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Careers / Post 16 Resources & Information

The school views educational attainment as a key determinant of students’ life chances and employment opportunities. We seek to develop a passion for lifelong learning through the provision of a dynamic and challenging curriculum, which meets the needs of all learners by developing relevant knowledge and skills that promote employability.
Outstanding careers education and guidance is integral to preparing students to make informed choices about their education within school and after they leave.

The Assistant Headteacher and the Careers Adviser are responsible for careers and the work related programmes and are responsible to the Headteacher. This area is supported by a Link Governor. 

Alll staff contributes to CEAIG through their roles: Head of Years and Pastoral Leaders, Tutors, PSHE Co-ordinators, Directors of Learning, and the Librarian.

Our Careers Lead is Louise Halford and her email is: lhalford@saintedmunds.org.uk

 

Curriculum

Planned careers education delivered through PSHE during tutor time. Events, visits, working lunches, challenges, external speakers.

 

Taster days

The programme is supported by various agencies including: University of Portsmouth, SUN (Southern Universities Network) and many other local Colleges and Training Providers.

The school works in partnership with the PCC to fulfil the statutory duties for groups learners with special needs and those needing specialist advice.

We have a Careers Adviser on site everyday who undertakes all 1-1 appointments with Years 11 and 10 as well as small group work and outreach activities with pupils in KS3. 

On a weekly basis the Careers Adviser provides the 'Career of the Week' for the student bulletin informing students what GCSE qualifications they need to achieve at school and subsequent qualification routes e.g College, University.

 

Full downloadable resources for pupils can be found in our "Careers / Post 16 Resources & Information" area, or by clicking here to go directly to the page.