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05/02/21

We've had nearly 100 entries to our 'Imagine' poetry competition. Today we're sharing 'My Home' by Michaela, which won second prize. See the three winning poems at https://t.co/yT0UkwR6gP https://t.co/gs0t9GCWiL

04/02/21

A huge well done to everyone who entered our 'Imagine' poetry competition over the winter. We are fast approaching 100 entries! Congratulations to Magda for her poem 'Concentrate', which won 1st prize. See the winning poems at https://t.co/yT0UkwR6gP https://t.co/ZOdbXHsbyZ

04/02/21

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

We are so proud to present our first pen portrait from a former student ⁦⁩. Gabby took every opportunity she was offered at the academy and is a fantastic role model for our students. It’s so great to hear about her experiences. https://t.co/NuJ8MjgQ0q

04/02/21

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

It’s so wonderful to hear our students talking about mental health and well-being. Please follow our wonderful blog for a variety of opinion pieces. I’m sure you will agree the blog really does allow our students to express themselves https://t.co/h35wbK63iR https://t.co/vL1aWhfoaY

13/01/21

Do you need help with data or devices for online learning? If you require support with devices or access to WiFi or data, please do email info.org.uk. For details of what we might be able to offer see https://t.co/9ZQv5fJsRF

08/01/21

Well done!! Such impressive engagement in online learning from our girls. Thank you to the staff who delivered the lessons, the girls for working so hard and our ever supportive parents! Team effort!

04/01/21

We know you’ll have lots of questions about tonight’s announcements. Stay calm. We’re here to help and will update you as soon as we can. Stay safe and healthy.

04/01/21

Covid testing in schools. To see our letter to parents about this national scheme, including arrangements for consent, please visit https://t.co/fnIbYki5hm. Thank you.

03/01/21

Remote learning timetable: Year 11: starts 9:30 Tuesday Year 12 and 13: starts 9:30 Wednesday Year 7 and 9: starts 8:30 Wednesday Year 8 and 10: starts 9:00 Wednesday

03/01/21

Retweetd From HarrisDulwichGirls

Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements. Thank you as ever for your cooperation. https://t.co/z3NIZz1XrV

03/01/21

If you have confirmed attendance at key workers provision, you’ll have received an email detailing all the arrangements. It’ll be great to see you tomorrow ☺️

02/01/21

Thank you to all our parents and carers for your patience as we confirm our key worker provision. Do get in touch via keyworkersprovision.org.uk with any queries.

01/01/21

Retweetd From Mayor of London

Our NHS heroes are truly the best of us. I'm so glad we were able to pay tribute to you tonight. Thank you for everything you do to protect us and keep our city safe. https://t.co/PVLcEb8Ed0

31/12/20

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. Desmond Tutu. Things will get better. Happy New Year!

31/12/20

Please see our Covid-19 Updates page for the latest details of start of term arrangements. Thank you as ever for your cooperation. https://t.co/z3NIZz1XrV

24/12/20

A happy, restful and safe Christmas to our wonderful HGAED community. Take care of one another as you have throughout this year.

14/12/20

Retweetd From The Talent Foundry

Today we have our first session at with Year 7 students! We're so excited to be joined by a panel of volunteers who will be talking to students about the they use in their roles at . What a great way to start the week 🥳 https://t.co/p2gGnt4t21

11/12/20

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

What a fantastic community we serve! Humbled by our students and staff . Their conscience and character brings such light during uncertain times. https://t.co/Xj2Ljjqc70

27/11/20

Retweetd From CareersHGAED

While our Y13s have their mocks- our Y12s have a careers day to inspire them! Sessions include: 1. Unifrog launch, 2: Next Steps: University and Apprenticeships, Session 3: Standing out from the Crowd (Presentation and activities) 😊

27/11/20

Retweetd From HGAEDTales

Fifty year 10 students have completed the and all made their speeches. They are now better prepared to present themselves with confidence adding to their portfolio of skills. Thank you & https://t.co/rSE0zjOMPi

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Careers - Student Resources

This page has information and links for students, which you might find helpful as part of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance.

You can email Mrs Campbell, Careers Lead, on E.Campbell@harrisdulwichgirls.org.uk.  You can email Miss Gahoua, Careers Adviser, on Gnade.Gahoua@harrisfederation.org.uk.


The Careerometer

The Careerometer below can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations to support the process of identifying potential careers. The Careerometer provides access to a selection of headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects.

Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you.


Useful websites for students

Careers & Enterprise Company https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/

The Careers & Enterprise Company brokers links between employers, schools and colleges in order to ensure that young people aged 12-18 get the inspiration and guidance they need for success in working life. 

National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help people make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. 

Baker Dearing Educational Trust https://www.utcolleges.org/our-mission/about-us/

Provides information on University Technical Colleges. 

