Year 11 Personal Development, Careers and Transition to Further Education


AM Session

PM Session

Monday 7th June

  1. Introduction to Careers & LMI
  2. Post 16 Pathways

Vocational Virtual Taster Sessions – Barnsley College

Tuesday 8th June

RAF Recruitment – No room for cliches 49 minutes

Environment Agency - 31 minutes


Leeds University – Arts and Humanities

A selection of pre-recorded talks by subjects as per our discussion earlier from the Arts Outreach team for Arts and Humanities (Leeds).

Wednesday 9th June

  1. Finding an Apprenticeship



Colonel Russell Lewis and Captain Polly March

In this virtual talk, Lieutenant Colonel Russell Lewis, Head of Youth Engagement at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst discusses the six styles of leadership. He is joined by Youth Engagement Officer, Captain Polly Marsh.

Thursday 10th June

Boost your Motivation Workshop - – 1 hour

The Wow Show – Construction Special - 40 minutes

The Wow Show – Health Care Special 31 minutes

  1. Introduction to Banking
  2. Managing Finances

Friday 11th June

Steve Backshall MBE

KS 3-5/S 1- 6

Calling all eco-warriors and naturalists! If you want to find out how you can help nature and learn more about Green Skills, this is an broadcast you can’t miss!

Steve Backshall is a Conservationist, Explorer, Author and Television Presenter who you may have seen on your screen in Deadly 60 and BBC’s Natural History Unit. Hear from Steve on how we can tackle climate change and help our save planet.


VTALK with Rich Waterworth – Making your day with TikTok
Age: KS4 & KS5

In collaboration with hosts Creative Coalition, we hosted a vtalk with Rich Waterworth, General Manager at TikTok. 

Rich shared highlights from his career and insights on why creativity and resourcefulness matters.

  1. Student Financial Well-being


Monday 14th June


Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association

AGE GROUP: KS4 & 5/ S4 – 6

Introduced by the highly successful footballer, Ian Wright, David’s presentation is aimed at 15-18yr olds and features the phenomenal success of the Premier League since its inception. David also imparts inspirational (and often hilarious) messages about how to be successful.

In the lead up to David’s presentation Alex Scott MBE, English former footballer who mostly played as a right-back for Arsenal in the FA WSL, pundit and presenter, recorded a promotional social video.

VTalk with Debbie Martínez
Women of NASA
KS4 & KS5

Want to know more about NASA and careers in STEM? Join Speakers for Schools and Debbie Martínez for this broadcast! Students will be given the opportunity to ask Debbie questions and SFS will share some resources in the Q&A thread for students who are interested in a career in the sector.


Tuesday 15th June

Be Inspired (10.00am – 11.00am)

N Prime – Engineering 


RAF – Uniformed Services


Department for Education – Public Services


Be Inspired (2.00pm – 3.00pm)

Henry BootConstruction


Resolve – Digital


South Yorkshire Housing Association – Charity


Wednesday 16th June

Be Inspired (10.00am – 11.00am)

SEO Works – Digital


NHS (Children’s Hospital & Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)  - Health and Social Care


South Yorkshire Police – Uniformed Services

UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair 

Thursday 17th June

Be Inspired (10.00am – 11.00am)

ENGIE – Construction


Aspire PC – Charity


Developer Academy – Digital

Be Inspired (2.00pm – 3.00pm)

SCC (Place) – Pub Services


Avonside Roofing – Construction


Vine Hotels – Hospitality

Friday 18th June

VTALK WITH Anna Turney
KS3/ S1-2
Paralympian, Anna Turney, is joining SFS virtually to reflect on her own journey and share life lessons with young people including the importance of goal setting, working hard and developing resilience.

VTALK WITH Ben Saunders
Polar Explorer
KS3-5/ S1-6
Polar explorer, Ben Saunders, talks to young people about his career and adventures. Ben discusses with students the importance of goal setting, self-belief, resilience, teamwork, communication, and leadership.


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