The Peak Academy Learning & Education

Careers Advice

At The Peak Academy, We want each pupil to reach their potential and move on to a sustainable post 16 provision.

Pupils at The Peak Academy will receive:

A structured programme of careers education from years 7 to 11 through the PSHE and Asdan curriculum.

Careers interviews with a careers advisor from year 9 upwards.

Links with the local colleges and visits to post-16 sites. –

Support with college and apprenticeship applications as well as CV writing and references. For more information please see Apprenticeships Gov website

A vocational curriculum that enables students to access and experience some of the trades available to them at college and in the world of work.

Moving forward, The Peak Academy will be establishing:

Career Pilot website to access various career pathways and industry opportunities, this will be used during lessons and any intervention time for our students to use to explore the world of work.

Parent zone: Parent Zone - Career Pilot

Access to careers information, which all students use in their PHSE and Asdan lessons.

Local Labour Market Intelligence

Employment and Jobs Report for November 2020 Download
Labour Market Information GFirst LEP Download
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Labour Market information West of England Download

Staff have identified within their curriculum where careers advice and knowledge fits and this is linked into the learning.

In addition to access and time with our own staff pupils have the opportunity to meet with an external Level 6 qualified careers advisor.

Careers Lead

Mr Dave Readman

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