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16/01/19

To kick off 2019 our Adviser, Caroline, is holding lunchtime sessions addressing the big questions our boys have on careers, such as 'which jobs are the highest paid?', 'which jobs are the most satisfying?', and 'what are ?'. Every lunchtime in Jan. https://t.co/b45b2NDbng

09/01/19

Thank you to all our boys and staff who collected for last month. We're proud to support our local community https://t.co/BI7TrbB4x8

07/01/19

Homework Booklets for the new term can now be downloaded from https://t.co/TI3H6ApNkF - with details of what homework is expected on each day, for a whole term.

07/01/19

Congrats to all our boys who received certificates for effort, attainment or progress last term. We're proud of you all. Here's to a successful 2019! https://t.co/MB6ylnzqKQ

18/12/18

Proud to have helped with their research into how to tackle under-performance in boys. Hope our contribution helps students elsewhere have the same support and quality of and our boys enjoy. Read more https://t.co/4JsUo2fXzt https://t.co/hogFa2LXeN

18/12/18

Thanks for a great and inspiring session!

18/12/18

Retweetd From Dr.Jackson

Had a great time motivating Yr 11 boys Message: You have POWER +PRACTICE *HUNGER = VICTORY. SUCESS is not by MAGIC it’s by WORK... https://t.co/xhMbP9Q8Je

10/12/18

Massive thanks to and Dani Harris Walters for an amazing workshop for our Year 9 students. Truly inspirational! Read about it at https://t.co/fJFbIQPSEM https://t.co/rYRc8wAyXI

06/12/18

You’re a star...

05/12/18

Retweetd From LPESSN

Great KS1 Multiskills event at Damilola Taylor Centre today. 🎲 A big Thank you to all the amazing young leaders from , and ! 😊 https://t.co/VOMDYpN0DB

04/12/18

Thanks to Ayanna and Malachi from for a great workshop on renaissance theatre and inspiring words too. “I was really inspired by what Malachi said about not letting people’s opinions get in the way of pursuing my goals in life,” said Sherif, Year 9 https://t.co/HIrE5P4kUR

04/12/18

Meet Samuel, president of our magnificent Club. He'd love to introduce you to the other members of the club and explain why he loves it so much. Find out at https://t.co/Z8TymwaOzh https://t.co/ztPBFMalbB

04/12/18

Rehearsals are underway for our student-led Winter Performing Arts Festival, Thurs 20 Dec. Music, drama, dance, quizzes, stalls - and lots more. Tickets just £1 from reception. Get yours now to guarantee you seat! Full details https://t.co/s2NW719jg1 https://t.co/aAWoCvf7L1

29/11/18

Well done to the first boys to be awarded a prestigious lapel badge for reaching 150+ Harris Points this year. "It shows that hard work pays off and now I can jump to the front of the dinner queue!" said Lalloh. Read more https://t.co/44D1sjNpZx https://t.co/zggnXOiAHw

15/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

Come & meet current students & teachers at our TONIGHT ! Find out what & we offer 4.30pm to 7.00pm -East Dulwich Homestall Campus (SE22 0NR) -East Dulwich Rye Campus (SE22 0AT) https://t.co/VmfGNYEYen

13/11/18

Retweetd From LPESSN

Great U16 Boys Basketball Tournament today hosted by ! Congratulations to the team for winning. They will represent Southwark in the !👏🏼🏀🏆 Great teamwork and determination throughout the matches. https://t.co/bbnQhLGErG

09/11/18

Come to our Sixth Form Open Evening, Thurs 15 Nov, 4.30-7pm. Meet our sixth formers and teachers, and fInd out why Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich is the best place to continue your education.

