The Department for Education issues all schools with statutory guidance regarding the delivery of high quality careers guidance. The Careers Programme at Hessle High School and Penshurst Primary School follows the guidance in this document. By providing a comprehensive programme of careers guidance in partnership with local employers, other education and training providers, Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and other support agencies.
Information on the full range of options available in education, training and work, and the progression opportunities that follow those options will be provided. Careers information can be provided through a range of media including: books, leaflets and posters; software, websites; social media e.g. Twitter and telephone helplines; information talks from colleges, universities, apprenticeship providers and employers; visits to colleges, universities, training providers and businesses.
Careers Advice and Guidance
Advice helps students interpret information and apply it to their own situation; guidance is the in-depth support provided by qualified practitioners to help students explore their options and make informed choices that are best for them.
Advice and guidance are closely linked to related activities such as tutoring, progress reviews, academic monitoring and mentoring. Through these activities the CEIAG staff can help students look at future options and identify when students need to be referred to advisers for more in-depth guidance.
Planned and progressive programmes of activities in the curriculum which help students to develop the knowledge and skills to understand themselves, research the opportunities available, make decisions and move successfully on to the next stage.
Effective engagement with Employers
Opportunities to be inspired informed and advised by employers through talks, workshops and work place visits. Employers can also enhance programmes of careers education through contributing to classroom-based lessons, running CV workshops, conducting mock interviews and supporting enterprise activities, plus offering work experience and work shadowing placements.