Preparing for Adulthood

All students at school will get information, advice, and guidance support from our Transition Team.

They are

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Meena Mehta

(TVS Transitions Worker)

Email: mem@compasslp.co.uk

Neil Raymond

(Careers Advisor)

 Email: ner@compasslp.co.uk

Our Careers Fair for 2022 was on Tuesday March 8th. See here for details. Some photos from the fair below, please click image to enlarge.

Dates for this academic year:

Post 16 Careers FAIR on Monday 17th October 2022 09:30am - 12:30am

Pre 16 Careers FAIR on Tuesday the 7th of March 2023 at 9.30am - 11.30am

TVS Careers Fair March 8th 2022 TVS Careers Fair March 8th 2022

The dates for Transition Events for Parents are as follows:

  • Year 7 - Tuesday 20th September @10am - 11am
  • Year 14 - Tuesday September 27th @ 10.00am - 11am
  • Year 13 - Tuesday October 18th @ 10.00am - 11am
  • Year12 - Tuesday November 8th@10am- 11am
  • Year 9 - Tuesday December 6th @10am-11am

The TVS Transitions Team will explore college, training, and employment options with students, as well as help with any other issues where support is needed.

They will also signpost the students to appropriate services such as leisure, housing, finance, Social Services, etc.

Neil and Meena are in school on Monday to Friday. Appointments to see either of them can be made through contacting the school on 0300 303 0610 (ext 149 to connect directly to the Transition Team) or email the addresses given above.

For more information, please download and read the Careers Curriculum Structure, and the Transition Support Leaflet below. The Careers Policy is available in the Statutory Policies section of the website.

Steps to Adulthood link

Parents should also be aware of the excellent resource Steps to Adulthood produced by Brent Council. It is specifically designed for parents of carers of young people (0-25) with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.

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Brent Council has an excellent PfA resource for young people as part of Brent Youth Zone.  There is a great section on Employment, Education and Training opportunities, as well as a handy jargon buster!

Open Events At Colleges and Telephone Contacts 

Contact colleges you may want your young person to attend and find out more speak to the Supported Learning / SEN departments. Please note it is important to ask for staff in the SEN team. 

Please note due to current pandemic some colleges are still only offering virtual open events at present check with individual colleges before you visit. 

Please click college name to be directed to their website, and check with colleges regarding Open Day dates, as these are subject to change.

For some colleges you may need to book to register for the Open Day / Event.

ALEXANDRA CENTRE CAMDEN  

Telephone Number:  020 7644 6850  

Alexandra Centre Open Day Wednesday 2nd November 10:30 – 12:30 

BARNET COLLEGE SOUTHGATE CAMPUS  

Telephone number: 020 8200 8300 

Supported Learning 15:30 – 18:30 Wednesday 9th November , 2022  

SPRINGFIELD CENTRE AT OAKLANDS COLLEGE  

Telephone Number:  01727 737000 Contact to arrange tour of site  

Springfield Parent of yr 14s only -  visit Monday 14th November 10- 11:30am 

HARROW COLLEGE

Telephone Number: 02089096000  

Open Day Thursday  17th November Harrow Weald site. Open Day Wednesday 2nd November Harrow on the Hill site.  

JOHN DEWEY SPECIALIST COLLEGE

Telephone Number:  020 888 1739 email: admin@area51ed.uk 

THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE  

Telephone Number: 020 7723 8826  Open Day Saturday 12th November 10 - 1pm 

THE COLLEGE OF NORTH WEST LONDON 

Telephone Number:  020 8208 5000 email: enquiries@cnwl.ac.uk 

Open Day Thursday 17th November 5pm - 7pm (please check which site usually it is Wembley and or Willesden Campus)

Contact college to sign up to newsletter and for virtual / face to face events 

Address: Wembley Park Dr, Wembley Park, Wembley HA9 8HP 

Telephone Number:  020 8208 5050 

THE COLLEGE OF NORTH EAST LONDON

(Part of Capital City College, City & Islington College and Westminster Kingsway) 

Address: High Rd, London N15 4RU  

Telephone Number:  020 8442 3055 

Islington College  Part of Capital City Group  Telephone l Number:02077009200

Westminster Kingsway College, Contact Paul Nee  

Telephone Number:  02070251943 email: paul.nee@westking.ac.uk 

EALING HAMMERSMITH AND WEST LONDON COLLEGE

Telephone Number: 0208 7411688 email: lis@wlc.ac.uk 

Open Day Saturday 5th November 10:30am - 12:30pm  Hammersmith Site 

Open Day Wednesday 9th November  16:00 pm- 18:30pm  Southall site

Uxbridge College Open Day Wednesday  November 9th Nov 3- 8pm at Uxbridge College Campus  (01695 853333)

Hayes Campus  Open Day  Wednesday November  23rd  3- 7pm Hayes Campus 

Downloads

Title Date  
The Village School Careers Curriculum Structure 29th Mar 2021 Download
TVS Preparation for Adulthood Flyer 10th Nov 2021 Download
TVS Careers Programme Overview 23rd Mar 2022 Download
Parent Guide Apprenticeships TVS 23rd Mar 2022 Download