Welcome to Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) at Eggbuckland Community College.’
For further information please contact Mrs Lynn Harris (Careers Coordinator) and Mr Stuart Pearce (Careers Leader and Assistant Principal).
Mrs Lynn Harris
‘Wherever you see this logo you will find
something related to careers’
The Lighthouse is a dedicated resource where all students can access careers information via staff, computers and the College Careers South West Personal Advisers.
Please pop into the Lighthouse to find out more or email , telephone number 01752 720086
GCSE and Sixth Form choices
Choices at 16
Information relating to Sixth Form at ECC
Choices in Year 9
Information relating to GCSE choices
Year 7 - Year 11 Enrichment Program
The table below is designed to show how careers will be delivered across years 7-11 and is something that constantly evolves and changes.’
Post 16 Enrichment Program
Students at Eggbuckland Community College are entitled to receive;
• impartial advice and information about all the options available, so that they understand what they involve
• support and guidance to help them make choices and complete a career plan for the future
• regular personal support or information on how well they are doing
• help to decide what to do when they leave their course, including further learning, training or employment
• a programme of careers education which helps them to develop skills and knowledge to make choices and the transition to work and learning
• the opportunity to be involved in making decisions about things that effect their learning
• an opportunity to learn about the world of work, and employment
Students and parents are made aware of this entitlement through the College prospectus, electronic newsletter and website. Information about this entitlement also appears in the staff handbook.
Students are encouraged to review their entitlement regularly within the College setting, for example within P4L and tutor time.
Opportunities exist for external providers to visit the College and showcase their offer. Any provider or employer wishing to provide information of this nature to students should contact the Careers Leader on 01752 720086 or email to enquire about suitable CEIAG opportunities in the College Calendar.
During Covid-19 we have a limited ability to host visitors. However, we receptive to virtual presentations and meetings that can help support work related learning.
The delivery of this entitlement is underpinned by the following values:
Ownership by the young person
Promotion of Equality of opportunity
CEIAG needs to be available to students at a time, which is appropriate to their needs and in a format and style which allows them to make maximum use of the service. Calendared events will allow the students to access CEIAG in the most appropriate way for them.
Useful websites and information
Eggbuckland Community College is proud to belong to the Heart of the South West Careers & Enterprise Company Careers Hub. The hub provides an opportunity for education to meet with business leaders to support our students as they explore the world of work.
Meet Gail Gotham-Dunn, Senior HR Partner at Babcock International Group.
Gail is one of our school Enterprise Advisers, who is working closely with our students and staff.
Gail has been involved in supporting activities such as mock interviews and employability sessions. This has helped to boost student confidence as well as give them an opportunity to learn about work, employment and the skills that are valued in the workplace.
With her extensive business experience within Human Resources and professional networks, Gail is helping us to develop and implement an effective careers strategy that will support opportunities with local employers and inform our students about the world of work beyond education.
Apprenticeships Information Parents' Pack
CSW are also offering an advisor online service for more tailored guidance.
Careerpilot website for young people and parents provides information on all the choices at 14, 16 & 18 and much more……
We would also recommend visiting Gov.UK for all students looking for an apprenticeship.
Next Steps SW website providing all the information you need to know about Higher Education
Do you require support after the exam results?
A new skills service has been launched to help the young adults of Plymouth.