Careers Information, Advice & Guidance

We are in the process of updating our careers page, but if you have any questions, in the meantime, please feel free to contact

Tom Collishaw, Assistant Headteacher, Careers Lead 


Christine Walton, Registered Career Development Practitioner – Careers Advisor

To comply with the school’s legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997:

This statement sets out the school’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to students at the school for the purposes of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. 

Student entitlement

  • 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:

Tom Collishaw, Assistant Headteacher, Careers Lead

Christine Walton, Registered Career Development Practitioner – Careers Advisor


Opportunities for access

Several events, integrated into the school careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come into school to speak to students and/or their parents

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 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 the team.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or other relevant course literature.

Careers guidance and access for education and training providers - GOV.UK (

Independent, 1-1 Careers Guidance is available to all students across the Academy and Sixth form and can be arranged by contacting

Appointments are offered face to face and virtually

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