Careers Web

General information

Careers Provision at Rushcliffe School

Miss C Tomlinson is Head of Careers at Rushcliffe School.  Rhonda Smith is the school's Careers Adviser; she works Mondays and Wednesdays.  You can contact either of them by using the form at the bottom of this page or calling 0115 9744050. 

Logging in to Careers Web 

Students - You will have received a personal log on - username and password - from your form tutor to access the  secure section of the website, although you can use this section without logging on.

Parents - You can click on the Parents section above to create your own username and password to access the secure section of the website.   The full instructions are on the link below.  You need to know the school exam number 28382, although you can use this section without logging on.

Teachers - You can click on the Teachers section above to create your own username and password to access the secure section of the website.   The full instructions are on the link below.  You need to know the school exam number 28382, although you can use this section without logging on.

National Careers Week

It was National Careers Week from 5th to 9th March.  We had careers related assemblies and also a trip to the Leicester Apprenticeships Fair.

 Rushcliffe School Careers Programme (review of policy due Spring 2019)

Overview

Year 7  The Bright Day is in June.  General introduction to future planning, the Real Game and log-on to Unifrog.

Year 8  STEM Bright Day covering careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.

             Access to Unifrog and other careers software e.g. Fast Tomato.

Year 9  The Bright Day about options choices is in February.

             Rushcliffe Careers Fair in October.

             Weekly input into the Tutor Time Learning programme from October to February.

             Options Evening in February.

             Lunchtime talks on various careers throughout the year.

             Access to Unifrog and other careers software e.g. Fast Tomato.

Year 10  The Bright Day about careers software, financial awareness and a Dragons' Den activity is in November.

             Rushcliffe Careers Fair in October.

             Visit to East Midlands Airport in January.

             Visit to Confetti in July.

             Lunchtime talks on various careers throughout the year.

             Access to Unifrog and other careers software e.g. Fast Tomato, Kudos.

Year 11 Bright Day about 16+ options is in October.

             Rushcliffe Careers Fair in October.

             Mock Interview Day in October.

             Visit to the "What Next" Futures Careers Fair at Harvey Hadden Stadium in October.

             16+ Open Evening in October.

             Lunchtime talks on various careers throughout the year.

             Weekly careers input into the Tutor Time Learning programme.

             Support for apprenticeship applications spring/summer term.

             Access to Unifrog and other careers software e.g. Fast Tomato, Kudos.

Years 12 and 13  Have their own Bright Day programme centred on making plans for apprenticeships, colleges and university.

             Access to Unifrog and other careers software e.g. Fast Tomato, Kudos.

Details of careers programme and provider access

Working with the Careers and Enterprise Company

 We have been working closely with the Careers and Enterprise Company for some time now.  Our Enterprise Coordinator is called Graham Wood and has been helping us get links with businesses locally and helping us in our bid for funding for careers-related projects from the Careers Local fund.  We also have an Enterprise Adviser called David Drury who presented at the last Careers Fair.

EMPLOYERS - would you like to work with us?

We are always interested in extending our network of companies and employers who want to work with us. 

We are particularly interested in working with partners on curriculum projects that are based around real world problems.

We run Business Breakfasts in January and June to further these links.

Please contact us using the form below if you would like to work in partnership with us on projects or events.  Please see the Business Engagement leaflet for further details. 

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Career Mark Quality Award for careers provision

We are delighted to have been awarded the Career Mark Gold Award for quality of careers provision at Rushcliffe School. 

Contact us

 If you have any questions about Careers, comments or would like to set up a careers interview with Rhonda Smith please complete this form and send to us.