Seaford Head School and Sixth Form Centre provides impartial careers and options information, advice and guidance through:-
SHS Careers Service
Students can also access information about our LRCs and Careers service through Sharepoint -
a tutor led careers education programme
a comprehensive range of careers and options information resources covering the full range of educational and work based options – available in the LRC and via FROG
an annual careers and options fair
talks to students on a variety of careers/options
appointments with an apprenticeship adviser as required
an options choice evening and appointments in year 8 for students to discuss their key stage 4 option choices
appointments in year 10 and 11 to discuss post 16 plans
appointments in the sixth form to discuss post 18 plans
tutor led support with university applications
university partnerships including links to tasters and summer schools for eligible students
work experience in the sixth form
partnership with a large local employer- Costain
access for students and parents/carers to staff qualified in careers information, advice or guidance
a role for selected students to contribute as “career ambassadors”
SHS Careers Team
The careers team are always available to offer advice and appointments can be booked directly through the LRC with any of the staff.
Our provision includes: career led assemblies at all key stages ; 1:1 interviews in year 8, 10, 11, 12 and 13; a whole school careers fair; tutorial sessions focusing on careers; individual career booklets and advice leaflets.
Assistant Headteacher/CEIAG/Careers School Lead
The school cares passionately about ensuring students are equipped for the world of work and understand the need for developing employability skills. At Seaford Head School we have a very skilled careers team who work to ensure students feel guided and supported.
LRC/Careers Support Adviser
Career support throughout the school and also available for student appointments.
Helping Teens with Career Choices
Below is a useful document for parents who wish to help their child find employment
Investor in Careers is a quality standard for the management of careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and is now the most widely used quality award of its kind recognised nationally across the country.
To achieve the award Seaford Head School and Sixth Form has demonstrated a commitment to provide impartial, independent careers education, information, advice and guidance to all young people.
This really is one of the highest accolades an organisation can receive for excellence in this area of work and is definitely something that the school is very proud to have achieved a successful reassessment.
The IiC standard is about improving students’ awareness of opportunities, raising their aspirations and working with them to ensure they achieve their full potential.