Good quality careers education and advice will raise the aspirations of all young people. It will increase motivation by linking activities in school with preparation for life post 16. CEIAG will, therefore, contribute to raising student’s achievement, help students focus on their longer-term career ambitions and ensure an equality of opportunity for all.
The Careers & Transition team work within a clear framework which aims to meet statutory requirements whilst we constantly evolve our Careers Delivery Plan to achieve the Gatsby Benchmarks, enhancing students prospects, encouraging them to contribute to their communities and preparing them for the challenges and opportunities of further education, training and working life to reduce their risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training). Students in our academies are very well supported as they make their applications to colleges, Traineeships, Apprenticeships, Sixth Forms and Post 16 options.
It is our aim for every student to complete year 11, prepared for life in modern Britain. The Careers & Transition team work in order to enhance students’ prospects, encouraging them to contribute to their communities and preparing them for the challenges and opportunities of further education, training and working life. A programme of careers education, information and guidance is delivered to students from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 providing opportunities to experience the world of work, have contact with employers and local further and higher education providers. High quality, Independent careers guidance is also delivered to every young person before finishing the end of KS4 which is crucial in helping our students emerge from school more fully rounded and ready for the world of work therefore it is our intention to ensure that our students are well informed when making career decisions.
Our delivery is underpinned by the Department for Education Careers Strategy 2017 ‘Making the most of everyone’s skills & talents’ and is compliant with the careers guidance set out by the Government ‘Careers Guidance and Inspiration for young people in schools’, which states all schools must give education and training providers the opportunity to talk to students about approved technical qualifications and apprenticeships. In addition, we further support “Careers guidance access for education and training providers guidance (Jan 2023)” and our delivery is measured against 8 Gatsby Benchmarks.
Endeavour Academy works with providers in order to identify the most effective opportunity for students and share information around the education and training opportunities locally and nationally.
Appendix 1 within the Careers Policy (click here for a link to the policy) outlines the way in which education and training providers should get in touch with us in order to gain access to pupils and/or parents to inform them about further opportunities This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.
Endeavour Academy Careers Lead: