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Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

At Granville, we believe good Careers and Impartial Advice and Guidance (IAG) are essential for all young people throughout their education.  Impartial careers guidance is a major factor in raising aspirations and developing a ‘can do’ resilient attitude. These qualities will encourage students to become more engaged in opportunities available at school, in the local community and further afield. 

Alongside reaching their academic potential, we want every child to leave Granville with a full range of outstanding ‘employability’ skills such as self-motivation, team work and entrepreneurial skills. 

Through their Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) lessons all students receive regular, structured Careers Education from Year 7 through to Year 11. In addition specialists from a variety of Post 16 and 18 providers frequently present to or work with whole year groups or small groups. These sessions are followed up during lessons to embed the information further and allow for additional issues to be discussed.  

Careers Entitlement

We are committed to providing a planned programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance which focuses on developing the following skills for students:

· Career Management

· Career Self Development

· Career Exploration

Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance

Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) is extremely useful in preparing students for the opportunities and challenges of adult and working life. CEIAG is seen as playing an important role in motivating our students to maximise their academic and personal achievement whilst at school.

CEIAG is taught across the school and we acknowledge that an effective CEIAG programme will increase the student's life chances and make it more likely that the individual student reaches their full potential.  

For more information, please contact Mr C Lambeth (Careers, Work Experience and Aspirations Lead) on 01283 216765 or email: clambeth.granville@deferrerstrust.com 

 By the end of Year 11, all students will have been offered at least one careers interview. These can be either with or without parents/carers.

Students can request a careers interview with Mr C Lambeth our Careers, Work Experience & Aspirations Lead.  

 

Apprenticeships

apprenticeships.gov

Here you can find information on:

  • What are Apprenticeships?
  • What are the benefits?
  • How to apply

Looking for vacancies

Useful websites for students and parents

Careers Statement for Parents/Carers, Students, Tutors and Teaching Staff      

Employers, Colleges and Training Providers Access Policy    

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy 


We are always looking for facilitators from Industries who can attend our events and work with students on activities based around the world of work and business. If you are a business wanting to create links with schools and work with young people, then we’d love to hear from you. For more information, please contact Mr C Lambeth on: 01283 216765 or email clambeth.granville@deferrerstrust.com     

 

Decisionz Magazine is a local careers magazine aimed at supporting Year 11 students to understand their options and make the right choices. 

Decisionz Magazine - Autumn 2021       

           

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3/4-And Rob Tipper, who works for a plastics/recycling company, Plastipak. Rob spoke on how he's travelled the world through his work & challenged our students to be the next generation, who recycle everything, & how recycling & renewable energy will create the jobs of the future
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2/4-We were joined on Zoom by Paula Thompson, a Social Worker. Her in-depth presentation into this challenging profession gave our students a unique insight into the challenges and also the rewards that this career brings.
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1/4-Last day of Careers Week, we were joined by John Widdowson from a Community Manager. He talked about the importance of always working hard. Encouraged students to find a career they are passionate about, & about his career path and role volunteering.
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3 of 3- On Zoom, we had an excellent talk from Alicia Moyles, one of the Heads of Service with a Kent-based employment service that supports adults with additional needs into employment. They also support their employers.
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2 of 3 - Beth Bailey, a self-employed Financial Adviser gave a superb talk on how it helps to be good at maths, and have key skills, such as being able to process information quickly, and more importantly, to be able to listen and communicate with all people.
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1 of 3-Today, for Careers Week, we welcomed Emily Mulvaney, Ward Sister from the NHS, a very popular choice of talk amongst all year groups. Mr. Gell hosted and said “A number of students who were inspired by the talk are interested in finding out more about NHS apprenticeships.
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