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Careers guidance

Name of CEIAG lead: Karen Dando

Contact:  01502 525300            


This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to students at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Student entitlement

All students in Years 7-11 are entitled:

  • To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point.
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events.
  • To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

Management of provider access requests

A provider wishing to request access should contact Karen Dando by telephone:  01502 525300  or email:

Careers programme

Year group

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term


Tutor group sessions on future aspirations




Tutor group sessions on future aspirations

Creative Options workshop

Trip – Science Museum



Options Evening

Trip – Sizewell B

Assembly – UEA (Summer Camp)


Trip – Women in Engineering, John Innes Centre


Trip – Care Environment

Assembly – UEA (Summer Camp)

‘Futures Fortnight’ programme – trips to local colleges & universities


Assemblies – Post-16 Providers

Assembly – Motivational speaker

Assembly – National Citizen Service

  Raising Attainment Evening

Interview with the Careers Advisor

Support with college applications, apprenticeships & interviews

Careers stand at Parents Evening

Apprenticeship guidance


Assembly – UEA (Summer Camp)

Useful links

Careers and Employability Guidance Links

University and Higher Education Links



Premises and facilities

The school will make the main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity.

The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature in the library, which is managed by the school librarian and at the Careers Office managed by Karen Dando.

Monitoring and review

The school uses the Careers & Enterprise Company's Tracker and Compass tools to plan, evaluates and measures the impact of its careers programme. 

This information will be reviewed in summer 2019.