Three Ways School is committed to fulfilling its statutory duty to secure independent and impartial Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) for young people in Years 8-13 under Section 29 of the Education Act 2011 (Section 45A of part VII of the Education Act 1997). This policy also reflects the Careers guidance and inspiration in schools. Statutory guidance for governing bodies, school leaders and school staff, March 2015 and January 2018.
A programme of careers education is delivered through Personal, Social, Health, Educational and Economic Education (PSHEE). The programme is designed to build upon previous knowledge through activities that are appropriate to the student’s stages of career learning, planning and development.
The school has a designated member of the Senior Leadership team who is in charge of ensuring the careers programme is high quality and meets the statutory requirements.
The Gatsby Benchmarks are used in order to evaluate and monitor Three Ways School’s careers provision.
Three Ways School actively ensures students and parents/carers have access to information through events such as Parents Evenings.
Three Ways School endeavours to follow best practice guidance from the careers profession and from other extended bodies such as Ofsted, Department for Education, GOV UK and Bath Education Trust.
Three Ways School uses destination data, both at KS4 and KS5, in order to assess how successfully students make the transition into the next stage of education, training or employment.