Year 7 and 8


In Year 7 the taught careers curriculum will focus on:

  • Unifrog: introduction to unifrog, how to use the careers library, setting goals, working out interests and strengths



In Year 8 the taught careers curriculum will focus on:

  • Unifrog: skills audits and tracking, more specific work on potential careers linked to subjects


In the Spring term students in Year 8 will look at which choices they will make regarding their Year 9 curriculum. Parents and students will have the opportunity to meet with subject staff to help inform choices, along with a parents' information evening.

All students in Year 9 will study Key Stage 3 English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, RE, PE, PSHE and either French or Spanish, 

Students will select one creative choice from: Computing, Technology, Art, Music, Drama, Dance, Media

Students will select two more choices from both the creative list and the other subjects: Business, Sport, Health and Social Care, Child Development  



Labour Marker Information gives us information about what is happening in the labour market. It can show us which industries and careers are in decline or on the increase. It can also provide information such as how many jobs are available in the local area and what opportunities may be out there for you. 

The following websites can give you more information

Written specifically for parents, this website is user-friendly and has lots of general careers information included

This website has a nifty tool that allows you to type in a careers and it instantly gives you LMI on that role

This article from icould gives you advice on how to interpret LMI

More detailed data on LMI including specific local Essex information