In Year 11 all students spend one week of the first half-term of the year in a work experience placement. Lots of preparation and planning by students lead to this week and the vast majority of pupils are placed in positions from which they benefit greatly. During the year all students also receive a group interview and a one on one interview from a C&K Careers member of staff to offer guidance and assistance in making post-16 choices. All students and parents receive information about the ‘Get Organised’ event at the Shay, which hosts all major FE and apprenticeship providers in the local area.
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 11 such as taking part in debating.