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Careers

Opportunity, Success and Ambition

This information is designed for students, teachers, parents and employers.

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There has never been a time when careers education has been as important for our students as it is today. The world of work is changing fast and many of the jobs we are preparing our young people for, do not currently exist.  The landscape of education, training and employment opportunities that students need to navigate is more complex and more challenging than that faced by previous generations.

Our role at Onslow St Audrey’s School is to ensure the future generations of young people are prepared and inspired to make a meaningful contribution to the world beyond school. Our careers programme, is a vital component in helping our students achieve their aims and aspirations, so they can move with confidence onto the next stage of their education and into working life.  This means that all students and their parents/carers should be made aware of all their options as they progress through school and into their future life.

Careers Curriculum Map - coming soon

All areas of the curriculum support the Careers programme and all subjects have identified where they can support this.  It is outlined in the document below as well as being mapped to the CDI framework.

Careers Curriculum Map

Who We Work With

Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership

The Senior Enterprise Co-Ordinator works closely with OSA providing guidance and support to the Careers programme.

University of Hertfordshire

Provides direct interventions for targeted students to promote university/higher education as a post-school option.

Oakland’s College

Offers student meetings and visits to support transitions and next steps.

Apprenticeship

Offers apprenticeship support to students, teachers and parents.

Job Centre Plus

Offers additional Career support and guidance to our students.

WillMott Dixon

Works with us to provide our students with an insight in to the world of work.

 

We are signed up to The Careers and Enterprise Company – The Enterprise Adviser Network – programme.  This is a free provision managed locally by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership to support us to achieve all eight Gatsby Benchmarks.

The Careers and Enterprise Company

The Gatesby Benchmarks

The Government's Career Strategy