Careers Information, Advice & Guidance
The overriding objective of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) at Pedmore High School is to develop the skills, attitudes and abilities of our students to enable them to make effective decisions about their future education, training, employment and life as an adult member of society. This Careers Strategy is to ensure that the CEIAG offer provides learners with high quality opportunities to prepare learners for the next stage and transition in to positive destinations and long-term healthy career success. At Pedmore we will:
Continuously review the impact of our CEIAG.
Increase careers advice and guidance to be an integral part of the schools offer.
Strengthen strategic partnerships with employers and further and higher education institutions and apprenticeship providers
Ensure that the Gatsby Benchmarks are fully embedded in our CEIAG Programme.
the careers programme is delivered throughout the year via tutor time; weekly lessons of PSHE; through subject specific curriculum; external visitors; off site trips and many more opportunities. Each student has access to Unifrog which is a one stop shop of resources to help guide students through the different career pathways and opportunities available to them. The particular focus for Year 8 students is matching their interests and personality to different career choices. Information is key and knowing the possible options available are important.
Pedmore High School Careers Fayre 2022
We will be hosting our Careers Fayre at Pedmore High School during the school day on Wednesday 16th November 2022. This was open to all year groups to find information from different providers. We also hosted a Careers Fayre during the evening of Wednesday 23rd November 2023 for students and parents from years 9, 10, 11 and 6th form. They were given a talk about the different post-16 routes and then had a chance to discuss possible career choices with the following providers:
Invictus 6th Form
plus many more
Year 10 Work Experience
Work Experience dates for 2023 have been set as the week beginning Monday 8th May 2023. If you have any questions please contact the Work Experience Co-ordinator Mrs Guidotti on: email@example.com
Learning From Career and Labour Market Information
All students and parents should have access to high-quality information about future study options and labour market opportunities. Click here to have the most up to date information:
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See below for each year's Careers Programme