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Careers Education and Guidance

Greig City Academy’s Careers Leader with the Senior Leadership team and The Careers Governor will successfully plan and manage learning programmes, the curriculum and careers advice so that all our pupils get a good start and are well prepared for the next stage in their education, training or employment.

Purpose & Aims:

We commit the school to support all students to realise their full potential so that they leave the school with the qualifications, skills and attributes they need to lead fulfilled and rewarding lives. We fully endorse the school’s relentless focus on:

  • High academic and personal achievement
  • Positive attitudes towards learning
  • “Exemplary behaviour” from Greig City Academy’s Vision and Values Statement

Greig City Academy aims to provide a world class careers programme for all students that meets the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks. Here we summarise the careers provision for all GCA students:

 

All Year Groups

Curriculum/Pastoral support to access Job Explorer Database (JED) - an online careers, work-related learning and pathways resource. Skillsbuilder – a careers curriculum programme. Indigo – a careers and work experience programme. Success at School – curriculum, careers programme. Life Skills as created by Barclays – online careers and work experience programme.

All Year Groups

Industry specific careers/skills events - virtual

All Year Groups

Cur Curriculum/Pastoral support to link curriculum subjects to careers using Indigo and Success at School resources, e.g. booklets, posters (careers, work related learning and pathway resources.

All Year Groups

Targeted CEIAG activities

Year 7 & 8

CEIAG related drop-down days or sessions as appropriate

Year 9

Options Pathway Days / sessions

Year 10

Work Experience (virtual programme)

Year 11

WRL Career Interest Survey – Careers Assembly, 1:1 Careers Interviews/group sessions

6th Form Students

1:1 careers interviews/group sessions/assemblies, enterprise activities & targeted work experience/speaker (virtual) Social Action Projects


Additional Targeted Provision

Cohort

Learning Objectives

Activities

Gatsby

Benchmark

SEND

CEIAG referral form for students identified as SEND.

To provide guidance on communication, creative problem solving, self-management and collaboration skills.

Skillsbuilder framework

1:1 interview with Careers Advisor

Careers input at 14+ and Year 11 Annual Reviews

Individual careers meeting summary & action plan

3,4,8

Learning

Plus

To provide students with tailored careers guidance and support around personal development.

1:1 interview with Careers Advisor

Individual careers meeting summary & action plan

3,4,8

E A L

To provide students with tailored careers guidance and support around personal development.

1:1 interview with Careers Advisor

Individual careers meeting summary & action plan

3,4,8

The full programme can be found here: /622/careers-programme


Please direct any careers and work-related learning queries to:

Maureen Arhagba –  Careers Leader & Work-Related Learning Head of Faculty

on 020 8609 0191 or Email - marhagba@greigcityacademy.co.uk

or

Paula Smith – Work Related Learning Advisor

on 0208 609 0198 or email - psmith@greigcityacademy.co.uk

 

For external training providers and business professionals who wish to contribute to our careers provision, please find our Access Policy here: /623/careers-access-policy-statement.

 

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