Events

Careers Enrichment - Weekly

Year 7 & 8 - Stem Club
Year 7 - 11 Meet the Professional

Employers regularly support pupils by describing all aspects of their career: Qualifications required, What the career entails, Progression in the role, Salary and Holidays. This is followed up by a range of interesting questions from our students. 

Date

Profession

 

Professional

25.11.21

Royal Navy

David Garner CPO

 

9.12.21

Aviation

Kim Lewington MBE

 

3.2 22

Project Management

Mathew Parry

 

3.3.22

Police Force

PC Natalie

 

10.3.22

The Food Industry

Managers from a Variety of Sectors

 

12.5.22

Architect

Steven Wilson

 

May 22(Date to be Confirmed)

Cabin Crew

Andrew Anderson

June 22 (Date to be Confirmed)

Commercial Property Adviser

Lynn Haim

July 22 (Date to be Confirmed)

Aviation – Visit to Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Kim Lewington

July 22 (Date to be Confirmed)

Engineering Alternative Energy

Danielle Kershaw

 Events throughout the Year

As students progress through the school we offer a range of careers events: 

Year Group

Event

Learning Cycle

Date

7

Virtual Visit to University of Liverpool

2

14.12.21

7

Visit to University of Liverpool Chemistry Department

3

10.3.22

7

Visit to Edgehill University

4

9.5.22

8

Visit to Liverpool Hope University

4

1.4.22

9

Visit to Edge Hill University

4

1.4.22

10

Careers Fair

 

3

10.2.22

10

Visit to Southport College

3

10.2.22

10

Work Experience

 

5

4th – 8th July

10

Visit to South Sefton Campus

5

July (Date to be Confirmed)

11

Mock Interviews

 

1

21.10.21

11

Careers Fair

 

1

4.11.21

 

Student Experience

Year 11 Careers Fair (October 2021)

Year 11 met representatives from a range of training providers including Liverpool Hope University, Edge Hill University, Hugh Baird College, ASSET Training, Be More Apprenticeship Support and the Royal Navy. A successful event opening up the range of opportunities available for our young people. 

Mock Interviews (November 2021)

Students from Year 11 engaged in mock interviews with representatives from HMRC.

Year 9 Merseyside Young Medics Programme (Dec 2021)

Year 9 students who have successfully enrolled on the University of Liverpool Merseyside Medics Programme. This is a three-year programme which will enable students to gain valuable experience over three years of life as student and professional in Health Care and Life Sciences.

National Apprentice Week (February 2022)

Year 10 visit to Southport College to explore apprenticeships.

Meet the Professionals

These sessions take place during Enrichment when pupils have the opportunity to explore a range of careers including the Royal Navy, Police Force, Architect, Pilot, Air Traffic Controller, Project Management with employers/emlpoyees working in these areas.

Year 10 Work Experience with the Sovini Group (March 2022)

A group of students were successful in their application to gain work experience with the Sovini Group. They engaged in various aspects of the construction sector including New Build, Gas, Electrical, Scaffolding and Project Management.

Year 8 Visit to Liverpool Hope University (March 2022)
Year 9 Visit to Edge Hill University March 2022
Year 10 Visit to Hugh Baird College Health, Digital Technology and Construction T-Level Courses (April 2022)
The Effective Transition Project (Throughout Academic Year)

King’s Leadership Academy Hawthornes is taking part in a project co-ordinated by the Liverpool City Region Careers Hub providing additional support to students as they transition through Year 10 and 11 into post-16 education or training. The students have one-to-one mentoring throughout the year and are involved in post-16 and 18 workshops focussing on employability skills, apprenticeships, T-Levels, A-Levels and Higher Education.