At Witton Park Academy, we pride ourselves on delivering a vigorous and proactive approach to Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG). We ensure that all students from Year 7-11 follow a Careers Programme which is embedded across our curriculum and through the Graduate Programme. This is recorded independently by students and monitored by class teachers and form tutors via Unifrog. https://www.unifrog.org/
We ensure that each student receives personal careers guidance from an independent adviser by the age of 16. From Year 8 onwards, providers of further education and training have access to engage with our students, including apprenticeships, traineeships and technical courses.
Our overall careers provision is overseen by Mrs Credie, who works closely with Mrs Moore, the school’s careers co-ordinator. Mrs Moore is currently completing a Careers Leaders Course, Masters Route Level 7. Our independent careers advice is provided by New Directions. Over time, New Directions sees every student by appointment and holds weekly drop-in sessions. https://www.bwdservicesforschools.co.uk/Services/3277
Students are encouraged to attend open evenings hosted by various colleges and training providers, and we provide details of these events in school when available. We share information and advice with our school community via email, social media and displays around school, which are updated regularly.
Our Annual Whole School Careers Week in the summer term enables students to take part in a large number of Careers related opportunities which includes employer engagement, interview techniques, CV and Personal statement writing, application processes and inspirational speakers/ambassadors.
Witton Park Academy’s review of the careers offer will take place in the summer term 2022.
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Previous Careers Events
- LORIC Principles, Skills and abilities
- Industry and Work sector Research
Please find below links to Post 16 colleges, prospectuses and their upcoming open events.
Assemblies, Prospectuses and application forms will be shared with Year 11 Students after the half term.
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