08/11/18

Retweetd From Harris Sixth Form

Thursday 15th Nov 4.30pm to 7.00pm Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich (Homestall Campus) Homestall Road, London SE22 0NR Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich (Rye Campus) Friern Road, East Dulwich, London SE22 0AT https://t.co/ydVm9ANohn

07/11/18

Retweetd From Schools Week

Innovation Leader Drama / Performing Arts required at https://t.co/eTgBIRBbYW

07/11/18

It's time to apply to join our Student Leadership Team 2018-19. All students can apply. It's a great chance to develop your and skills. Find out more and download an application form TODAY at https://t.co/rtMqV6pXHZ. Good luck! https://t.co/QRAEQIBmXw

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Careers

Careers education is about inspiration and aspiration as much as advice.”

The world has changed greatly in the last 20 years with many people working in jobs today that simply didn’t exist when their parents left education. The idea of a ‘job for life’ has disappeared. What’s important is to recognise these exciting new opportunities that are available and to gain the knowledge, skills and expertise that will enable you to work in those areas. Read the latest careers news from Harris Boys Academy East Dulwich.

You can download our careers and education guidance policy from our Equalities and additional intervention page. The latest labour market trends report can be donwloaded at the bottom of this page.

Our lead person for careers at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich is James Allison, j.allison@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk, tel 020 8299 5300.


Monitoring economic trends

At Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich we monitor trends in the economy to ensure that our curriculum and careers programme enables our students to be successful when they enter the world of work and to ensure that they develop careers that will enjoy and gain fulfilment from through their lives.

We produce regular labour market reports which provide students with the information they need to make informed choices. The reports look at, for example, current employment rates, possible future trends for job growth and average salaries. You can download our latest labour market and economic information report at the bottom of this page.

Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich understands that all students need to prepare themselves for progression through learning and education into adulthood. We aim to prepare students for life after school along with providing information on the ever-changing future, occupations and progression routes to sixth form, college, university or work/apprenticeships, as appropriate.

Economy strand

Theme

Academy consideration

Changing employment structure

It is estimated that today’s leaver will have 10-14 jobs by the age of 38

(Change)

Students need to be prepared for change  and how to cope with it

Change in economy type technology and knowledge base

The top ten most in demand jobs did not exist five years ago

(Adaptability)

Preparing students for jobs that do not exist yet

Change to skills based economy focused around technological development

Total employment in the UK could grow by around 3 million over the next decade, with the total number of jobs reaching almost 37 million by 2025

(Aspiration)

Curriculum opportunites

Increased exposure to STEM activities

Changing employment opportunities

The UK will need more than a million new engineers and technicians by 2020, but despite the skills shortage women still account for less than 10 per cent of the sector’s workforce.

(Determination) 

Curriculum opportunities

Increased exposure to STEM activities

Change in employment structure

Sharp decline in skilled and semi-skilled manual roles. 400,000 will disappear by 2020- down to 16% of total jobs

(Qualifications)

Teaching of employability and adaptability skills

Preparing for new jobs and the processes you go through

Change in employment structure

Two million extra jobs by 2020 in higher skilled, white collar occupations e.g managers, professionals etc.  Will account for 46% of all jobs in UK

(Employability)

Higher qualification entry points

Dealing with competitiveness

Developing cultural capital

Increased qualifications needed to access higher paid jobs

By the time we reach 2020, 40% of all jobs will require a degree

(Educational Excellence)

Curriculum choice

Options process

High achievement in related

Harris Boys’ Academy, East Dulwich understands that all students need to prepare themselves for progression through learning and education into adulthood. We aim to prepare students for life after school along with providing information on the ever changing future, occupations and progression routes to sixth form, college, university or work/apprenticeships, as appropriate.

Varied programme of activities

We are committed to providing a varied programme of activities for all students from Year 7 to 13 and beyond. Various careers related opportunities are provided via a number of different methods such as assemblies, tutor time programme, thematic days, careers interviews, career-based interest guides and websites, trips to employers and universities, and visiting speakers.

