Year 12:

Weekly - Students every Tuesday during registration are taken through a series of careers related topics by Mrs Osborne our Careers Manager or their tutor on a range of career related topics such as; student finance, Labour Market Information, CVs & Covering Letters, Personal Statements, Essential Skills etc to prepare them for University and beyond.

September - Students are introduced to a careers platform designed to help them narrow down and research possible careers and subjects they could take at University.

October - Enrichment Day, universities come in to talk about the process of applying to university and discuss how to write a personal statement. Students can use to help them write their personal statements and share with tutors and sixth form staff for feedback. 

June – UCAS training – students commence their online application through APPLY. Students attend the Higher Education Convention at The University of Suffolk and we hold a Higher Education Evening on the same date for parents and students.                                                                        

July – Subject staff commence subject references

Year 13:

September – Personal statements are checked, and students complete their applications : staff complete subject references and approve predicted grades in the light of mock exam results. Tutors check accuracy of forms and add completed references.

October – Oxbridge, medicine, law (and primary teaching) applications sent. Aim for all applications to be completed.

Training will be given on using APPLY and checking student applications/ importing references. There are many supporting resources on

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December/March – interviews and offers

April/May – firm and insurance choices made – (Extra)

August – results/ offers approved/ clearing