EGA School

Careers Education

All students in Years 7 – 11 have the right to Careers Education and Guidance about the pathways and choices which are open to them.

 

  

Your daughter's future - A careers toolkit for parents

 

 

This means students will be offered:

  • A programme of careers lessons at different times during Years 7 – 11
  • Open, fair, honest and impartial advice about all the routes open in education, work and training
  • Help to work out what will suit them best, how to make sensible decisions and what action they need to take.
  • The opportunity to learn skills and gain knowledge needed for their future
  • Access to a variety of work related learning opportunities

 

This will be provided by:

  • The PSHE / Careers Co-ordinator
  • The Work Related Co-ordinator
  • Their PSHE/Careers teacher
  • Their form tutor
  • External agencies

 

All the above staff will help them to think about their hopes and ambitions and offer impartial advice on  how to move forward.

Post 16 Options

As part of the guidance given to students they will follow a comprehensive programme dedicated to post 16 education employment and training options.  This will be delivered during Key Stage 4 via PSHE/Careers lessons.

  • Advice on effective application and interview skills
  • Impartial careers guidance interview
  • College interview preparation
  • References
  • Academic achievement forecasts (based on school assessments)
  • Personal statement and CV preparation

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School’s Careers Education Policy and Work Related Learning is in line with the statutory guidelines outlined in the Education Act 1997

Terms & holidays

Summer Term 2017
Start: 18th Apr
Half Term: 29th May-2nd June
End of Term: 21st July
 
Autumn Term 2017
Start: 4th Sept
Half Term:23rd-27th Oct
End of Term:21st Dec
 
Spring Term 2018
Start: 3rd Jan 
Half Term:12-16th Feb
End of Term: 29th Mar
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