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01590 677 033

North Street, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 8FZ

info@priestlands.hants.sch.uk

Careers

Careers Leader:  Mr Christopher Bell

At Priestlands School we value the importance of Careers education for our students’ futures. Our structured Careers Curriculum aims to inform and inspire them to make informed choices and become aware of possibilities as early as possible in their five year journey with us.

Priestlands students are encouraged to self-reflect on their own skills, interests and personality types in order develop an understanding what careers might best suit them.

Through Careers Education, taught as part of Life Skills, Priestlands School aims to raise aspirations, providing students with experiences and knowledge to make decisions about their futures.

Careers Strategy Policy March 2022

Every school and college should have an embedded programme of career education and guidance that is known and understood by students, parents, teachers and employers.

This document details our programme

Access for external providers regarding careers and post 16 provision:

Procedure

A provider wishing to request access should contact the SLT member of staff with responsibility for Careers, telephone number 01590 677033 or email the school, info@priestlands.hants.sch.uk.

The school will make an appropriate venue available along with appropriate ICT equipment to support the provider with presentations.  Requirements will be discussed in advance of the visit.

Providers are welcome to leave a copy of their prospectus or relevant literature with the Careers Coordinator who will ensure it is placed in the careers section in the school library.

 Opportunities for access

A number of events, integrated into the school careers programme, will offer providers an opportunity to come in to school to speak to students and/or their parents.

Additional visits and events will be considered on request.

The Careers Leader in school is Mr Christopher Bell and he can be contacted using the above telephone number and email address.