Careers & Aspirations

Careers and Aspirations Learning Journey

Vision (Intent)

‘Empowering students to plan and manage their own future’

At Holgate Meadows we are committed to providing students with personalised and independent advice and guidance, to prepare for life beyond the school gates. We will provide ‘real life’ experiences for students to enable them to make informed choices. 

We want to empower students to plan and manage their own future, no matter what stage of career development they are currently at. 

We will support students by responding to their needs and interests, opening doors to experiences and opportunities that help them to progress and to help them with opportunities/pathways to achieve success! 

We will plan a programme of activities to prepare students for their own future pathways, plan for future careers and sustain employability throughout their lives. 

We will ensure a careers curriculum where learning takes place through engaging activities that are appropriate to student’s stages of career learning, planning and development. 

Ours students will receive a CEIAG provision which meets professional standards of practice and which is person-centred, aspirational, impartial and confidential. The programme will raise aspirations, challenge stereotyping and promote equality and diversity. 


End Points (Impact)

  • Have the life skills to be able to make informed choices.
  • Develop social skills to be successful at interview and in the world of work.
  • Be able to solve problems in a social or work context.
  • Understand what opportunities are available to them.
  • Be confident in own abilities and set own aspirational targets.


Domains of Knowledge (Implementation)


Skills and qualities for employability

Developing personal presentation skills for the workplace

Preparing for and learning from work placement

Applying for jobs

Producing a CV

Encounters with employers

Labour Markets

Post-16 destination planning and careers guidance



Road Map