Students at Retford Oaks Academy have a planned programme of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG), in accordance with the Department for Education (DFE) Careers Guidance and Inspiration in Schools guidelines. The programme ensures all students have opportunities to recognise their own strengths and values and take responsibility for developing employability skills.

CEIAG Careers Programme – 2020-21

Decisionz magazine

The aim of Decisionz e-zine is to inform young people about their options, inspire young people to take action and support young people to make their decisions about what to do when they leave school. You can download a copy below.

The Spring/Summer 2021 edition

Entitlement

Year 7

  • Access to JED (Job Explorer Database)
  • Access to onsite impartial careers advice

Year 8

  • Access to JED
  • Access to onsite impartial careers advice
  • Support and advice in making decisions on GCSE options
  • Careers day

Year 9

  • Access to JED
  • Access to onsite impartial careers advice
  • Opportunities to have conversations with employers and working people
  • Involvement in an options process to help make guided and informed decisions about the future

Year 10

  • Access to JED
  • Access to onsite impartial careers advice
  • Opportunities to have conversations with employers and working people
  • Opportunity to engage in a mock interview program
  • Inspirational talks, motivational speakers, employers, colleges , university input

Year 11

  • Access to JED
  • Access to onsite impartial careers advice
  • Receive a careers interview
  • Opportunities to have conversations with employers and working people
  • Inspirational talks, motivational speakers, employers, colleges , university input
  • Guidance on producing a CV and covering letter
  • Opportunity to visit careers fairs
  • Opportunities to visit universities
  • Entrepreneurial mentoring support

Key contacts and policy

Maggi Pugh (Careers lead)

mpugh@retfordoaks-ac.org.uk  | 01777 861618 Ext 5042

> You can find our CEIAG policy on our polices page.