The aim of our School Careers policy is develop the skills, attitudes and abilities of our students to enable them to make effective decisions about their future education, training and employment. Young people’s careers are forged out of their experience, progress and achievements in learning and work. All our students have access to a planned programme of Careers Education which provides opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to make realistic career decisions.
Thomas Telford School provides an ‘in-house’ careers advice and guidance service which is staffed by three full-time Careers Advisors and led by Mrs Flynn, our Careers Lead. Our Careers, Advice and Guidance and Provider Access Policies are available in the ‘School Policies & Documents’ section of the School website.
The Careers Department provision includes:
One of the features which distinguishes Thomas Telford School from other Schools is the quality of the partnership shared with industry. Financial sponsorship is a significant investment in the life and work of the School, but employers also make major contributions to the design, delivery and assessment of the curriculum.
Click here to download our policy statement