We passionately believe that all students can be successful if they show real effort and determination to do their best. Aspiration is one of our core principles and this includes having high expectations of our students academically. Good examination results will prepare students to move on to further and higher education, including university and a successful career.
Academy Designated Careers Lead
Vice Principal – Ethos and Culture, Ms Sarah Murdoch
Academy Careers Advisor
Careers advice is provided for students by Jennifer Gibson.
Jennifer is based in our dedicated Careers Room, situated on Sykes floor (middle), opposite the Attendance Office.
The Academy actively builds partnerships to support our Careers Education, Advice and Guidance for our students. Current partners include:
The Academy has an exciting careers talk programme where students can hear from various professionals about their careers, job roles and career paths, Aspire to Be.
The Academy fully engages in National Careers Week each year.
As well as meeting Lisa in school, you can undertake lots of research, and boost your employability skills, in your own time.
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