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.
To help with making choices for KS4, Post 16 and Post 18 plus information about apprenticeships, volunteering, university, higher education and more
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
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
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
Please use the link below to develop careers conversations with your child.
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
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