Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
For the creative students out there! Spend the day discovering the different careers available in arts and DT and find out that there is a pathway for everyone. An opportunity to learn about the different careers available, the creative sector labour market and the process of becoming an artist. at Aimhigher West Midlands

University Event


Creative Arts Careers Workshop

University event offered by Aimhigher West Midlands

Event Summary:

For the creative students out there! Spend the day discovering the different careers available in arts and DT and find out that there is a pathway for everyone. An opportunity to learn about the different careers available, the creative sector labour market and the process of becoming an artist.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is only available to certain schools

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Full Event Details:

Join us for a day discussing Art–based careers targeted at creative students in Year 9 and 10. The session will be able to offer them some guidance into what a future in the creative industry may involve and what careers are available. This workshop will help young people get engaged in activities around careers in the arts and producing creativity as a career. This workshop will feature pre-recorded guest speakers from previous arts students talking their career in the arts and the projects they have been involved in.

Year Group(s):
9, 10

Gatsby Benchmarks:
2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):
(As 3.1) Feel motivated and confident to succeed in school
(Aw 3.1) Recognise and understand the full range of options available in Key Stage 4 and / or post 16 and HE
(At 3.1) Recognise the importance of succeeding at school
(At 3.2) Recognise that GCSE and post 16 qualifications are required to access HE
(Ap 3.1) Recognise that HE is complex and competitive, offering learners great choice and requiring active and informed decision-making
(Ac 3.1) Have an awareness of the learning environment in HE and student life
(Aw 4.4) Recognise different HE pathways and options (e.g. FT/PT, home or away etc)
(Ac 4.2) Recognition of the opportunities that may arise from attending HE
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
30 (50% or no less than the school's % of learners must be Aimhigher Plus)

Lunch Provided:
No

Transport Provided:
N/A

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: https://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

We can deliver this event at your school or college. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

1

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