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Work Experience Programme 

Each student will receive two work experience placements in Year 10, each lasting one week, the first based near school and the second can be based close to home. In Year 11 students will have two placements, one close to school of a week and a two week placement close to home. Prior to the placements you will learn how to prepare for work experience, what is expected from students during the work experience placement, and what the benefits of taking part in work experienceYou will conduct a visit to the placement with a member of staff from Brompton Hall School. Brompton Hall School’s work experience programme is overseen by Miss Dunn. 

Choosing my post 16 choices 

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. There are a number of pathways that you could take. Please visit the UCAS websiteor this document to view a useful guide to what options you have after leaving Brompton Hall School.

 

A Level Route 

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. You may choose to study A Levels at a college or sixth form. 

The following links provide a wealth of information around A Levels as a post-16 pathway; 

UCAS Website  

Information from the Russell Group (a collection of world-leading research universities, based in the UK) 

Advice from the Which? website. 

 

T Level Route 

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. You may choose to study T Levels with a local provider. T Levels are relatively new and further information can be gained from local providers. Please note that the first of the new qualifications, with content developed by leading industry professionals from companies including Rolls Royce, Fuijitsu and EDF, will be taught from 2020, with the full set of T levels introduced by 2022. 

The following links provide a wealth of information around T Levels as a post-16 pathway; 

BBC website 

Government website 

 

Apprenticeship Route 

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. You may choose an apprenticeship route.

The following links provide a wealth of information around apprenticeships: 

Both the government and Success at School give guidance on the different types of apprenticeship that are available, and how to apply for them: 

The government, Career Map, and Get My First Job offer a search function to enable you to find apprenticeships that match your interest. Derwent Training also helps young people find apprenticeships. 

 

Vocational Course Route 

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. You may choose to study a vocational style course at a college or sixth form. 

The UCAS website provides a wealth of information around A Levels as a post-16 pathway. 

You may also like to look at the vocational courses on offer at some of our local colleges, for example Scarborough TECYork CollegeHarrogate College or Middlesbrough College.  

 

A Career with the Armed Forces 

When you leave us at the end of year 11, you will be required to stay in education or training until the age of 18. You may choose to pursue a career with the Armed Forces. The links below are great place to start to gain further information; 

Army 

Army Foundation College- Harrogate 

Royal Air Force 

Royal Navy 

Royal Marines 

Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College 

Ministry of Defence 

In addition, if you would like to be put in touch with a link from the Armed Forces, please speak to Mr Cooke or Sue James, who can set this up for you. 

 

List of Local Post-16 Providers 

  Website  Phone number 
Lady Lumley’s School and Sixth Form  http://www.ladylumleys.n-yorks.sch.uk/  01751 472846 
Malton School and Sixth Form  http://www.maltonschool.org/  01653 692828 
Norton College  https://www.nortoncollege.net/  01653 693296 
Ampleforth College  https://www.ampleforth.org.uk/  01439 766000 
Scarborough Sixth Form  https://s6f.org.uk/  01723 365023 
Middlesbrough College  https://www.mbro.ac.uk/  01642 333333 
York College  https://www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/  01904 770200 
Askham Bryan  https://www.askham-bryan.ac.uk/  01904 772277 
Bishop Burton College  https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/  01964 553000 
Scarborough College  https://www.scarboroughcollege.co.uk/  01723 360620 
St Peters School  https://www.stpetersyork.org.uk/  01904 527300 
Scarborough TEC  https://scarboroughtec.ac.uk/  01723 372105 
Queen Ethelburga’s  http://www.qe.org/  01423 333300 
Queen Margaret’s, York  http://queenmargarets.com/  01904 727600 
The Mount, York  https://www.mountschoolyork.co.uk/sixth-form/  01904 667500 
Harrogate Grammar School  https://www.harrogategrammar.co.uk/  01423 531127 
Ripon Grammar School  https://www.ripongrammar.co.uk/  01765 602647 
St Aidan’s and John Fisher  http://www.staidans.co.uk/sixth-form/  01423 818516 
Bootham School  https://www.boothamschool.com/  01904 623261 
All Saints, York  http://www.allsaints.york.sch.uk/sixth-form/  01904 647877 
Fulford Sixth Form  http://sixthform.fulford.york.sch.uk/  01904 633300 
Huntington School  https://huntingtonschool.co.uk/sixth-form/sixth-form-overview/  01904 752100 
Joseph Rowntree School  https://www.josephrowntree.co.uk/  01904 552100 
Archbishop Holgate’s  https://www.archbishopholgates.org/sixth-form/  01904 411341 
Easingwold School and Sixth Form  https://www.easingwold.n-yorks.sch.uk/  01347 821451 
Army Foundation College, Harrogate  https://www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/our-schools-and-colleges/afc-harrogate/  0345 6008080 
Derwent Training Association  http://www.derwenttraining.co.uk/  01653 697698 
Government Apprenticeship Adverts  https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships  NA 

Please contact Mr Cooke on careers@bromptonhall.n-yorks.sch.uk if you would like your organisation to be listed here. 

1 to 1 Careers Advice 

At Brompton Hall School all students in Years 9, 10 and 11 will receive 1:1 careers meetings with Sue James, our independent fully qualified careers advisor. 

Students and/or parents/carers can request to continue these meetings if it is felt necessary and beneficial. 

All 1:1 meetings take place in a school meeting room, and parents/carers are welcome to attend too if they wish. 

Each student will have a Careers Action Plan which will continue to be kept up-to date information around your post-16 choices and career vision. 

Students who are younger than Year 9 may ask Mr Cooke to arrange a 1 to 1 careers meeting. 

 

Considering University? 

Perhaps you are thinking about going to University to further your studies. The following links are a good starting point for you to look at what university life might be like. Furthermore, you can visit individual university websites and campuses to get more information about the courses that they offer. 

The UCAS website is a great source of information when thinking about applying for an undergraduate course at university. It also provides some great information about 16-18 choices. 

The Which? website and Success at School website provides further advice. 

 

Careers websites and further information for students 

You are encouraged to take responsibility for your future choices and to start reaching and planning your future. You should think about the following; 

  • Self-Awareness- where am I now? 
  • Career exploration- where do I want to be? 
  • Career management- how do I get there? 

You should use a range of websites to develop your knowledge and understanding of your post-16/career pathway. Use the links below to help with your research; 

General Careers Advice 

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/ 

https://www.careersbox.co.uk/ 

https://www.gov.uk/browse/education 

https://gothinkbig.co.uk/ 

https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ 

https://www.princes-trust.org.uk// 

https://www.allaboutcareers.com/ 

http://www.edge.co.uk/ 

https://www.brightknowledge.org/ 

http://www.autocity.org.uk/ 

https://icould.com/ 

https://careermap.co.uk/ 

https://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/ 

https://successatschool.org/ 

http://lawyerinthemaking.co.uk/ 

Apprenticeships 

https://hireanapprentice.campaign.gov.uk/ 

https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships