Alternative Provision Sessions

SECONDARY Sessions Menu

Sessions are 50-60 mins.

Myth Buster (SEND suitable)Our SEND appropriate ‘NHS Myth Buster’ session is 45 minutes long and is suitable for a range of learners with additional needs. It’s a relaxed and interactive session that can be delivered on the Nearpod platform so that students can join in with a device.
We can provide practical, hands-on tasks rather than the using the Nearpod platform if this would be more suited to the Learners. 
Here’s what’s included;
– Dispel common NHS myths – it’s not all doctors and nurses!
– Learn about some of the non-clinical roles which may be suitable for some learners, such as Porters, Catering Assistants, Estates and Facilities and admin roles.
 – Hear from local young people with additional needs who are either employed or volunteering in the NHS.
– Explore routes into the NHS, such as supported internships, apprenticeships and volunteering.
– Find out about the NHS core values.
Yr7 – Yr132, 4, 5, 7, Num, Lit, In-P 
NHS ApprenticeshipsExploring the wide range of Apprenticeships available across both clinical and non-clinical roles within the NHS. 

We will discover: 
– Where to search for ‘live’ apprenticeships 
– How to apply 
– Writing a personal statement for an NHS role 

Great applications get interviews! Examples of good applications.
Yr10 – Yr132, 4, 5, 7, Lit, In-P, IT, NHS 
GCSE Subject Practical Session Linking Curriculum skills and knowledge directly to a role within the NHS using your on-site facilities. 

Practical curriculum related task (liaison with subject lead required) 
– NHS Guest Speaker Talk– Q&A  
– Explore jobs/routes within this field  
– Apprenticeships/T-Level options explored 

We are currently offering sessions in – Design Technology and Food Technology
Yr9 – Yr11 2, 4, 5, 7, Num, Lit, In-P, IT, NHS 
First Aid  
(RSE Curriculum) 
In partnership with the following, we can offer First Aid training that meets the statutory guidance within the RSE curriculum. 

– CPR – Practical 
– Defibrillator training – Practical 
– Difference between Heart Attack/ Cardiac Arrest 
– Paramedicine students – University of Portsmouth  
– Trained Paramedics/South Coast Ambulance Service staff 
Yr7 – Yr13 2, 4, 5, 7, Num, Lit, In-P, NHS 
School-based Work Experience ActivitiesAvailable via our website is a wide range of both clinical and non-clinical Virtual Work Experiences.  
The aim of these sessions is to give students a basic understanding of the career pathways within the NHS job role they choose to explore. 
There will be quizzes, tasks and videos to watch in each session, and it will take you approximately 50mins – 1 hour to complete. 
Yr10 & Yr11 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, Num, Lit, V, IT, NHS 
*Content Key
Gatsby Benchmark 1Every school and college should have an embedded programme of career education and guidance that is known and understood by pupils, parents, teachers and employers.1
Gatsby Benchmark 2Every pupil, and their parents, should have access to good-quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities. They will need the support of an informed adviser to make best use of available information.2
Gatsby Benchmark 3Pupils have different career guidance needs at different stages. Opportunities for advice and support need to be tailored to the needs of each pupil. A school’s careers programme should embed equality and diversity considerations throughout.3
Gatsby Benchmark 4All teachers should link curriculum learning with careers. For example, STEM subject teachers should highlight the relevance of STEM subjects for a wide range of future career paths.4
Gatsby Benchmark 5Every pupil should have multiple opportunities to learn from employers about work, employment and the skills that are valued in the workplace. This can be through a range of enrichment activities including visiting speakers, mentoring and enterprise schemes.5
Gatsby Benchmark 6Every pupil should have first-hand experiences of the workplace through work visits, work shadowing and/or work experience to help their exploration of career opportunities and expand their networks.6
Gatsby Benchmark 7All pupils should understand the full range of learning opportunities that are available to them. This includes both academic and vocational routes and learning in schools, colleges, universities and in the workplace.7
Gatsby Benchmark 8Every pupil should have opportunities for guidance interviews with a career’s adviser, who could be internal (a member of school staff) or external, provided they are trained to an appropriate level.8
NumeracyHighlighting the importance of a good foundation education in Maths and apply Mathematical skills within the session.Num
LiteracyStudents will be required to read, discuss verbally, use comprehension skills and/or examine the roots of medical vocabulary within the session.Lit
In-person OfferOur team will visit your site or can lead via Team/ Meet – Live Event.In-P
Virtual OfferThe resources will be provided for Settings to use at their pace. The resources will include presentations from our Team, for students to follow, but it will not be ‘live’ experience.V
IT NeededA device with internet access will be required for this session e.g. Tablet, Desktop, Phone. We can provide 30 devices for student use (please highlight this need when booking).IT
NHS StaffOne of our NHS Colleagues will also be present, alongside our Presenter, for this session.NHS
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