Careers & Work-Related Learning

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG), Work Related Learning (WRL) and Enterprise Education.

Department Aims

Careers EducationSt Edward’s C of E School is passionate about ensuring our 11-19 year olds have access to good quality careers education and guidance to support them in their choices about their future. We also ensure students have opportunities to learn about work-related learning and enterprise to enable them to be more informed about the world of work.

Curriculum

We have a planned programme which includes Enterprise days, speakers from the world of work, access to an independent and professionally qualified careers advisor, plus other activities to help students make decisions.

Careers EducationIt is important that students research information for themselves as each person and career is different. Students are introduced to careers resources in year 9, including Fast Tomato (user code available in school).

The following websites give impartial information:

Options at end of KS4: Options at KS4, Finding a college, Apprenticeships, Success at School, All About School Leavers

Options at the end of KS5: Not going to Uni, Degree and sponsored apprenticeships, Which University Guide, UCAS, Milk Round

Volunteering: VInspired , British Red Cross, Young Citizens

Labour Market Information: Careerometer LMI or ICould LMI

Bursaries: Gov.uk Bursaries

There are a host of other very good career specific websites like Step into the NHS, information and links can be found on the National Careers Service Job Profiles website.

St Edward’s C of E Policy: CEIAG and WRL Policy

WRL Coordinator – Mrs G Copleston