A GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

 

 

Individual Year Mapping 2021-22

Year 7 - 8 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 8 - 9 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 9 - 10 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 10 - 11 Mapping, Click HERE

Year 11 Mapping, Click HERE

 

Research your Future Options

Make sure you know in advance what career and employment opportunities are available for you when you leave school, the qualifications you will need to have achieved and the employability skills needed for specific roles.

Picture1.png
Picture2.png
Picture 1.png
Start.png

School licence codes or passwords are available from j.isaacs@smithillsschool.net

 

Research using Labour Market Information (LMI)

Click HERE to download the information guide.

http://www.lmiforall.org.uk

 

 

YEAR 10 WORK EXPERIENCE 2021-2022

Smithills School Work Experience will take part this year from 

Monday 28th March - Friday 1st April 2022

Work Experience Documents

​All documentation given to students can be viewed below

 

Click HERE to Download the Parental Letter 2021-22

Click HERE to download the Medical Form 2021-22

Click HERE to download the Handbook for Parents and Students 2021-22 

Click HERE to download the Cover Letter for Employers 2021-22 

Click HERE to download the Placement Details Form 2021-22

Click HERE to download the Request Placement Details Form 2021-22

Click HERE to download the Student Work Experience Diary 2021-22

 

Work Experience Website

Click LOGO below to view the work experience website.

Tailored Education.png

Year 11: Post 16 Progression NEW 2021-22

Post 16 Progression Overview document  Click HERE

Post 16 Route map -                                   Click HERE

10 Steps to making a Post 16 Application Click HERE

Year 11 Post 16 ​Booklet -                            Click HERE

All College Open Evenings                        Click HERE 

Introduction to Post 16 Transitioning -       Click HERE

Session Zero CEIAG ( Session 1)               Click HERE

T LEVELS 

T Levels : A Guide for Students          Click HERE

 

Apprenticeships

  • A Guide to Apprenticeships                                              Click HERE

  • Find an apprenticeship                                                       Click HERE

  • Writing a winning application                                             Click HERE

  • National Apprenticeship Service : Parent/Carer Pack         Click HERE                                                 

  • Alliance Learning : Apprenticeships we offer                    Click HERE

 

The Application Process 2021-22

- The Post 16 Application Process            Click HERE

- Admissions Interviews                            Click HERE

- Writing a personal statement                  Click HERE

- CV templates - Blank CV Template Sample 1              Click HERE

                         - Blank CV TEMPLATE Sample 2            Click HERE

                         - Completed CV Template Sample 1   Click HERE

                         - Completed CV Template Sample 2   Click HERE

Year 11: Post 16 Provider Assembly Presentations 

  • Bolton College                                  Click HERE

  • Bury College                                      Click HERE

  • The Sixth Form Bolton (2021-22)      Click HERE

  • The Manchester College                   Click HERE

  • North Lancs Training Group              Click HERE

  • Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form   Click HERE

  • Wigan & Leigh College                     Click HERE

  • Runshaw College                              Click HERE

  • LLS Sports                                         Click HERE

  • Thornleigh Sixth Form                       Click HERE

 

Year 10 : Preparing for POST 16 Progression 

Post 16 progression overview  - Click HERE

Year 10 Parental Letter - Click HERE

Employability Skills map - Click HERE

Year 10 will be taking part in College taster event in the summer term 2022.

Year 10 are advised to look carefully at what Post 16 options will be available to them for September 2022.

  • Use XELLO initially to explore different options before going to the individual websites of each of the Post 16 providers of interest.

  • Look at different subjects/courses of interest ( those you may be currently studying as well as new ones)

  • Look at the qualification available and GCSE/BTEC grade requirements to access these courses in the future.

  • Below are a series of resources to support your independent research

A Brief Introduction to Post 16 Provision : Why not take a look?  

Bolton College Offer                      Click HERE

Bolton College New Course for     Click HERE

Bury College in action                    Click HERE

The Sixth Form Bolton Offer           Click HERE

Overview of Salford City Colleges Click HERE

Wigan & Leigh College                   Click HERE

 

Post 16 Provider Resources 

  • Bury College Mini Guide                    Click HERE

  • Wigan & Leigh Promotional Video     Click HERE

  • Runshaw Promotional Video              Click HERE

  • Rivington and Blackrod Prospectus    Click HERE

  • T Levels at Bolton College                  Click HERE

  • Salford Colleges Overview                Click HERE

  • Thornleigh Sixth Form Prospectus      Click HERE

 

Post 18 Research (Requirements for University)

UCAS Link    Click HERE

Searching

Click on the links to explore your post 16 options. What subject choices interest you? What qualifications could I pursue? What are the entry requirements for each course?

 

School Sixth Forms

 

 

FE Colleges/Sixth Form Colleges

In Local area (Bolton & Bury)

 

Outside of Local area

Training Providers & Apprenticeships

Employer Apprenticeships (there are many more if you search individual companies)

Airbus 

www.airbus.com

Balfour Beatty

https://www.balfourbeattycareers.com/early-careers/apprentices

 

BAE Systems

www.baesystems.com

 

Barclays

https://joinus.barclays/eme/apprenticeships

 

BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/trainee-schemes-and-apprenticeships

 

BT

https://www.btplc.com/Careercentre/earlycareers/apprentices/index.htm

 

MBDA

www.mbda-systems.com

 

NHS

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/apprenticeships

 

Seddon

www.apprentices.seddon.co.uk

           

UK FAST

www.ukfast.co.uk