Independent School of the Year for Student Careers Programme – Entry Form
This award is for the school which most impresses the judges with the way in which it helps its students with on-going advice and support on choosing a career and assists them with finding suitable work experience, including internships, and in preparing for future employment.
The winning school will ideally demonstrate both a recognition of the importance to students and their parents of exploring 21st century roles in future employment, and a practical approach to helping students identify and access employment opportunities in today’s world. Schools will be expected to give specific examples of where a career initiative has benefited pupils. Testimonials from the relevant employers and/or parents, and/or alumni and compelling stories of innovative careers students have taken on will be well received.
The entry should:
- Successfully communicate the core characteristics, energy, culture and benefits of the school’s career’s programme as well as the structures and initiatives which underpin its delivery
- Explain how the student experience in the school has been enriched
- Demonstrate the sustainability and long-term impact of the activities described on the life of the school