Senior

Careers and Universities

Careers Fayre, 2016

The Careers and Universities team at The Portsmouth Grammar School provides a comprehensive careers and universities programme that takes pupils from Careers Skills Day in Year 7 to UCAS applications, or alternative pathways,  in Year 13. See below for a term-by-term summary of key Careers and Universities events. Click here to view our Careers and Universities events Year Group by Year Group (from 7 to 13).

Winter Term

Year 10: Introduction to Universities (Pastoral Curriculum)
Year 11: Careers and Universities pathways/planning work experience
Years 10-13: PGS Careers Convention
Years 10-13: Networking Lunches
Year 12: COA Centigrade Assessment
Year 12: CVs and Interviews (PGS+)
Year 13: University applications (UCAS) and Senior Teacher Application Reviews
Year 13: Practice interviews (university) and Oxbridge interview seminar

Spring Term

Year 8: Introduction to Careers (Pastoral Curriculum)
Year 10: CV Writing (Pastoral Curriculum)
Year 10: Visit to HE Fair
Years 10-13: Networking Lunches
Years 11-13: PGS Universities Fair
Year 12: Oxbridge Afternoon
Year 12: CVs and Interviews (PGS+)
Year 12: Begin meeting with university subject advisers

Summer Term

Year 7: Careers Skills Day
Year 8: Careers Day
Year 9: Exploring Careers (Pastoral Curriculum)
Year 10: COA Preview & Profile
Year 10: Visit to University of Oxford
Years 10-13: Networking Lunches
Years 10-13: Careers Seminars
Year 11: Undertaking work experience
Year 12: CVs and Interviews (PGS+)
Year 12: Practice interviews
Year 12: UCAS Day
Year 12: Weekly meeting with university subject advisers

 

For more information on university application support given by the team and the university destinations of PGS pupils please do click here.