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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

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

ReachUni

Support students when it comes to finding the right university, and help them prepare for what’s ahead, with this targeted programme and free suite of resources.

  • Free
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • Benchmark 1
  • Benchmark 7
  • Higher Education events and visits
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • SEND

Research-based curricula

Access and assign these short tutorial courses to promote intellectual curiosity through exposure to academic research – and start building the skills needed for university.

  • Free
  • Benchmark 7
  • Higher Education events and visits
  • Benchmark 3
  • Aspiration raising
  • Benchmark 1
  • Further education and skills
  • Key stage 4
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • SEND

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