Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG)

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) is delivered by the following team of staff across the whole school.

Khaleekh Khalique

Khaleekh Khalique
Vice Principal

Oversees CEIAG Programmes 

Mo Kathrada

Mo Kathrada
Director of Pastoral Care (Head of Careers)

Head of whole school Student Support services including Careers, Managed Moves and Off-site Provision

Shakera Bhaimohmed

Shakera Bhaimohmed
Destinations and Raising Participation Age (RPA) Lead

To lead and manage all aspects of the RPA working with external agencies including Manchester Local Authority and staff at the school

Joanne Smith

Joanne Smith
Deputy Head of Sixth Form / Highter Education (HE) Lead

To lead and manage all aspects of the HE programme, including the UCAS process, working with external agencies and staff at the school for the Sixth Form

Carly Walsh

Carly Walsh
Admissions Officer / Early Applicant Lead

To support all aspects of the early applicant process in the Sixth Form

Year 7 Provision

  • Star Student Board Game 
  • Raising Aspirations
  • Challenging Stereotypes
  • Mini STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers Fair with have a go activity (using our vocational curriculum staff from Automotive, ICT/Media/ Engineering and A Level staff for Maths, Economics and all the sciences from your Sixth Form etc).
  • STEM presentation (to support the careers fair as a follow on/lead up to)
  • Making the most of your school years
  • Your future
  • Jobs of the future/Different or unknown careers
  • Form time Careers videos

Year 8 Provision

  • Raising Aspirations 
  • Challenging Stereotypes
  • Mini STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers Fair with have a go activity (using our vocational curriculum staff from Automotive, ICT/Media/ Engineering and A Level staff for Maths, Economics and all the sciences from your Sixth Form etc).
  • STEM presentation (to support the careers fair as a follow on/lead up to)
  • Making the most of your school years
  • Your future
  • Jobs of the future/Different or unknown careers
  • Form time Careers videos

Year 9 - Planning GCSE Pathways

  • All Y9 will get a 20min interview regarding their option blocks and to make sure they are looking at appropriate options.
  • Y9 Social Media and Your Digital Footprint workshop
  • Form time Careers videos
  • Options Assemblies 
  • Options Evening (followed by one-to-one guidance interviews for students on KS4 courses with members of the SLT and Head of Year 9) 
  • Careers Speed Dating 
  • Form time Careers videos

Year 10 - Planning Post-16 Pathways 

  • Careers advisers from Manchester College will deliver group sessions to Y11 on apprenticeships and college routes.
  • Group Work sessions on researching careers, qualifications and post-16 pathways
  • All Year 10 students have experience a week of work experience.
  • WOW Event - Barclays Life Skills.
  • Form time Careers videos

Year 11 - Planning Post-16 Pathways

  • Careers advisers from Manchester College will deliver group sessions to Y11 on apprenticeships and college routes.
  • All Year 11 students have 1:1 guidance interviews through the school's impartial careers advisor - One Education. Follow-up 1:1 guidance interviews through the school's impartial careers advisor - One Education 
  • Year 11 1:1 guidance interviews with senior staff on post-16 pathways 
  • Guest speakers from apprenticeship providers, including Manchester College, giving presentations to targeted students. 
  • Form time Careers videos 

Useful Introductory Websites

National Careers Service – A comprehensive and good introduction on careers.

National Apprenticeship Service - A really useful website to find out more information about apprenticeships.

General Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

DirectGov - Access to career profiles/other useful information.

Careersbox - Access to a range of video clips on a variety of professions.

Higher Education

UCAS - Advice on applications and a course search facility, and how to apply online.

DirectGov - Higher Education - Click on 'University and higher education' for all kinds of information – including courses, student finance and student life.

Other Useful Websites

Not Going to Uni - A website dedicated to the options available to young people who do not want to go to university, including information on apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, foundation degrees and distance learning courses.

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