Careers and Destinations: Students


To develop students’ knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to life in a rapidly changing world

Why careers guidance is important

  • You will have the opportunity to learn about the world of work, employabilityskills and the personal qualities that are valued in the workplace
  • Our careers programme will increase your self-confidence and raise your aspirations
  • It will help you make the right decisions at age 14 and age 16
  • You will be able to make informed choices about further education and training, apprenticeships and future careers

As part of our Careers programme, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of yourself, your personal qualities, interests, potential, weaknesses, limitations and areas for development
  • Make choices about post-14 courses and learning programmes
  • Get independent careers advice and guidance from outside speakers who come into school
  • Develop knowledge of the workplace
  • Develop employabilityskills
  • Look at range of information about employment and education options
  • Find out about jobs in the local area [labour market information]
  • Find out about entry requirements and progression routes to further and higher education
  • Have a one to one careers interview in Year 11 & 13 and a personalised action plan for post 16 options
  • Get information on apprenticeships, colleges and universities

Careers Information

  • Careers information is available through relevant displays in most curriculum areas, information sent to form tutors, Twitter and the school website
  • Careers Information can also be found in H114
  • Please contact Mrs Williams, Careers and Destinations Lead for more information