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Careers Information and Guidance

Careers at Chipping Sodbury School

The Careers Team

Careers Lead – Tracey Cheverton

Careers administration – Sally Dunn

The Careers drop in centre

Events and opportunities at Chipping Sodbury School

A fulfilling careers program is vital in schools to help students develop the skills and ability to make the most appropriate education choices for their options within school, progression beyond school and in working life. We work with all students in all year groups and our careers program is delivered in a variety of ways. This is rolled out through our Life program, further educational visits which includes a number of activities from guest speakers to a whole school careers event for all year groups.

Careers support journey by year group

Careers student action plan

We have an impartial careers advisor who sees all year 10 students on a one to one basis. The detailed report is uploaded onto Go4schools for parents/carers and students to revisit.

  • Our yearly plan can be found under Careers plan 2019/20 and will be updated as required.
  • Two career notice boards are situated around the school which are regularly updated with information, courses available and job and apprenticeship opportunities. These are located in the Sixth Form block and outside D6.
  • Each classroom has posters promoting career pathways within each subject.

Gatsby Benchmarks

The careers program follows strict Government guidelines to ensure the quality of its delivery. The GATSBY benchmarks are:

Gatsby Benchmark poster

Apprenticeships

Information on apprenticeships can be downloaded here

RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk

amazingapprenticeships.com/

www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide

Please also see the following Careers related links and opportunities:

(Please note that Chipping Sodbury School is not responsible for content on external websites.)

Career Pathways - Engineering

Career Pathways - Textiles

Career Pathways - Product Design

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