Its never too early to think about what you may want to do after leaving school.
We are part of the ‘Enterprise Adviser Network’, a national programme to improve careers guidance, underpinned by the Gatsby Benchmarks https://www.gatsby.org.uk/education/focus-areas/good-career-guidance with the help of business volunteers. You can find out more here: https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/ .
Our Careers Leader in school is Hannah Weaver and our Enterprise Adviser is Lily Ellis, who works at Aico in Community Liaison. You can read her pen portrait by clicking on this link
Gemma Evans is our independent Registered Careers Adviser who will have a one to one meeting with all year 11, to discuss post 16, next steps etc...
School arranges for local post 16 providers to meet with students, arranges visits to local post 16 colleges and students have individual careers guidance. Look at the document below called Careers Policy and Provider Access for information about planned activities and events!
Year 7-11 have their log ins to a great web site full of resources for careers called START— the students are able to produce and manage their own portfolio of research, experience and talks that have helped them with the career choices. This fantastic resource will also move with them to college so they can continue to benefit . For example, it includes tools such as job suitability profiling and an online record of achievement; as well as content including job profiles, apprenticeship vacancies and course information for all post-16 and 18 providers. It is particularly useful when looking at GCSE options in year 9.
Speak to Ms Weaver or Ms Ellis for your login to 'START' -
We hosted our careers information fayre on the 28 FEBRUARY 2020 - lots of local companies were available to speak to years 9, 10 and 11.
Check out these websites for some information and guidance: