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Careers and Unifrog

All pupils have access to Unifrog, which is an online platform where pupils can access information regarding careers. They are able to build evidence of their competencies ready to complete their CVs in Key Stage 4.

Click HERE to see how pupils can create their Unifrog account.

Webinars are available for pupils and parents to watch, to see how Unifrog can help with their career journey during their time at Cromwell.

 

 

Careers Sessions

 

Key Stage 3 pupils have 12 sessions each year building their Unifrog profiles. These careers sessions are delivered during the 'World Around Us' week and are linked to using Unifrog so that pupils can build up knowledge of the online platform. Pupils can use Unifrog at any time to support their interest in careers.

Year 7 sessions include:

  • What are skills?
  • What is your dream job?
  • Aiming High Competencies
  • Staying Positive Competencies
  • Careers treasure hunt

Year 8 sessions include: 

  • Your skills, your team, your future
  • Identifying interests
  • Presenting Competencies
  • Listening Competencies
  • Skills for careers

Year 9 sessions include:

  • GCSE choices, choices, choices
  • University vs Apprenticeship
  • Career terminology
  • Career library treasure hunt
  • Leadership Competencies
  • What makes a great leader
  • Creativity Competencies

Key Stage 4 pupils have a careers session once a week with their Form Tutor. All sessions are linked to Unifrog and pupils will be asked to complete tasks and build their profiles.

Year 10 sessions include:

  • Interests Profile
  • Subject library treasure hunt
  • Communication Competency
  • What makes a great communicator?
  • Problem Solving Competency
  • Independence Competency
  • Basics of interview skills
  • CVs and personal statements
  • Covering letters
  • How to prepare for interviews
  • Health and Safety in the workplace (linked to Work Experience)

Due to COVID-19, unfortunately the Year 10 Work Experience scheme has been cancelled this year. Click HERE to view further information.

Year 11 sessions include:

  • Coping with changes
  • Post 16 options
  • CV writing
  • Apprenticeships - Busting myths
  • BTEC - Busting myths
  • Maximising your potential
  • Employment rights for young people
  • Volunteering - National Citizenship Service (NCS)
  • Literacy Competency
  • Numeracy Competency
  • World of work - professional networking
  • Post 16 intention