Welcome!

Welcome to Future Frontiers! This pupil portal will support you in your journey through your programme.
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By the end of the programme, we hope you have a greater understanding of how your future connects with your education and feel more confident taking the next steps in your academic journey.
Your coach is here to help you understand your future within the world of work, so make sure you use this opportunity to reflect and ask loads of questions!​

Complete the steps below to prepare for the programme.

PRE-PROGRAMME SURVEY

Researching and Writing

READ CODE OF CONDUCT

START EMAILING YOUR COACH

Your Programme Manager will introduce you to your coach - reach out promptly!

START YOUR SESSIONS

Scroll down to prepare for each session

SIGN UP

AT SCHOOL

ATTEND THE INTRO WEBINAR

COMPLETE THE SIGN UP FORM

Click on an icon below to prepare for each stage of the programme:

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Click the image to the left to open your handbook, where you'll find all the activities.

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Before each session, you'll have some Independent Research to complete.
This is essential for you to get the most out of your sessions with your coach.📝
  1. Download the weekly Independent Research document
  2. Complete the tasks
  3. Send it to your coach before each session.

Intro session

Are you ready?

To help you feel really prepared for the programme, your coach will  schedule a 10-15 minute introductory session to test the tech and help you get to know each other a little better before you launch into the programme content.
GOALS:
  1.  Test the technology
  2. Get to know your coach (and let them get to know you!)
  3. Set expectations
 

Session 1

Discover

The Discover stage gives you a chance to reflect on who you are and what you care about in relation to your future careers.
GOALS:
  1. Gain a greater understanding of your  personality, interests, motivations and skills.
  2. Consider what matters to you in a fulfilling career.
  3. Discover sectors that are right for your.
ACTIVITIES:
  1. What do you want to achieve?
  2. What have you already thought about?
  3. Unifrog personality test
  4. What motivates you?
  5. Strengths and skills
  6. How do I decide if a career is right for me?
  7. Exploring sector jobs
PREPARE FOR SESSION 1!
  1. ​Schedule your session time with your coach and take a note of when it is.
  2. Complete your Personality Profile on Unifrog and sign up to Career Pilot
Click the page below to complete your Independent Research:
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Ask for Programme Manager or coach if you don't know what your Unifrog code is - it's unique to your school.
 

Session 2

Explore

The Explore stage is your opportunity to dig deeper in to your top sector so you can make an informed decision when selecting your top career. 
GOALS:
  1. Gain more knowledge about your top job sectors and careers.
  2. Think about what you need to know about each career to make an informed decision.
  3. Reflect on your research and identify what else they would like to find out. 
ACTIVITIES:
  1. My Career Longlist
  2. Career Profiles
PREPARE FOR SESSION 2!
  1. ​Schedule your session time with your coach and take a note of when it is.
  2. Complete your Job Sector shortlist using the Job Profiles on Career Pilot to help you find careers within each sector
Click the page below to complete your Independent Research:
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Session 3

Connect & Achieve

The first part of Connect and Achieve is your chance to explore the pathways that are going to lead you towards your top careers. You will also prepare for their Expert conversation.
GOALS:
  1.  Choose the pathway that is right for you.
  2. Research and evaluate different university and/or apprenticeship courses.
  3. Prepare for the Sector Role Model conversation.
ACTIVITIES:
  1. Choosing a Pathway
  2. Choosing a Subject (university)
  3. Choosing a provider/course
  4. Provider/course profiles
  5. Preparing for your Expert conversation
PREPARE FOR SESSION 3!
  1. ​Schedule your session time with your coach and take a note of when it is.
  2. Fill in the Pathways table, reflecting on the pros and cons of each route in relation to reaching
    your top careers, and your own learning preferences.
Click the page below to complete your Independent Research:
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Session 4

Connect & Achieve

The final stage of the programme and the second half of Connect and Achieve gives you the chance to hear from an Expert in your desired field. You will also learn how to create a strong application and create a plan of development and next steps to put you on the path to success post-programme.
GOALS:
  1. Reflect on the Expert's answers.
  2. Create content to strengthen your applications.
  3. Agree clear next steps you can take after the programme.
ACTIVITIES:
  1. Your Expert Conversation and Reflections
  2. Understanding the application process
  3. Your Development Plan
PREPARE FOR SESSION 4!
  1. ​Schedule your session time with your coach and take a note of when it is.
  2. "Tell me about yourself activity".
  3. Send your Expert email to your coach 3 days before your scheduled session.
Click the page below to complete your Independent Research:
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Ending the Programme

Congratulations on finishing the Future Frontiers programme!
Download your Handbook and save it somewhere handy so you can refer back to it over the next few months.
The last step of the programme is completing the exit survey.
 
This is a very important step so please take 5 minutes to fill this out.
Don't forget to thank your coach for giving their time to support you.
🎉Congratulations and good luck with your next steps!🎉
 

Work Opportunities

Click on the link below to explore some work opportunities.