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Careers programme information

One to one guidance interviews are available at key transition times i.e. Post 16 choices.  Careers resources are consistently updated and developed to provide a quality careers area that is available to all students. 

 

Our young people have access to a wide range of opportunities over different year groups to learn about different careers and the employability skills required to get them. These include: 

  • One to one interviews with a qualified careers advisor 
  • Careers education in form time & Personal development sessions 
  • Visits to universities and colleges 
  • Work experience placements 
  • Enterprise days 
  • Employability workshops run by local employers 
  • Help with letter writing, CV building and interview skills 
  • Use of online software to self-assess future career interests and research pathways into chosen fields. 
  • Talks from subject specialists 
  • Information in lessons where relevant 
  • Intervention mentoring programme for students struggling to find the correct path when they leave 

Year 11 Crest Destinations 2023

 

If you are an employer who would like to talk to our students, please contact  

Mr Davies: sean.davies@crest.e-act.org.uk  

Mr Dan Bulman: dan.bulman@crest.e-act.org.uk 

Mr Rohan Sood: rohan.sood@crest.e-act.org.uk 

 

Please click on this link at the bottom of the page to download our provider access policy. 

https://crestacademy.e-act.org.uk/useful-info/academy-policies/ 

 

Useful websites

www.nationalcareersweek.com 

www.careersworld.co.uk 

www.apprenticeships.org.uk 

www.allAboutAppreticeships.co.uk 

www.careersbox.co.uk 

www.plotr.co.uk 

www.iCould.com 

www.healthcareers.nhs.uk 

www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk 

www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles 

www.russellgroup.ac.uk 

www.successatschool.org 

 

Other useful resources for School leavers: 

To discover more information to support you when leaving school, check out the following links: 

Leaving school this summer?
https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/leaving-school-summer 

Leaving school: your options
https://www.mygov.scot/leaving-school-options/ 

How to decide what to do after leaving
https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-to-choose-my-next-step/school/how-to-decide-what-to-do-after-school/ 

The Student Room: Emotional about leaving school
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=207674 

A word of advice for school leavers: ‘know yourself and don’t be afraid to fail’
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationopinion/11715615/A-word-of-advice-for-school-leavers-know-yourself-and-dont-be-afraid-to-fail.html 

A guide to school-leaver programmes: advice from our experts
https://www.theguardian.com/careers/school-leaver-programme-advice-experts 

The top ten skills that’ll get you a job when you leave school
https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/skills-and-experience/40-the-top-ten-skills-that-ll-get-you-a-job-when-you-leave-school 

Helping your child prepare to leave school
https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/helping-your-child-prepare-leave-school 

 

NB: We are currently using the Compass tool to improve our scores against the Gatsby Benchmarks and we are taking part in Careers Leader training through Teach First to ensure that every student in The Crest Academy has access to a world class careers provision. 

The Careers Provision Plan and plan for each year will be reviewed and was updated in March 2023. 

Careers Guidance Year by Year

 

Inspire Me

https://youtu.be/LxHCLagP5kA

 

 

 

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