Parents/Carers Information

Careers – Head Teachers Statement

Aston Manor Academy is committed to raising aspirations, challenging stereotypes and instilling ambition and the desire to succeed in all or students. CEIAG at Aston Manor Academy aims to encourage students to make the most of the opportunities available and support and guide our students towards positive careers pathways for their future.

The intent of our Careers Curriculum at Aston Manor Academy is to provide a stable careers programme, where each and every student is given the opportunity to no matter what their background, in preparation for entering the world of work. Aston Manor Academy maintains an ethos of hard work, aspiration and success delivered through a culture of nurture, support and encouragement where students respect each other and grow in confidence and resilience.

Our mission statement ‘All different, All equal, All achieving’ is key to both our Careers Curriculum and the wider school vision and aims. We work together to meet the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks to ensure that student’s aspirations are raised through a variety of methods, including an awareness of local labour market information, encounters with employers and workplaces, experiences of further and higher education, links to careers within the curriculum, and personal guidance. We believe this will allow our students to develop personal effectiveness and career readiness, resulting in positive outcomes in terms of education and employment.

The Senior Leadership Team at Aston Manor Academy support our pupils and we value and encourage the support and guidance to enhance the pupils opportunities and to build aspirations to future pathways we do this using a number of strategies including; personal guidance, assemblies & workshops. Careers is embedded through the curriculum and across the key stages to ensure pupils can successfully achieve their goals. An ambitious careers programme is vital to the life chances of the young people who attend Aston Manor Academy.


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