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11/10/19

Amazing performance from Harris in Harmony! An exceptionally talented group of students performing at the Harris Federation Annual Conference https://t.co/rwI0zHt7A3

11/10/19

Harris Academy Merton ranking highly among all schools in the Harris Federation and in the top 10% of schools nationally https://t.co/RBcEhfyMVg

27/09/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation

We are excited to announce that the Emergency Conference has begun at - watch this space! https://t.co/cBmAsaX9Xv

19/09/19

Open evening was a blast! If you missed out please email info.org.uk to book a place at our open morning which takes place on the 25/09 https://t.co/SKqt2upLlS

22/08/19

Retweetd From HarrisMerton

Well done to Nathaniel Massiah on nine Grade 9s and Gordon Armah eight Grade 8’s and two Grade 9’s https://t.co/FaxVMwp9Gm

22/08/19

Massive congratulations to Justine Smith on five Grade 9’s, four Grade 8’s Rassala Smith on one Grade 9, five Grade 8’s and three Grade 7’s. https://t.co/6kkhXO0Z5D

22/08/19

Well done to all our students on their amazing results! Everyone is busy getting enrolled in https://t.co/13VILyDx9r

22/08/19

Well done to Nathaniel Massiah on nine Grade 9s and Gordon Armah eight Grade 8’s and two Grade 9’s https://t.co/FaxVMwp9Gm

22/07/19

Our Year 7 & 9's enjoying their end of year rewards trip to Brighton. Well done to all on your successes this year! https://t.co/9YFbawW6XX

19/07/19

Our students celebrating sports today with a tour of Wembley Stadium! ⚽️ https://t.co/AA2V3JnXUm

17/07/19

Retweetd From Marilyn Okoro OLY

Very excited to join you all today to celebrate your Success' this year!! See you soon! https://t.co/PMw4D8BG0e

17/07/19

Thank you so much for visiting! It was an amazing experience for our students.

17/07/19

Retweetd From Marilyn Okoro OLY

Great day celebrating the plethora of sporting success' achieved this year by the students of ... it was truly an honour and I hope you are all inspired to Be your Greatest You!! Have a fab summer 🌟🌟 https://t.co/nZoGc4bF7G

17/07/19

Learning Support Summer Party at Harris Merton. Students have worked very hard to grow some delicious fruit and vegtables. Along with cooking some amazing party food! https://t.co/awr1redKbR

15/07/19

Students at Harris Merton starting their week with a virtual tour of space!! https://t.co/WBRcUHiWnt

13/07/19

Clement Takyi from Harris Academy Merton ready to support as Ball Boy at the Women’s Final in Wimbledon! https://t.co/131mfdVe4G

12/07/19

This week our Year 12 students went to visit CERN. Students created cloud chambers to observe particles tracks and got to visit the accelerator control room then go down to visit one of the detectors! https://t.co/vWbKopTvw5

11/07/19

Kiyah Robertson, Year 8 winning BRONZE for Harris Merton in short putt at Harris Federation Sports Day https://t.co/eM1hpmLGBW

11/07/19

Elisha Mason, Year 8 winning BRONZE for Harris Merton in discus at Harris Federation Sports Day https://t.co/yXiZkultp8

11/07/19

Our staff winning GOLD for Harris Merton in the staff relay at Harris Federation Sports Day https://t.co/m1lt84He5a

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Careers

Career Guidance and Education at Harris Academy Merton

1. OUR CAREER GUIDANCE AND EDUCATION VALUES:

At Harris Academy Merton we believe that a robust career guidance and education programme is vital to ensuring our students are empowered to make informed decisions about their future and to become engaged citizens. A strong focus of our programme is that each student has a personalised experience with access to information and opportunities of interest to them.

Careers Leader: Allan Henry (Assistant Principal)

Telephone No: 020 8623 1000

Email: a.henry@harrismerton.org.uk

2. AIMS OF CAREER GUIDANCE AND EDUCATION AT HARRIS ACADEMY MERTON:

  • Inspire and motivate students to challenge themselves to reach their full academic and personal potential
  • Ensure that each individual student has the information they require to make decisions for Key Stage 4 options, Post 16 destination and Post 18 education, training or employment
  • Each student has access to personal careers education and guidance
  • Information provided to students is informed by career and labour market information
  • The curriculum makes clear links to careers
  • Students have access to encounters with employers and employees from different industries
  • Students are given access to have experience within workplaces
  • There are a variety of encounters with further and higher education institutions offered to students

Year

     Planned Activity 2018 / 19

 

7

 

  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • Access to Buzz Test (www.icould.com)
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly

 

8

 

  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly

 

9

  • Individual careers interviews with targeted groups
  • Harris Experience – group session/individual interviews
  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC - to be advertised on the DMB
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly

 

10

 

  • Individual careers interviews with targeted groups
  • Year 10 Careers sessions – Options post 16, progression routes and next steps (delivered in small groups)
  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC - to be advertised on the DMB
  • Harris Experience – group session/individual interviews
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • Next Steps Careers Event
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly
  • BTEC Business Level 2- Unit 8 Recruitment and Selection

 

 

11

 

  • Individual and group careers interviews
  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC 
  • Follow up careers interviews and ongoing targeted support for those that require.
  • Identification and tracking Year 11s – prevention NEET
  • Support targeted group and potential NEET with sixth form, college and apprenticeship applications
  • Intended and actual destination, destination tracking and reporting
  • Harris Experience – group session/interviews
  • Federation Careers Advisor to attend Year 11 Parents evenings - September, February & April
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly

12

 

  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC  - to be advertised on the DMB
  • Individual interview with targeted students - LAC, EHCP, etc – action plan completed
  • All Year 12s invited to attend the ‘Next Step’ event at HCACP – March 2018
  • Work in conjunction with 6th form team on intended and leavers destinations
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • ICAEW- BASE Competition
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly

 

13

 

  • Careers Drop in Sessions, Monday lunch time in the LRC  - to be advertised on the DMB
  • Individual interviews and workshops with those students seeking or considering employment, apprenticeships or School Leaver schemes
  • Careers interview with all Year 13s
  • Work in conjunction with 6th form team on intended and leavers destinations – sharing data with LA
  • Academy tutorial programme to filter through subject specific careers information
  • Careers and World of Work Assembly
Useful Links:

National Careers Service

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

 

The apprenticeship guide

www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/

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