In Year 10 pupils build on their existing careers and enterprise knowledge and skills and are involved in a number of activities to get themselves ready for the world of work. All students take part in mock interview sessions that are delivered by external employers and have the chance to work with the external providers to polish their CV’s.
Pupils receive information on the range of FE and HE options available to them through presentations delivered on degree apprenticeships and studying at university. Students financial literacy is also improved through a workshop delivered by Barclay’s Life Skills and working through the Your Money Matters book published by Martin Lewis.
All pupils at NHGS receive regular careers information and direction from their form tutors during conversation in form time. All students at NHGS receive up to date information on the local labour market through an assembly delivered by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership. Students also learn about careers options through events such as the women in STEM careers assembly and the make it in manufacturing event at Dean Clough.
There are lots of extra-curricular activities that allow students to develop their careers and enterprise knowledge and skills in year 10 such as taking part in debating.