Careers and CEIAG

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance programmes help in preparing King Henry students for opportunities, responsibilities and experience of life. They help students make decisions and manage transitions from education to employment.

If you have any questions regarding King Henry schools Careers programme, please contact Ms Alsop: or contact Ms Alsop through the school switchboard: 01322 348 231.

Career Magazines

Students are faced with a difficult decision when leaving school or college. There are so many options available from A-Levels to apprenticeships, BTECs and university choices - The magazines above aim to help young people to make well-informed decisions about their futures. Click on the images above to download the Student version or Parent version of CareerMag.

Careermag: Your resource in finding the right post-16 option for you

Careermag offers a complete guide to apprenticeships, courses and university opportunities along with useful articles offering education and career advice.

Life Skills Workshops

The Inclusion department will be running regular workshops Every Wednesday* 2.05pm - 2.50pm alongside Prospects to help Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students with:

• CV Writing
• Application Forms
• Interview Technique
• Careers advice
• Apprenticeship & Training
• Course Advice

*Any students interested in the workshops and wish to book a place are to email Ms Alsop: for information and further details.

Careers Advice

You may like to try the following websites to give you the chance to research possible careers and explore ideas about your next steps.

You can never start too early as it can help you to think about the option subjects to take and the grades you will need for when you leave school to go to University or to take up an Apprenticeship.  The sites may also help you to decide which A level subjects you need to take for specific careers.

Admissions Tests

University Comparison, Course Search

University Compare website
A comprehensive university comparison site, offering students resources, tools, student discounts and university stats and rankings.

Clearing website
A website which tells you everything you need to know about Clearing and Adjustment and offers an app which allows you to speak to universities directly.

Uni Compare App
Download the Uni Compare app and see our service in action. Works for all smartphones.

Course search
Our unique course search allows you to see all of the different courses available for students and lets you instantly see the best course for you!


Art Foundation Diploma Courses

Careers Advice

Choosing Courses

Gap Year



Medicine, Midwifery and Nursing

Personal Statements

Studying Abroad

Student Finance

Students Guides/Forums

Student Life


Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

King Henry School: Provider Access Policy


This policy statement sets out the school's arrangements for managing the access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of giving them information about the provider's education or training offer. This complies with the school's legal obligations under Section42B of the Education Act 1997.

Pupil entitlement

All pupils in years 8-13 are entitled:

  • To find out about technical education qualifications and apprenticeships opportunities, as part of a careers programme which provides information on the full range of education and training options available at each transition point;
  • To hear from a range of local providers about the opportunities they offer, including technical education and apprenticeships through options events, assemblies and group discussions and taster events;
  • To understand how to make applications for the full range of academic and technical courses.

View the King Henry School Provider Access Policy.

If you have any questions regarding King Henry schools Careers programme, please contact Ms Alsop: or contact Ms Alsop through the school switchboard: 01322 348 231.

If you are a 6th Form student, please contact  Mrs Ghataore regarding your future career options.

CEIAG Entitlement Statement


All learners at King Henry School will:
Take part in a careers programme in Years 7-13 that helps them to:
  • Understand their education, training, employment and other progression
  • Develop the skills they need to plan and manage their own personal development and career progression
  • Access relevant information and learning from taster activities and experience of work
  • Make and maintain individual progression plans to help them improve their prospects of success
  • Offer feedback and ideas on how to improve the careers programme
Have access to, and support with using careers information that is:
  • Easy to find and available at convenient times and in convenient locations, including online signposting
  • Clearly labelled and referenced and comprehensive, giving details of all progression opportunities and associated support arrangements such as financial help
  • Unbiased and up to date
Obtain careers guidance that is:
  • Impartial
  • Confidential
  • Focused on individual needs and fit for purpose
  • Supportive of equal opportunities
  • Provided by people with relevant training and expertise

Parents and Carers

All parents and carers can expect to:
  • To discuss their children’s progress and future prospects
  • Have access to tutors, subjects, learning partners and specialist advisers at parents’ evenings in Years 7-13 and Options evenings in Years 9 and 11
  • Offer feedback and ideas on how to improve the careers programme

Receive invitations to take part in careers and information events, thereby contributing to the careers programme.

Pdf download of above CEIAG Entitlement Statement.

PSHEE / CEIAG programme 2019-2020

Year 7
International Women’s Day
Early aspirations
Function of money

Year 8
International Women’s Day – assembly
First Give charity event
Career pathways
Different types of employment
Money management – Importance of managing money
Early aspirations / work roles
Financial risks
Business planning

Year 9
International Women’s Day
GCSE choices
Skills matching
Ambitions and Enterprise
Income and expenditure
Enterprise and entrepreneur

Year 10
Rob’s Story

Year 11
CV writing

Post 16
Higher education presentation
Track your UCAS application
Peer mentoring programme

Autumn Term

Year 7
Careers Opening Evening

Year 8
Careers Opening Evening

Year 9
Career Interviews with Prospects
Options Evening
Careers Opening Evening

Year 10
Life Skills Workshop Careers Opening Evening
Careers Interviews with Prospects
Life Skills Workshop

Year 11
Career Interviews with Prospects
Life Skills Work shop Careers Opening Evening
Post-16 Presentation evening

Year 12
Higher Education Fair Small group sessions: future education, training and employment options
Life Skills Workshop

Year 13
Applying for Universities and Personal Statements
Life Skills Workshop Careers Opening Evening
Workshops – HE and higher apprenticeship applications