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Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Enrichment

Sir Jonathan North undertakes a wide range of Enrichment activities to enhance and support the curriculum. The following activities take place in each year group. However, the list is not exhaustive and additional opportunities may arise throughout the year.

Year 8

  • Theme Days
  • Career Weeks
  • Tutorial events with a focus on understanding personal likes and dislikes, qualities and skills

Year 9

  • ‘What’s my Line?’An opportunity for students to meet a variety of local employees and quiz them about their jobs, their personal educational journeys, and the importance of employability skills.
  • Information, Advice and Guidance to assist with option choices.
  • Trip to Skills Show in Birmingham
  • Trip to local NHS Careers Fair
  • Lunchtime careers ‘drop-ins’ with Connexions Advisor to assist with option choices
  • ‘Women in Construction’ workshop

Year 10

  • Mock Interview with a local employer
  • 2 week Work Experience placement
  • Lunchtime talks on applying for medicine, setting up your own business, and apprenticeships.
  • Talk from LIAISE about applying for post-16 colleges.
  • Trip to local NHS careers fair.

Year 11

  • Transition Parents’ Evening with attendance from all local post-16 providers and local universities
  • Information on National Citizenship Service, with opportunity to apply
  • Appointment with Connexions Advisor
  • Lunchtime talks from local post-16 providers
  • Attendance at College open days
  • Lunchtime talks on applying for medicine, setting up your own business, and apprenticeships.

Useful Resources

https://www.startprofile.com
https://www.ucasprogress.com/search
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch