Ethos

At Rokeby, we believe in offering our students as many opportunities as possible to support them in preparing for the future and the world of work.

We are committed to developing students’ aspirations and self-esteem through a varied programme of activities which includes: access to impartial information, advice & guidance; awareness of options at key transition points; work-related education and the development of key ‘soft’ skills which are embedded within the curriculum.

For further information on our aims and objectives, click here for our CEIAG policy

Aims

We aim to empower students and to equip them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress to the next stage of education, employment and/or training.

Rokeby is committed to The Gatsby Benchmarks through a well-planned careers programme suitable for all students’ needs.

A stable careers programme
At Rokeby we have a clear careers policy for all students which can be accessed by staff, parents/carers and governors.

Learning from career and labour market information
Through tutor-time activities students are able to access guidance on careers paths and labour market to make informed decisions on study options.

Addressing the needs of each pupil
By year 11 students have one to one interview with careers advisor and create an action plan.

Linking curriculum learning to careers
At Rokeby, all departments are given on guidance on linking curriculum to careers which is embedded in schemes of learning.

Encounters with employers and employees
From year 7 to 11 students take part in a variety of careers workshops involving colleges, businesses and organisations. These workshops include CV writing, interview skills, enterprise and business skills.

Experiences of workplaces
In year 10 students have the opportunity to apply for work experience.

Encounters with further and higher education
Before students leave Rokeby they have an opportunity to speak a range of colleges specialising in a variety or academic and vocational qualifications.

Personal guidance
By year 11 students have one to one interview with careers advisor and create an action plan

 

Overview of Year Group Focus and Development

Useful websites and resources for students, parents and carers