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Career Advice

Career Advice

We believe that effective careers guidance contributes to raising aspirations, improving motivation and overcoming barriers to success. Macmillan Post 16 has a dedicated, fully qualified careers practitioner, Ms Cook, who is on hand to provide information, advice and guidance to students.

The Careers Team works closely with Heads of Year, SEN Department and teaching staff to ensure all students are aware of the facility and have inclusive access to it.

It has successful partnerships with local industry to offer students experience the world of work. These links are developed further through assemblies, work experience, Next Steps Day, mock interviews, guest speakers and meaningful visits. During 2019-20 the Careers Team provided 80 encounters with employers, giving students the opportunity to learn about work and the skills required in the workplace*.

* - Gatsby recommended Benchmark

The same year students experience a global pandemic, we have reviewed our approach and now offer students UniFrog. All Post 16 students will be supported to use this platform, alongside existing guidance tools. UniFrog records student experience, as well as having links to career specific web sites, research advice and up to date information on the Labour Market.
The Uniguide - Click to Visit

Careers resources are also available on the academy network curriculum software, enabling student access to information either at school or in their home. We hold the following:

  • National Citizenship Service "Silver Plaque Status"
  • RAF Platinum Plaque Partner.
  • Awarded "Certificate of engagement for Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge"
  • Member of the Careers Development Institute


Find apprenticeships in Not Going to Uni, the online apprenticeships guide that offers you advice on how to become an apprentice, find traineeships, college courses or work experience. Click the link below to access the site.

Not Going To Uni - Click to Visit \ National Apprenticeship Programme - Click to Visit National Careers Service - Click to Visit

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