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Careers is taught discretely within the Personal, Social, Health Education curriculum time. The Careers curriculum is carefully planned to enable students to make progress, as appropriate to their age and key stage of education, in order to support them in fulfilling their potential, accessing the most suitable opportunities and helping them attain the best possible outcomes, at vital points of transition. The Careers department has been externally assessed and awarded the highest possible accolade for the professionalism and success of its planning and delivery.

Our Careers curriculum aims:

  • To develop the students’ self-awareness and self- improvement
  • Self-awareness: strengths, skill , interests and values; progress and achievements
  • Self-improvement: learning outcomes from careers education, enterprise activities; participation in opportunities to enhance career options
  • To support the students in learning about careers and the world of work
  • Exploring careers & career development
  • Investigating work & working life
  • Understanding business & industry
  • Investigating jobs & labour market information
  • Valuing equality, diversity & inclusion
  • Learning about safe working practices & environments
  • To develop the students’ employability skills and management of their career
  • Making the most of careers information, advice & guidance (CEIAG)
  • Preparing for employability
  • Showing initiative & enterprise
  • Planning & deciding
  • Handling applications & Interviews
  • Managing changes & transitions
  • To fulfil the Gatsby bench marks outlined by the Government

Please below to see full details of the course in our: Careers Curriculum and Assessment booklet

Learning Journey for Careers. This breaks down what will be learnt in each year group in a clear and concise format. The learning journeys are a work in progress and will be updated throughout the year.

Careers Curriculum and Assessment booklet is currently under review. For information about the PHSG career journey, please visit the webpage here.