Good morning S6!
Mick Burns and Jennifer Jones, Careers Advisers, NBHS
Welcome to S6 at North Berwick High.
This talk is about:
What’s important for S6.
What’s important when thinking about your future.
Getting ready for S6.
What you need to do and when you need to do it.
What resources are there to help you.
I have delivered talks to the following year groups and you can view the sessions by visiting the individual links.
The S2 talk will take place next term.
In addition to the above talks I am delivering an employability programme to S6 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and you can follow these here
All S3 students will receive a careers interview this term to help prepare them for subject choice next term with my colleague, Chris Trotter, Careers Adviser
We held a very successful Careers Convention at the school on Wednesday 26 September with over 300 individuals visiting and speaking with 30 employer/education and training representatives.
I have posted a podcast of former school student George Elderfield and his journey through engineering and current role as a STEM Ambassador here
We continue to develop our Developing The Young Workforce agenda by supporting departments across the school and you can view our creative approach to this here
Today we are going to cover:
What destinations students from North Berwick High follow.
Why Career Management Skills are important.
What type of animal are you!
How you engage in the career planning process.
First up – the leaver destinations.
Now for the serious bit.
Here’s what happened to the NBHS school leavers 2015/16
We looked at how many North Berwick High students progressed on to various post-school options.
Next task is to complete the Buzz Personality test and you will be asked for your animal later, so make a note of it. Make sure you look at the strengths, learning style and what you are like in a positive direction, parts of the printout you will be given at the talk. You will find this very useful when writing personal statements and CVs as well as preparing for interview questions.
Didn’t get the results you were expecting and not sure what to do next? Our Exam Results Helpline will open on results day – Tuesday 7 August.
Call 0808 100 8000* to speak to one of our advisers about your options including Clearing and resits. They can also chat to you about apprenticeships, including Foundation Apprenticeship if you’re starting S5.
Opening hours are:
Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 August, 8am-8pm
Thursday 9 to Wednesday 15 August, 9am-5pm
*Please note that operator charges may apply.