City of Norwich School

Guidance Days

On 7th March 2018 students will be experiencing Guidance Day 3, where they will explore some of the features of the Personal Development curriculum and look at a range of topics that support their wider personal development.  Most year groups will focus on careers education for at least some of the day. 

For Year 11, there will be a chance to receive intensive support for this summer's GCSE exams.  

Year 7

Mental health.  Workshops in association with Mancroft Advisory Project (MAP) 

Introduction to career choices - research and introduction with CNS staff. 

Year 8

World of Work Day.  Workshops led by Future First and CNS Alumni, focusing on work skills, ways into employment and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) careers. 

Year 9

GCSE preferences.  There will be taster sessions for new GCSE subjects in Key Stage 4, a 'Make the Right Decisions' workshop with Jackie Hammond, our Careers Advisor and personalised support from CNS staff.

Year 10

Learn to Earn.  Most of Year 10 will be working with Young Enterprise, exploring careers options and qualifications in the Learn to Earn programme.

Making effective carer choices .  Some students will be working with Price Bailey & Vision Path, looking at ways in to different carers and the skills required. 

Year 11

Core subject preparation. A carousel of English and Maths revision sessions to prepare students for the summer examinations. 

Year 12

What next?  Students will visit the Norfolk Careers Fair at the Royal Norfolk Showground.

Year 13 

Life Skills and informed decisions.  There will be a Norfolk Safe Driving workshop run by Norfolk Police, Life skills workshops, including personal finance and healthy eating and Academic Master Classes for Extended Project students and some subjects.