Careers Guidance

    Pupils receive information, careers advice and guidance of the highest quality to help them make the right choices to move forward with their learning. This is a real strength in the school. Activities to help pupils develop their personal skills and enrich their learning experience raise their aspirations and ambitions to do well and proceed to the next stage of their education

    Ofsted Report 2016

    Stratford upon Avon School

    Home of the CareerHub

    The CareerHub is a dedicated facility, accessible to young people, parents, teachers and employers. The ethos and activities within the CareerHub bring together students and employers, to ensure the skills needed by businesses in and around the county are met and that businesses are able to provide more job opportunities for young people.

    Stratford upon Avon School is proud to be a partner in this new exemplar careers programme. details of the events that occur as part of this initiative will be reported on this website on the CareerHub page and also via local press and our twitter feed @StraUponAvonSch.

    Stratford School Students working with Contechs Automotive Engineering on Vimeo.

    Careers Education is an integral part of provision for all students. The school's Careers Education and Advice Manager, Mr D Wallace, provides guidance and support to pupils throughout their time with Stratford School and even supports students after they have left us. Careers advice is integrated through the curriculum to enable our students to make 'real world' connections between their studies and their future.

    Programmes to prepare young people for adult life are available throughout the school years.  These include:

    • Work Experience
    • Enterprise Activities
    • Business Simulation Exercises
    • Advice Sessions
    • Vocational Opportunities

    For further details on how careers information is integrated into the school please select the link below

    Careers Development Education | PDF

    Useful Websites

    Higher Education:

    Careers Information:

    All About Apprenticeships

    • Professional Social Media

    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Companies, universities, sector, groups and individuals can all be followed on these sites if  you have a professional profile.

    Other Useful Sites:

    • Moving On Magazine: discover careers and qualifications information with Moving On
    • Not Going to Uni: has a live apprenticeship feed for all the latest opportunities
    • Pinterest: collect information
    • collect (and publish) information
    • Blogs: follow, or even start one
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