Mrs Lacey Roberts Marklove, Careers Lead & Advisor

Email: Lacey.Roberts@thedeanacademy.org

Tel: 01594 843202

If you would like to request a Careers Interview for a student please contact Lacey Roberts Marklove

Miss Levi White, Careers Lead

Email: Levi.White@thedeanacademy.org

Tel: 01594 843202

Documents

Careers Provider Access Statement
Work Experience Agreement Form 2020

Careers Encounter Programme 2019-2020

Dates For Your Diary

Date Event Year
Friday 8th November 2019 Gloucestershire College Course Assembly Year 11
Thursday 14th November 2020 Year 11 Parents Evening/Information

Gloucestershire College representatives will be there

Year 11
Friday 17th January 2020 Gloucestershire College Apprenticeship Assembly Year 11
Open Event Date Campus Time
Monday 11th November 2019 Cheltenham 5.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 13th November 2019 Forest 5.30-7.30pm
Saturday 16th November 2019 Gloucester 9.30 am – 12pm
Monday 18th November 2019 Gloucester 5.30 – 8.00pm
Monday 20th January 2020 Gloucester 5.30 – 8.00pm
Monday 27th January 2020 Forest 5.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 29th January 2020 Cheltenham 5.30-7.30pm
Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Apprenticeship OE Gloucester 5.30 – 8.00pm
4th May 2020 & 20th May 2020 Gloucester 5.30-7.30pm
Taster Day Date Campus Year
Thursday 28 November 2019 Gloucester Year 11
Tuesday 11 February 2020 Forest & Cheltenham Year 11
Wednesday 8 July 2020 All Campuses Year 10

Gloucestershire Aspiration Programme (GAP)

Useful Links

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

National apprenticeship service, provides listings for vacancies and useful search tool by area and level of apprenticeship

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

National Careers Service gives information, advice and guidance for learning, training and work.

www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk

Work experience opportunities in Gloucestershire hospitals

www.icould.com/buzz-quiz/

Take the Buzz Personality Quiz to find out more about your personality and skills

www.sacu-student.com

Good for job market information and for those considering Higher Education.

https://www.grows.ac.uk/resources/sacu-spartan-test

Please follow this link to register for a free student account to gain access to the SPARTAN test, provided by SACU and GROWS. The test is completely free of charge and generates three separate suggestion clouds; University, Careers and Apprenticeships. You can then explore these clouds extensively and look at relevant links, data and help. It’s an extremely useful tool generated by ex-UCAS employees to help students make decisions. Registration provides students with a hub for storing their results and managing their findings.

www.ucas.com

Options at 16, 18 and alternatives to University. Applying for University, personal statements, applications.

www.barclayslifeskills.com

Useful interactive CV builder, cover letters, job quizzes.

www.careerpilot.org.uk

Choices at 14, 16, 18. Different qualifications and routes and job information. Also has labour market information for the South West.

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

Make informed decisions about non university choices such as apprenticeships, Higher and Degree apprenticeships, gap years, job opportunities.

www.wowgloucestershire.co.uk

Labour market information for Gloucestershire and searching for job opportunities.

www.vinspired.com/card

UK Youth volunteering 14-30 years volunteering opportunities.

Careerometer

The Careerometer will give you current and update key information about jobs and careers sectors you are interested in and allow you to compare occupations. The widget will provide you with key information such as average pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects.

Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget will provide a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you.