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 Deputy Headteacher and Head of Learning Year 11 are responsible for careers and the work related programmes and are responsible to the Headteacher. This area is supported by a Governor. The Deputy Headteacher and Head of Learning Year 11 are responsible for careers and the work related programmes and are responsible to the Headteacher. This area is supported by a 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.
Planned careers education delivered through PSHE during tutor time. Events, visits, working lunches, challenges, external speakers.
The programme is supported by various agencies including: Aim Higher, Highbury College, Fareham College and other local Colleges, Paragon, HTP and other Training Providers, Local Businesses, SETNET, University of Chichester.
The school works in partnership with the PCC and IYTSS to fulfil the statutory duties for groups learners with special needs and those needing specialist advice.
Every Thursday there is a Careers Advisor in school meeting with the Year 11s talking through their career aspirations.
On a weekly basis the Senior Prefect Team provide 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.