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CEIAG Policy CEIAG Provider Access

Mrs Y Akhtar
Careers Leader

yakhtar@edu.moorend.org   -  01484 222230

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The academy is committed to ensuring that each and every one of our students leaves us with the skills and attributes required to take their place in the world of work and further education. We are fully compliant with statutory guidance, and the following are embedded in our practice:

  • Students have the opportunity to access independent careers guidance (yr8-11)
  • Our policy statement on provider access enables opportunities for students to
    learn from providers about approved technical education qualifications or
    apprenticeships (yr8-11)
  • Provider visits are made available to all students in the relevant year group
  • Independent careers guidance provided is presented in an impartial manner,
    showing no bias or favouritism towards a particular institution, education or
    work option, and includes information on the full range of education or training
    options, including apprenticeships and technical education routes (yr10-11)
  • Where pupils have EHC plans, their annual reviews include a focus on
    adulthood, including employment (yr8-11)

The academy takes the views of stakeholders seriously, and every opportunity is used to seek feedback. Views of parents were collated at the recent year 11 Parents' Evening, and feedback is sought from students for all educational and career based visits. T

Careers Programme

Intent

Our aim is to improve the life chances of our students to enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow. Our CEIAG provision provide our students with opportunities to learn, demonstrate and evidence their employability character, enabling them to evolve successfully to take their next steps into employment or further study.

We prepare learners for future success in education, employment or training by providing unbiased information to all about potential next steps; high quality, up-to-date and locally relevant careers guidance and opportunities for good quality meaningful encounters with the world of work.

Learner access to 1:1 (level 6) impartial Personal Careers Guidance supports progression into the setting which is right for them.

Implementation

We recognise the most effective way to deliver careers education is to embed it within core teaching and learning activities, supported by a co-curriculum programme of activities. Any centrally delivered careers activities will aim to support curriculum delivery rather than provide a stand-alone careers education programme.

Impact

Successful careers education and guidance is reflected in NEET data.

 

Information for Parents

My Directions for Parents 7 Carers

 

What is CEIAG and why is it important?

CEIAG means Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance, more important than ever in today’s complex jobs market.

How does CEIAG affect school-age students?

Having quality information means that students can make informed choices about the kind of career path to follow. With up-to-date advice and guidance, Moor End Academy students go on to fill a wide variety of college and apprenticeship places.

Key Careers staff

Ms G Tordoff - Careers Advisor 
Ms S Greaves - Head of Y11
Ms Dennis - Head of Y10
Mr Shala - Head of Y9
Mr Sultan - Head of Y8
Mr Jones - Head of Y7
Miss Akhtar - Assistant Principal responsible for Careers

Additional Support

Being part of Moor End Academy means having access to a team of people dedicated to ensuring every student makes informed careers choices, whatever their ability.

Leaving Moor End Academy

Once your child has left Moor End you may never need our help again, but if something changes and you think your child would benefit from our Careers advice, please contact Ms Greaves, we are happy to support ex-students, or direct them to other services.

Queries?

Contact Ms Greaves with any questions
sgreaves@edu.moorend.org

Parents’ Evenings

  • Showing an interest in your child’s education is one of the most powerfully positive things you can do as a parent of a school-aged child.
  • All year groups have one parents’ evening a year, except Y11, who have two.
  • Text message reminders are sent out to parents in advance of a parents’ evening.
  • Letters are also sent out, usually via students.
  • If you are unable to attend a parents’ evening and would like feedback about your child’s progress, please contact the Head of Year for your child’s year, who will be happy to help.

Heads of Year

Year 7 - Mr Jones
Year 8 - Mr Sultan
Year 9 - Mr Shala
Year 10 – Ms Dennis
Year 11 – Ms S Greaves 

Parents' Evenings 2022-2023

Open Evening - 29 September 2022
Year 7 - 4 May 2023
Year 8 - 18 May 2023
Year 9 - 2 March 2023
Year 10 - 26 January 2023
Year 11 (1) - 13 October 2022
Year 11 (2) - 23 March 2023

Year 6 Parental Induction Evening - 7 July 2022


Information for Students

 

FutureGoals West Yorkshire Job Search 

FutureGoals - Jobs within 5 miles of MEA

 

C&K Careers Booklets


What is CEIAG and why is it important?

CEIAG means Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance. Effective, relevant CEIAG is more important than ever in today’s complex jobs market.

How does CEIAG affect school-age students?

Having quality information means that students can make informed choices about the kind of career path to follow. With up-to-date advice and guidance Moor End Academy students go on to fill a wide variety of college and apprenticeship places.

Key Careers staff

Ms G TordoffMs G Tordoff - Careers Advisor

Mrs Y Akhtar - Associate Assistant Principal  (Careers Lead)

Ms S Greaves - Head of Year 11

Ms N Dennis - Senior Head of Year

Head of Year 10

  

Careers Calendar for Year 11

 

Information for Employers

 We welcome opportunities to be involved with employers: if you would like more information please contact

Sylvia Greaves on 01484 222230 

Apprenticeships information for Employers

C&K Careers "Chat" Support Service

 

We have launched ‘Chat’, a new service from C&K Careers for 13-24 year olds and their parents. Whilst students have contact details for our Careers Advisor this new service ensures that there is always someone at the other end of the phone, including out of hours.

We understand times are unsettling, so we’ll support you to figure out your next steps.

Whether it’s your future, college, apprenticeships, your options or something else... You can get information, advice, support and guidance on the phone, by email or Facebook chat from careers advisers. Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm and Thursday 9am – 8pm.

Call 01484 213856

Email chat@ckcareers.org.uk

Facebook @CKCareers

www.ckcareersonline.org.uk 

 Our Careers Advisor

Ms G Tordoff, Careers Advisor employed by C&K Careers - who provides impartial advice and guidance for our students to help them make informed post-16 education and careers choices. She is available in school one day a week, usually Tuesday.

The Careers Advisor also offers

A drop-in service for any student at break or lunch time. Please see Ms Greaves for an appointment,

Work with students in Years 9 -11 to provides impartial information, advice and guidance relating to careers

Help to students on career planning

Signposting to a range of support services aimed at young people

Intensive support for Year 11, to ensure they are aware of all post-16 options

Impartial advice and guidance for students and their families at various key events throughout the school year, such as parents' evenings and Year 8 GCSE Options Evening.

Parents/carers

If you have any questions, or can’t find what you are looking for, please feel free to contact the Careers Advisor to make an appointment by ringing on the school number (Fridays are best) - 01484 222230

 

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