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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Advice for Parents and Students

Xello is an engaging online program that prepares students for post-secondary success in academics, careers and life. With Xello, we have everything you need to help students build the skills and knowledge to create actionable plans for the future, regardless of their chosen pathway.  All our students and teachers have logins to bring up to date labour market information to life in our curriculum and in their career planning. 

 

Xello can be accessed here: https://gmacs.co.uk/career-plan

What we offer in each year group

Year group

Activities offered to students

Year 7

  • Tracking of careers provision
  • Logging and celebration of achievement
  • Dream job' careers questionnaire via Xello
  • Employer talks in subject areas
  • Student-employer networking
  • Further education assembly
  • Higher education assembly
  • Apprenticeship assembly
  • Training provider assembly
  • Gateways programme – University of Manchester (12 students)

Year 8

  • Tracking of careers provision
  • Logging and celebration of achievement
  • Dream job' careers questionnaire via Xello
  • Employer talks in subject areas
  • Student-employer networking
  • Further education assembly
  • Higher education assembly
  • Apprenticeship assembly
  • Training provider assembly
  • Gateways programme – University of Manchester (12 students)
  • University visit (subject to Covid regulations)

Year 9

  • Tracking of careers provision
  • Logging and celebration of achievement
  • Dream job' careers questionnaire via Xello
  • Employer talks in subject areas
  • Student-employer networking
  • Further education assembly
  • Higher education assembly
  • Apprenticeship assembly
  • Training provider assembly
  • Gateways programme – University of Manchester (12 students)
  • University visit (subject to Covid regulations)
  • Workplace safaris (subject to Covid regulations)

Year 10

  • Tracking of careers provision
  • Logging and celebration of achievement
  • Dream job' careers questionnaire via Xello
  • Employer talks in subject areas
  • Student-employer networking
  • Further education assembly
  • Higher education assembly
  • Apprenticeship assembly
  • Training provider assembly
  • Gateways programme – University of Manchester (12 students)
  • College/Further education provider visit (subject to Covid regulations)
  • Assessment centre/mock interviews

Year 11

  • Tracking of careers provision
  • Logging and celebration of achievement
  • Life readiness questionnaire
  • Employer talks in subject areas
  • Further education assembly
  • Higher education assembly
  • Apprenticeship assembly
  • Training provider assembly
  • Intervention focussed careers interviews
  • College open days
  • Supported college applications