Careers Guidance

At Brook Mead Academy we consider quality Careers Guidance to be an essential part of academy life for our pupils. Quality Careers Guidance can act as a motivator in each pupils drive for success at Brook Mead.

We intend to appoint an expert Careers Leader in the next couple of years as the academy grows. In the meantime, please do direct any queries with regards our Careers Guidance to Mrs Hindocha, Principal, in the first instance.

Are you an employer or provider who would like to add to one of our events or help us with our careers work? Please click here (Provider access statement to follow) 

Progress to date against the Gatsby Benchmarks will be updated in due course. 

Student entitlement to careers education includes

  • Individual guidance from our Careers Advisors
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date information on opportunities in Education, Training, Apprenticeship and Employment
  • Opportunity for career and job exploration through links to the school curriculum and independent learning
  • Support and guidance throughout the college application process

Please use the below link to access further information.

Apprenticeships Information

[email protected] – How to Search & Apply

Are you an employer, education or training provider who would like to add to one of our events or help us with our careers work?

We have a number of events in our careers program which would offer you an opportunity to come into school to speak to students and/or their parents/carers.

These include assemblies, careers evenings, input in lessons and drop in sessions at lunch time and after school. We welcome all offers and would love to hear from you.

Our aim is to ensure that our students have up to date information on the full range opportunities available at you establishment and understand what they need to do to achieve their career goals.

What we can offer youYou can help us by:
Access to students who may be part of your future workforceRaising the aspirations of our students
Raise your profile to the next generation of learners / employeesMaking students aware of the range of opportunities available to them
Young minds to help solve your business problemsEncouraging students to thinking beyond Yr11
Students who will make well informed choices and have the necessary employability skills to take then into the world of workHelping students to understand the world of work and build employability skills
Students to undertake live briefs (market research)Supporting us by being part of our Yr11 mock  interview panel
Give you the opportunity to contribute to the your wider communityWorking with groups of students (big / small)
Supporting with CV writing workshops
Mentoring Students
Hosting experience days

Procedure: A provider wishing to request access should contact Ms Rita Hindocha, in the first instance.

Telephone:  0116 241 3148
Email: [email protected]

To read our Provider Access Policy Statement and our Safeguarding Policy please see our Polices Page

 

Useful Links

               
 UCAS Requirements                        Prospects                                            NHS Careers

                      

Which University?                          Apprenticeships Information             National Careers Service

Connexions Leicester City

Colleges Links

WQE                                                  Gateway College                         Leicester College

Beauchamp College                              Regent College               City of Leicester College

Loughborough College             South Leicestershire College     Brooksby Melton College

 

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