Beyond Year 13: Careers Support

Your sixth form mentors will be taking you through careers support and guidance over the course of your 2 yaers studying with us. If you would like a bespoke 1-1 session at any time other than the careers program planned just let them know! All details of what we offer are below. 

  • Employability for Life programme

  • One to one careers guidance available with independent and impartial Careers Adviser

  • Guidance available with Rivers Sixth Form staff and members of the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Work experience and work shadowing opportunities

  • UCAS preparation and application support

  • Writing personal statements support

  • Higher education evening – preparation for going to university including finance

  • Higher education visits e.g. university tours

  • Attendance at the National Apprenticeship Show at Milton Keynes

  • Higher Apprenticeship information & application support

  • Apprenticeship assembly

  • CV Writing workshop

  • Interview skills workshop

  • Job hunting workshop

  • Access to mock interviews with employers

  • Opportunity to take part in the NCS programme, RYLA and  Camps International

  • Access to HE student conferences e.g. Getting into Medical school

  • Opportunity to gain skills for employment e.g. driving skills, lifesaving skills

  • Mentoring available

  • One to one careers guidance available with independent and impartial Careers Adviser

  • Access to careers drop sessions during break and lunchtimes

For the emails of our careers team click here


We believe that the curriculum we offer our students will support them in following any career path they chose when they have left us.  Below is a series of videos of our alumni describing their learning journey with us and where it has taken them.

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