Careers Education

Careers Education Information Advice Guidance (CEIAG) in Beacon Hill takes a graduated approach through the key stages with some common features such as the annual EHIC plan. Careers and Work Related Learning is designed to increase the experiences, independence and confidence of the children and young people.

Our Careers Leader is Paul Steadman one of our Assistant Head teachers.

You can contact him at school on 0191 6433000

Or email him at paul.steadman@ntlp.org.uk

Our Careers Local Offer is:

In each of the key stages the number and complexity of experiences increases to develop their preparation for adulthood. All experiences are differentiated to meet individual needs

Key stage 1

  • Looking after your belongings
  • Experience travel training
  • Out in the community.

Key stage 2

  • Taking responsibility for belongings
  • Understanding your timetable
  • Experience travel training
  • Experience road crossings
  • Family jobs/hobbies day

Key stage 3

  • Taking responsibility for belongings
  • Understanding your timetable
  • Time management
  • Experience travel training
  • Using road crossings
  • What you need to independently travel
  • Independent living skill days at Beacon Towers
  • Community day project within school
  • Beacon Café taster session
  • Jobs day
  • Works skills session round robin

Key stage 4

  • Work related learning classroom chores
  • Time management/organising yourself
  • Using crossings safely
  • Using public transport
  • Planning a simple journey
  • Using a mobile phone effectively
  • Living skills half day per week at Beacon Towers
  • Living skills 2 day project e.g. decorating a room.
  • Beacon Café
  • Jobs day
  • Works skills day round robin
  • Sixth form visit for talk to post 19 alumni
  • Completing Application forms
  • Life path map

Key stage 5

  • Time Management
  • Independent travel training
  • Planning a simple journey
  • Using different modes of transport
  • Using a mobile phone effectively
  • Weekly Independent Living skills day at Beacon Towers
  • Community project (1-5 days) at school
  • 5 day works experience placement Year 13

5 day works experience placement Year 14

  • Jobs Day
  • Works skills day round robin
  • External Providers fayre
  • AQA unit Exploring Careers one day project
  • Post 19 Alumni talk
  • Completing application forms
  • Careers interview
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