Year 8

Year 8 Careers Education, information & guidance


Year 8 entitlement.


  • In Year 8 you will have a planned programme of Careers Education and Guidance in accordance with the DFE Careers Education Framework 7 - 19: Statutory Guidance: Impartial Careers Education

  • The Careers programme will be delivered by your form tutor within form time and drop down days.

  • As a part of this programme you will be involved in the Key Stage 4 options process designed to help you make guided and informed decisions about your future.

  • As part of the options process you will use U-explore to help you develop life skills, goals and target setting.

  • You will be given the opportunity to visit and explore the Careers library resource area and to use Careers websites.

  • You will have access to the Careers Library resource area form Monday - Friday 8.25 - 3.30. The area will be staffed at breaks and lunchtimes.

  • Throughout the year in tutor time there will be the opportunity to reflect on progress so far, skills and qualities, and the opportunity to discuss goals and targets for the future.

  • The Schools’ Careers Co-ordinator, will be available throughout the year for careers advice and support.