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26/01/21

Retweetd From Ms Valentín Lucas

Thank you Dr Laura Arroyo Martínez for delivering an insightful virtual lecture on “El papel del pueblo en La casa de Bernarda Alba” and well done to our Year 13 Spanish students for being online on a Monday evening to broaden their knowledge of the play. https://t.co/RTSABxbny2

25/01/21

Protect your child when they are online. FREE online webinar for parents, Thurs 28 Jan, 6pm, run by Digital Awareness UK. One-hour web session just for HAB parents and carer. Find out more and sign up at https://t.co/Cka7mzdbwA

21/01/21

Literacy for Learning conference, Thurs 21st - Fri 29th Jan. Loads of great sessions! has secured free admission to this event for all Harris staff, parents and students. See the programme and sign up at https://t.co/ddHxnTe77v

20/01/21

Six of our girls will be attending a three-day online Model United Nations conference hosted in Prague this Friday-Sunday, to discuss topics relating to women, human rights and security. Find out more at https://t.co/ZI3P4Tm2vh https://t.co/by82BKd4Ea

20/01/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Want to know more about ? Watch the video and come along to the meet-up TOMORROW, 5.30pm to find out how you can support our girls! https://t.co/7v27cw2YEB https://t.co/nCs6dWuRq8

20/01/21

Are you a parent/carer of a girl at HAB? Come along to our Friends of HAB online meet-up for parents, this Thurs 21 Jan, 5.30pm. All HAB parents very welcome! We'd love to see you there. Find out more and register at https://t.co/xVnUh0AI8F

18/01/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

WOOP WOOP!! 👏👏👏 Well Done EMMA - teacher training, a great way to get out of chores 😉 https://t.co/TYwQaxADtP

18/01/21

We are so of Emma Donald, one of our Maths teachers, who won the overall ‘Transforming Lives' award for trainee teachers in the Harris Federation Transforming Lives awards. Find out now Emma "followed her dream to become a teacher" at https://t.co/F7LhR7PLtS https://t.co/WTfS4DHIXy

15/01/21

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Huge CONGRATULATIONS! Well deserved!⭐ https://t.co/X5KIVHbOLJ

15/01/21

We have a brand new channel on YouTube! We'll be adding lots of films to help with your science learning at home. Don’t miss out! Subscribe to the HAB Science YouTube channel now at https://t.co/Fxj6kvOn6u

15/01/21

Four HAB girls received Citizenship Awards through the First News ACTive Citizenship scheme, after campaigning on issues they care strongly about - discrimination against women, Uighur Muslims, asylum seekers. More https://t.co/ei2fgP3fMh https://t.co/c2ZpKAyIvS

13/01/21

The Jan 2021 issue of our school newsletter, , is out now. Loads of news and pictures of our school in action! Read it online at https://t.co/xwQoYr9LSR https://t.co/0sz77ZzboG

12/01/21

Retweetd From Rennie & Manor Tenants Hall - Galleywall Road SE16

for your kind donations 👍 These bags will go to helping in our area have a little bit more in their cupboards & ease things during https://t.co/RGgyy69FWL

12/01/21

Protect your child when they are online. FREE online webinar for parents, Thurs 28 Jan, 6pm, run by Digital Awareness UK. One-hour web session just for HAB parents and carer. Find out more and sign up at https://t.co/Cka7mzdbwA

11/01/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Want to join ? Sign up for the Zoom on the 21st of January below... 👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/oYeza87zXc

11/01/21

Friends of HAB - Online Meet-Up. Are you a parent/carer of a girl at HAB? Come along to our next Friends of HAB online meet-up for parents, Thurs 21 Jan, 5.30pm. Learn more about Friends of HAB and put some faces to names! Curious? Find out more at https://t.co/pIUa4z6Atn https://t.co/TqNonRA7Tk

11/01/21

Retweetd From Researchers in Schools

Dr Pete Edmunds is our participant this week! Dr Edmunds is head of at https://t.co/011UNPn1ua

31/12/20

Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements. Thank you as ever for your cooperation. https://t.co/pYfyaUPthp

27/12/20

Retweetd From LPESSN 💙

Congratulations to Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix! The 16-year-old diver has been named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year for 2020.   https://t.co/0TGxWVYX2D

18/12/20

Retweetd From Lyndsay Harris

Every crate (yes right to the back of the stage!) is ready to be distributed to our students have been incredible in donating over 3000 much needed items. https://t.co/FwJSYvR2al

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Careers

At HAB, we believe that a well-structured and highly effective programme of Careers and Education Guidance will play a key role in contributing to how the Academy prepares its young people for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

Good career guidance is the key to social mobility. It is about showing young people whatever their social and family background the options open to them and help them make the right choices to set them on the path to rewarding future careers. 

We especially want to highlight and provide exposure to careers that are less well-represented by women, including STEM related industries.

Working in partnership with external agencies, we will provide accurate and focused careers information, advice and guidance tailored to individual needs and thereby ensuring that our students will be able to make informed choices about their career pathways.

