The Careers and Employability Programme

The Nottingham Emmanuel School has a stable, annual careers programme, enabling students to learn about the opportunities available to them as well as experiencing the world of work and learning from local careers events.

Year Group


Key Aims



Effective transition and broadening horizons

To enable students to explore their values, skills and aspirations.

Introduction to the online START profile in order to explore interests, qualities and skills.

Team building Drop Down Day

STEM related activity day

Careers and Employability AOW


Building the Future

To further explore future pathways and develop character skills.

Early development of careers journeys.

Use of START to explore effective decision making and future pathways.

STEM related activity day.

Continued development of key employability skills

Money Matters

Careers and Employability AOW


Opening doors

To explore potential pathways through use of Labour Market Information and interactions with local employers and education providers

Use of START to link job searches to labour market information

Money matters (being a savvy consumer and customer rights)

Visiting speakers from different industries

Into University

University visit

Careers and Employability AOW


Step up, Stand Out

Develop employability skills and engage with local employers and education providers.

Use of START to develop career action plans.

Further opportunities to meet local employers, training providers and higher education colleges during the Archway Careers Fair.

Work experience programme

Development of CV’s, interview and application skills.

Into University


Life after GCSEs

To ensure all students have a plan for post 16 through consolidation of the range of pathways available.

Opportunity for a 1:1 careers advice and guidance interview with a careers advisor.

Support with applications for post 16 destinations.

Into University

Careers and Employability AOW

12 and 13

Aim High

To prepare students for university, apprenticeships and employment

Further opportunities for local employers, training providers and higher education colleges during the Archway Careers Fair, pastoral events and key stage 5 curriculum activities.

The HE+ Programme

University Visits

UCAS Higher Education Exhibition

Summer Schools (Sutton Trust & Social Mobility Foundation)

University Masterclasses & Taster Days

Oxbridge & Medicine Preparation Programme

Work Experience Schemes (corporate)

Work Shadowing Placements

Drop Down Days – Employability Workshops (Young Professionals / Talk the Talk)

Careers Masterclasses

Next Steps Programme (Level 2 Pathway)

Into University

Careers and Employability AOW

Contact Us

The Nottingham Emmanuel School
Gresham Park Road
West Bridgford
Tel: 0115 977 5380

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