Activities

Careers Week Competition

Win a one year membership for the Global Bridge Platform for your school/organisation. Find out more here.

Launch Yourself

Some great resources for teachers and students to raise aspirations and awareness of your skills and qualities which will help when you come to apply for courses or jobs in the future, courtesy of the Humber Outreach Programme. This has now been updated with a fully online workbook, with no printing required.

2 – Employability Skills

Facilitate some great discussions at home about careers with our, “Employability Skills” resource now available for download.

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1 – Who Are We?

Facilitate some great discussions at home about careers with our, “Home school careers conversations” resource now available for download.

Printable | Electronic

British Army Jobs

Explore a range of engaging resources, which includes; assemblies, stand-alone lessons and complete schemes of work.

Find your career in racing

Explore the hundreds of different careers with the British Horseracing Authority.

Find your career at sea

There are plenty of exciting careers in the maritime sector to choose from – both on and offshore. Find out more here

Find your career in health

Make a difference with a career in health. Get all the information you need to take the next step in your career. Explore the roles available and find your career.

NCW TV is now live!

Here you will find some of the very best careers videos from around the UK to share with your students. Each month new films will be added to our channel, so keep an eye on it.

IMI Autocity

IMI Autocity is the one-stop-shop for impartial careers information and advice on careers in the Retail Motor Industry.  Whether you are an individual looking to start or progress your career, or a teacher or careers advisor who supports others in making their career choices, Autocity is the place to start.

National Careers Week: think, learn, compute

Listen to six professionals working in non-stereotypical roles and industries which rely on computing skills to show how essential it is to have a foundational knowledge of the subject.

#TechSheCan

We’re inspiring and educating young girls, and boys, with Tech We Can to get into tech careers so people creating the technology of the future represent society equally. Tech We Can is a set of lesson packs designed to be taught to both boys and girls to use in your classroom.

Capturing Best Practice

Whether you are doing something simple, or pulling out all the stops, let us know a little bit about something you are putting on this week. It’ll only take 5 minutes!

Burberry Challenge One

Design a capsule wardrobe of no more than 8 items. The collection should include clothes, accessories and seasonal staples for the unpredictable British weather.

Burberry Challenge Two

Win A Trip To Burberry HQ! Plan the biggest and best festival ever!

futuregoals Creative Toolkit

Working in partnership, Burberry and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership have brought together a FREE creative industries toolkit.

Student Profile

Help engage your students with key employability messages regarding the importance of punctuality, attendance, behaviour and target setting. This booklet is ideal to use during tutor time over the course of the year to ensure students focus on forming good habits that will serve them well in the future.

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RBS Career Kickstart Resources

Wondering what skills you might need before you start your career? Thinking about an apprenticeship but not sure what to expect? Considering university and if it’s right for you? We’re here to help!

Form Time Activity For All Key Stages

This activity is mapped to CDI Framework Learning about Careers and the world of work – Exploring careers & careers development

RBS Social Media Resources

Download some superb free resources, courtesy of RBS Career Kickstart to help you identify key transferable skills and prepare for interviews.

Bondholders Challenges

Engage your primary and secondary students this year with the superb challenges from Bondholders. Get creative working on two great design competitions, kindly backed by Bondholders and the University of Hull. These challenges were released for 2018 but remain popular to this day.

Careers In Housing Activity – Social Housing Workshop

The Chartered Institute of Housing have kindly released an engaging and informative workshop activity designed to stimulate discussion and thinking around the concept of social housing. This is from NCW a couple of years ago, but is still a popular resource.

NCW 2020 KS2-4 Assemblies

Check out our pre-made assemblies for NCW 2019 here. Over 5,000 downloads last year made these some of our most popular resources

Activity Evaluation

A useful evaluation sheet that can be used to review the quality and usefulness of employer engagements during Careers Week

Key Qualities Worksheets

Download these useful worksheets to use as discussion starters on: leadership, attendance, punctuality & co-operation

Job Journey App Challenge

This is your big chance for your students to get involved in National Careers Week and work together to create something special. The Job Journey App Challenge, designed for students in Key Stage 2-4, allows groups of students to exhibit their creativity and design skills

About Me

A quick & easy activity to get kids of all ages to start talking about what they’ve got to offer besides exam results.

Careers Wordsearches

Our sponsors have created for us some great wordsearches with loads of keywords relating to their industry sector to share with pupils

Who Can I Help?

Who Can I help? is a discussion and drawing activity for your learners in KS2 to help explore the key skills people in the real world need every day

Careers Crosswords

Our sponsors have created for us some great crosswords with loads of keywords relating to their industry sector to share with pupils. Clues are provided to make it a real learning experience and each is provided with or without a word bank to support younger students

Careers Cafe

Careers Cafes are an opportunity for young people to speak to adults who are not teachers, who work in local companies. This is a great way to help give young people an insight into working life and different careers in your local area. Use this handy set of resources to help get your Careers Café project started

Skills Suitcase

The Skills Suitcase is a great individual or paired activity to help students recognise key skills they may not realise the importance of. Can be used in conjunction with the Student Profile. Quick to prepare for and easy to deliver to groups of all sizes

T-Shirt Design Competition

Download and print the template for our T-Shirt design competition.