Careers Advice

The careers education and guidance programme at Outwood Grange Academy seeks to positively support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work.

We are currently working with two providers:

Connexions is a support service for young people that provides advice, guidance, support and personal development services for all 13-19 year olds.

CareersInc is an external, independent and impartial careers guidance service who will support you to aim high in your career goals and aspirations.

As a student at Outwood Grange Academy you are entitled to a careers education and guidance programme which:

  • Personal to you and always puts your interests first
  • Motivates and inspires you to consider all opportunities both within and outside Outwood Grange Academy
  • Helps you to gain the skills you need to make your career ambitions a reality
  • Provides the support you need to be successful
  • Helps you access any additional support you might need
  • Is delivered by trained and qualified teachers and advisers, with up-to-date knowledge and
  • Understanding of career pathways and local labour market information
  • Protects and respects your personal information and shares it only with your consent
  • Together with staff from CareersInc we will support your career development in a number of ways including:

Information and discussion in lessons and assemblies to help you make decisions about your future
activities and events such as careers fairs
access to career advisers in a variety of ways including individual meetings, drop-in sessions (Thursday and Friday 2.30 – 3.30), learning pathway planning and results days
careers information and IT based careers programmes
information and updates on notice boards, plasma screens and websites.

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