National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of careers guidance. The aim is to provide a focus for careers guidance activity at an important stage in the academic calendar to help support pupils leaving education. This week there will be many workshops and activities taking place, see the links below:


National Careers Week Virtual Careers Fair (all week) 

Parents' guide to National Careers Week


Learn to work

Our partner work experience company will be providing lots of resources and links to activities, keep an eye on your emails 

Family Careers Treasure Hunt 


Career Pilot

Expert Careers information and Guidance

Employability skills sheet in planners 

Pupils can complete the skills sheet in the back of your planners, giving an example of each employability skill e.g. Communication- class presentation. 


See all the different jobs you could go into depending on which subjects you choose.

Guess the job activity

Birmingham Careers Service virtual careers event (Wednesday all day)

Different Careers workshops all day.

Pathways to STEM (Wednesday 10.30-11.30)

A virtual interactive session which will feature a panel of STEM employers talking about their job roles, different pathways into STEM and the skills they have developed along the way.

Parent event (Wednesday 7-8pm) 

How to break into certain Careers

Medical Mavericks (Thursday 1-1.45)

Senses Show. You will need one or two bits and pieces like a mirror and a mobile. It also works best if someone is with you like a parent or sibling.

Sandwell College (Thursday 4-7pm)

Online open day

T Levels Information Evening for parents and pupils (Thursday evening)

T levels Walsall College

T Levels University college Birmingham   

British Army (Friday 11.30-12.30)

Learn about Careers within the Army

Lendlease Me

Lendlease is a globally integrated real estate and investment group with core expertise in shaping cities and creating strong and connected communities. An assembly will be sent out to pupils.