Future Choices Evening Tue 17 March 2020

Careers and Enterprise Plan

Careers Information, Education Advice and Guidance

Maidenhill School offers an extensive Careers Information and Education Advice and Guidance syllabus that supports pupils to prepare for their future education and career pathways. This is embedded in the years 7-11 Learning for Life and Ethics and Philosophy curriculum delivered by teachers and the SGS Schools’ Careers Service. In addition, students attend  local careers events and talks by visiting guest speakers. The school’s careers programme is mapped against the 'Gatsby Benchmarks', a set of national guidelines for the school to aspire to in the provision of vareers education, advice and guidance.  Recent Ofsted reports state that "Independent careers advice and guidance provided by the school is a strength." 



Websites, Resources and Careers Enterprise Plan

A range of careers websites are available for students, parents and carers on our school website and the Xello careers platform and information is also disseminated via email and satchel:one. This enables students and families to research information about different Post 16 courses, apprenticeships and employment. It also provides opportunities to compare universities, find alternatives to university qualifications, to search for inspiration or to find specific employment sector information.

New websites are added and made available throughout the academic year and can be accessed as referenced above.

Career Pilot 

To help with making choices for KS4, Post 16 and Post 18 plus information about apprenticeships, volunteering, university, higher education and more


Careers Wales  

An A to Z guide of jobs with detailed informationand links for a wide range of different careers.  The subjectslink is useful for research related to specific subjects


NHS Careers 

The site has detailed information and case studies and videos for over 350 different careers available in the NHS



Useful information about higher education and studying at university to help your child search for and read about the wide range of different course available.  Alternatives to university are also available



Information about what an apprentice is, the different types available as well as case studies.  Students can search for local and national apprenticeship vacancies.


Careers and Enterprise

Useful links to a variety of career relatedwebsites



Important information about starting an apprenticeship


Other resources:

The are a number of books on careers as well as college, sixth form and university prospectusses in the library for students to read.

My Paths Careers Education


Career Development Institute



Resources for parents

Talking Futures

Please use the link below to develop careers conversations with your child. 

Click here

In addition, you can access a number of external sites to find information aout education and career options to help answer all your questions.


If you find you still have questions after doing your own research, please speak to your child's Learning Community Leader


 Consider your Options post Year 11

The latest edition of our College Collaborative booklet is available to download and contains information on university and college routes in the country, including the process for late enrolment.



Further information regarding our Careers Provision at Maidenhill School can be obtained by contacting:

Mr A Hara

Assistant Head Teacher - Student Welfare and Guidance



Mr S Clements

Assistant Leader of Student Welfare and Guidance




More information on Careers and Enterprise is available to download below



Name Date
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire LMI Presentation 25th May 2023 Download >
For Parents Labour Market Information for Gloucestershire A4 1 25th May 2023 Download >
Parents Guide to National Careers Week 2023 1st March 2023 Download >
National APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 13th February 2023 Download >
Maidenhill Careers and Enterprise Plan and PAL Opportunities 2022 2023 7th December 2022 Download >
Gloucestershire Schools Sixth Forms and Colleges Open Events 2022 2023 13th September 2022 Download >
OVERVIEW MAP Careers Information Advice and Guidance Overview 2021 2022 12th September 2022 Download >
Maidenhill School CEIAG Statement of Intentent 12th September 2022 Download >
West of England Labour Market Information 11th March 2022 Download >
GFirst Labour Market Information Gloucestershire 11th March 2022 Download >
Gloucestershire Skills Strategy 2022 27 10th March 2022 Download >
Employment and jobs report for October 2021 9th December 2021 Download >
Year 11 Your Next Steps For Students And Parents 12th May 2021 Download >
A to Z of Apprenticeship Types 18th September 2019 Download >