We aim to provide quality independent, advice and guidance for our students and have been working to conform to the Gatsby Benchmarks for careers education.
Year 10 students have the opportunity to experience the world of work. Our students have excelled this year , the feedback from employers has been amazing!
NEXT STEPS SOUTHWEST
We work closely with Next Steps Southwest on projects which raise the ambitions and aspirations of our students. Events include theatre performances and visits to university campuses.
The Careers and Enterprise Company
We aim for our students to have many meaningful encounters with employers from a wide range of sectors. We work with our Enterprise Co-ordinator and Enterprise Advisors to continue to develop links with local businesses.
POST 16 OPTIONS
The transition from school to further education is an exciting but sometimes little nerve-racking. All local colleges are
invited into school to hold assemblies and attend parents evenings. Students also have the opportunity to visit local colleges. Careers Southwest and Job Centre Plus support students to make informed decisions about their future education.
THE QUALITY IN CAREERS STANDARD
The Academy will be working towards The Quality in Careers Standard. This will ensure that there is ‘Good Career Guidance’ and that the Academy are completing all eight Gatsby Benchmarks.