Career Guidance Students
Not sure what you want to do after school? On this page you can find lots of helpful links to further and higher education providers. Whether you are looking for A’ level choices or an Apprenticeship we have all the information you need.
Remember you can always speak to your careers advisers in school to help you decide on the best course or pathway for you.
Career Guidance In Year 10 - 11
Labour Market Information
LMI stands for Labour Market Information. LMI is available at local, regional, national and even international level.
A generally accepted definition of LMI is:
‘Any information about the structure and working of a labour market, and any factors likely to influence the structure and working of that market, including: jobs available, people to do those jobs and changes in the business environment
Put simply, there are 3 main parts to labour market information:
- The Demand Side (the jobs available)
- The Supply Side (people to do the jobs available)
- Forces affecting the labour market (e.g. legislation)
Students can access further information by typing
As part of the work related learning programme at the academy all Year 10 students will the take part in a week’s “Work Experience” placement. The allocated week runs in July and students are expected to work 5 days – including a Saturday if the company closes during the week. Students are introduced to this during October and are encouraged and supported to seek out their own placement to gain maximum benefit. Limited placement places are offered through Humber EBP and these are usually available from February. Health & Safety checks are carried out by the Humber EBP service to ensure suitability. Self-canvassed forms need to be completed by the person responsible at the placement and by parents at the earliest opportunity and returned to the front office at the academy. Students may benefit from such placements by securing a good reference, a part time job or the offer of an apprenticeship on leaving school.