At The Thomas Lord Audley our goal is to prepare students for the next steps post 16, both for further education and the working environment. We offer a variety of activities and workshops throughout Year 7 to Year 11, these give opportunities for students work with professionals in a variety of different industries. This preparation work ensures that students are equipped with the correct expectations and aspirations to succeed in whichever path they decide to embark upon.
For more information regarding the topics students study, please click here.
The Careers program follows the guidelines detailed by the Careers & Enterprise Company and information relating to this can be found at www.careersandenterprise.co.uk
The September Guarantee is a guarantee of an offer, made by the end of September, of an appropriate place in post-16 education or training for every young person completing compulsory education. Ensuring that every young person has an offer of a place to progress onto is particularly important as it helps young people make a seamless transition into post-16 learning or employment with training.
The September Guarantee is supported by good quality information, advice and guidance. This can come from a number of sources which include:
Parents and family friends
Careers Coordinators and Guidance Advisers
On-line and printed information about courses, progression routes and employment routes
What does the Guarantee offer?
The September Guarantee is an offer of a place in one of the following:
A school sixth form
A college of further education
Employment with training to at least level 2
More generic information can be found at: www.gov.uk
Provider Access Policy
Careers, Education, Advice and Guidance Policy 2021
With the news that schools and colleges are now to close from Friday, we know that coronavirus makes this a hard and uncertain time for careers and understanding options going forward. Success at Schools have made available some free information packs that enable young people to be able to see where subjects can lead them with their future and these can be accessed from home by clicking on the link below:
Assessment Centre Tips
Financial Support Post 16
You may be entitled to some financial support to continue in education once you leave school.
The Careerometer is a widget that can be used to gain and compare key information about occupations and careers based in the UK that students may want to pursue in their future. This will display information such as Weekly Pay, Annual Pay, Hourly Pay, Hours per Week, the workforce growth and the percentage of the workforce that is projected to retire.
Careers Bulletin July 2021