CAREERS EDUCATIONAL GUIDANCE POLICY & PROCEDURES
The Careers Education and Guidance programme enables students to begin to assess
their potential, look at a range of employment and FE options and with the support of
appropriate external agencies manage the transition from college to the outside world
so as to realise his/her potential in accordance with the stated aims of the College.
The programme is delivered at various points in the curriculum.
The CEG programme is supervised by the Careers Co-ordinator. The CC reports to an
Assistant Head and liaises with the Connexions Co-ordinator, who is also a member of
Careers educational guidance: students should have
access to independent and impartial guidance at key decision points.
individual career interviews with a specialist Connexions Adviser if they wish
the opportunity of one week’s Work experience or a work-related learning
an introductory visit to the Connexions Library to see relevant resources
access to information on applying for employment, and on life post-16 at
school, college and at work
Careers guidance is delivered
individually via Tutors and Sixth Form staff
in individual interviews on request from Connexions
in targeted interviews from Connexions, recorded by the Connexions Advisor.
A transcript is given to the student and kept by the Connexions service and the
College in accordance with the Data Protection Act
SEN students are given specialist advice via the SENCO team and their own
Extended Work Experience programme
CEG in the curriculum
Students receive CEG at the following points:
PSHCRE Day – Work Shadowing
Options–organised by Options Co-ordinator. The KS4 Options process
includes an individual guidance interview for students and parents with a senior
member of staff
Work-related Learning - a week’s Work Experience in June followed by a debrief
session with a Connexions PA.
“The Real Game” in PSHCRE
Students attend an interview with a senior member of staff on post-16
PSHCRE Day devoted to post-16 decisions
Timetabled administration, visits and trips, assemblies, a PSHCRE day
devoted to post-18 choices, and individual guidance from Sixth Form staff.
Ratified February 2010
Review Spring 2011