Careers Guidance

Maharishi School


Careers Guidance

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Careers Guidance at the Maharishi School

Key points in statutory guidance regarding Careers Guidance are:

The duty on schools to secure independent careers guidance for all year 8 – 13(11) pupils is intended to expand advice and guidance for young people so they are inspired and motivated to fulfil their potential. Schools should help every pupil develop high aspirations and consider a broad and ambitious range of careers. Inspiring every pupil through more real-life contacts with the world of work can help them understand where different choices can take them in the future.

Schools should set high expectations for all pupils and provide high quality advice and guidance that motivates them to success.

At the Maharishi school we aim to fulfil this guidance by:

  • years 8 – 11 attending the Careers Fair at local colleges every year.
  • representatives from local post-16 colleges coming to address pupils at school, as well as providing opportunities for all pupils to attend taster days at local colleges in years 10 and 11.
  • inviting alumni representatives from local and national organisations and industries to address years 8 – 11 at least once a year.
  • including careers support as part of the meeting with Mentor teachers.
  • informing pupils and families of online careers resources for example &; pupils doing the Duke of Edinburgh award also have access to the Life Zone careers pages on the DofE website.
  • providing opportunities to learn further skills and information about planning for a career in CbIDS lessons.
  • access to careers guidance literature at school.