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Student Careers Education and Next Steps

Student Careers Education and Next Steps

We are committed to ensuring careers education is embedded within the curriculum, right from the start of Year 7, and that at all stages students are encouraged to consider their future aspirations. Careers guidance is available at our Parents' Evenings and most of the local colleges visit at key times including PLEDGES and Futures Days. We have many visitors who come into school to talk about work-related learning, apprenticeships and other relevant topics. We also encourage students to look beyond the walls of the college and explore work experience opportunities.

If you are interested in our CEIAG strategy for this year please click here 

Please use the links below to navigate to your area of interest:

CEIAG – Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

This section covers:

  • Information on career paths available to students

  • Details about Year 12 work experience

  • Details about Year 10 work experience

  • Details about Year 8 work shadowing

Next Steps – Beyond Year 11 and Year 13

This section covers:

  • Post-16 education and the paths that can be followed

  • Post-18 education and the paths that can be followed

Useful Links

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk – Main website for the National Careers Service, with links to job profiles, CV writing and other careers information

www.apprenticeships.org.uk – The main National Apprenticeship website where students can register and apply for apprenticeship vacancies in their chosen occupation

www.careersbox.co.uk – Contains a range of films documenting different careers, employment and training paths

www.ucas.com – Universities and Colleges Admissions Service giving information for those who would like to go to university, covering everything you need to know including how and when to apply

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk – Information for those who would prefer an apprenticeship, distance learning or employment with training, rather than university when they leave college