Careers

Helpful Resources during COVID-19


Our Aim

To provide comprehensive, informative and up to date Careers Information, Advice and Guidance to all our students enabling them to become effective decision makers, gain employability skills and help them to plan their future careers.

We aim to inform, inspire and motivate our students; preparing them for further education and/or employment. Providing all students with opportunities to gain the knowledge and understanding of the range of education and employment choices available to them. For every student to become their “Best Self” and reach their full potential.

Careers Education

Careers Education is delivered in Life Skills lessons in Key Stage 3 & 4, this is in addition to the programme of careers related activities in lesson 1. In Key Stage 5, the delivery and engagement of Careers Education is through tutorial periods, alongside a tailored programme of events around student timetabled lessons. All Year Groups are additionally supported with activities such as Careers Fairs, visits, FE/HE providers and Technical College assemblies, employer engagement and alumni events. In addition CEIAG information is shared weekly through year group weekly bulletins and Key Stage termly Careers Newsletters. Tadcaster Grammar School welcomes providers into school, at prearranged times throughout the academic year, to support student decision making.

Tadcaster Grammar School CEIAG Programme: We are currently reviewing our CEIAG programme to ensure that we fully meet and provide all of the requirements to our students during 2020/21 Covid 19 restrictions.

Please see the Life Skills programme below and the example Provider Access schedule.

Careers Policy – can be found on the Policies page of the website

Work Experience Policy – can be found on the Policies page of the website

Careers Information

The school’s well-resourced careers library is on the ground floor of the Independent Learning Centre (ILC). It contains a wide range of careers information as well as access to a number of specially designed careers programmes to provide our students with up to date and comprehensive information in order to help them make informed and realistic career decisions.

The upper floor of the ILC has all the university prospectuses and additional careers information specifically for Sixth Form students.

FE,HE and Technology Colleges are requested and engaged with to provide up to date prospectuses or other relevant course literature.

Careers Website Information

We encourage students to create a profile on Start which is an online careers information platform designed to inform and advise on future career potential.

Labour Market Information

Labour Market Information (LMI), describes statistical data regarding jobs, salaries, employers and employees, sectors, current employment conditions and future trends.

(Link to Labour Market Information will be displayed shortly…)

The Department for Education have an online data portal, LMI for All, which brings together labour market information across the UK.  The information generates the Careerometer and can be used to answer the questions such as ‘will there be jobs in the future?’, ‘what do people get paid?’ and ‘what does the job involve?

Careers Guidance

We have an impartial, experienced professionally qualified Careers Advisor based in school and who is available for two days a week in the ILC. They offer a drop in service at breaks and lunchtimes for students as well as an appointment system for individual careers guidance.

Students and staff can book appointments by emailing careers@tgs.starmat.uk. In addition, a representative from the Careers department is available at Parents’ Evenings from Year 9 upwards.

Further Education Open Event Information

Useful A Level and GCSE Results Information


Alumni

Contributing as a Tadcaster Grammar School alumni is a fantastic way to support current students. Your work and life experience since leaving school can help a current student to make a decision about their career and overall life choices.
Please complete the Form>>

Contact

If you would like any further information, please contact:

Helen Lawson – CEIAG, Business and Community Links Manager

h.lawson@tgs.starmat.uk
careers@tgs.starmat.uk
01937 833466