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Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Aylesford School and Sixth Form College

Careers

My name is Ali Tapper-Gray, of I.C.A (Independent Careers Advice Service) Limited with more than 25 years' experience of working in the Careers Guidance sector helping young people achieve success.

I am based at Aylesford School and Sixth Form College on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The school enables and supports the following career services for your son/daughter:

Year 7

All students are introduced to Careers support available.

Year 8

All students have access to JED Explorer Database, an on-line Careers website which has searches, quizzes, pictures and text to help research hundreds of jobs. This can be accesses through the school website.

Year 9

All students have access to the Kudos on-line questionnaire that enables them to match their skills and interests to potential Careers. Each student has a further opportunity to use Kudos again to link GCSE choices to Careers. There is also an offer of a personal interview to support their research into GCSE choices and future Career pathways.

Year 10/11

All students have the offer of individual support with:

  • Searching for jobs/apprenticeships
  • CV writing
  • Completing application forms
  • Improving interviews techniques

All year 10 students are offered an early Careers interview.

In year 11 all students have a further Careers interview to discuss Post 16 options and future career pathways about:

  • 6thform
  • College
  • Apprenticeships
  • Employment

Each student receives a written action plan as a result of the interview.

Year 12/13

All Yr 12/13 are offered the opportunity of an individual face to face Careers interview to discuss:

  • University courses,
  • UCAS applications
  • Future careers.
  • Alternative options to university courses

All students are offered support with 

 Searching for jobs/apprenticeships

CV writing

Completing application forms

Improving interview techniques

 

If you would like to contact me to arrange a Careers interview or discuss your son/daughter's Career aspirations my contact details are below. Please use the links to right for further advice.

Ali Tapper-Gray

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

07795568773

tapper-gray.a@aylesford-elearning.net