Careers

At The Imam Muhammad Adam Institute School we are committed to providing all our students in years 7 to 11 with a comprehensive programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance. Our commitment at the Institute is delivered through Citizenship and PSHE lessons as well as cross curricular links made between different subjects, and careers education and support from external professionals.

Some of the specific areas are as follows:

All students at The Imam Muhammad Adam Institute School take part in a careers education, information, advice and guidance programme that:

 

  • Aims to inspire as well as inform and guide students
  • Is centred around the student and their needs
  • Is integrated into the students’ experience of the whole curriculum
  • Encourages all students to consider their career throughout Key Stage 3 and 4
  • Encourages all students to develop decision making skills
  • Provides each student with high quality, impartial advice
  • Raises aspirations and promotes equality and diversity

Useful Links

For step by step advice on writing your first CV, as well as tips on attending interviews visit Success At School.org. Help with writing a personal statement using a handy online form can be found on UCAS Progress.

Connexions is the careers service for young people in Leicester, and holds a range of useful information about jobs, careers, training and apprenticeships. It is available at:  http://www.leicester.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/support-for-children-and-young-people/connexions/

On-line careers and qualifications magazine.
http://movingonmagazine.co.uk/

Informed Choices is aimed at all students considering A-level and equivalent options. It includes advice on the best subject combinations for a wide range of university courses as well as advice on the best choices if you don’t know what you want to study after school and need to keep your options open.
It is available here

Area wide prospectus information about ALL the courses available for post 16 year olds in Leicestershire

notgoingtouni.co.uk is a website showcasing opportunities that exist other than going to university, such as apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs. It is available at: http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

LifeSkills, created with Barclays, helps young people get the skills and experiences they need to enter the world of work. It is available at: https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/

Careersbox is a free careers film library
It is available at: http://www.careersbox.co.uk/

http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/