Bingley Grammar School

Careers Programme Plan for Years 7-13

Here is a summary of the careers programme, including details of how pupils, parents, teachers and employers can access further information:

Year Group

Careers Journey


Year 7

Explore the world of work
  • Learn about personal and life skills
  • Discover what employment skills are

Year 8

  • Start to explore labour market information
  • Inspirational talk and Careers Information Pack
  • Learn how to build employment skills
  • Year 8 Options Evening

Year 9

Build on employment skills​
  • Reinforcement of Careers opportunities from key subjects
  • Inspirational Speaker/Visiting Speaker/Alumni/Mentoring/Careers Talk with apprentice employee and employee that attends uni etc.

Year 10

  • Pre-employment Skills
  • Different Educational Paths
  • Encourage voluntary work

Year 11

Reflect on next steps and career goal
  • Careers appointments for next stage choices
  • Group visits to local college open days
  • Sixth form open evening, local college and Sixth Form open evenings can be found on the websites
  • National Citizenship Service challenge
  • Employment skills

Year 12

Put into practice
  • Careers talks
  • Start looking at next steps
  • How to apply for courses etc.
  • Work Experience
  • Employability Skills
  • Support with writing CV and personal statement

Year 13

Where next?
  • Help with applying for Uni, apprenticeships etc.
  • Pre-employment and Employability skills
  • Explore alternatives to Uni

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