Careers Activities 2020 / 21

SEN Virtual Post 16 Careers Event
Pupils from Nunnykirk School took part in Northumberland Careers Guidance Team's virtual careers events on 2nd and 3rd December 2020. The focus of the events were on post 16 options, careers guidance, meeting employers and training providers, and inspirational presentations from a number of celebrities.
The events can be watched again:
To re-watch the morning event on 2nd December please click here.
This event features;
  • TV presenter, broadcaster and journalist Steph McGovern 
  • Double Olympian Chris Cook
  • Introduction to the Northumberland Careers Guidance Team
  • Introduction to the SEN Information, Advice and Support Service
  • Options post 16
  • Newcastle College offer and virtual tour
  • Northumberland College offer and virtual tour
  • Northumberland Learning and Skills Service offer
  • Buzz Learning offer
  • Northumberland County Council Apprenticeships
  • Northumberland Care for Life Apprenticeships
  • North Tyneside Council Employability and Skills Service offer
  • Azure Learning offer
  • Blyth Tall Ships offer
  • National Apprenticeship Service - Introduction to Apprenticeships
  • Introduction to Higher Education and support for an SEN University Student
To re-watch the afternoon event on 2nd December please click here.
This event features "What I do for a living" films from;
  • Jonathon Baker, Personal Trainer, Motion North East
  • Michael Carson, Group Commercial Director, Libra Europe
  • Paul Kirkpatrick, Off the Grid Adventures
  • Lauren Langton, Chief Executive, NCB
  • Apprentices and volunteers, Northumberland Community Bank
  • Richard A Smith, Chief Executive, Awesometistic
  • Fred Gray, Theatre Director and Teacher
  • Jamie Birkett, Actor
  • Laura, Accountant
  • A focus on NHS careers
  • Denise, Executive Assistant
  • Jen, IT Audit Manager
  • Nicky Wall, Director, Thinky Dinky Do
  • How to write a killer CV
  • Royal Air Force Careers and Apprenticeships
  • The Army Careers and Apprenticeships
  • Focus on the creative and digital industries
To re-watch the event from 3rd December click here.
The event includes;
  • How awesome is autism with Richard A Smith
  • Calmer Therapy
  • Kooth App
  • SpLinter Group and Waffling On
  • Team Work Skills
  • Brightside
  • Hextol Foundation
  • Double Olympian Chris Cook
  • Jonathon Baker, Personal Trainer, Motion North East
  • Journey Enterprises
  • Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service
  • Lance Hardy, Educational Psychologist, Northumberland Council
  • Understanding transferable skills
  • Supported Internships with XPO Logistics, Greggs and Marriott, in association with Downs Syndrome Association
  • Newcastle United Foundation
  • Rachel, Northumberland Line Project, Transport Team, Northumberland Council
UK University Search Virtual Event
The UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair took place on Wednesday 11th November. Pupils from Nunnykirk School attended online. It was a fun and easy way to explore over 80 universities, colleges and apprenticeship providers. Whether our pupils are looking at studying or working close to home, or thinking about moving away, they were able to find out more about their post-18 options. 
A number of useful webinars are available on aspects of university life, for you to view from these and other events. 
Career Plans and Guidance
All of our Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 pupils received their independent and impartial careers guidance interview between October and December and a follow up review. The interview and action plans have been provided to all our pupils. These are used by our SENCO during the EHCP review process and for planning options for our Year 10 and sixth form offer.  
However if any of our pupils and their families would like any careers guidance help at any time please email 
Careers Weeks 2020
During Careers Weeks 2020, all our pupils took part in a range of activities both in school, and with great employers across Northumberland. You can see the achievements of our pupils in our special edition careers week newsletter.