Our aim is to enable students to develop the skills and attitudes as well as the knowledge that will help them to make career and other decisions wisely throughout their lives.
As a school we have a responsibility to raise the aspirations of, and prepare students for the time they enter the wider community, either through employment or in further training and education. A key element of this preparation must come from the delivery of a coherent Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) programme.
Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) programme.
The overarching aims of our Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) provision is based on the three main areas of career and work-related learning:
As well as this, our CEIAG provision also aims to:
The school is currently working towards an Investors in Careers award incorporating guidelines from the Gatsby Benchmark and the Department of Education, Careers and Enterprise Company and Ofsted recommendations.
A list of useful websites for parents, carers and young people, can be found here.
Apprenticeships, Traineeships and T levels
With apprenticeships now becoming much more popular nationally, with an apprenticeship available in most job sectors, students are provided with information about the range of options including traineeships and T levels.
The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge Project 2020 Pack provides further advice and support to students in years 10 to 13, parents and teachers on apprenticeships, traineeships and T levels.
There are also a wide range of information on https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resources/