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Careers & Raising Aspirations

Careers & Raising Aspirations

Introduction

This policy statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.

Student entitlement

Students in years 7 – 13 are entitled: To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point.

To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships – through options evenings, assemblies and group discussions and taster events.

To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

Management of provider access requests

A provider wishing to request access should contact: Mrs J Harper or Mrs J Atherton
Telephone: 01384 686606
Email: jharper@leasowes.dudley.sch.uk
jatherton@leasowes.dudley.sch.uk

Premises and facilities

The school will make the main hall, classrooms or private meeting rooms available for discussions between the provider and students, as appropriate to the activity. The school will also make available AV and other specialist equipment to support provider presentations. This will all be discussed and agreed in advance of the visit with the Careers Leader or a member of their team.

 

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature at the Careers Resource Centre, which is managed by Mrs J Harper or Mrs Atherton.

Approval and review

Approved May 2019 by Governors at Curriculum and Standards Committee

Next review: May 2020

Signed: Chair of Governors

Useful Links

www.careersadviceforparents.org

https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

www.parentadviser.co.uk

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

www.barclayslifeskills.com

www.startprofile.com

www.ucas.com

www.careerkickstart.rbs.com

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Leasowes High School

Kent Road

Halesowen

West Midlands

B62 8PJ

01384686606

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