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Holmleigh Park High School

2020-21 - Year 13

Year 13 - Learning outcomes

  • Assess how you are changing and be able to match your skill, interests and values to requirements and opportunities in learning and work

  • Create a personal statement emphasising the responsibility you are taking for managing your own progress, achievement and wellbeing

  • Explain what you are doing to improve your employability and to meet the expectations of employers and co-workers

  • Develop your personal financial capability to improve the decisions you make that affect your everyday life, further study, training and work

  • Know how to prepare for, perform well and learn from your participation in the selection process

  • Know how to develop and use the strategies you will need to cope with the challenge of managing your career transitions

  • Key activities: Post-18 Applications, mock interviews and optional work experience In Year 12, lessons include post-18 options, covering both university and alternatives to university. Students have the option to take up work experience placements as part of the academy’s enrichment programme, with the support of the careers team.

  • In Year 13, students will have a mock business interview, so lessons will help prepare students for this and explore how to get the most out of the experience. Students are supported through the post-18 application processes, including UCAS and apprenticeship, work-related or college options.