Careers Info & Work Experience

Careers Information & Work Experience

Developing the skills and attributes to get ahead in the workplace. 

Careers Information & Work Experience

Developing the skills and attributes to get ahead in the work place

A Message from our

Careers Leader

We are proud of our careers provision at Wood Green Academy and preparation for employment is an integral part of everything we do. We aim to prepare our students to go on to further or higher education or skilled employment and enable them to make a significant contribution to society.

 

We do everything we can to ensure WGA students develop these skills and attributes so that they get ahead in the workplace. 

Giving students individual careers advice and guidance for their chosen pathway.

Helping students to write effective curriculum vitae and personal statements.

Encouraging students to seek work experience to their higher education and career aspirations.

Providing guidance regarding different career pathways, including information on apprenticeships.

"Every young person to be given the opportunity to hear about, explore and

take part in the wider experiences of work related learning"

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The Gatsby Benchmarks

As well as a wide range of events throughout the year, including university visits, talk’s from our ever growing alumni of ex-students, visiting speakers, off site employer visits, Mock Interview events and, as part of the new government careers strategy ‘The Gatsby Benchmarks’ were developed as a framework for all schools to improve their careers provision. At Wood Green Academy we are working hard to embed the benchmarks into the school curriculum.

 

The 8 benchmarks broken down simply are:

Helping you identify and get into a career you care about

Careers Advice for Parents / Carers

Helping you identify and get into a career you care about.

Careers Advice for Parents / Carers

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"We want our pupils to talk about their plans for their future in an ‘informed’,

‘positive’, ‘confident’, inquisitive’ and ‘supported’ way.