Students begin working towards developing a career perspective from year 7 through PSHCE lessons, form time activities and assemblies plus a wide range of other resources, services and opportunities. All pupils have access to independent careers advice via the school's Independent Careers Advisor. Working to support the school's Independent Careers Advisor is BRGS's Career Leader, Miss Gauntlett, who can be contacted on the school number or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For the school's policy statement on provider access please click here.
The school currently uses Start, one of the UK's most popular and reputable online career services that any pupil and parent can sign up to (click the banner below to go to Start).
During year 9, students attend a careers fair and a Next Steps Event to receive advice from staff and people in industry to help them select a range of subjects to study to GCSE level throughout years 10 and 11.
In year 10, all students have a week out of school on work experience and are also given the opportunity to have a one to one guidance session with a qualified careers advisor.
The vast majority of our students progress to full time further education (99.4%) and 0.6% progressing to full time employment in 2020.
Pupils continue to be supported through to year 13 to help prepare them for their next steps. We also subscribe to Unifrog, an excellent online careers service aimed at helping students choose the right University, Apprenticeship or alternative option (click the banner below to go to Unifrog and contact school for the login details).
For a summary of the BRGS Careers Programme which is updated annually, please click here. The school evaluates the impact of it's careers programme through student voice, student destination data (at post-16 and post-18) and mapping against the Gatsby Benchmarks.
We always need support from people in the world of work. If you would like to support the school's careers programme please contact the school directly and the careers team will get in touch with you.
We also want to hear your views on our careers programme. If you would like to provide feedback please click here.
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