Category «Curriculum»

The Gatsby Benchmarks

THE 8 GATSBY BENCHMARKS EXPLAINED A stable careers programme – Every school and college should have an embedded programme of career education and guidance that is known and understood by students, parents, teachers, and employers. Learning from career and labour market information – Every student and their parents should have access to good-quality information about …

InvestIN Careers Experiences

Who are InvestIN? InvestIN provides students aged 12-18 with paid for immersive work experience in some of the world’s most competitive and desirable careers – medicine, law, engineering, investment banking and more. To find out more about the programmes InvestIN offer, look here All Salesian students benefit from a 10% discount on any of their …

Quality in Careers Standard

What is the quality in careers standard?   Our Commitment to the quality in careers standard   The benefits of attaining  the award? For further information, or if you are business that would like to engage with us in delivering our Careers, Education and Guidance programme, please contact Mrs Joanne Hawkins by email jhawkins@salesian.surrey.sch.uk or …

Apprenticeship Focus

Why Apprenticeships? Apprenticeships are on the rise. The positive benefits for both apprentices and the businesses that they work for have been researched and documented countless times.  They offer structured training programmes and the chance to work (literally) towards a qualification. They provide the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in …

Understanding UCAS Points

A LEVEL GRADES AND UCAS POINTS Student career opportunities usually require students to have a certain number of UCAS points (points awarded to qualifications). The following shows the A Level grades and their equivalent UCAS tariff: A* = 56 UCAS points A = 48 UCAS points B = 40 UCAS points C = 32 UCAS points D …

Career Research Links

Here are some excellent resources to help students to research careers, next steps, apprenticeships and school leaver programmes. Apprenticeship Guide offering a guide to apprenticeships in England. http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/ https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship All About Careers offers free advice and guidance to young people interested in a range of careers. Also suitable for students, graduates and school leavers …

Inspire Career Magazine

Please find attached the first edition of our Salesian Inspire Termly Career Magazine.  To our students,  we hope you are inspired to think about your career aspirations. Issue 1 – Summer 2020 Issue 2 – Autumn 2020   For further information, or if you are business that would like to engage with us in delivering …

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information is vital in providing young people and their parents with information about career routes and salaries.  It helps young people explore key aspects about a particular area, including:   The sectors, industries and businesses that operate there   The jobs that exist   The number and type of job vacancies   The sectors and industries that are …

Science

Biology Curriculum Map Chemistry Curriculum Map Physics Curriculum Map Our goal is to nurture a passion for Science in all students, by sharing our enthusiasm and love of the subject. Key Stage 3 Science Students study Science for 6 x 50-minute lessons per fortnight during Key Stage3. Science is a valuable subject to study as …

Religious Education

Religious Education Curriculum Map Key Stage 3 RE Students study RE for 5 lessons per fortnight during Key Stage 3. The study of religion is invaluable as most people in the world choose to live their life by a religious code. Understanding the spiritual, moral and ethical perspectives and traditions of others encourages tolerance and …