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Employability Activities Plan: Post-school employment activities and opportunities


Leaving school
For some young people and parents, leaving school and moving on to the next phase in life’s journey can be a nervous and apprehensive time, full of unknowns. Some young people are clear about their future journey post-school and are motivated to achieve… others may be not so sure.

To help and support our pupils moving on, we have created a guide called “The Employment Activities Plan” to reassure and inform parents about the wide range of post-school opportunities available in Clydesdale and across South Lanarkshire.

The guide can be found on the website Home page in the menu on the left hand side or click here.

Support and guidance for pupils leaving Carluke High School
This guide of post-school employment activities and opportunities is specifically for Carluke High School pupils and identifies key post-school pathways and providers available for Carluke High, Clydesdale and across South Lanarkshire. The guide can help our young people and their parents make informed choices for the future.

What the guide does
• The guide provides key messages about providers and organisations and information about the specific target/client group, referral process and, where appropriate, financial support.

• The Employment Activities Plan is designed to re-assure parents and young people, so they can make informed, realistic choices for their son and daughters about the range of available options leading to positive destinations.

If there is a nervousness and apprehension about post-school journey, the school is in a better position to help young people and parents make informed choices for the future.

Further advice
Pupil Support teachers and the school’s careers advisers can be contacted for further advice and guidance by contacting the school office on 01555 773680 and asking to speak to your child’s Pupil Support teacher or our career advisers Helen Sutton and Phyllis McCann.

The current S3 will be making choices about their subjects for senior school.

To help aid their choices here are the booklets they will be given:

S4 Subject choice notes

S4 Master choice sheet

A more detailed description of courses can be found here:

PlanIT Plus

My world of work

Highers in a nutshell

SQA

SQA NPA Subjects

The current S2 will be making choices about their deeper learning options for S3.

To help aid their choices here are the booklets they will be given:

S3 Deeper Learning Course Descriptors

S3 Deeper Learning Options form

A more detailed description of courses can be found here:

PlanIT Plus

My world of work

Nationals in a nutshell

SQA NPA Subjects

SQA

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) is a UK-based organisation whose main role is to operate the application process for British universities.

 

UCAS Deadlines 2017-18

UCAS guide for students 2017-18

UCAS Parent Meeting

 

Helpful Websites

UCAS

Planit

My world of work

Student Award Agency Scotland (SAAS)

Selection of School Captains for 2016/2017


This year the procedure for selecting school captains has been changed.

Details of the new arrangements are as follows:


Friday 4 March Assembly for S5/6 outlining new arrangements
Monday 14 March Details on website for pupils
Tuesday 19 April Closing date for letters of application
Wed/Thurs 7/8 June Interviews to select short list
Wk beginning 13 June Speeches to peers followed by staff and pupil vote
Thursday16 June New captains receive badges at prize giving

School Captains – job description

Please read the following, which outlines the qualities and expectations of school captains. We recognise that no-one individual will possess all of these.

The school captains will be outstanding role models for the Carluke High School community, setting the highest standards in all aspects.

Personal qualities: highly motivated, well-presented, well organised, enthusiastic, helpful, willing to get involved, committed, ability to get others on board, persuasive, influential, good listener, good communicator, positive outlook, high level of attendance, wide range of interests, good relationships with staff, creative, thick-skinned,
self-assured.

Expectations: attendance at all school events (including prizegiving), willingness to promote and help organise all school events, meet HT/DHT weekly, links with House teams.

How to apply

A letter of application, which should be no longer than one side of A4, should be handed to the Head Teacher by Tuesday 19 April at the latest.

In this letter you should answer the following:

Please outline your qualities and exemplify these. Please outline how your experiences to date have prepared you for this role.
This could include: contribution to school, involvement in activities within and outwith school.
You may include any additional information which you think is relevant to support your application.

If you have any questions, please speak to Mr Kerr.

Our Pupil Council is made up of a boy and girl from each Register Class.

These pupils are currently serving on the Pupil Council:

 

1B Eilidh Dunlop Blair Hannah
1D Lily Campbell Ruadhan Wilson
1H Bethany Tait Jordan Simpson
1K Morgan Fail Keiran Shepherd
1L Heather Stevenson Cameron Duncan
1M Jade Ross Ciaran Hendrie
2B  Devon Menzies Neil Thompson
2D  Morgan Eaton Jack Gebbie
2H1 Nikita Stevenson Ross Allan
2H2 Kayleigh Devine Jack Brown
2K  Abbie Mountfort Aaron McCaig
2L  Georgia Blackburn Jonathon Whitelaw
2M  Emily Coulthard Jamie McLaren
3B Kayleigh Inglis Cameron Anderson
3D Melissa Smillie Alistair Kerr
3H Heather Sinclair Colin Gray
3K Nicole Teyhan Sophie Cochrane
3L Kirsty Whyte Lucy Paterson
3M Rachel Hall Arron Thomson

4B1 Cara Turner Adam Kelly
4B2 Mirran Struthers Ryan Davies
4D  Caitlyn Morrison Olivia Taylor
4H  Lucy Wallace Reece Harding
4K  Anna Britton Matthew Holmes
4L  Amiee Bryce Euan Bennett
4M  Ruth Cunningham Christopher Lambie
5B  Morgan Hazelwood Wallace Galbraith
5D  Holly Miller James Steen
5H  Hannah Pelling Jamie Mitchell
5K  Holly Irving Ben Gilmour
5L1 Lucy Whitelaw Callum Nimmo
5L2 Lauren McGuiness Dylan Smith
5M  Emma Wright Adam McLaughlin
6B   Rebecca Thomson Calum Thomson
6D1 Amy Jackson Greg Murray
6H   Kristen Cowe Matthew McSpadden
6K   Laura Moffat Adam Smith
6L   Lauren Graham Connor Walker
6M   Kim Cruickshank Tom Gibson

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Carluke High School
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