Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

Ramsey Grammar School aims to deliver a balanced careers curriculum by providing information, independent advice and guidance; ensuring every child is equipped to achieve excellence. We aim to implement this through a broad range of opportunities preparing students for adult life and the world of work, supporting career aspirations, challenging stereotypes and developing personal and social skills.

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Listed are areas of focus and key events for each school year:

Year 7

Key Event

Junior Achievement – Tourism Challenge

Year 8

PGE Focus: Decision making & Future Opportunities, Goal Setting, Introduction to CV writing/creating an e-portfolio

Year 9

PGE Focus: Reviewing your skills, Career Journeys, Employment Law, Meeting with Local Employers

Key Events

Junior Achievement - Learn to Earn

Year 9 Review/Options Taster Day

Options Selection Process

Year 10

PGE Focus: Reasons for Work Experience, Work Experience Behaviour, Your Rights, Digital Behaviour

Key Events

Junior Achievement – It’s all about Money

Work Experience Placement

Year 11

PGE Focus: Careers and Records of Achievement

Key Events

Junior Achievement – Get a Job

College Taster Day

Sixth Form Option Evening

Year 12

PGE Focus: Review your learning style, Change and Transition, Meet with Employers and Agencies

Key Events

Junior Achievement – Company Programme

Year 13

PGE Focus: Employability Skills

Key Events

Junior Achievement – Appleby Academy

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Apprenticeship or Traineeship

What is an apprenticeship? Work while you study – an apprenticeship is a way to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to get into many careers. They combine work, training, and study, letting you 'earn while you learn'. There are many different apprenticeships available across a wide r…

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Armed Forces

Ramsey Grammar School has developed excellent links with the Armed Forces Careers Advisors, link visits from the forces occur on an annual basis. All of the forces offer a wide range of careers with excellent training opportunities and future prospects. https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers https://…

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Finding Work

You can find virtually all of the Island employment opportunities here, on the Isle of Man Government website. https://www.gov.im/categories/working-in-the-isle-of-man/finding-a-job/ This site is used by Year 10 to create their CV ready for work experience, it also lists various other opportunities…

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Further/Higher Education

Information about courses and applying to University. www.ucas.co.uk Find out about a range of courses and apprenticeships University College Isle of Man offer from engineering to Beauty Therapy. https://www.ucm.ac.im/

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Isle of Man based Resource and Guidance

Junior Achievement are a Manx registered charity dedicated to helping the Island’s young people gain the essential skills they need when they leave full time education.We run several of their programmes in school to help prepare students for employment. https://www.jaiom.im/about-us/ The Isle of Ma…

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Recruitment Agencies

Recruitment agencies act to link employers with future employees and visa-versa.They offer a range of temporary to permanent employment. We have worked with Paragon for several years, check out the range of opportunities on their website. Please search online for further Isle of Man employment agen…

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UK based Resource and Guidance

Work roles change constantly but industry sectors remain relatively constant. This website will help you to find out more about different industry sectors. https://guest.startprofile.com/world-of-work This is the UK National Careers Service web based facility which provides a good overview of what…

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