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Careers, Education, Information and Guidance (GEIAG)

Why does it matter? 

In a rapidly changing world it is essential that all students are provided with a wide range of opportunities and experiences that are delivered under the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks. This robust and comprehensive approach aims to prepare students for life by providing the knowledge, understanding confidence and skills they need to make informed choices and plans for their future learning and career. 

Our aims

As a school what we are aiming to achieve through our careers education curriculum?

  • Inform Decisions: The school wants to empower students with knowledge so they can make informed decisions about their future careers and pathways
  • Employability Skills: By embedding opportunities in the curriculum, they help students develop employability skills that will serve them well in the world of work
  • Connecting Subjects and Careers: Guiseley School ensures that students understand how their academic studies relate to future study and employment
  • Reflective Individuals: We aim to help students become reflective individuals, who are aware f their personal qualities and goals, so they can choose their own future pathways 
  • Broadening Horizons: To give students the opportunity to grow their networks and develop cultural capital through careers activities and events, expanding their horizons
  • Comprehensive Support: The school provides accessible careers provision that meets the needs of all students
  • Preparation for the Future: Whether students choose university, college, or an apprenticeship, Guiseley School will equip them with the knowledge and skills they need.
  • Family Involvement: Families receive relevant information to support students n making choices about their future

Key staff

Monitoring of the careers programme

The effectiveness of the school’s careers programme will be monitored by taking student voice surveys in Year 9, 11 and 13 at the end of the school year. The impact will be measured by evaluating the destination data form Year 11 and 13. The date of the next review is July 2024.

Our programme

We benchmark our careers provision against the following areas:

Provider access

Guiseley School welcomes providers to provide input to our careers provision. For further details, see our Provider Access Policy.