Future Pathways Programme (Post 18 options)
BTEC Future Pathways
Current Affairs and Leadership
Year 12 Future Pathways
First Day of Year 12
Induction Programme – To familiarise students with the variety of opportunities available in the Sixth Form.
Year 12 PSHE September/October - Future Pathways Choices
To include: What happens after sixth form? Choosing the right course/University; The UCAS application process; Student Finance; Personal Statements, Apprenticeships, Gap years, Employment Opportunities.
Throughout the year, weekly support is available for Oxbridge applications. The sessions draw upon extensive experience and research to offer a support programme that will help maximise students’ chances of securing a place.
Autumn - Higher Education, Apprenticeship and Employment Support
This is a one stop shop – careers advice, skills activities, local and national companies, training organisations and colleges. Hundreds of great career ideas to explore, including jobs of the future. Information and advice on all routes into jobs, from apprenticeships to university.
November - Speed Careers Event
A morning where all Year 12 students have the opportunity to speak to a professionals from a range of career areas. Representatives will be present from banking and finance, law, creative arts, public sector industries and lots more.
Year 12 PSHE November/ December - Careers
To include: Apprenticeships, Gap Years, Art College, Making Career Decisions, CVs
March - Surrey University UCAS convention
The exhibitions help students explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities, and discover a future that is right for them. Students will meet UCAS experts, university and college representatives, and industry professionals at this unique, campus-based event. A great opportunity to hear from both visiting exhibitors, as well as see, in detail, what the host university can offer.
Future Pathways Evening
To attend the opportunity to hear more about Future Pathways post-18 with your parents /carers. External speakers will provide targeted support and advice. Alumni students will return to share their expertise, knowledge and careers
June - Future Pathways Day (1 full day)
To include: Targeted support for apprenticeship, employment and Higher Education applications.
Please see below links to the PowerPoint and recording below from the Future Pathways Day Parental Update of 2021.
This Parental update explains the Future Pathways available post-18, provides key dates, and highlights resources available to help with the process.
Year 12 PSHE June/July - Higher Education 2
To include: University Seminars by former students; Personal Statement Advice and Writing
Year 13 Future Pathways
Year 13 PSHE September/October- My Future Beyond St Phil's
To include: Higher Education Workshops; Personal Statements; Admissions Tests;Career Interviews; UCAS Extra and CLearing; Interview Preparation
Year 13 PSHE November / December -Life Skills
To include: Student Finance; University tips and Hints; Food and Lifestyle
November - Admissions Test Preparation
Targeted preparation lessons each week for admission tests
December - Interview Preparation
An opportunity to arrange mock interviews with the sixth form team and specialist subject teachers
February onwards - Ongoing support
Ongoing Career interviews and Apprenticeship Support for those not applying for Higher Education
March - 'Are you Ready yet?' Evening
An evening dedicated to students and parents to gain a full understanding of the application for Student Finance for University by a University Admission speaker. There is also a presentation of the variety of strategies to use to when preparing for linear examinations in the summer.
The event looked at how students should choose universities and apply for them, as well as how to apply for Higher Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships.
Click to view the presentation from March 2021 below: