-21

Year 12

Date

Event

Learning Outcomes

Delivery / Provision

September 

       Launch of Pathways CTM scheme

 

 Students sign up for the programme and take part in Work Experience Opportunities

Pathways CTM

November 

Careers Interviews

Year 12

To establish current strengths and ideas for Post 18 Studies 

Careers Leader and Deputy Careers Leader


On-going

Developing Leadership Skills through Broadening Horizons Programme and Student Leadership Responsibilities

To develop leadership and collaborative skills. 

Sixth Form Student Leadership Opportunitities; Young Tycoons and Sports Leaders

Year 12 - September to February of Year 13 

Extended Project Qualification 

To develop independent learning/research skills / academic writing style 

EPQ Team

Monthly Assembly 

Compass Talks - career focussed

To develop students’ knowledge about a wider variety of careers 

Alumni 

October 

Introduction to Medic Mentor Programme 

An opportunity for anyone interested in a STEM Career to sign up for monthly virtual work experience

Medic Mentor

October

Virtual Careers Fair 

To allow students to begin research into possible Degree Routes 

Vfairs

October

Sixth Form Enrichment Day

Workshops in Personal Branding, Developing a Voice and Study Skills

Elevate Education and in-house provision

Spring Term 

Applying to University - tutorial programme

To show students how to research and find out more about the UCAS process 

Director of Sixth Form 

Spring Term 

Online opportunities about Degree Apprenticeship Programme

To widen students’ knowledge about alternative post 18 courses

Pearson College, Pathway, Uptree

January 

Nuffield Placement Applications 

To give students interested in a STEM career the opportunity to work with a PhD student over the summer 

Nuffield Foundation

February

Virtual Russell Group University Visit

To encourage students to apply for RG Universities and to learn the procedure

VFairs

March 

Virtual Oxford Tour

To help students gain a full understanding about the college system and application process

Somerville College

Oxbridge Conferences

March 

DreamMedic Workshop 

Interested Medics, Dentists and Vets can attend a “How to apply” workshop

DreamMedic and Alumni 

March

UCAS Fair

Y12 students visit a range of university stalls to explore different university and post-18 pathways

UCAS

Ongoing 

Virtual Work Experience

Students apply to a variety of Work Experience Opportunities placed on Google Classroom and gain further employability skills

Springpod, Uptree, Medic Mentor, The Law Portal, InvestIN 

March 

Second Opportunity to attend a Virtual Careers Fair 

To allow students to begin research into possible Degree Routes 

Vfairs

March 

Student Finance - Money Twist Workshop 

To develop students’ understanding of student finance and budgeting beyond school

My Bnk

May

UCAS Hub is launched

To introduce UCAS and broaden students’ knowledge of courses available

UCAS 

Summer Term 

Medical School Workshops 

To support students entry to medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine

DreamMedic 

June

Personal Statement Workshop

To support students writing their Personal Statements 

In-house


June / July

Personal Statement 

Drop-In Sessions 

To support students writing their Personal Statements

In-house

Year 13

September - October

One-to-one Guidance

To support students through the future pathways process and post 18 options 

Careers Leader and Deputy Careers Leader

September - November

Personal Statement 

Drop-In Sessions 

To support students with writing and completing CV / PS

Careers Leader, Deputy Careers Leader and Sixth Form Team


December 

Virtual Student Finance workshop

To explain how student finance works

My Bnk 

Spring Term 

UCAS Extra 

To help students to understand the process if they don’t get accepted on their courses

Careers Leader 

Sixth Form

On-going

Virtual Volunteering and Enrichment Activities

To develop and prepare students for post 18 studies / and becoming better citizens

Various Providers 

On-going

Virtual Alumni Talks

To open students’ minds to different pathways available

Various alumni 

On-going

Virtual Business and Enterprise Events 

To develop employability skills and a better understanding of the world of work

CISCO / Pathways / Uni Taster Events / Uptree 

March 

National Careers Week / British Science Week 

STEM Extravaganza

To introduce students to a range of careers/post 18 pathways

Alumni / Various companies & speakers








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