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Careers and Further Education

NWHS is committed to providing a planned programme of Work Based Learning and Careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) for every student. The school will seek to ensure that the provision is appropriate to the age, ability and educational needs of the individual and is underpinned by equality of opportunity.

The Careers Provision

At NWHS, the careers provision is wide ranging and links to the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks as follows:

 

Relates to Gatsby Benchmark

Preparing all students for the challenges and opportunities of working life by developing skills and confidence to plan and manage their own career development and employability.

ALL

Providing access for all students to a range of opportunities to inspire them, including enrichment activities, external speakers, educational and career related trips, assemblies, careers fairs, work experience and college and university visits.

5,6,7

Providing current and relevant information and opportunities to enable all students to make realistic and informed decisions about their future at each point of transition (Key stage 3 and 4).

2, 4, 7, 8

Enabling them to experience the world of work through a planned work experience programme for year 10 students.

5,6

A stable careers programme that addresses the needs of all students, whilst raising the aspirations, increasing motivation and, consequently, raising achievement by encouraging them to participate in learning and attain qualifications to fulfil their potential.

1,3,8

Encouraging all students to make good use of resources available to them. Inside school, students have support from the Careers Coordinator on a one to one or group basis, form tutors, teachers and the Senior Leader Team (SLT). We also have resources available on the schools website that students and parents/carers can access.

3, 8

Maintaining strong links and good working relationships between the school and outside agencies, for example, Colleges, Universities, Local Businesses, Apprenticeship providers and the National Careers Service.

1, 6, 7

CEIAG is delivered by trained and qualified teachers and advisers, with up-to-date knowledge and understanding of career pathways and local labour market information.

4,7

The school will also utilise local destination data to assess the success in supporting students to take up education and/or training, whilst looking at their ability and choice post 16 options.

1, 3

A more detailed plan outlining the provision from Year’s 7–11 can be accessed from the Futures and Aspirations Officer and can be contacted as per the details below.

Kate Lawn, Work Based Learning Officer (Work days: Mon – Wed 9am – 3pm)

Email: lawnk@nwhs.uk

Tel: 01692 402581