How does SJWMS meet Gatsby Benchmarks 4 and 5?

Benchmark 4 - Linking curriculum learning to careers

All teachers should link curriculum learning with careers. For example, STEM subject teachers should highlight the relevance of STEM subjects for a wide range of future career paths

How do departments highlight the relevant careers within their subject?

Art

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 12, Year 13

Biology

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

Trip to the Royal Institute for a workshop. Students able to be in a working lab, and gain experience what it would be like to a biology researcher. Trip to GCSE and A-Level Live to hear lectures from leading Scientists.

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12 and Year 13

Chemistry

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

Huge efforts go into the ‘SJWMS medics’ career preparation programme, a wildly successful programme assisting many students to make successful applications to medicine and related careers, with over 70% success rate compared to 11% nationally.

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12 and Year 13

Classics

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Design Technology

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 11, Year 13

Economics

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

English

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 11, Year 13

French

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

We have a multiple choice quiz in Y9 regarding stats and careers in MFL. This needs updating and promotion of use across department.

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Geography

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

History

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

IT

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Life Skills

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 7, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11

Mathematics

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Music

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

PE

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

Via social media

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Physics

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Psychology

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

Alumni talks with previous students who have gone on to study psychology. We have also invited speakers from the Policing to give talks relating to the Forensic Psychology unit in Y13

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 12, Year 13

Spanish

Displaying subject specific career information in classrooms

Displaying subject specific career information around the department

Verbally mentioning specific careers during lessons

Including career links on lesson presentations e.g. ‘this lesson links to __ career because…’

Posting career-related information/ occupations on class Google Classrooms

Referencing career paths during open evening

Inviting guest speakers into the school

Other

To whom do they highlight the relevance of their subject to future career paths?

Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13

Benchmark 5 - Encounters with employers and employees

Every pupil should have multiple opportunities to learn from employers about work, employment and the skills that are valued in the workplace. This can be through a range of enrichment activities including visiting speakers, mentoring and enterprise schemes.

How are departments linking Gatsby Benchmark 4 with Benchmark 5?

Art

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

A guest speaker came in and spoke about portfolio building and the creative industries.

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Portfolio building and the creative industries. UCA

Biology

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Chemistry

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

A large number of past students return as part of the Sixth form careers workshops every July. They have covered subjects ranging from pure chemistry to chemical engineering to marine biology. Dr Gurprit Lall, new science link governor, has just begun assistance with medical careers, and hopes to deliver talks on neuroscience and pharmacy.

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Neuroscience, medicine, pharmacy. Dr Gurprit Lall. Times not formalised

Classics

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Design Technology

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Economics

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

IEA Conference – spoke about the role of economics research analysts. Bank of England – spoke about his role as an analyst for the Bank of England.

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Bank of England – Quantitative Easing and careers within the Bank of England.

English

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

French

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Geography

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation – development/planning/regeneration

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

History

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Marc Morris. A professional historian. He spoke about his most recent book (which had curriculum relevance) and also about how he became a writer and broadcaster.

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

IT

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Working at IBM, Microsoft, Google, Civil Service, GCHQ

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Life Skills

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Magistrates – the law
Street Pastors – volunteering
Samaritans – volunteering

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Magistrates – the law
Street Pastors – volunteering

Mathematics

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Music

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

We have visiting instrumental teachers who we get to run workshops and activities.

PE

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Physics

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Psychology

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Inspector Wilshire from the MET Police

Spanish

Which departments invite guest speakers into school to link to careers?

Which guest speakers have been invited into the school? What did they speak about?

Chris Dennis Sports Presenter of Radio 5 live and Jonny Brownwlee Gold olympian

Which departments have career-related guest speakers coming into school in the 2021/22 academic year? Why have they invited?

Chris Dennis