Welcome to our careers guidance and information page. We aim to support students throughout their time at Ansford to see a bigger picture for their education.
Following government changes to education in 2014, every student is now required to stay in education, either an apprenticeship or a mix of work and learning once they leave Ansford Academy up until the age of 18.
Students have access to outstanding careers advice through our independent careers advisor, Wendy Watson, who is available every Monday and Wednesday to meet with students (and indeed parents/ guardians should they wish to attend). Students in Year 8 – Year 11 receive a programme of careers education and guidance which is delivered through tutors.
A comprehensive Careers Information, Advice and Guidance programme is offered to help support students make informed choices about their future as they move through Ansford Academy. This programme is delivered through PSHCE Theme days, curriculum and tutor time. The programme aims to inspire students to raise their aspirations; achieve their goals; be confident to make the best choices for themselves; and prepare them for a successful and rewarding future.
The aim for an Ansford student should be:
- To research careers and future pathways with confidence
- Be aware of their options post 16 and beyond
- Be aware of local and wider employment opportunities through encounters with employers and Labour Market Information
- Be able to write CV’s, Covering letters and Application forms
- Be able to talk confidently about their future
- They should know their target grades and be aware of skills they have achieved through curriculum subjects
- Be able to discuss their options and agree an action plan with an Independent Careers Adviser.
Ansford students and parents can access further careers information by logging on to the Ansford Portal and selecting the Careers tab where you can find an E-Library of additional resources that help support the Careers Information, Advice and Guidance Programme.
The Careers Leader in the Academy is Vice Principal, Mr. Karl Musson. All students have access to Careers and Work Experience (Y10) support and independent and impartial Advice & Guidance from the Independent Careers Adviser, Wendy Watson. She is available in school on Mondays and Wednesdays. All students in KS4 will be offered an appointment to discuss their plans with her. Parents are invited to attend these appointments or contact Ms Watson to discuss any concerns:
For any other Careers related enquiries please contact:
For an outline of the Academy’s careers programme please click here
To see the Provider Access Policy please refer to the CEIAG Policy at the top of this page.
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Leonardo Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship based in Yeovil
Our Business Administration Apprenticeship enables apprentices to move around different business areas within the Yeovil Helicopters Organisation gaining valuable experience and knowledge. This exposure will enable the apprentices to gain a valuable insight into the workings of the business, how different functions interact and enable a high level of networking.
The prospect to work in a specific department on successful completion of the apprenticeship - Minimum entry requirements are GCSEs grade 4/C in English and Maths.
To apply please email a CV and covering letter to: email@example.com
Your cover letter must answer the following questions:
*Why have you chosen to apply to Leonardo Helicopters?
*Why do you think you would be suitable for the Business Administration Apprenticeship?
*Give an example of a situation when you had to motivate yourself to complete a difficult/challenging task.
*Give an example of when you had to work as part of a team and explain your role within the team.
For any further information or assistance to apply, contact your Careers Adviser, Wendy Watson: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date is 10th May 2019
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