We are committed to providing our students in Years 7 to 11 and the Sixth Form a comprehensive programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance and work related learning. We have high expectations and aspirations for our students and recognise that careers education plays an important role in allowing students to achieve their full potential.
The careers programme is delivered through PSHE lessons, planned tutor time activities, assemblies and themed days, along with targeted activities for our niche groups.
Ms Gunton, Assistant Headteacher oversees the whole school careers programme and is supported by the careers co-ordinator and are both based in school full time . All students have access to independent careers advice from Changing Education, who as well as giving impartial level 6 advice, run the work experience programme for Year 10. Gaining work related experience is likely to give students an advantage in the labour market by the time they leave full-time education.
Sixth Form students have access to careers advisor Ros Windsor who covers all MNSP sixth form sites, all Year 12 students complete work experience.
All students take part in a careers programme that:
To contact Careers Leader, Sian Gunton, please use our contact form.
We are pleased to be part of the West of England Careers Hub which consists of 25 local schools and colleges working together with universities, training providers, employers and career professionals to improve careers education for young people in the region.
We review our Careers Programme three times a year using the Careers & Enterprise Company’s Compass Tool which comprises of 8 Gatsby Benchmarks:
Please click here for our latest Compass Survey results. (The next Compass Survey review is due June 2023)
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Work experience for year 10 and 12 takes place during the last week of the summer term.
Students are responsible for finding their own placements and are supported by their tutor, head of year, careers team and parents/guardians.
Year 10 work experience placements need to be uploaded to the students' connect app which is sent to them by changing education.
Year 12 work experience placements need to be agreed by tutors and forms completed and given to Ms Gunton
If support is needed please contact email@example.com
If you are an employer offering a work experience placement please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses provider wishing to request access should contact the Careers Leader: