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Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) Entitlement Statement

All students at Winifred Holtby Academy will:

Take part in a careers programme

Students in Years 7 – 11 will take part in a stable, structured careers programme that helps them to understand their education, training, employment and other progression opportunities available to them. They will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop the skills they need to plan and manage their own personal development and career progression

  • Access relevant information and learning from taster activities and workshops etc

  • Make and maintain individual progression plans to help them improve their prospects of success

  • Offer feedback and ideas on how to improve the careers programme

  • The PSHCE programme for all years provides tailored, comprehensive careers and work related learning lessons throughout the academic year.

Have access to, and support with using careers information

Careers information will be easy to find and available at convenient locations, including web based career sites that offer information on the full range of options available in education, training and work, and the progression opportunities that follow those options will be provided. Careers information is provided through a range of media including: books, leaflets and posters; software, websites; social media e.g. Twitter; information talks from colleges, apprenticeship providers and employers; visits to colleges, universities, training providers and businesses. These are:

  • Clearly labelled and referenced

  • Comprehensive, giving details of all progression opportunities and associated support arrangements such as financial help

  • Unbiased and up to date

Obtain careers guidance that is:

  • Impartial

  • Confidential

  • Focussed on individual needs and fit for purpose

  • Supportive of equal opportunities

  • Provided by people with relevant training and expertise


All parents and carers can expect to:

  • Be able to make an appointment with a member of staff or CEIAG specialist to discuss their child’s progress and future prospects

  • Have access to tutors, subject teachers and members of the CEIAG Team at parent’s information evenings

  • Have the opportunity to comment on the usefulness of the careers programme to their children and how it could be improved

Parents are aware of careers information through the academy’s information evenings.

  • Information evenings for all year groups

  • Year 11 information evening that provides career information on Post 16 routes

  • Parents and pupils have the opportunity to gain further advice on the Kudos forum from external Advisors (Connexions) and Post 16 Pathways providers

  • Have access to the school's careers leader on 01482 826207 or by contacting the school office


If you are interested in working in partnership with our academy to promote career opportunities within your sector, please contact Anita Hoy or M Sykes on