Careers Advice, Information and Guidance

Careers Education at Myton School

“Our mission is to inspire all our students to make the best transition possible into the right choice for their next steps, whether that is employment, further or higher education, and to support in the development of the skills needed to manage a fulfilling  career in a changing world.”

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Myton’s Careers Team

Mr Garry Coffey: Careers Advisor. Email: coffey.g@myton.co.uk

Mrs Eva Foster: Careers and Enterprise Co-ordinator. Email: foster.e@myton.co.uk

Charlotte Durden: Careers and Work Related Learning Co-ordinator. Email: durden.c@myton.co.uk

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WHAT TO EXPECT YEAR BY YEAR

 Year 8

  • Our Careers Adviser, will be available on Options Information Evening in February to answer any queries re GCSE options and careers.

Year 10

  • Careers Fair for Y10 students and parents. An opportunity to meet employers, training providers and universities and hear them talk about routes into professions and careers.
  • Post 16 Options Day in July. A chance for students to meet Student Subject Ambassadors and hear about life in Myton Sixth Form, to meet local colleges and sample courses, and to learn more about apprenticeships and how to apply, in preparation for decisions and applications in Y11.
  • Support with CV writing, including How to write your CV, Dos and Don’ts – Writing a CV and Covering Letter, an Example CV and a Word CV template.

Year 11

  • Open evenings for colleges to be advertised to students throughout the term.
  • Myton Sixth Form open evening – mid November.
  • Our Careers Adviser will be available for consultation at the Parents’ Evening in November.
  • Practice interviews offered to all students from local employers.
  • One-to-one support available in autumn and spring terms for help with decisions about post-16 options.
  • What next after Year 11 – Sept 2017

Year 12

  • Life skills programme including planning for university and employment during spring term.
  • Careers Fair for Y12 students and parents. An opportunity to meet employers, training providers and universities and hear them talk about routes into professions and careers.
  • One to one support available as needed.

Work Experience Presentation

Year 13

  • One to one support available as needed for help with final decisions re degree choices and with applications for apprenticeships, higher apprenticeships and school leaver schemes.

Apprenticeships

Useful careers websites

 
 
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CALENDAR

October 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
September 24 September 25

Category: EventsFriends of Myton School AGM

Friends of Myton School AGM
September 26 September 27

Category: EventsTeacher Training Day

Teacher Training Day

Category: EventsWhole School Open Evening and Art Exhibition

Whole School Open Evening and Art Exhibition
September 28 September 29 September 30
October 1 October 2 October 3

Category: GeneralYear 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham
October 4

Category: GeneralYear 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Category: GeneralJonathan Stroud author trip

Jonathan Stroud author trip
October 5

Category: GeneralYear 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham
October 6

Category: GeneralYear 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham

Year 10 Geography Field Trip to Birmingham
October 7
October 8 October 9

Category: GeneralNo Pen Day

No Pen Day
October 10

Category: Extra CurricularAwards Evening

Awards Evening
October 11 October 12

Category: GeneralPrimary School Football Tournament

Primary School Football Tournament

Category: 6th FormYear 12 & 13 Intervention Evening

Year 12 & 13 Intervention Evening
October 13

Category: EventsYear 9 Trip to International Astronomy Show

Year 9 Trip to International Astronomy Show
October 14
October 15 October 16

Category: EventsY11 Progression Week begins

Y11 Progression Week begins

Category: GeneralYear 11 Practice Interviews

Year 11 Practice Interviews
October 17

Category: GeneralYear 11 Practice Interviews

Year 11 Practice Interviews
October 18

Category: EventsYear 11 Parents’ Evening

Year 11 Parents’ Evening
October 19

Category: 6th FormUniversity & Apprenticeship Event for Sixth Form at Edgbaston

University & Apprenticeship Event for Sixth Form at Edgbaston

Category: Extra CurricularYear 7 Disco

Year 7 Disco
October 20

Category: Term DatesLast day of half term

Last day of half term

Category: Events‘Dress to Impress Day’ for Year 11

‘Dress to Impress Day’ for Year 11
October 21
October 22 October 23

Category: Term DatesOctober half term

October half term
October 24

Category: Term DatesOctober half term

October half term
October 25

Category: Term DatesOctober half term

October half term
October 26

Category: Term DatesOctober half term

October half term
October 27

Category: Term DatesOctober half term

October half term
October 28
October 29 October 30

Category: EventsBrühl Exchange Students in school

Brühl Exchange Students in school

Category: 6th FormYear 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District

Year 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District

Category: GeneralYear 10 French Workshop – King’s High School

Year 10 French Workshop – King’s High School

Category: Extra CurricularBrühl Concert

Brühl Concert
October 31

Category: GeneralBrühl Exchange Students depart

Brühl Exchange Students depart

Category: 6th FormYear 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District

Year 12 Geography Fieldtrip to Sheffield/Peak District
November 1

Category: EventsCareers Fair Year 10-13

Careers Fair Year 10-13
November 2 November 3 November 4