The careers team at De La Salle works hard to provide opportunities for pupils to attend events and activities to find out about future careers and education options. You can find out more below, or by visiting our News pages.
To support our Year 9-11 students’ future career aspirations and course choices, a Your Future Careers and Aspirations Event was organised and scheduled to be held at De La Salle on Thursday 14th October.
The event aimed to provide students, parents/carers with vital information to support and inform their preferred Post 16 pathway choices and the various opportunities that are available to them after Year 11.
As the event was unable to take place, due to further Covid-19 restrictions within school, the careers team have worked with a number of the exhibitors who were due attend the event, to produce a virtual platform for all student’s access.
With Post 16 choices (Y11) and Option choices (Y9), this is an important opportunity for students in all years to gather as much information as possible about potential future pathways and career choices, to allow them to make informed decisions that will result in a happy, secure, and successful future for all.
Please CLICK HERE to access the Your Future presentation.
National Careers Week: 7th – 12th March
National Careers Week is a week to celebrate and highlight Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance. At De La Salle, we took full advantage of all the focus and events going on at this very important stage in the academic calendar for all our students.
Over the course of the week, students took part in form activities including My Future Job and Guess the Teacher, where students had to guess the member of staff by their careers journey (GCSEs/O-Levels, A-Levels, Degree and previous jobs). Students really enjoyed this activity, finding some teachers' previous jobs particularly interesting; including Mr Rannard as a bouncer!
Students also took part in subject-specific activities within their lessons, including PSHCE. The round of careers activities was topped off with a live stream session, delivered by Knowsley Safari Park to all year 7 and 8 students, during which students learnt about the various roles at the safari park, such as keeping, research, conservation and education.
Healthcare Science Skills Show
On Wednesday 16th March, thirty year 10 students attended a Healthcare Science Skills Show at Knowsley Community College. The fun and interactive event gave students the opportunity to explore a diverse range of careers in this growing industry, hear from leading professionals and take part in lots of activities. Students used some of the latest medical technology, including an ultrasound machine to take measurements of artery and vein diameter and a training device used by real surgeons to carry out keyhole surgery.
On Friday 11th February several year 10 students attended a Construction Open Day at the St Helens Chamber Construction Centre, Fleet Lane. This was a fantastic opportunity for students who were potentially interested in a career in construction to visit the centre, find out more about the various careers within the industry and to have a go at some of the tools and equipment.