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FutureGoals Spotlight resource

Students will work in small teams to complete a wide range of tasks in order to stage the biggest and best festival ever! Working alongside leading practitioners, a series of free resources, lesson plans, films and activities have been created to bust the myths surrounding careers in the creative sector and provide a wider understanding of the less traditional, yet in-demand, roles.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 2
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets
  • SEND

Innovation Challenge

Learn about the design, process and implementation of The Doncaster Innovation Challenge – an inter-school competition aimed at meeting Gatsby Benchmarks 4 and 5.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 2
  • Benchmark 4
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • SEND

LMI lessons key stage 3

Enhance the curriculum and provide real-world examples of how specific subjects and skills are vital for future employment.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 2
  • Labour market information for students
  • Benchmark 4
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations

LMI lessons key stage 4

Bring your lessons to life and highlight the specific subjects and skills that are vital for future employment. 

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 2
  • Labour market information for students
  • Benchmark 4
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations

LifeSkills created with Barclays

Access free online interactive resources, ready-made lessons and work experience opportunities – and build them into your progressive careers programme.

  • Employer
  • Parents and Carers
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • SEND

Panjango Online

Make exploring the world of work more engaging via gamification. Panjango Online is designed to demonstrate the importance of education in a fun way.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Audio
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Videos
  • Virtual

Securing Good Transitions: A resource pack to support the next steps of Key Stage 4 pupils with SEND

This resource pack has been developed by DFN Charitable Foundation and Whole School SEND to provide support, materials and practical tips to teachers and other school-based professionals to secure good transitions and destinations into the next stage of education and/or employment for Key Stage 4 Pupils with SEND.

  • Employer
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 7
  • Benchmark 1
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • SEND

Skills Builder Hub

Access a free-to-use online platform that hosts all the tools you need to build the eight essential skills as outlined by the Skills Builder.

  • Employer
  • Parents and Carers
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • SEND

T Levels Resource

T Levels are a brand-new qualification choice that will follow GCSEs and give students a head start towards the career they want. They will suit students who wish to start working towards a skilled occupation, prefer a practical approach to learning and want a predominantly classroom-based course

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 7
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Audio
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Videos
  • SEND

WOW Show careers guides

Watch two exciting new WOW Show programmes about careers in the NHS – designed for home schooling and beyond.

  • Employer
  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Employer involvement in curriculum
  • Employer talk
  • Speed networking / careers carousel
  • Benchmark 4
  • English embedded careers learning
  • Maths embedded careers learning
  • PSHE embedded careers learning
  • Science embedded careers learning
  • Other subject embedded careers learning
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Addressing stereotypes
  • Aspiration raising
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Videos

globalbridge

globalbridge is a unique platform, built by teachers, that helps young people evidence their talents, experiences and aspirations whilst also helping them connect with opportunities, regardless of their background.

  • Employer
  • Costed
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 7
  • Benchmark 1
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets