Careers Advice (CEIAG)
Careers support and guidance at Kettering Science Academy is provided by an independent careers company called TimelyAdvice. Embedding Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) within a clear framework, is important for a student’s development so that they have high aspirations and consider a broad and ambitious range of career options which will inspire them to fulfil their full potential.
Our Careers Consultants, Julie Thompson and Helen Featherstone, are based in the school and are available at all crucial points including Key Stage 3 transition into Key Stage 4, Post 16, Post 18, exam result and enrolment days. All Year 11 students have an in-depth, one to one careers meeting with Julie or Helen to discuss their ideas and aspirations. They provide impartial and objective help and support, ensuring students have the right advice at the right time, which will enable them to make informed decisions about their career pathway.
TimelyAdvice can facilitate work experience placements for Sixth Form students. They also offer employer engagement and motivational speakers to support all stage of the curriculum. Our successful careers strategy delivers a career programme across all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks to facilitate the highest number of students progressing to positive destinations. Throughout the year, students are encouraged to become proactive about their future pathway and are exposed to the available options and opportunities which include finding out more about Apprenticeships, Entrepreneurialism and other vocational pathways alongside the more traditional A levels and university routes to ensure all opportunities are maximised.
Kettering science Academy pride ourselves in ensuring young people can benefit from direct contact with the exciting world of work to inform them fully with regard to their decisions about their future education and training options.
Please use the links of the right hand side to view more careers advice and information.