- To design a stable careers programme from Year 8 to 11 providing all students with CEIAG.
- Learn from career and labour market information through targeted CEIAG and use of Labour Market Information (LMI) in the careers programme.
- To address the needs of each pupil through targeted information and advice guidance (IAG) depending on personal need and education and career intentions/aspirations.
- To link curriculum learning to careers by designing opportunities for Employability and Enterprise within faculties and departments and contact with employers, particularly within the vocational curriculum.
- To design encounters with employers and employees through opportunities within faculties and departments and within the enrichment curriculum.
- To enable experiences of workplaces through workplace visits, work experience (for selected students) in Year 10
- To design encounters with further and higher education through opportunities within the enrichment curriculum, particularly in Years 10 and 11.
- To provide personal guidance [independent and impartial] to all students, particularly those in Years 1o and 11.
Alongside timetabled lessons, Years 8 to 11 follow a careers programme that is based on five key areas. Our careers programme is delivered through our tutor time provision.
Moreover, our careers programme is delivered through our Theme Day provision whereby a part or full day off-timetable is used to cover elements of the programme e.g. employer interviews.
Lindsworth School works closely with Birmingham Careers Service. Their advisors are all qualified to QCF level 6 careers guidance and have enhanced DBS clearance. They work closely with local employers, training providers and voluntary organisations and use local knowledge to help pupils make informed decisions about their next steps.