Careers

A Future of Possibilities




Careers Programmes

  • Year 7
    Term Event Objectives
    Autumn PDP Enterprise visit Each pupil visits the working PDP department providing work experience and an enterprise opportunity for all pupils.
    Star Pupil – Chichester University Pupils will take part in an interactive large board game and work in teams to solve problems and answer questions and help their team answer categories such as career paths, FE, apprentices, universities.
    Spring Duty Desk An opportunity for developing organisation skills, time management skills, communication and leadership skills whilst in a position of trust and responsibility.
    Assemblies Pupils have a range of career and aspirational assemblies throughout the spring term.
    Summer EBP Challenge Day – Enterprise day
    ‘Business in a Bag’
    An opportunity for Year 7 students to experience meeting business professionals and to gain an understanding of starting and running their own business.
    Farm Visit Each pupil visits the working farm providing work experience and an opportunity for all pupils to see where our food is grown for our kitchen.
    Throughout University trips Experience university life and investigate various subjects/courses and finical information.
    Park Community School Jobs Pupils are encouraged to apply for all internal vacancies based in school, PDP and in the community centre. Pupils financial independence and experience the educational benefits of part time work.
    College trips Experience college life and investigate various subjects/courses and range of post 16 options available.
    Inspirational visitors To raise aspiration of all pupils, by demonstrating how people who come from a similar background can progress and succeed in their life long goals.
  • Year 8
    Term Event Objective
    Autumn EBP – Business Speed Networking This event will enable pupils to meet a variety of business professionals and to discuss with them their careers, the sectors, the company and routes into different jobs. The aim is to inspire the students about their options after leaving school.
    Spring Options evening (Futures evening) Pupils have an opportunity to explore different careers through the range of GCSE options available to them.
    Option Lessons with mentors Pupils discuss the options process with mentors. Continued focus on future career aspirations and planning.
    Duty Desk An opportunity for developing organisation skills, time management skills, communication and leadership skills whilst in a position of trust and responsibility.
    Throughout University trips Experience university life and investigate various subjects/courses and finical information.
    Park Community School Jobs Pupils are encouraged to apply for all internal vacancies based in school, PDP and in the community centre. Pupils financial independence and experience the educational benefits of part time work.
    College trips Experience college life and investigate various subjects/courses and range of post 16 options available.
    Inspirational visitors To raise aspiration of all pupils, by demonstrating how people who come from a similar background can progress and succeed in their life long goals.
    Sports Ambassadors Pupils have an opportunity to apply to be sports ambassadors whereby if successful they develop skills in leadership, organisation and team management whilst representing the school at a range of events.
  • Year 9
    Term Event Objective
    Spring Breakthrough @ the barn Provides SEN pupils with careers information and post 16 options.
    Summer EBP Employability Skills Day Pupils will take part in interactive workshops provided and delivered by organisations; pupils will find out about careers and be inspired to think about their future career choices as well as developing employability skills such as teamwork and communication.
    Throughout University trips Experience university life and investigate various subjects/courses and finical information.
    Park Community School Jobs Pupils are encouraged to apply for all internal vacancies based in school, PDP and in the community centre. Pupils financial independence and experience the educational benefits of part time work.
    College trips Experience college life and investigate various subjects/courses and range of post 16 options available.
    Inspirational visitors To raise aspiration of all pupils, by demonstrating how people who come from a similar background can progress and succeed in their life long goals.
    Sports Ambassadors Pupils have an opportunity to apply to be sports ambassadors whereby if successful they develop skills in leadership, organisation and team management whilst representing the school at a range of events.
  • Year 10
    Term Event Objectives
    Autumn College/apprenticeship Talks Local colleges and apprenticeship providers invited in to talk to the y10 about the courses offered.
    Spring EBP Interview Preparation Day A day created to help students prepare for interviews and the world of work, workshops and hands on interaction will help students be able to create a CV, prepare for interviews and be prepared for their work experience.
    Careers Federation event Pupils experience different vocational jobs areas broadening their horizons on vocation opportunities in the local area.
    SEN Post 16 preparation SEN pupils taken to colleges and meet college SEN teams. Practise getting to and from the providers using local transport links.
    Summer EBP Mock Interview Day An opportunity for Year 10 students to experience meeting business professionals and to gain an understanding of preparing and attending a mock interview in preparation for their work experience or a first job.
    WEX Pupils experience two-week work experience.
    College Taster Days Pupils spend a day in the life of a college student at each of the local colleges. Raising awareness of courses available to them.
    1:1 Careers Guidance Pupils receive a 1:1 impartial careers information advice and guidance interview, from Hampshire Futures Careers Adviser.
    University Residential Pupils have an opportunity to spend a week in the life of a university student. Gaining independent skill, but also developing a deeper understanding of the financial responsibilities.
    Throughout University trips Experience university life and investigate various subjects/courses and financial information.
    Park Community School Jobs Pupils are encouraged to apply for all internal vacancies based in school, PDP and in the community centre. Pupils financial independence and experience the educational benefits of part time work.
    Subject College trips Experience college life and investigate various subjects/courses and range of post 16 options available.
    Inspirational visitors To raise aspiration of all pupils, by demonstrating how people who come from a similar background can progress and succeed in their life long goals.
    Sports Ambassadors Pupils have an opportunity to apply to be sports ambassadors whereby if successful they develop skills in leadership, organisation and team management whilst representing the school at a range of events.
    Girls Network Group Pupils paired with inspiration female role model for 1:1 support to raise aspiration and awareness of opportunities available.
    Apex Pupils have an opportunity to experience practical construction work within the school environment.
  • Year 11
    Term Event Objectives
    Autumn College/apprenticeship Talks Local colleges and apprenticeship providers invited in to talk to the y10 about the courses offered.
    Mock Interview Day An opportunity for Year 11 students to improve on their Y10 mock interview by a process of reflecting and responding on the feedback from Y10 mock interviews. Interviewers from local business.
    Careers Presentation Evening Invitation to pupils and parents to attend an informative presentation from our Hampshire Futures Careers Adviser on post 16 options and a time scale for applications.
    Employer Talks Pupils get to hear from a range of employer about their career paths and vocational options. Focus on ex pupils to raise aspirations.
    Spring SEN Post 16 preparation SEN pupils taken to colleges and meet college SEN teams. Practise getting to and from the providers using local transport links.
    Throughout University trips Experience university life and investigate various subjects/courses and financial information.
    1:1 Careers Guidance Pupils receive a 1:1 impartial careers information advice and guidance interview, from Hampshire Futures Careers Adviser.
    Y11 Careers Quick Query Clinic Pupils have an opportunity to drop in to speak to our Hampshire Futures Careers Adviser.
    Park Community School Jobs Pupils are encouraged to apply for all internal vacancies based in school, PDP and in the community centre. Pupils financial independence and experience the educational benefits of part time work.
    Subject College trips Experience college life and investigate various subjects/courses and range of post 16 options available.
    Inspirational visitors To raise aspiration of all pupils, by demonstrating how people who come from a similar background can progress and succeed in their life long goals.
    Y11 Parent Consultation Evenings Providing an opportunity to talk to the local colleges, application support with Career Coordinator and Hampshire Futures Careers Adviser. Impartial Information Advise and Guidance available for both pupils and parents.
    Girls Network Group Pupils paired with inspiration female role model for 1:1 support to raise aspiration and awareness of opportunities available.
    Apex Pupils have an opportunity to experience practical construction work within the school environment.
    1:1 Mentoring Pupils paired with inspiration role model for 1:1 support to raise aspiration and awareness of opportunities available.