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Hessle High School

Careers Guidance and Advice

Information, Advice and Guidance

Young people now have to make more decisions and choices about their lifestyle, education and future careers than any previous generation. Never before has the need for good information, advice and guidance (IAG) been more essential. The Government requires that all young people stay in learning (i.e training or education) until they are 18. This is known as Raising the Participation Age. Raising the Participation Age does not necessarily mean that young people must stay in school.

They must however choose one of the following options:

  • Full time education, such as School Sixth Form, a Further Education or Sixth Form College or a training provider
  • Apprenticeships or other work based learning routes
  • Employment with training

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Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance (CEIAG)

Your child will be involved in a number of seminars and activities aimed at achieving their potential through raising aspirations and increasing participation in further/higher education. Organisations involved in funding this are Hull University, Access to Higher Education, Steps to Success, NCS (National Citizen Service), HOP (Humber Outreach Programme), LogonMoveon and PUSH. These form part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programmes (NCOP). Information required is child’s full name, date of birth, gender, ethnicity, postcode and school.

For more information from the University of Hull on GDPR Data and what they use your childs information for click here.

The School Nurse

The School Nurse is employed by the Health Service and is available to all young people. Appointments with the school nurse may be requested through the House Leaders or the Student Services Manager. Alternatively the School Nurse may be contacted directly on Tuesday lunchtimes at the health drop-ins.

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