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Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance

At Chiltern Academy we are passionate about giving pupils the tools and opportunities needed to be successful at the next stages of their life. 

We know that helping young people establish meaningful and aspirational goals is essential to get them ready for the future.

Over the coming years as the school grows we will develop a comprehensive CEIAG programme to ensure pupils receive all of the right support, advice and guidance in helping them to go on to post sixteen education or employment.

                                                   

Our non-negotiable commitment to further education

We have a commitment that every Chiltern Academy pupil will have a visit and experience of university or an appropriate further education establishment before they finish year 9.

We acknowledge that not every child will go to university, but we endeavour to ensure that those that wish to have no barriers; real or perceived, which would prevent them going.

 The Gatsby Benchmarks

 The school is committed to delivering on the Gatsby Benchmarks which are:

  1. A stable careers programme
  2. Learning from career and labour market information
  3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
  4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
  5. Encounters with employers and employees
  6. Experiences of workplaces
  7. Encounters with further and higher education
  8. Personal guidance

A breakdown of the CEIAG offer for our year groups is outlined below:

Year 7

●      Careers week assembly consisting of: Guidance on choosing a career; an introduction to careers week; an introduction to local labour market information and current vacancies

●      A one hour careers workshop looking at the range of different professions and careers

●      A ‘Meet the Professionals’ afternoon giving the pupils the opportunity to meet people from a range of careers

●      Visits to places of Higher Education such as Coventry, Brunel and Oxford

●      The ‘Brilliant Club’

Contact

If you wish to speak to a colleague in school about careers opportunities at Chiltern Academy please email Mr Carter (Deputy Headteacher): ccarter@chiltern-academy.co.uk

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