Careers Lead: Mr Gaskell
At St. Gabriel's students develop detailed knowledge and skills across the curriculum and, as a result, achieve well. They are readied for the next stage of education, employment or training both through their lessons and in-house CEAIG. Where relevant, they gain qualifications that allow them to go on to destinations that meet their interests, aspirations and the intention of their course of study.
The school careers programme is over seen by the careers lead in conjunction with the schools ‘stepping stones’ framework.
In Year 7 pupils are introduced to the concept of careers. Pupils are provided with information on careers pathways through form time and assemblies.
In Year 8 pupils build on their experiences in year 7and start to have encounters with different companies and organisation through careers cafes and a careers day.
In year 9 in order to support pupils options choices, pupils have a dedicated careers day, careers lessons in form time. A ‘future’ pathways evening and careers links in subject time. Along with encounters with companies and organisations through careers cafes and careers week.
In year 10, pupils have arranged one to one meetings with a careers advisor. Pupils have a dedicated careers day and are invited to a minimum of 3 careers encounters. Pupils are provided with up to date information on the labour market.
In year 11, pupils are encourage to link their GCSE to careers.Pupils are provided with one to one support with a careers advisor. Pupils are provided with CV and college and apprenticeship application support. Pupils attend assemblies with FE providers in Bury. Pupils have a mock interview evening after a mock job application. This is supplemented with a future pathways evening.