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Amazing Apprenticeships: ASK offer brochure 2020/21

The ASK programme (Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges) continues to offer every educational establishment in England with students in years 10 – 13 access to a free, bespoke support package to transform apprenticeship and vocational education awareness activities so that students, parents and carers, teachers and careers advisers, and governors can be informed about the wonderful opportunities available.

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  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 2
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 7
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets

Compass support prompt questions

Feel confident that your interpretation of the eight Gatsby Benchmarks aligns with that of other schools across the country by using this handy set of prompt questions.

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  • Governors
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  • Benchmark 2
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 6
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 7
  • Benchmark 8
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • SEND

Example evaluations

Improve your planning activity with our quality-assured example evaluation forms – designed for all stakeholders and fully editable to meet your needs.

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  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Free
  • Benchmark 1
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Benchmark 3
  • Benchmark 4
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 6
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND

Finding Your Futures

Developed by the National SEND Employment Forum these videos are aimed at introducing learners with special educational needs and disabilities (although they are not exclusive to this group) to an array of jobs and sectors

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  • Free
  • Benchmark 5
  • Benchmark 3
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Videos
  • SEND

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.

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

Journey/roadmap

Make sure everyone knows which way you’re heading: ensure all stakeholders understand your careers programme by using these templates to present it in a visual way.

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

LifeSkills created with Barclays

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

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  • 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

Same and Different

Learn more about the various aspects of early career development for 18-year olds with SEND and provide more targeted support with this model.

  • Employer
  • Governors
  • Parents and Carers
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • SEND and vulnerable students
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND