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Careers & IAG

Careers Education, Information and Guidance – Entitlement Statement

As a College we have a statutory and moral duty to provide all of our students with access to careers, information, advice and guidance.

As part of this students are entitled to the following:

  • Clear advice and information about ALL options available
  • Support and independent guidance to help make choices and complete a career plan
  • Regular feedback about progress and how this relates to possible career/study options
  • Help to identify possible destinations at Post 16 including further learning, training and employment
  • Opportunities to learn about the world of work

Careers Education, Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) runs throughout the whole of College.  The main elements are:

Year 7

Students will be given opportunities to learn how different subject areas can support them in different career and work opportunities.  They will complete work on developing different skills that are related to LEP standards.  Students will also take part in enrichment activities to support this development.

Year 8

Students begin to make some choices about potential pathways such as engaging in an enterprise activity and other enrichment activities.  Year 8 students can request an interview with the independent careers advisor.

Year 9

Students engage with the options process for KS4 and begin to look at options Post KS4.  They can talk through their choices with the independent careers advisor.  They will also take part in a range of enrichment activities to support the development of key work skills.

Year 10

Students are given the opportunity to engage with a one week work experience opportunity.  Hey have access to a ‘market-place- event as an introduction to Post 16 opportunities.  They can talk through their choices with the independent careers advisor.  They will also take part in a range of enrichment activities to support the development of key work skills.

 

Year 11

Students are invited to engage further with Post 16 providers.  They are prioritised for final careers interviews and are supported to produce applications and prepare for interviews.

Below are some websites where you can begin to gather information about possible choices and future careers.