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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 lamberton.v@north.kent.sch.uk or telephone (01233) 614600 ext 234

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.

Mrs 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.

The school also holds an annual contract with an external agency, CXK provide a fully qualified careers adviser who comes into the school to deliver impartial advice to targeted students in year 8-11 and sixth form.

Detailed offer of support by year group includes:

Year 8: CXK Workshops of making decisions

Year 9: CXK Workshops on opportunity awareness

Year 10: CXK Workshops on Options Post 16

Year 11: CXK Workshops on making applications

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 CXK Adviser

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

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

nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk