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The Lampard Community School

The Lampard Community School

Upper School

In Upper School you will have opportunities to develop you career management and employability skills through the Work-Related Learning (WRL) curriculum. You will continue to learn about careers and the world of work through work-based learning opportunities, PSHE, Preparation for Adulthood (Work Skills) and further opportunities across the wider curriculum areas.

You will be supported to access the information needed to make informed choices about your future; this is delivered through the curriculum and through personal careers guidance sessions. You will be given frequent opportunities to explore what is available to you in the future and describe your own goals and aspirations.

By the end of Upper School, you will have:

  • Developed an understanding of careers and employment though your WRL and PSHE curriculum. This will include learning from career and labour market information.
  • Received impartial personal career guidance from a qualified careers advisor.
  • Met with your link CSW Careers Development Consultant (Year 10 and 11)
  • Taken part in an interview with the Work Experience (WEX) Coordinator to make choices about your work experience.
  • Been on at least one work experience placement.
  • Had several meaningful encounters with employers and employees (at least 5).
  • Explored Post 16 pathways and visited Post 16 provision.
  • Attended a mock interview with local employers.
  • Had support to apply for college/work training schemes/apprenticeships.
  • Attended at least one event that helps you to make decisions about the future.
  • Received guidance and support to apply for college/ work training schemes/ apprenticeships.
  • Had a Transitional Review updating your EHCP ready for Post 16.

By the end of Upper School, you will be able to:

  • Communicate your personal qualities and skills to others.
  • Recognise how your skills and qualities may be suited to different jobs.
  • Understand which option choices will help you to reach your goals.
  • Have an understanding of personal finances and money management.
  • Know where to find information about courses and careers.
  • Make informed decisions about what you want to do when you leave Lampard Community School.
  • Be aware of the different pathways available to you at Post 16.
  • Recognise how stereotypes can stop you getting jobs.

Careers Activities in Upper School 21/22



Gatsby Benchmark

17th September

Upper School classes meet with CSW Careers Development Consultant – Introductions.


8th October

Work Experience Choices Presentation



Animal Care Groups to Futures Farm

4, 6, 7


Future Fridays


Autumn Term

Group 1 Year 11 Work Skills Group to Next Steps Development

6, 7

September – October

Year 11- meetings with CSW Careers Consultant (1:1)

3, 8

September – November

Preparation for Adulthood Meetings (1:1)

3, 8


Plastic Free North Devon session in school


Autumn Term WRL

WRL- ASDAN Unit EJO- Exploring Job Opportunities (accredited)

2, 3, 7

December 3rd

Aaron Linwood – Transitions Manager Petroc, Visit

2, 3, 7


WOW! (World of Work) weekly visits

2, 5

September/ Oct Term

Transition review of EHCP for Year 11


Spring Term

Year 10- meetings with CSW Careers Consultant (1:1)

3, 8

Spring Term WRL

WRL- ASDAN Unit LWE- Learning Through Work Experience (accredited)

2, 6

Spring Term

Post 16 Transition Visits (Year 11)


Spring Term

Group 2 Year 11 Work Skills Group to Next Steps Development

4, 6, 7


National Apprenticeship  Show

2, 7

Friday 11st Feb. 9.30- 11.00

ASK Apprenticeship Work Shop as part of National Apprenticeship Week

2, 7

7th – 12th March

National Careers Week Activities

2, 4, 5,

11th March

Careers Assembly for National Careers Week

2, 4, 5

8th March

Mock Interview day

2, 3, 4

March 14th

Year 9 and 10 Options Event

3, 4

March 18th

Upper School Presentation Event


March 28th – 1st April

Work Experience Week



Work Experience Assembly

5, 6

Summer Term

WRL ASDAN Unit ES- Enterprise Skills (accredited)

5, 6

Summer Term

PSHE: Prejudices, discrimination


July 20th 2022

Futures Event: Post 16 Pathways event for students and parents

2, 3, 7

Summer Term

Employer encounters  in Options Lessons.

4, 5

Summer Term

Year 10 Project: Community Action: Skills Focus: Leadership, Problem Solving, Team Work

3, 4