The Careers Service
at Coundon Court
Staff from Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Partnership (CWSP) have a close working relationship with the school and also with Next Step Careers. By working together the best possible careers guidance is provided both to students at the school and also the local community. Coundon Court was awarded the "Investors in Careers" award again in 2011.
What Help is Available Year By Year?
|Years 7-9||Exploring the world of work and choosing the best options.||Kudos Online||Local Careers Guidance|
|Year 10||Exploring work opportunities and linking this to possible future careers||World of Work||Careersbox|
|Year 11||Finding out which of the possible post-16 options
will best help students to succeed.
|Choosing Post-16 Courses||Apprenticeships|
|Student Finance||Planning Your Career|
|Sixth Form||Exploring the University and work options that will take students further||UCAS||Unistats|
|Push.co.uk||University Open Days|
|Adults||Receive advice from Next Step about employment options||Next Step||Volunteering Opportunities|
|(These resources will be of value to students and adults in each stage)|
Careers Adviser Support:
- Working with the school to develop effective Careers Education.
- Help to Access Careers information and make use of computer aided guidance tools.
- 1 to 1 help in discussing and planning for future careers and options
- Help in applying to the most appropriate options
- Support in finding employment and training options are available both locally and nationally.
All Year 11 students will have a one-to-one guidance interview during the school year.
We can also offer careers advice to adults by appointment.
|National Careers Advice||National careers information and advice|
|Integrated Youth Support Services||Young person's information and opportunities site|
Who is Who at Careers
|Scott Thornton||Di Davies|
|Personal Advisor||Work Based Learning Co-ordinator|
The Careers Office is open throughout the school day.