Careers Education and Guidance

The Dales School Careers Leaders is Lucy Hobson.

Quality of Education – Careers and Transitions Governor is Angela Waldock.

Careers education is a vital part of the curriculum. It includes mini-enterprise projects and opportunities across all phases of school and a sixth form vocational programme. There are links with local industry, community organisations and training providers. Further details can be obtained from School.  School holds the Quality in Careers Standard awarded by Investor in Careers.

We have a long-term plan that supports whole school careers and enterprise development (LTP) – please click here to view this. Please add link to doc Careers long term plan from Curriculum docs folder here

A Specialist Careers Adviser supports the 14-19 Careers Curriculum and attends the Annual Person Centred Reviews for pupils from Year 9. The Careers Service makes an invaluable contribution to the transition planning process from Key Stage 4. There is also close liaison with the Health and Adults Services and further education providers, for example through regular transition external agency meetings.

Gatsby, The Careers & Enterprise Company and Disability Rights UK issued a joint statement on Wednesday 14 November on interpreting the Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Career Guidance for students with special educational needs and disabilities.

“The Dales School is committed to ensuring that its pupils receive high quality education to prepare them for their transition to adulthood and their future. Our staff are committed to work with our students to ensure they have high quality careers advice and guidance and support them to achieve their goals.” 

Headteacher and Chair of Governors