Our students also benefit from attending careers fairs, having direct support with university/sixth form applications, student finance, CV advice, and we offer particular support for DSEN students. The focus is to provide activities and events that meet the needs of the individual students and thus will incorporate independent and impartial careers guidance to support career and option choices, raising the aspirations of individual students and equipping them with the necessary skills, attitudes, knowledge and understanding.

Harris Boys Academy utilises the expertise of the Harris Federation Careers Advisor who supports students on a regular basis either during drop in sessions or also for booked appointments.  These sessions can be either 1-2-1, or completed in a group.

We also recognise that parents/carers come from many different work backgrounds and can also contribute to helping our students make informed decisions. Therefore, if you are able to offer some time to deliver an occupational talk, host a stand at our annual careers fair, or are able to take a student for a work experience placement we would really welcome you contacting us via the 'Info' email address on the Academy website.


Access to external providers/speakers

We welcome outside speakers and organisations to contribute to our careers programme. An organisation wishing to request access should contact Jamie Allison, Assistant Principal, on 020 8299 5300 or j.allison@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk. Below are details of our opportunities for access. Requests will be considered in line with our visiting speaker procedure within our safeguarding policy.

Year

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

7

Life Skills - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Future Options in Apprenticeships, HE and Careers- Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

 

Labour Market Trends and Making Applications - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

8

Life Skills - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Future Options in Apprenticeships, HE and Careers - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

KS4 Options Event

Labour Market Trends and Making Applications - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Careers evening

9

Life Skills - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Future Options in Apprenticeships, HE and Careers - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Event for University Technical Colleges

Labour Market Trends and Making Applications - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

10

Life Skills- Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Renaissance Day 1: University visit and Life Skills Tutorials

Future Options in Apprenticeships, HE and Careers - Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Work Place Visit Preparation Sessions

Federation Future Pathways/ higher education evening

Labour Market Trends and Making Applications- Assembly and Tutor Group Opportunities

Renaissance Day 3: Work place visit

One-to-one Careers Meetings

11

Post-16 Evening

Life Skills - Assembly on Opportunities for post-16

One-to-one Careers Meetings

Post-16 Application Support Programme

Post-16 Taster Sessions

Careers evening

12

Small group sessions: future education, training and employment options

Post-18 Apprenticeship Options

Small group sessions: future education, training and employment options

Assemblies on school leavers programmes

Renaissance Day 2: HE Options

Careers evening

HE Fair

University Visit

Work Experience

13

Workshops - HE and higher apprenticeship applications

University Application support

Workshops- school leavers and  higher apprenticeship applications

Personal Finance Workshops

Workshops- school leavers and  higher apprenticeship applications


Please speak to our Careers Leader to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.


Premises and facilities

The school will make the main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature at the Careers Resource Centre, which is managed by the school librarian. The Resource Centre is available to all students at lunch and break times.


Destinations

As a result of the bespoke information, advice and guidance that our students receive the transition from year 11 to Post 16 is exceptionally successful.  The majority of our year 11 students opt to remain at Harris Boys Academy, seeking to continue their Post 16 education in traditional A levels, BTECs or a blend of the two.

 

Summer 2015 leavers

Summer 2016 leavers

Summer 2017 leavers

Qualification Level

Number of students

Percentage of year 11

Number of students

Percentage of year 11

Number of students

Percentage of year 11

NVQ Level 1 or equivalent

4

3%

10

8%

5

4%

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent

16

12%

28

21%

34

26%

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent

122

89%

91

70%

90

69%

Training/Apprentice program

1

0.72%

9

1%

1

1%

 

Summer 2015 leavers

Summer 2016 leavers

Summer 2017 leavers

Destination

Number of students

Percentage of year 11

Number of students

Percentage of year 11

Number of students

Percentage of year 11

Sixth form including HBAED

120

88%

72

55%

86

66%

Sixth form college

16

12%

57

44%

43

33%

Apprentice/Training

1

0.72%

1

1%

1

1%

Employment

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

NEET

1

0.72%

0

0%

0

0%