All students in Years 7 – 11 have the right to Careers Education and Guidance about the pathways and choices which are open to them.
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
- Academic achievement forecasts (based on school assessments)
- Personal statement and CV preparation
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
EGA has recently raised money for Red Nose Day and a defibrillator for another London school. Non Uniform Day raised £826.12 and sponsored skipping and bench ball raised £417.05. The non-uniform day money has been split between Comic Relief and the purchase of a new defibrillator...