This is the part of our curriculum that prepares our pupils for life after they leave school and adulthood. This is an integral part of everyday life at Rowan Schools and is interweaved throughout the curriculum delivery, social time, clubs, enrichment, break and lunch time.  

CEIAG and World of Work

The CAEIG Curriculum provides the learners at the Rowan Schools with the meaningful opportunities tailored to meet their individual needs focusing on the 8 Gatsby Benchmark and include the following: 

  • Industry visits 
  • Employer / Employee encounters 
  • Mock interviews and CV writing 
  • Skills for work education with specific emphasis on particular career pathways 
  • Development of functional skill and it’s link with industry 
  • Volunteering 
  • Enterprise activities 

The curriculum is organised into discrete lessons with the above opportunities as well as trips and visits into the community, visitors and volunteers coming into school as well cross curricular themes organised throughout the year.  

Preparation for Adulthood 

The students will encounter dedicated ‘Life Skills’ lessons, in which the students will follow the Equals Semi Formal Curriculum ‘My Independence’.  Throughout these sessions the students will explore key fundamental principles to develop their independence for adult life, including; Dressing and Undressing, Shopping, Domestic skills in the home, out in the Community and Travel Training. 

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