Careers education is embedded in our ‘Life’ programme and is delivered to all students. Good careers advice and education is essential in raising the aspirations and self-esteem of our young people.

We have key staff in school who can support and advise students on all aspects of careers guidance. Students have the opportunity to meet with highly qualified careers advisors who can draw on their expertise and provide high quality careers information, advice and guidance.

There is a careers office based in the academy and we also have a notice board which displays up to date information regarding college open evenings, apprenticeships and other career related information.

Students in Year 10 are given the opportunity to experience college taster days. During Year 11 students have access to workshops, presentations and careers events. There is also support with applications and CV writing as well as interview techniques. Students requiring support with choosing their options in Key Stage 4 are provided with access to careers interviews and discussions. Students and their parents/carers can also request interviews by contacting the relevant Learning Manager.

Our goal is to help and encourage our students to aim high and achieve their potential.

Mrs Julie Taylor (Associate Assistant Principal) Academy Lead on CEIAG
Governor responsible for Careers is Lee Douglas

USEFUL LINKS/WEBSITES FOR CAREERS RESEARCH

[www.careersincportal.co.uk/outwoodacademy brumby] see link below
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
www.apprenticeships.org.uk
www.fasttomato.com
www.jobseekers.direct.gov.uk

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CareersInc is an independent and impartial provider of Careers education, information, advice and guidance. We have brokered their services to provide 1:1 and group careers advice and guidance to our learners. We currently have Jane Device who is based in the Impact Zone careers area and is currently available on Tuesday. Students can make appointments to see them and they also offer a ‘drop in’ service after school and at break/lunch. Jane is also available on Parents Evenings, Options Evenings and other academy events. CareersInc offer students the following:

One to one impartial guidance
Personal coaching, including how to write a CV and interview techniques and practice
Support for both students and their parents on key transition and option choices
Careers information and advice, workshops, support with online applications
Support following exam results