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Careers

Our Careers Programme is an integral part of life at Worksop College, involving all our students from Year 7 to Upper Sixth, our strong alumni community, and parents. Our incredibly supportive network helps students explore their options and decide how they want to shape their own future. The Careers Department recognises its central role in supporting student development.

Please find the Careers support for each year group below: 

Year 7-8 

  • Careers lessons in PSHE designed to introduce students to what a career is and begin to understand the variety of career paths they could follow.
  • Attending careers talks given by specialist professionals during National Careers Week.

Year 9 

  • One-to-one discussion with tutors, offering discussion and individual advice. 
  • Appointments with the Head of Careers.
  • Young Enterprise workshops 
  • Attending careers talks given by specialist professionals during National Careers Week
  • Attending small lunch Careers Q+A seminars

Year 10 

  • Appointments with the Head of Careers
  • Accounts set up on Morrisby Careers 
  • Seminars on offer with visiting professionals from a range of disciplines.
  • Guided use of Start/Morrisby/Prospects in PSHE, which helps students search for various career paths learn more about the world of work. 
  • Attending careers talks given by specialist professionals during National Careers Week
  • Attending small lunch Careers Q+A seminars

Year 11 

  • Appointments with the Head of Careers
  • Seminars on offer with visiting professionals from a range of disciplines.
  • Opportunity to get involved the NCS programme
  • Invited to attend Career’s and Apprenticeship fairs 
  • Continued reflection of Careers on the Morrisby Careers platform (typically initiated in year 10)  
  • Invited to attend the VI Form Lecture Programme for their specialist subjects, which invites speakers from prestigious universities across the country. 
  • MyFutureChoices provides years 11 the opportunity to take a questionnaire and search online for careers that are suited to them. 1:1 interviews with independent careers advisors are also offered. 
  • PSHE lessons covering elevator pitches and interview techniques.
  • Attending small lunch Careers Q+A seminars
  • Attending careers talks given by specialist professionals during National Careers Week

Sixth Form 

  • 1-1 personal advice and guidance upon request with the Head of Careers
  • Information regarding university Open Days and events. 
  • Attendance to University, Apprenticeships, and Careers Fairs. 
  • Access to the MyUniChoices programme, including a questionnaire which helps students find the right university for them. 1:1 interviews with an independent career’s advisor is also offered. 
  • Guest professional speakers
  • A Lecture Programme of top Academic Professionals from a range of disciplines 
  • Workshops in our Life Skills programme to help students boost their CV and prepare for interviews. 
  • An Oxbridge Programme to support Oxbridge candidates prepare for assessments and interviews. 
  • Our network of Alumni Mentors provide support to students interested in particular career paths. 
  • Q+A Careers Seminars
  • Specific resources and advice about apprenticeships are provided during National Apprenticeship Week. Support in applying for Apprenticeships is ongoing.

If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with our Head of Careers, David Jordan: d.jordan@wsnl.co.uk