Careers

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Bexhill Academy is committed to preparing students for the world of work and supporting them to make informed decisions about their future options.  We have an established careers programme.  The Academy was awarded The Quality in Careers Standard in 2017.

For Parent/Carers Information about Year 10 Work Experience and Careers please see: http://www.bexhillacademy.org/about/careers-information-for-parents2fcarers


Announcements from local colleges

College Open Events 2020

2020 - Year 10 Taster Days: East Sussex College Group

It’s that time of year again! As you know our Year 10 Taster Days for 2020 have gone live.  Apologies for any problems signing up, but the issues have been resolved so all is working again now - the registration link is: https://tasters.escevents.co.uk/register

We are still continuing to follow the government guidelines closely with everything going on but we hope to be able to deliver these days for students in June/July as they are really beneficial. We are also working on a contingency plan on how we could potentially run them virtually if by the Summer the government are still advising further lockdown restrictions.


Be Ready

Our new careers on-line platform preparing you for the next steps in life

2020 - May - Careers Support and Activities to do at home

Helpful updates from our East Sussex Careers Hub during lockdown 

2020 - PSHE and Careers Newsletters and Activities

careerseastsussex.co.uk - Applying to College for Year 11

Students can access: https://careerseastsussex.co.uk - they will need to check their school email, for their username and password before using the application system.

Any queries please see Mr Eldridge

LMI for all


Exploring Career Ideas

It is never too early to start thinking about what you might like to do and there are lots of great websites that offer you the opportunity to explore any ideas you may have. 

It is quite normal for ideas to change over time but the more ideas you have, explore and consider, the better informed you will be - helping you to make good decisions about which pathway to follow. 

Useful Advice & Links

We have done the research so you don't have to - below are some VERY useful documents all designed to help you get where you need to go

Produced after National Careers Week, our 12 page "A Guide For Parents: Steering your Teenager toward a Job and Career" is available free for parents and schools/colleges. It helps parents to get their teenagers engaged with careers information and services available to them and with building employability, application and interview skills.

1-2-1 Careers Guidance Interviews

In January 2020, all Year 11 students were offered a 1-2-1 Careers Guidance Interview with a qualified, professional adviser from My Future Starts Here.

Students now have their Action Plans as a record of their discussion and many with useful website links so they can access further information.

My Future Starts Here are an independent matrix- accredited careers company. Their guidance advisers are qualified to Level 6 and above as required by the Careers Strategy.  They have been working across East Sussex since 2011 when My Future Starts Here was founded. Clients now extend as far as Brighton and into West Sussex. 

For further information please contact Tracey J Holden, Careers and Communications, 01424 735475 or email careers@bexhillacademy.org


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