Careers

Careers and Employability at Waldegrave

In 2017 we were accredited with the Quality in Careers Award: 'Investors In Careers' which is valid for three years.  This highlights our commitment to careers education and employability. For more information on this award please click on the following link: https://investorincareers.org.uk/
 
The Careers team in school are the Careers Advisers Debbie Walker and Bernie Corrighan based in Room 59. Mrs Hopping is the Careers and Employability Lead and Mrs Page has the overall responsibility. 
 

Work Experience at Waldegrave

Work experience at Waldegrave is arranged by Kingston & Richmond Education Business Partnership (KREBP) to help young people to adapt to the world beyond the family and the classroom. It aims to bridge the gap between school and adult life. 
Work experience contributes to the development of key skills, encourages maturity and self-reliance and supports pupils learning into adult life. 
 
Work experience preparation and follow-up take place in Personal Development and Citizenship (PDC) lessons and English and Modern Foreign Languages. Students take part in interactive activities, have input from outside speakers and have access to ICT software. 
 
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Labour Market and Careers Resources

 
Your son/daughter can access more resources to help with careers reseach on FROG.  The National Careers Service provides and update on current employment trends.  Please follow the link.  http://email.prospects.co.uk/prospectsserviceslz/lz.aspx?p1=xATeQO05AyROLox9GyHvmA%3d%3d&CC=&p=0