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Careers Programme

The Careers programme is delivered to all years via form tutors through ME@Meden. Each Year group participates in differentiated activities tailored to the specific needs. The programme is delivered by form tutors, external providers and Meden careers staff.


Career themes:

Year 7:

Introduction to careers pilot including skills profile.

Digital Literacy skills,

Community apprentice challenge.

Year 8:

Career Pilot,

‘Can do’ attitude lessons.

Which way now – option choices.

Languages of Careers.

Introduction to STEM and Green careers.

How to choose careers based on individual strengths and skills.

Budgeting projects and money management.

Year 9:

Personal career action plan.

Influences on career choices.

Developing skills and qualities.

Social media skills and managing digital footprint.

Introduction to apprenticeships.

Job opportunities in Europe.

Introduction to HE.

Hidden roles in businesses.

Gap year project.

Year 10:

Working abroad.

Who chooses your career?

Preparation for work experience including CV, Interview skills.

Personalised action Plan.

Working in Business.

Different roles in business.

Revision techniques,

How to achieve career goals.

Is University for me?

Earning while you learn.

Year 11:

Personalised careers action plan.

Which way now?

Labour Market Information.

Promoting yourself.

Taking your interests further.


Understanding payslips.

Managing money,

Travelling for work and study.


Getting ready for sixth form/ college interview.

Year 12:

Making informed choices including Russell Groups Universities


Skills personality and jobs.

Gap Year options.

Financial life skills – banking, money management.


Degree level apprenticeships

Balancing work and study.

UCAS input including admissions test, applying

Year 13:

UCAS input including admissions test, applying

Open Days,

Personal statements,

Types of offer, replying to offers

UCAS tariff.

Preparing for your course

UCAS apprenticeship.

Clearing and adjustment.

Student finance.


Employment opportunities

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