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Careers Provision

Reach Academy is dedicated to raising aspirations, challenging stereotypes and inspiring students to achieve their full potential. We are committed to delivering an aspirational, personalised careers programme to all our pupils, working towards the Gatsby Career Benchmarks. Reach Academy is committed to our duty to provide students with impartial and inspirational Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) to students. The impact of our program is tracked and measured via the Compass tracking tool.

Pupils have the opportunity to meet with local learning and training providers throughout the year including both on site and school trips with external providers. We provide exciting lessons across the curriculum informing students of careers and future pathways, as well as targeted interventions and meaningful experiences. Students will have the opportunity to research potential future careers and be guided towards the right pathways.

Tracking and Evaluation Arrangements

When pupils arrive at Reach Academy, a request is put in to their previous school to access any individual careers records. Reach Academy will keep systematic records of careers experience which will be passed on to their next placement for continuity. Reach Academy uses the Compass Tool to track its progress against the Gatsby Benchmarks. The Careers Leader has responsibility for completing the Compass Tool on a termly basis and uses this data to identify areas for further development.

Contacting The Careers Leader

Richard Scholes is our Careers Leader at Reach Academy. If you would like to speak to Richard you can contact him on the following:

Telephone: 01924 478482

Email: rscholes@eat.uk.com

Further Careers Guidance




For Students




For Parent/Carers


Careers in STEM



Career Choices


The STEM Careers Activity Pack for Parents Find Out More

C&K Careers Advice

C&K Careers

78 John William Street | Huddersfield | HD1 1EH

T: 01484 225500   Fax: 08724 464511

W: www.ckcareers.co.uk | www.ckcareersonline.org.uk

Get in Touch

Reach Academy

The Field Hill Centre
WF17 0BQ

Telephone01924 478482


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