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Technical education and apprenticeships

Broadgreen International School: Provider Access Policy

Introduction

This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Pupil entitlement

All pupils in years 8-13 are entitled:

  • to find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point;
  • to hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events;
  • to understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

Management of provider access requests

Procedure

A provider wishing to request access should contact Mr M Lightfoot, Assistant Headteacher

Telephone: 0151 228 6800 Email: mlightfoot@bgis.co.uk

 

Opportunities for access

A number of events, integrated into the school careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into school to speak to pupils and/or their parents/carers. Students will have access to a variety of opportunities which (in 2016-17) included:

 

Year 8

Workshop sessions and presentation from BAE Systems

KS4 Options Evening

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Year 9

Workshop sessions and presentation from BAE Systems

NHS: Skills Club

LJMU – Dream, Plan, Achieve Programme

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Year 10

Work experience

World of Work Day (to include)

      Knowsley College

      Myerscough College

      LJMU / Hope Univeristy / University of Liverpool

      Barclays

      AAA Training

      Alder Training

      BT

      Royal Navy / Army

      Civil Service

CITB

Visit from the Royal Navy

Liverpool John Moores University: “Midwifery Insight”

Liverpool John Moores University: “Medical Challenge Day”

DWF 5-Star Futures

Central Schools Training 

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Year 11

Visit from the National Apprenticeship Service

Visit from the Royal Navy

Liverpool John Moores University: “Medical Challenge Day”

Post-16 Information Evening

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Year 12

Work experience (for all vocational students, currently)

Additional work experience during summer holiday – Blackpool Zoo

                                                                                    Weightmans Solicitors

                                                                                    DWF (solicitors)

                                                                                    TCS (TATA Group)

Visit from the National Apprenticeship Service

Higher Education Conference

The EY Foundation

Visit to Aintree Hospital

Visit to Liverpool Town Hall and workshops on opportunities in the legal profession

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Year 13

Visit from the National Apprenticeship Service

The EY Foundation

Visit to Aintree Hospital

 

Please speak to our Careers Leader, Mr K Hilton, to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.

 

Premises and facilities

The school will make the main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature at the Careers Resource Centre, which is managed by the school librarian. The Resource Centre is available to all students at lunch and break times.

Approval and review

Approved 13.03.18 by Governors at Full Governors

Next review: March 2019

 

Signed:

Sandra Tai, Chair of Governors Sally Beevers, Head teacher