Career Development Institute https://www.thecdi.net/Home

The Career Development Institute is the single UK-wide professional body for everyone working in the fields of careers education, career information, advice and guidance, career coaching, career consultancy and career management. It offers affiliate and individual membership to schools which includes free CPD webinars, regular digital newsletters, a quarterly magazine, online networking groups and training at a preferential rate. 

Quality in Careers Standard http://www.qualityincareers.org.uk/

The Quality in Careers Standard in the national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance. 

Find an Apprenticeship https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Search and apply for an apprenticeship in England. 

Amazing Apprenticeships  https://amazingapprenticeships.com

To learn more about apprenticeships, T Levels (a new careers-focused alternative to A-levels) and traineeships and search for opportunities.

LMI for All http://www.lmiforall.org.uk/

An online data portal, which connects and standardises existing sources of high quality, reliable labour market information (LMI) with the aim of informing careers decisions. This data is made freely available via an Application Programming Interface (API) for use in websites and applications. 

STEM Ambassadors https://www.stem.org.uk/stem-ambassadors

A nationwide network of over 30,000 volunteers from a wide range of employers, who engage with young people to provide stimulating and inspirational informal learning activities in both school and non-school settings 

Sutton Schools Trust https://www.suttontrust.com/programmes/ 

The Sutton Trust run a range of programmes for students aged 11-16 through our university partners across the UK. Have a look at what we’ve got on offer today.

Southwark Education Business Alliance https://www.southwarkeba.org.uk/

Southwark Education Business Alliance brings together schools and business across the London borough of Southwark, working together for mutual gain. Local opportunities for traineeships, apprenticeships, studies and employment are shared by Southwark Council weekly.

Uni Taster Days https://www.unitasterdays.com/ 

UniTasterDays provides a fantastic opportunity for students to regularly experience a wide variety of university courses and gain an insight into university life and career opportunities. We use this site to plan 'discover events' to expose students to a range of further studies, personal statement writing support and student finance information.

Unistats https://unistats.ac.uk/

The official website for comparing UK higher education undergraduate course data. The site includes information on university and college courses, Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) ratings, student satisfaction scores from the National Student Survey, employment outcomes and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students. 

Your Daughter’s Future https://www.gov.uk/government/news/your-daughters-future

A careers toolkit for parents.

UCAS https://www.ucas.com/

UCAS connects people to university, post uni studies including teacher training, apprenticeships and internships. Find all the information for your next step.

Unifrog  https://www.unifrog.org

Unifrog is the complete destinations platform – a one-stop-shop for students across KS3, KS4 and KS5 regardless of their interests or academic ability. It is the only place where students can compare every university course, apprenticeship and FE course in the UK as well as university in 30 other countries across the world. This is alongside getting access to labour market information and advice on careers and subjects for all routes.

Barclays Life Skills  https://barclayslifeskills.com/

LifeSkills, created with Barclays, helps young people get the skills and experiences they need to enter the world of work.

Careers Map https://careermap.co.uk/

For school leavers. Search and apply for apprenticeships and  work experience. The career mag is a great resource with editions for students and parents/carers.

Harris Experience https://www.harrisfederation.org.uk/211/the-harris-experience-is-a-two-fold-programme-over-five-years

Harris Experience is a cultural and academic enhancement programme for our most able secondary school students across the Harris Federation in the lower school year 9-11 and advanced year 12-13. The programme spans over three years for each cohort. During that time, they broaden the cultural and academic experiences of some of our most able secondary students in the Harris Federation, to give them outstanding preparation for some of the country’s top university destinations.

Harris Careers Education https://www.harriscareerseducation.org.uk

Harris Careers Education is available to inspire, advise and support students in making choices for future studies, employment and opportunities.


Higher education opportunities

Click HERE to download the Harris Higher Education Programme Booklet, which is written for Year 11 students, parents and the wider family as well as tutors and staff. The booklet reminds Year 11 students about some of the key points about university education and other options and takes them through the Harris Sixth Form application process. 


Student survey links

We use information gathered to monitor and evaluate our careers offer at the academy. We value feedback from all stakeholders including students, staff and parents/carers to improve our offer and support students make well-informed pathway choices.

Year 9 careers survey - click HERE to complete the world of work survey

Year 10 careers survey - click HERE to take the careers and pathways interest survey

Year 11 careers and pathways intent survey - click HERE to take the survey

Year 11 intended destinations survey - Click HERE to complete the survey prior to your mock interview with SLT/Sixth Form Team

Year 11 careers advisor guidance survey - click HERE to complete the survey following your career guidance appointments)

Year 12 career survey - Click HERE to complete the survey

Year 13 career survey - Click HERE to complete the survey

Parent/carer survey - Click HERE to complete the survey