Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) is delivered by the following team of staff across the whole school.
Mr K Khalique
Oversees CEIAG Programmes
Mr M Kathrada
Director of Pastoral Care (Head of Careers)
Head of whole school Student Support services including Careers, Managed Moves and Off-site Provision
Miss S R 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
Miss J F Smith
Deputy Head of Sixth Form / Higher 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
Careers Advice for Parents
If you would like more advice, you contact our Careers Adviser. They can provide impartial advice and guidance to help you decide what the next right step might be for you.
Appointments with our Independent Careers Adviser can be made through Mr M Kathrada by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Useful Introductory Websites
National Careers Service
Provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. This service is available to people who live in England.
National Apprenticeship Service
An apprenticeship lets you get on-the-job training and study for qualifications at the same time. Some even give you a degree!
William Hulmes Grammar School School uses the Gatsby Benchmarks as a guide to plan our Careers Education programme. The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of 8 guidelines about what makes the best careers provision in schools and colleges.
General Careers Information, Advice and Guidance
Gov.uk - Access to career profiles/other useful information.
Careersbox - Access to a range of video clips on a variety of professions.
The Manchester College - offers an unrivalled choice of courses for school leavers at 16 including vocational programmes, such as construction, and apprenticeships.
UCAS - Advice on applications and a course search facility, and how to apply online.
Gov.uk - 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.