By the time students leave HAB, they will be well informed about a variety of qualifications, including those of a technical, vocational and academic nature and both University and Apprenticeship options.

You can download our Careers and Education Guidance Policy and also our policy on Access for Careers Providers Policy from our Teaching and Learning page.


Assistant Principal and Senior Careers Leader: Pav Aujla

Email: Pavandeep.aujla@harrisbermondsey.org.uk

Telephone: 0207 237 9316

Careers Governor: George Hudson


Careers booklets

Please find attached the booklets we will be using for each year group for 2020-2021.


Career of the week

Each week, your daughter will receive a video showing a Career of the Week via her Year group Teams group. This looks at careers in various industries and video links come from https://www.careergirls.org/ or https://www.careersbox.co.uk/. Opportunities to discuss this will be made both on the Teams forum and during tutor time.


Useful Links

apprenticeships.org.uk. All current apprenticeship vacancies can be found on this website. You can register and receive information on new vacancies as they arise - intermediate, advanced and higher level apprenticeships available

university.which.co.uk/advice/a-level-choices. Advice and guidance on A Level subject and course choice from Which? University. Find out the best A-Level options to take for your future career path.

ucas.com. One stop shop for all the information you need on university courses - eg full and part-time courses, entry requirements, how to apply, important dates to remember, an dclearing with links directly to university websites, and now Degree Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships. This also has a parental section with really useful and relevant information.

informedchoices.ac.uk. Informed Choices brings together guidance from admissions teams at Russell Group universities to give pupils clear information about the subjects they should consider if they are hoping to progress to a competitive university. 

notgoingtouni.co.uk. Other post-18 options available, including employment opportunities.

nationalcareers.service.gov.uk. Government website detailing a range of support and activities available to support young people with options including GCSE, Post 16 /18, via email or telephone.

harriscareerseducation.org.uk. Being part of the Harris Federation means that our students get lots of opportunities to work with some very big companies. Visit the site to hear talks, look at job opportunities for degree apprenticeships and find out about sixth form.


Pupil entitlement 

Opportunities for access for academic year 2019-2020.

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/carers: 

 

Autumn term 

Spring term 

Summer term 

Year 7 

‘Rise Up’ Assemblies – on 'values of a HAB girl' and links to being a success

Assemblies from HAB staff and students on ‘their journey’

 

Theme Day on Careers and Ambition

 

Year 8

Faculty mentoring activities - Maths, MFL, Art and Media, Business

Assembly on National Careers Week along with a series of mentoring time activities

 

Each subject delivered a lesson on careers from their subject perspective

 

Faculty mentoring activities; Science, PE, Geography, History

 

Faculty mentoring activities - RS, English, Drama

 

Theme Day in the summer term to be on Careers and Ambition

Year 9

Assembly on what apprenticeships are and how to apply for them

 

Assembly on National careers week along with a series of mentoring time activities

 

Each subject delivered a lesson on careers from their subject perspective

 

Mentoring time activities on applying for apprenticeships

 

Theme Day in the summer term to be on Careers and Ambition

Year 10

Students offered opportunities to have a Business Mentor

Mentoring time activities on applying for universities

November 2018 - some Year 10 students attending employability workshop at EY

Experience of a workplace

 

 

Assembly on National Careers Week along with a series of mentoring time activities

 

Each subject delivered a lesson on careers from their subject perspective

 

Experience of a workplace

Mentoring time activities on applying for universities

 

Theme Day in the summer term to be on Careers and Ambition

 

Students offered opportunities to have a Business Mentor.

 

Careers advisor appointment 1

Experience of a workplace

Year 11

Mentoring time activities alongside assemblies looking at options post 16

 

One-to-one careers guidance meeting 2.

 

Students offered opportunities to have a Business Mentor

One to one careers guidance and next steps meeting 3

 

Assembly on National Careers Week along with a series of mentoring time activities

N/A

Year 12

Labour Market Information

 

Experience of a workplace initial fact finding

Students offered opportunities to have a Business Mentor

 

Group sessions on applying for apprenticeships

Use of unifrog during mentoring time

 

Theme Day in the summer term to be on Careers and Ambition

 

Careers advisor appointment 1

Year 13

Careers advisor appointment 2

Careers advisor appointment 3

N/A


Management of provider access requests 

A provider wishing to request access should contact Pavandeep Aujla Pavandeep.aujla@harrisbermondsey.org.uk, telephone: 0207 237 9316.


Visitor access

Visitor access will be granted in accordance with Academy procedures (see Safeguarding Policy, downloadable from our Safeguarding page).


Quality in Careers Standard

The Academy is currently working towards achieving Quality in Careers Standard - the national quality award for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning providers. In order to receive this, we are evaluating our careers provision on a termly basis and are looking for opportunities to improve the provision we provide our students.


Destinations

Find below destination data for Year 11 and Year 13 for 2019-2020 (details to be added shortly).