Careers Information and Guidance

Careers at Chipping Sodbury... ask us how!

We offer our students 'one to one' Careers' guidance interviews with a specialist, impartial, qualified advisor.

There is outstanding Careers Provision at CSS:   

How do we know this? 

  '...all groups of students are prepared exceedingly well for the next stage of their education.'  

‘...Students receive high quality advice and guidance about course choices at Key Stage 4...they also get useful and extensive information from both school staff and external experts about the range of careers options available to them.’

’...Students leave… [the sixth form]… extremely well prepared for the next steps in their education or careers with a high proportion progressing to higher education.

93% 2015 Destinations - % in sustained education, employment or training

An outstanding achievement! 

We take very care to ensure that all our students have access to this valuable guidance when they need it, particularly in Years 11 and 13 when key decisions are made regarding 'next steps'.  This focus on the student and which pathway is best for them ensures effective transition into our own outstanding 6th form or an alternative pathway at 16+ or into university or an alternative pathway at 18+. The guidance is a fundamental part of the success and one which we and the students very much value!  

In addition, our dedicated and well - resourced Careers' Library offers our students opportunities to explore future Career options, as we help them plan for success! 


Information on apprenticeships can be downloaded here

Please also see the following Career 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

Statement on Provider Access