Primary careers 2020/21

This service is available for Academies and Maintained schools

Description:

Employer Engagement at primary level gives all pupils the opportunity to meet positive role-models who can inspire and spark curiosity through the delivery of age appropriate careers activities.

The package includes 3 days support, tailored to your school’s requirements. Select image to view brochure:

Year 
Academic year 2020/21
Benefits 
  • Access to broader experiences and role models to support raising pupil aspirations
  • Engaging children from an early age with the wealth of careers and education available in the future
  • Early exposure to the different routes into the world of work
  • Opportunities to influence parent expectations about their children’s future options
  • Increasing understanding about the relevance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects to future careers

‘Children begin to eliminate their least favoured career options between the ages of nine and 13. By those ages, it is argued they will have abandoned the ‘fantasy’ careers associated with the very young and have started to become more aware of potential constraints on their occupational choice’

London Ambitions: Careers Curriculum A Resource Supporting Your Careers Strategy

Additional / buy back services 

Primary careers package costs £1200

Summary of packages available from the school partnership and enrichment team for ELP subscribers:

Office hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Planned improvements:

The extended services team is now known as the school partnerships and enrichment team to better reflect the work that we do with schools.

We have developed a number of buy back packages aimed at supporting schools in areas that we know are a priority such as fundraising, marketing and engaging parents.

Service directors:

Julie Lewis

More detailed information:

Employer Engagement at primary level gives all pupils the opportunity to meet positive role-models who can inspire and spark curiosity through the delivery of age appropriate careers activities.

The package includes 3 days support, tailored to your school’s requirements. School leaders can choose from the menu of services below to build a tailored programme for their pupils, parents and staff:

  • Planning and delivery of a school employer engagement event in school with a broad range of volunteers (3 days for KS1 or KS2 or 4 days for whole school with interactive classroom workshops)
  • Support for staff and governors with integrating cultural capital links and opportunities throughout the curriculum
  • Opportunities for parents to engage in the world of work programme with pupils
  • Access to training opportunities for teaching staff in specific subject areas e.g. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) to introduce engaging and exciting techniques to inspire children
  • Activities, events and resources to challenge gender stereotypes about future careers
  • Planning and delivery of activities or events to help pupils develop employability and life skills to help prepare them for the next stage of their education
  • Organising trips to an employer, a college or a university for pupils and possibly parents
Provider:

Ealing Learning Partnership, School partnerships and enrichment team (formerly extended services team)

Contact:
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Last updated: 30 Jan 2020