Careers Advice and Guidance

All students are encouraged to have high aspirations and strive to be the best that they can be.  They are supported in this through our Raising Aspirations programme and through careers education and guidance as part of our Personal Development Programme.

Additionally, individual 1:1 appointments are available with our Careers Team. If you wish to make an appointment for your child or wish to speak to the careers team please email: Our independent careers adviser is called Kate Allen, email:

A Connexions Adviser is available at regular times during the year to offer independent, impartial careers advice through our Careers Advice and Guidance Clinics.

Individual appointment times with the Connexions Adviser should be booked in advance.

Impartial Careers Guidance can also be accessed through

In addition, 'All About School Leavers' has published Ultimate Guide for School Leavers. As well as including information on apprenticeships, school leaver programmes and sponsored defrees, it also includes breakdowns of key industries and the different career paths into them. A great support for students making pathways choices.

Here are some links to useful websites which will support students with career ideas or when making important choices.

Career Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

Making Choices

Employability Skills

Looking for Career Ideas? Take the Buzz Quiz

Choosing Your GCSE's - Career Video's by Subject

Choices at 14 - Choosing Your Options

Next Steps at 16

Future Finder - STEM Careers

Options at 18

University Applications and Personal Statements