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Policy Statement on Provider Access

 Statement on Provider Access

Ulverston Victoria High School: Provider Access Policy

Introduction

This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purposes of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Student entitlement

Students in years 8-13 are entitled:

  • To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point.
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through our careers fair, assemblies and group discussions and taster events.
  • To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

Management of provider access requests

Procedure

A provider wishing to request access should contact:

Years 7-11: Miss Herrington, Employability Lead, Telephone:01229 483900; email: khe@uvhs.uk

Years 12-13: Mr Rastelli, Director of Sixth Form, Telephone: 01229 483900; email: rra@uvhs.uk Opportunities for access

A number of events, integrated into the school careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into school to speak to pupils and/or their parents:

 

Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer term
Y7 Introduction to Employability - assembly Skills and Qualities - assembly Skills and Qualities - assembly
Y8 Working whilst still at school - assembly Diversity and inclusion in the workplace - assembly HE, FE, Traineeships, Apprenticeships - assemblies
Y9

FESP Building my

Skills - assembly

FESP Building my

Skills - assembly

FESP Building my

Skills - assembly

Y10 Health and safety in the workplace – assembly

CV writing – assembly

 

Preparing for work experience - assembly

 

Work experience

Interview skills – Work Ready Day

 

CV Feedback – Work

Ready Day

 

1-1 or small group mentoring session – form period

Y11

Careers fair – various locations in school.

 

Guest speaker – Small group – form time or assembly

 

Career planning – Assembly

 

Post 16 application support – small group work or 1-1 work

Guest speaker – small groups – form time or assembly

 

Labour market information

- assembly

 

Post 16 application support – small group work or 1-1 work

 

Interview practise – small group work or 1-1 work

Finance – assembly

Self-employment - assembly

 

Interview practise – small group or 1-1 work

Y12

Guest speakers in weekly tutorial sessions.

 

Open evening

 

Career planning in tutorial sessions.

 

Post-18 careers options support – oneto-one and small groups.

 

Work experience and educational opportunities in weekly assemblies.

Guest speakers in weekly tutorial sessions.

 

Post-18 careers options support – one-to-one and small groups.

 

Work experience and educational opportunities in weekly assemblies.

Higher Education institution visits.

 

Guest speakers in weekly tutorial sessions.

 

Post-18 careers options support – one-to-one and small groups.

Y13

Guest speakers in weekly tutorial sessions.

 

Career planning in tutorial sessions.

 

Post-18 application support workshops

 

Work experience and educational opportunities in weekly assemblies.

 

Interview practice

Guest speakers in weekly tutorial sessions.

 

Work experience and educational opportunities in weekly assemblies.

Guest speakers in weekly tutorial sessions.

 

Work experience and educational opportunities in weekly assemblies.

Please contact Miss Herrington or Mr Rastelli on 01229 483900 to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.

The school policy on safeguarding sets out the school’s approach to allowing providers into school as visitors to talk to our students. Please contact Miss Herrington on 01229 483900 for further information.

Premises and facilities

The school will make the school library, main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with Miss Herrington, Mr Rastelli, or a member of their team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature for use in the Careers section of the school library, which is managed by the school librarian. The Careers section of the school library is available to all students at lunch and break times.

Approval and review

Approved by Headteacher: Mr Fay       Date:  December 2017

Next review: December 2018

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