Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

CEIAG is an integral part of our curriculum and a comprehensive programme for all year groups is delivered throughout the year. You can find further details in your  child’s planner of the ‘Granger Journey.’


Useful Career Links

The Good Career Guidance Report: http://www.gatsby.org.uk/education/focus-areas/good-career-guidance

Labour Market Information: http://futuregoals.co.uk/

Careers Online: https://ckcareersonline.org.uk/uncategorised/93-job-trends

Amazing Apprenticeships: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resources/

Complete University Guide: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/careers/

NHS Careers: www.healthcareers.nhs.uk

 

Year 7 Careers Entitlement

  • Students are encouraged to identify personal traits, strengths and skills and develop confidence and have high expectations of themselves.
  • Students are introduced to careers resources and informed how to use them.
  • By beginning careers education early students can make better informed decisions at transition stages and are more motivated in school to follow a particular pathway.
  • Students will take part in enterprise challenges, and employability sessions.
  • Students will have meaningful encounters with representatives from businesses and employers.
  • Students will be provided with up to date labour market information.

 

Year 8 Careers Entitlement

  • Students build on personal strengths and begin to link skills to specific careers enabling realistic and informed decisions at transition stages.
  • Students introduced to the world of work and how it is constantly changing.
  • Students introduced to other careers software and websites available in school.
  • Students encouraged to think about what they might like to achieve after school.
  • Students should begin to think about GCSE option in terms of career pathways and plan future within school.
  • They are also encouraged to use careers resources available and informed where to find out more about specific courses/careers.
  • Students will have meaningful encounters with representatives from businesses and employers.
  • Students will be provided with up to date labour market information

 

Year 9 Careers Entitlement

  • Students encouraged to reassess personal strengths with a focus on transferable skills.
  • Students encouraged to investigate different jobs and careers and what they mean in terms of lifestyle, budgeting and a good work/life balance and develop economic awareness.
  • Students encouraged to challenge stereotypes within the world of work and traditional job roles.
  • What is a CV, what is a cover letter and why do people applying for jobs need them?
  • Students have optional access to independent and impartial advisers via drop in sessions. They are also encouraged to use careers resources available and informed where to find out more about specific courses/careers.
  • Students will have meaningful encounters with representatives from businesses and employers.
  • Students will be provided with up to date labour market information.

 

Year 10 Careers Entitlement

  • Students begin to explore 6th form options and interview techniques.
  • Students are encouraged to think about employability, which careers appeal and to identify and set themselves realistic future goals.
  • Students are encouraged to use careers resources available and informed where to find out more about specific courses/careers.
  • Students will have meaningful encounters with representatives from businesses and employers. This will include inspirational talks from representatives of local businesses, including apprentices, employed and self-employed.
  • Students will be provided with up to date labour market information.

 

Year 11 Careers Entitlement

  • Students are helped with post 16 choices and encouraged to consider all their options including further study in 6th form and apprenticeships. Interview techniques further developed.
  • Students should use careers interviews to help understand different career pathways and entry requirements and encouraged to make contingency plans should results be better/worse than expected and set personal targets for development.
  • Specific mock interviews for those with a particular career path in mind also available. Including representatives from businesses and further education providers.
  • Students are encouraged to think about the kind of behaviour potential employers look for.
  • Students are encouraged to attend careers talks, fairs, college open days and taster days with employers and further education providers including technical colleges.
  • Students are kept up to date with post 16 deadlines.
  • Students have optional access to independent and impartial advisers via drop in sessions. They are also encouraged to use careers resources available and informed where to find out more about specific courses/careers.
  • Students will have meaningful encounters with representatives from businesses and employers.
  • Students will be provided with up to date labour market information.