The School Careers Guidance library is situated off the main school library.
Eleanor Snape a fully qualified Careers Leader and Adviser works in the Careers’ Guidance library on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 08.30 to 16.30. Her role is to support students, teachers and students’ families to seek out careers information and to make sense of the many online and other sources of careers information available to young people.
Eleanor works closely with many external partners including Direct Education Business Partnership who provide careers interviews and other careers learning for our students.
You do not need an appointment, just drop in at break, lunch or after school or email email@example.com or call school on 01773 825281.
The school welcomes visits from all education providers particularly at our year 9 options evening in the early Spring term and at our year 11 post 16 evening in the late Autumn term.
Should any external providers wish to speak to our students please contact Mark Kazmierczak on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click on the Unifrog logo to go to the website.
The Unifrog platform provides students, parents and staff with access up-to-date information on all the pathways available to young people moving on from school.
Students can use the platform to do many things including:
Use the Careerometer to compare different jobs – salary, working hours, etc Click the dotted square. Type in the first career that you think you might be interested in and select from the drop down list. Then add your second choice for comparison
Prospects Careers Website
A UK careers website for graduates and those looking at careers relating to higher education. The information is detailed and accurate.
A number of books can be borrowed from the main school library.
These are written by experts and give in-depth advice on getting on to university courses and also cover specific careers.
The careers library contains a range of paper-based careers resources.
In the past, students had the option to leave education after Year 11. Now they need to stay in some kind of education or training until their 18th birthday. This does not mean students need to stay in school. The main options to choose from are:
If you have questions in relation to this please contact Eleanor Snape email@example.com
Derby College: College website with access to prospectus and online application form.
Chesterfield College: College website with access to prospectus and online application form.
Training providers who can help with employability skills, traineeships and preparing for an apprenticeship.
Students wanting an apprenticeship can use the links below:
Click on the Apprenticeship logo to search and apply for Apprenticeships anywhere in England. Put in your postcode to find those most local to you:
Click on the picture below to visit Amazing Apprenticeships.
Click on the Vacancy Snapshot logo to see a snapshot of apprenticeship vacancies coming up soon:
Students in year 11 are not allowed to start an apprenticeship until after the official school leaving date of the last Friday in June so should ensure that the start date for any vacancies that they are looking at is after this date.
As outlined in our Careers Guidance Policy we are fully committed to acheiving these benchmarks.