Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance
Preparation for future transitions should be smooth and well informed to facilitate effective career management. CEIAG supports our students during activities which enable them to gain a deeper understanding of themselves as they move through school life and beyond. They gain knowledge of the options that may be available to them in order to make realistic career decisions. A comprehensive and progressive CEIAG programme supporting the choice of education and employment pathways whilst considering individual skills, attributes and beliefs, thereby promoting sustainable employability throughout future working lives.
Effective careers education and guidance has the capacity to make a positive contribution to the well-being of individuals, their families and their communities; aiding social and economic growth. By engaging students, teachers, parents and the local community we aim to enable our students to fulfil their potential and to achieve a successful future.
|The World of Work: what contact do students have?|
|Faculties Contribution||STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths)||Working with businesses|
|Year 9||Take your child to work day|
|Enterprise events & activities||Year 7||Mini Enterprise|
|Year 9||Enterprise Day|
|IAG: how do students get this?|
|'What's my line'|
|Year 8||Careers & Employability|
|Year 9||Employability Law & Options|
|Year 10||Employability skills||CV Writing||Mock Interviews|
|Year 11||Post-16 Options||Mock Interviews||Careers Fair|
|Guidance Interviews||Year 11||Year 10||Year 9 (for Options)||All Years (via referrals)|
|Transitions||Year 6||Induction Days|
|Year 9||Options Interviews||ARU 'Eyes on the prize'|
Post 16 Options Evening
Independent, Impartial Careers Advice
Schools now have a duty to provide access to unbiased and impartial careers guidance for their students. Anglian Learning Trust sought the services of a Level 7 qualified Independent Career Guidance Counsellor, Mrs Laurie Simpson who is able to provide high quality, personalised, career information and advice to individuals and groups of students. Deeper guidance counselling interventions facilitate the exploration of an individual’s skills, attributes and interests in relation to their career options. Mrs Simpson further supports staff across Trust communities to enhance the provision of careers education and work-related leaning activities, thereby promoting student learning and progression. Students can request an interview, via their form tutor, or parents are able to contact the school to make a request. Student data is shared with Mrs Simpson, in order for the most accurate and helpful advice to be given.
Mrs Simpson is also the Careers Leader and can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org telephone: 01223 811250 x 403
Parents & Carers
Quality in Career Standard Cambridge County Council ‘Investing in Quality’
Notice of intent to complete this Standard which is an accreditation enabling providers to demonstrate excellence in raising student aspiration, achievement and progression which meets national validation. The intention is to complete the Standard and become fully accredited within two years.Back to Curriculum