Careers Programme

Students can book an individual careers guidance interview with Mr Martin, Careers, Advice & Guidance Manager by visiting the Careers Office in the LRC or following the ‘Careers’ link on the Intranet. Mr Martin offers expert, impartial guidance on the following topics:

  • Career Planning
  • UCAS advice
  • Employment, Training and Apprenticeships
  • Work Shadowing
  • A Level choice
  • Personal statements
  • Student finance
  • CVs, applications, cover letters and interview skills
  • Interest guides
  • School leaver opportunities – apprenticeships, jobs & training schemes

Sixth Formers can find more information here.

Careers Leader:  Steve Martin  

Stephen.martin@gryphon.dorset.sch.uk  Tel. 01935 810118

Mr Martin is a Level 7 qualified Careers Guidance Professional and a member of the Career Development Institute and abides by their code of ethics which is displayed in the Careers office.  He provides independent, impartial advice on all the options available to young people at the Gryphon School.

Careers Programme:

A summary of the programme can be accessed here and for the Sixth form here.   Pupils, parents, teachers and employers may also access further information about the careers programme by contacting the Careers Leader directly.  The Gryphon School also offers students and families the opportunity to book an appointment to see the Careers Leader. The Careers Leader is in school during the week and can provide tailored information, advice and guidance relating to the post-16 options available to students. To book an appointment to see the Careers Leader, please telephone or email Mr Martin directly using the contact details shown above.   The Head teacher and Governing Body of the Gryphon School are committed to providing an independent and impartial programme of Post-16 Information, Advice and Guidance to students in Years 7 to 11.

How the school measures and assesses the impact of the careers programme on pupils

The Gryphon School, in the first instance, measures and assesses its career programme against the Gatsby Career Benchmarks.  The impact of its programme is assessed through both pupil and parent voice as well as such as a feedback card and associated info alongside destination info and other developments.

In relationship to other parts of the curriculum and other policies Careers education is conducted in accordance with the School’s equal opportunities policy, work experience policy, external visits policy and other relevant policies. The whole school remit of careers is recognised and the whole careers related curriculum is currently being developed alongside that of other areas so that careers education is an integral part of the whole school curriculum.

Management

The overall management of Careers Education and Guidance is with a member of the school’s senior management team, assisted by the Careers Leader/Adviser.

Year 11 Leavers Destinations

Year 11 Leavers Destinations 2021DownloadYear 11 Leavers Destinations 2020DownloadYear 11 Leaver Destinations 2019Download

Date of Review:

The Careers programme will be evaluated in June 2021

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