Careers: What next?
Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) are an important and integral part of learning, and contribute to the development of the whole person here at Hindley High School. We have a critical role to play in preparing young people for adult and working life. Our students will gain knowledge of themselves and the opportunities open to them in preparation for transitions into the next stage of their education, training or employment.
In accordance with advice from the government publication Careers Strategy: Making the Most of Everyone’s Skills and Talents (Department for Education, 2017), our aim is to ensure that all students at Hindley High School receive ‘Careers guidance and encounters that are dynamic and link to the real employment opportunities available in future. In a fast-
Hindley High School students will have the skills, confidence and inspiration to make the most of their life choices. We will help our young people understand the range of opportunities available to them in today’s economy and acquire the skills and qualifications they need to succeed in the work places of the future. This is done through one to one careers advice, careers days, college visits, drop in lunches, careers focus weeks and learning within ID lessons. Our holistic approach ensures that our students are prepared for a successful and rewarding career, following the path that best allows them to shine brightly beyond our school.
Careers at Hindley High School is led by Mrs Westwood Assistant Headteacher. Miss Styles coordinates careers lessons, work experience and enrichment activities.
Aspiring Futures Career Service, is also ” a bought in” service for students in Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 to ensure they have all the necessary impartial information advice and guidance regarding their future; option choices when in year 9, and post 16 options such as College, Training providers, Apprenticeship, University, Volunteering, Traineeships.
The linked named careers adviser is Joan Courtney, she is in school on Tuesday and Wednesday in the careers office in E-
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Wigan Aspiring Futures Career Service mission statement:
Wigan Aspiring Futures Career Service’s mission is to provide impartial and independent careers information, advice and guidance to young people which actively raises their aspirations and allows them to develop the skills to become effective lifelong career planners. We want all young people to reach their potential, to enjoy successful and rewarding careers and to contribute positively to Wigan’s economy. We believe this can most effectively be delivered through strong partnerships with local stakeholders including learning providers, employers and parents.
Wigan Aspiring Futures Career Service Values:
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APPRENTICESHIP ADVICE FOR YEAR 11
ESSENTIAL EXAM AND CAREERS LINKS
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On the 19th November 2019 Hindley High School hosted their first careers fair. This was an exciting and engaging event for our students to get directly involved in shaping their future career. There students were given the opportunity to discover different careers paths and employment opportunities in their local area. Hindley High School Careers Fair provided students with a vast range of information, motivating and inspiring and enable them to engage more proactively with future careers guidance.
COLLEGE INFO FOR Y11 PUPILS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS