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Work Related Learning

Price: £25.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Focuses on the relevance and value of education to life outside the school gates, and assists students in developing the skills they need in preparation for the workplace.

Topics include: Transitions to KS4 and Post-16; Work Experience What Did I Learn?; The Best Way to Learn; Getting Organised; Information Sources, Advice and Guidance; Ask the Questions; Decision Time for Post-16; Post-16 Options, Opportunities and Routes.

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Size: 67 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 355 3
Author(s): Mike Hemmings
Code: WORL
Popularity rank: 122

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Contents List

LESSONS

KS3 SELF DEVELOPMENT

  • 7 NOW YOU ARE AT SECONDARY SCHOOL Students review their transition from KS2 to KS3, analyse their reactions to this transition, and explain their conclusions to an adult. Curriculum Links: English
  • 9 THE BEST WAY TO LEARN By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to review their own interests, aptitudes and preferred approaches to learning. Curriculum Links: Technology, Enterprise
  • 11 DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS AND APTITUDES By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to identify targets for developing skills and aptitudes.
  • 13 PLAN FOR KEY STAGE 4 By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to plan for the next transition to key stage 4.

KS3 CAREER EXPLORATION

  • 15 FIND THE INFORMATION By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to locate different types of information about careers. Curriculum Links: Maths, Science, Technology
  • 17 CHECK THE INFORMATION By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to assess the reliability of different sources of information. Curriculum Links: Maths
  • 19 WHAT'S TO DO AT KS4? By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to investigate courses available at key stage 4.
  • 21 GET ORGANISED! By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to organise information in ways which help with decision making. Curriculum Links: Maths
  • 23 ALL CHANGE! By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to assess implications of changes in the world of work for career planning. Curriculum Links: Maths

KS3 CAREER MANAGEMENT

  • 25 DECISION TIME FOR KS4! By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to plan how to reach decisions about key stage 4 options.
  • 27 WHO CAN HELP? By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to consult relevant adults for information, advice and guidance. Curriculum Links: Enterprise
  • 29 I LIKE IT! I CAN DO IT! By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to relate personal strengths and interests to information on careers.
  • 31 TARGET THE ENTERPRISE By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to set targets to gain experience of the world of work.
  • 33 PLAN TO REVIEW By the end of this lesson students will have planned to review their progress during key stage 4. Curriculum Links: English

KS4 SELF DEVELOPMENT

  • 35 NOW YOU ARE IN KEY STAGE 4 By the end of this lesson students will have reviewed their transition from KS3 to KS4 and analysed their reactions to this transition. If the lesson is to be delivered by a MFL teacher, activity 3 could be written in the target language. Curriculum Links: English/MFL
  • 37 HOW AM I DOING? By the end of this lesson students will have assessed how well their qualities match up to the demands of employers.
  • 39 WORK EXPERIENCE - WHAT DID I LEARN? By the end of this lesson students will have reviewed what they learned from their work experience, and more able students will have used their MFL target language to produce an advertisement. Curriculum Links: Business, MFL
  • 41 WHAT'S TO DO POST-16? By the end of this lesson students will have planned for the next transition and organised information in ways which help with decision making.
  • 43 THE BEST WAY TO LEARN 2 By the end of this lesson students will have identified their preferred approaches to learning after compulsory education.

KS4 CAREER EXPLORATION

  • 45 USE THE INFORMATION By the end of this lesson students will have used various information sources efficiently and critically. Curriculum Links: ICT
  • 47 GET ORGANISED 2 By the end of this lesson students will have had the opportunity to organise information in ways which help with decision making. Curriculum Links: Business studies
  • 49 ALL CHANGE 2 By the end of this lesson students will have assessed the implications of changes in the world of work for their own career strategy. Curriculum Links: ICT, Religious education
  • 51 MORE WORK EXPERIENCE? By the end of this lesson students will have planned ways of gaining additional experience of the world of work. Curriculum Links: All subject areas
  • 53 OPPORTUNITIES & ROUTES POST-16 By the end of this lesson students will have clarified opportunities and routes available after 16, and sought expert guidance to illuminate their own findings. Curriculum Links: All subject areas

KS4 CAREER MANAGEMENT

  • 55 I NEED HELP! By the end of this lesson students will have sought expert guidance to illuminate their own findings, interrogated relevant sources for information, advice and guidance, and used information sources efficiently and critically. Curriculum Links: All subject areas
  • 57 ASK THE QUESTIONS By the end of this lesson students will have sought expert guidance to illuminate their own findings. Curriculum Links: All subject areas
  • 59 DECISION TIME FOR POST-16 By the end of this lesson students will have planned how to reach decisions about post-16 options.
  • 61 PREPARE TO CHANGE AGAIN By the end of this lesson students will have made post-16 choices and prepared for the transition.

APPENDICES

  • 62 APPENDIX 1 - table for use in FIND THE INFORMATION
  • 63 APPENDIX 2 - table for use in I LIKE IT! I CAN DO IT!
  • 64 APPENDIX 3 - table for use in PLAN TO REVIEW
  • 65 APPENDIX 4 - flow chart for PREPARE TO CHANGE AGAIN
  • 66 APPENDIX 5 - Portfolio record sheet, KS3
  • 67 APPENDIX 6 - Portfolio record sheet, KS4