The Redhill Academy believes that you should have high-quality, independent career guidance to encourage you to be aspirational and well-informed when making educational and career decisions. Our Careers Programme contains a wide range of activities to help develop curiosity and confidence, allowing you to work towards a positive and fulfilling career.
OUR CAREERS PROGRAMME
Our Careers Programme can be viewed here but you can expect the kinds of activities and opportunities listed below:
- PSHE units which look at a variety of careers related topics
- Themed weeks such as National Careers Week which provides you with a range of talks, activities and virtual resources
- Regular updates on opportunities via Twitter and Satchel One
- Access to the online careers platform Unifrog
- Careers Assemblies
- Access to specialist advice via group or 1:1 Careers Appointments
- Chance to meet external speakers from the world of work, Further and Higher Education, some of whom are Redhill alumni!
- Drop-in information, advice and application support
- Trips to Higher Education institutions and workplace visits
For more information download the Careers Operational Plan at the bottom of the page.
These sites will help you to explore a range of different options open to you as you get older:
Informed Choices – www.informedchoices.ac.uk
Get the Jump: Skills for Life – nationalcareers.service.gov.uk
BBC Bitesize – www.bbc.co.uk/careers
MY PATH – Careers Videos – www.youtube.com/mypath
Apprenticeship Resource Hub – www.apprenticeships.gov.uk
Amazing Apprenticeships – amazingapprenticeships.com
Apprenticeship Standards Website – www.instituteforapprenticeships.org
Apprenticeship Occupational Maps – www.instituteforapprenticeships.org
How to prepare for a careers' appointment – www.youtube.com/prepare
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
As you get older you are likely to need help to develop your career management skills. Take a look at the links below to help you:
QUIZZES AND TOOLS
You have access to a number of resources to help you explore careers. See below for the Careerometer and Skillsometer tools, as well as links to other websites including Unifrog which is our online careers platform.
Sign in page is here – www.unifrog.org/sign-in
Need to reset your password? Enter your username here (this is your school email address) www.unifrog.org/reset-password
Access quizzes, careers libraries, know-how guides and search tools.
The Buzz Quiz
Link here to a fun way to explore careers – which animal are you? www.ucas.com/careers/buzzquiz
SACU-Student – sacu-student.com
Why not create a login and try their Careers Quiz which generates a word cloud of careers, courses or apprenticeship roles?
LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION
Here are some further links that provide Labour Market Information (LMI)
The D2N2 Start Profile provides access to regional labour market information – d2n2.startprofile.com/page/d2n2-area-overview
National Careers Service Job Profiles – nationalcareers.service.gov.uk
icould – icould.com
Prospects – www.prospects.ac.uk
Sector specific sites
Law – www.lawcareers.net
NHS – www.healthcareers.nhs.uk
Medic Mentor – medicmentor.co.uk
Social Care – care4notts.org
Construction – www.goconstruct.org
Electrical Careers – www.electricalcareers.co.uk
*Please contact me if you need signposting to other sectors!
CONTACT OUR CAREERS MANAGER
Mrs H Morris - Careers & Aspirations Manager
Tel: 0115 9261481
Redhill also has a Careers Twitter feed @rhafutures which tweets and retweets relevant information and advice