Careers

The CEIAG - (Careers Education Information Advice Guidance) provision in a Delta Academy has been designed to positively support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work. Our Careers Programme is personalised to the academy in conjunction with our partners at Careers Inc.

Careers Education is provided though:

  • Subject Lessons, - Information and discussions in with a subject specific focus to help you make decisions about careers based on subject knowledge and transferable skills.
  • Tutorials, Assemblies & Life Lessons – Discussions and resources about the local market information, growth job sectors and
  • Step Up Days - Events such as employability days

Information, Advice & Guidance is provided through:

  • Careers Cafes & Careers Fairs - Employers, Colleges and Universities will visit the school on a regular basic to talk to you about their industry and how to train and qualify for role in that sector.
  • Careers Portal – You have access to our online Careers Portal
  • Results Service – a team of advisers will be able to talk through you needs on results day to help you confirm your intended destination.
  • Qualified 1-2-1 Guidance - You also have access to a qualified careers advisor, who will provide confidential and impartial advice to students on the information they have received or to help guide students to make fully informed decisions.
    • Planning for the future – if you have a career idea but want to find out the best route for you or if you have no career ideas our advisers can help you create career ideas around your interests and skills.
    • GCSE & A Level Options - Choosing your options and what would best suit you.
    • Apprenticeships - Finding work or an apprenticeship, including job hunting techniques including mock interviews
    • Higher Education – Reviewing the options and planning the 14-19 journey
    • Parents Evenings - Access to careers advisers in a variety of ways including individual meetings, drop-in sessions, enrichment activities, parents and option evenings and on results days
    • Technology - Information and updates will also be available on notice boards, plasma screens and the website

Recent Events

Virtual session by CSGT Mike Beaton MBE from the Royal Marines.

What our students said:

“I found it helpful as I’m applying next month for the services. I do sea cadets currently which will help towards my application and I found your advice very useful. Also, some of my family are in the navy and I would like to follow in their footsteps. Thank you for your presentation today.” Emily, Y11

 “Huge thank you to Mike, the session was brilliant. He made us laugh, he was amazing. I can’t wait to try your recipe.” Sophie, Y11

 “I found Mike’s energy exhilarating and it was a real fresh look into looking at jobs and what we can do next.” Harvey, Y11

National Careers Week 2021

All students in secondary (Y7 to Y11) had several projects to complete during careers week, ending with a whole school Celebration of 'Careers of the Future' on Friday 5th March. It was a fantastic afternoon exploring changes to the job market, both locally and nationally.

Useful links/websites for Careers research

National Careers Service – Job profiles and support with CVs - https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

National Apprenticeship Service – www.apprenticeships.org.uk

National Citizen Service - a government programme for 16-17 year olds to build confidence and independence - https://wearencs.com/

Voluntary opportunities - https://do-it.org

Careers Provider and Access Policy

Please click here to see our policy.

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