Employer and Education Provider Access

Employer and Education Provider Access

This section provides information on how to access the careers department and the careers provision at Waldegrave School. We have a Provider Access Policy published in the Policy section of the website. 
 

Careers and Employability at Waldegrave                                                       

In July 2017 Waldegrave was accredited with the Quality in Careers Standard, Investor in Careers Award for another 3 years. We have a Careers Programme which is guided by our Careers Policy (which can be found in the Policy section of the School website) and aims to follow the government recommended Gatsby benchmarks.  
 

Careers Staff

The Careers Lead in school is Mrs Page.  The Careers Advisers in school can be contacted at: info@waldegrave.org.uk 
 

Waldegrave Careers Programme 

Year 7 National Careers Week – Dress Up Day and assembly with employer
Year 8
Post 14+ options – PDC lessons (World of Work)
Assembly with Provider e.g. UTC, Apprenticeship provider, local college
National Careers and Apprenticeship Week Activities and presentations
Year 9
Post 14+ options programme, including PDC, assemblies and parents evening
Careers Networking Event and talks with employers
Work Experience preparation – PDC lessons
National Careers and Apprenticeship week activities and presentations
Year 10
Post 14+ options programme, including PDC, assemblies and parents evening
Careers Networking Event and talks with employers
Work Experience preparation – PDC lessons
National Careers and Apprenticeship week activities and presentations
Year 11
Tutor programme on Post 16 options, applications, interviews
Bespoke events on apprenticeships
Alumni talks 
Results day support for alternative applications
World of Work roadshow – apprenticeship providers conference 
National Careers and apprenticeship week activities and presentations
Next Steps Career Event – post 16/18 and career options
Year 12
World of Work roadshow – apprenticeship providers conference 
Bespoke events on apprenticeships
Apprenticeship Careers Morning
HE Fair attendance
Visits to universities and visits by universities to school
Post 18 application support through presentations and workshops
National Careers and apprenticeship week activities and presentations
Next Steps Career Event – post 16/18 and career options
Employability workshop
Industry led talks
Year 13
World of Work roadshow – apprenticeship providers conference 
Post 18 Application support
Results day support for alternative applications
National Careers and apprenticeship week activities and presentations
Industry led talks