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Investigate Your Future

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Monday, 7 November, 2016 - 09:30 to Friday, 11 November, 2016 - 14:30


Investigate Your Future is an event for Year 9 students which aims to help them with the decisions that they will have to make over the next few years with the focus on building decision making, research and employability awareness and skills

Pupils will work in groups taking part in a range of interactive sessions to discover their key skills and to find out what really interests and motivates them. They will receive information about how to choose GCSE options and about the various routes they could take, post 16 and they will be assisted by a current university student throughout the day.

Event Dates

Investigate Your Future will run on the following dates:

  • Monday 7 November
  • Tuesday 8 November
  • Wednesday 9 November
  • Friday 11 November

Make a booking

Book a place on Investigate Your Future. The deadline for submitting a booking form is Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 12:00pm.

You will receive confirmation of your booking and more information about the event from Thursday 20 October 2016.

Please note there are limited places available. If this event becomes oversubscribed, places will be allocated according to our Event Eligibility Criteria.

NB: This event is open for booking by teachers and school staff only. 

Provisional Programme

  • 9.45am – Arrival and Icebreakers
  • 10.00am – Welcome and Introduction  
  • 10.15am – Group Activities
    • Identifying my skills
    • Careers and Work Experience
    • Future Progression and Goal Mapping
    • University Campus Careers Tour
  • 12.00pm – Lunch
  • 1.00pm – Subjects for Success
  • 1.30pm – Funployment
  • 2.15pm – Evaluation
  • 2.30pm - Departure

Want more information?

Telephone: 0191 208 6094 or contact 

Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • Progression to HE
  • Careers Advice
  • Events on Campus
  • Y 9