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My Week of Work: Monday

An introduction to My Week of Work and the sector options for students to explore: creative digital, engineering, construction, energy and renewables and health and social care. The final session of the day gives an insight into the world of work.

  • Careers Leader
  • My Week of Work
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • SEND

My Week of Work: Friday

These lessons explore what it means to be an effective leader, how to create an impactful CV and recognise and demonstrate employability skills. The week is completed with some reflection – what could be your next steps and how to prepare for discussions with a careers adviser.
 

  • Careers Leader
  • My Week of Work
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM8: Personal Guidance
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • SEND

My Week of Work: Tuesday

Introducing the world of Human Resources. These lessons cover work/life balance, dealing with stress at work and self-reflection, considering which careers options would suit you.
 

  • Careers Leader
  • My Week of Work
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • SEND

My Week of Work: Thursday

Introducing the world of Recruitment. These lessons cover the skills employers look for, how businesses recruit, entrepreneurship and project planning skills.
 

  • Careers Leader
  • My Week of Work
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • SEND

My Week of Work: Wednesday

Introducing the world of Marketing. These lessons cover innovative thinking, creativity, marketing campaigns and promoting yourself as a brand.
 

  • Careers Leader
  • My Week of Work
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • SEND

Shrewsbury Academy My Week of Work programme

An example of how My Week of Work could be adapted and used in your school or college, Shrewsbury Academy structured the programme as  compulsory modules, which tutor groups can watch together and engage in follow up discussions, and optional modules which enables learners to choose the sectors and employers they are interested in.

  • Careers Leader
  • My Week of Work
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 4
  • Information booklets/sheets

IGD Work Experience week

If you are interested in helping your students learn about the food and grocery industry, we would recommend IGD Feeding Britains Futures. It is a free initiative that brings the industry together to develop students’ employability skills and learn about the wide range of roles in the industry.  

  • Careers Leader
  • Free
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Virtual

Where Maths meets the world of work

AMSP have created a suite of resource, which allow Maths teachers to link curriculum learning to careers. Included is an exciting set of videos, which showcase the maths in different careers. Each video is paired with a resource, for students to get a real taste of what the job may entail

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • STEM
  • Videos

Amazing Apprenticeships: A-Z of Women at Work Flashcards

Amazing Apprenticeships created ‘The Apprenticeship A-Z of Women at Work’ as a teaching resource for schools to mark International Women’s Day 2019 (Sunday 8th March).

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Worksheets

Amazing Apprenticeships: A-Z of Men at Work flashcards

Amazing Apprenticeships have created a brand-new teaching resource for schools, ‘The Apprenticeship A-Z of Men at Work’ to mark International Men’s Day on Thursday 19th November 2020.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Worksheets