Careers Provision at PGS
Students at Penistone Grammar School are entitled to careers education and guidance which:
is personal and always puts students’ interests first
motivates and inspires students to consider all opportunities both within and outside PGS
helps students to gain the skills needed to make career ambitions a reality
provides the support students need to be successful
helps students access any additional support they might need
is delivered by trained and qualified advisers, with up-to-date knowledge and understanding of career pathways and local labour market information
protects and respects students’ personal information and shares it only with student consent.
We will support career development in a number of ways including:
information and discussion in lessons and assemblies to help you make decisions about your future
access to careers fairs
access to career advisers in a variety of ways including individual meetings
support with CV and personal statement writing
information and updates on Microsoft Teams, notice boards, plasma screens and the school website.
Our strategic leader with responsibility for careers is Mr N Green (Assistant Principal) who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our dedicated Careers Advisor is Miss H Blakeman who can be contacted at email@example.com
Government website for searching for apprenticeship vacancies.
Careerpilot : Plan your future work & study
Help to make the right choices at times of transition; at ages 14, 16 and 18
Careers advice - job profiles, information and resources | National Careers Service
Government website with information on job profiles, salary details and qualifications.
Free Career Quiz (sacu-student.com)
Excellent Career Quiz aimed at age 14+ with links to careers, degrees and apprenticeships.
It's time to take control of your future | Springpod
A great website to help students find free virtual work experience and apprenticeship opportunities.
Good website for job profiles including, Job descriptors, skills required, average salary and lots more.
Start – Careers Information (startprofile.com)
Advice on Post 16 and 18 options and career and job pathways.