CIAG relies on a range of different people and organisations working in partnership.

  • Parental involvement is vital in the Careers Guidance process, and parents are provided with relevant information, and opportunities sought to involve parents as
  • ‘Connexions’ – relevant use will be made of the range of services, advice and training opportunities provided. A partnership agreement is ongoing with the Connexions service detailing the contributions to the programme that each will make. This annual review considers the long-term aims of CIAG in the school and covers issues such as impartiality and special needs. We are privileged to have a careers specialist as our Personal Adviser from Connexions. She provides interviews for students in years 11 – 13 and is present at Parents Consultation Days.
  • School Governors are provided with accurate and comprehensive information about Careers Inspiration, Advice and Guidance through meeting the CIAG coordinator.
  • Outside Agencies – such as local employers and employees, promoters of Equal Opportunities, Gap Year, and Enterprise Organisations, Aim Higher, STEM ambassadors, Newcastle, Sunderland, Northumbria and Durham University, National Citizenship Service and the National Careers Service are used to provide a variety of relevant input to the programme.
  • Businesses Partners- these businesses will have the option to offer a range of services to our students including; attending careers fair, mentoring groups of students, delivering workshops on L4L days, attending after school clubs, work experience provider, providing information to the CIAG coordinator, delivering assemblies, school visits to the workplace.