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Careers Information

The aim of Careers Education is to inform students about their future employment opportunities and also prepare them with the skills necessary to gain entry into their chosen field.

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Tutor time is spent exploring future employment and study options as well as looking at the nature of employment on a local, national and global scale.  Students in Years 11-14 are able to access a 1:1 Careers Information, Advice and Guidance session with Mr Myers and / or Helen Downey from Prospects.  Mr Myers holds two weekly drop in advice sessions at lunch time for all students in Years 11 - 14.  These sessions sometimes include external visitors such as staff from local Further Education colleges and apprenticeship providers.  All students in Years 10 - 14 gain information from a variety of sources about the benefits of following an apprenticeship route.  Helen Downey is available at many parents' evenings to support students and their parents. Specific suspended timetable events are also held with the aim of informing students and inspiring them to reach their targeted career goals.  Visits take place to numerous universities and careers events.  Faculties are also keen to make the relevance of their subject matter relate to specific careers and job roles.

There are a large variety of websites available to help students and their parents such as :


Parent/Carer Queries

Any parent / carer with queries about careers related matters should contact Mr Myers – b.myers@wollaston-school.net

Tutor time is spent exploring future employment and study options as well as looking at the nature of employment on a local , national and global scale. Students in Years 11-14 are able to access a 1:1 Careers Information , Advice and Guidance session with Mr Myers and / or Helen Downey from Prospects. Mr Myers holds two  weekly drop in lunch time advice sessions for all students in Year 11-Year 14. These sessions sometimes include external visitors such as staff from local Further Education colleges and apprenticeship providers. All students in Years 10-Year 14 gain information from a variety of sources about the benefits of following an apprenticeship route. Helen Downey is available at many parents evening to support students and their parents. Specific suspended timetable events are also held with the aim of informing students and inspiring them to reach their targeted career goals. Visits take place to numerous universities and careers events. Faculties are also keen to make the relevance of their subject matter relate to specific careers and job roles.

Good Luck to those students interested in attending the Performing Arts Careers Fair in Northampton tomorrow aftern… https://t.co/7XPR53wuun
Good Luck to Year 9 & 10 students attending the STEM event with Tresham College & Northampton Uni during half term,… https://t.co/z2MLZGajQU
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