Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance
At the Heights, Burnley we offer a comprehensive careers programme from Year 7 to 11, to help our young people find clear pathways to success in whatever they choose to do. Learning about careers, even early on in school life, can help students make informed choices about their futures. At The Heights, Burnley we are committed to providing a planned programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance.
This can look different for each student, and our careers programme reflects this, by working with a qualified Careers Advisor, we provide bespoke advice and guidance to each individual. All students, whatever the age, will have access to various career development opportunities which could include:
- Work experience (both short and long term placements)
- Business and apprenticeship visits
- Aspirational speakers
- Drop-in sessions, both 1:1 and group work
- Career workshops working on CV and interview skills
- Further Education visits and experiences
- Higher Education visits and experiences
- Careers Fair
- Enterprise opportunities
We follow the Gatsby Benchmarks to help us achieve this and more information on these can be found here: https://www.gatsby.org.uk/education/focus-areas/good-career-guidance
If you would like to find out more information about careers for yourself then have a look at these links, or come and find us in school.
- Career Mag for Parents
- The Parents Guide to Helping your child know “What’s Next”
The Careers Team
The careers team is led by Miss N Lincoln with support from Miss H Marks. If you are a business or HE/FE institution and you would like to visit, please see our Provider Access Policy.
If you would like to view our policy: Careers Provider Access Policy
Skillsometer can help you discover what jobs you might like to do in the future. You will be presented with a series of statements. Select the emoji that shows how you feel about each statement. You will be given suggestions of jobs linked to what you most enjoy doing.