During your time at Kirkbie Kendal we will give you a lot of support to help you decide on what your next steps will be. There will be careers talks, assemblies, Careers Fairs, Mock Interviews, form time careers sessions and careers in your lessons plus many more!
When you’re considering what your future steps will be it is important that you focus on your interests and what motivates you. It is also important to think about your skills.
Make sure you regularly check the KKS Careers Padlet- this has up to date information on opportunities and information for you. It can be found at https://padlet.com/jdonald16/wdn0eet3g78wqcpk .
There are also lots of people in school who can help you with Careers, these include:
Your form tutor
Teachers & support staff
Ms Donald (Careers Lead)
Mrs Barker (Deputy Head )
Mrs Herema (Our independent Careers Advisor). She runs drop in session in the library on Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes.
Here are some useful links for you, these are especially important when you are thinking about what you want to do after year 9,11 and sixth form.
Jobs and Careers
U Explore website with local labour market information
Furness College www.furness.ac.uk/apprenticeships/
Kendal College www.kendal.ac.uk/apprenticeships
Lakes College www.lcwc.ac.uk
Carlisle College email@example.com
BAE Systems www.baesystems.com/en/careers/careers-in-the-uk/apprenticeships
Cumbria Police Force https://www.cumbria.police.uk/careers/police-officers/entry-routes/police-constable-degree-apprenticeship-pcda
System People APPRENTICESHIPS@SYSTEM-PEOPLE.CO.UK
Cumbria County Council
Please see links below for further external careers advice and guidance.