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Advice and Guidance

Ms. V. Lamberton is the school Careers Adviser; she holds a Level 7 qualification in Careers Advice and Guidance.

Students and parents in any year group can contact Ms. Lamberton to discuss subject and course choices, options post 16 /18 and career exploration.

Ms. Lamberton can be contacted by email vernice.lamberton@swale.at or telephone (01233) 614600 ext 211

Mrs. Matthews the Director of Sixth Form and Careers Lead takes an active role in working with students in year 11 to secure an appropriate destination post 16.

Ms. Marples supports students in our sixth form with applications to HE, she regularly runs workshops on the UCAS application process, student finance and getting into top universities.

Detailed offer of support by year group includes:

Years 7-9: Careers lessons delivered through personal development.

Year 9: Drop down day career workshops looking at options.

Year 10: Drop down day workshops and visits to college.

Year 11: Drop down day mock interviews Kent Choices.

Year 11: Individual guidance interviews with Ms. Lamberton.

Year 11: Individual subject choice meetings with Careers Leader.

Year 12: Individual guidance interviews with Ms. Lamberton and Adviser.

Year 12: Group and Individual UCAS guidance interviews with Ms. Marples.

Year 13: Individual guidance interviews with Ms. Lamberton and Adviser.

Parents and students can also contact National Careers Service; this is a confidential service that offers helpful and impartial advice and guidance.  Young people aged 13-19 can speak to an adviser on-line or by telephone 0800 100 900.