Careers and Lifeskills

Pupils receive expert help to gain the reading and writing skills they need to do well in all subjects. As a result, pupils make good progress

There is much joy in this school. Pupils value their teachers, and the rich and diverse community in which they learn

Teachers take account of individual pupils’ needs in their good lesson planning. They make sure that pupils, even those who arrive at unusual points in the school year, are quickly assimilated and make good progress

Teaching is strong in the sixth form. Teachers are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects. They show great commitment. Students are fulsome in their praise of the impact their teachers have had on their future education

Lessons are characterised by strong and positive relationships between pupils and teachers. Teachers know pupils well. Often teachers target the learning that individual pupils need because they know them so well

In key stages 1 and 2 teachers plan many opportunities for pupils to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills.

Careers education, advice & guidance – What you can expect…

  • Clear advice and information about all options available, so that you understand what they involve;
  • Support and guidance to help you make choices and complete a career plan for the future
  • Regular personal support with information on how well you are doing. [e.g Your ILP / meetings with tutors etc. – these can help you to make sensible decisions about what is right for you in the future
  • Help to decide what to do when you leave your course, including further learning, training or employment;
  • A programme of careers education helping you to develop skills and knowledge to make choices and the transition to work and learning;
  • The opportunity to be involved in making decisions about things that affect your learning;
  • An opportunity to set out an individual learning plan
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of work

Money and finance…

Housing and homelessness…

Teenage pregnancies…

Relationships, families & bullying…

Driving and transport…

Resources for health…

  • Avert – Select ‘Young People’ from the links at the top for information about sexual heath, AIDS, contraception etc.

Health & Well being…

Equal opportunities…

  • www.skill.org.uk – Skill – National bureau for students with disabilities

Free time and volunteering…