Bolton Muslim Girls' School

Careers Information and Guidance

'To work together in a supportive, secure and pleasant learning environment that promotes high standards for all, a love and ownership of learning; spiritual growth, best standards of conduct founded on Islamic morals and British values and prepares learners for their role as caring and contributing Muslimahs in modern Britain.'

 

At Bolton Muslim Girls’ School, we intend to help all learners to achieve their full potential and prepare them for the best possible future, so that they can benefit personally and also help the community that they belong to. Our Careers Programme focuses on raising the aspirations and achievement of individual students and equipping them with skills, attitudes, knowledge and understanding as a foundation for managing their lifelong career and learning. We hope to achieve this by providing the learners with an invaluable Careers Service in Years 8-11.

SLT-Careers Lead

Mrs Amina Patel

Amina.Patel@bmgs.bolton.sch.uk

01204 361103

 

 

Monday-Friday

Assistant Head Office

Connexions Advisors

Kathryn Garner and Sarah Heyes

Kathryn.Garner@bmgs.bolton.sch.uk

Sarah.Heyes@bmgs.bolton.sch.uk

01204 361103

 

Every Wednesday-8.30-12.30

CEIAG Office

IAG Officer

Michelle Monks

Michelle.Monks@bmgs.bolton.sch.uk

01204 361103

 

Every Thursday

8.00-3.25pm

CEIAG Office

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Our Careers programme has two components, Careers Education (CE) and Impartial Advice and Guidance (IAG). The Careers Education Programme is delivered to Years 8-11 through PHSCE lessons. The Programme is in line with the Gatsby Benchmarks and CDI Framework and it is as follows:

Year 8

  • Careers unit of work
  • Career Link to Curriculum
  • Enterprise Event

Year 9

  • Careers Unit of Work
  • Career Link to Curriculum
  • Enterprise Event

Year 10

  • Careers Unit of Work
  • Career Link to Curriculum

Year 11

  • Careers Unit of Work
  • College applications
  • Career Link to Curriculum

 

The IAG Programme is as follows:

Year 8

  • Options Assembly, Evening and Careers Fair: Learners to choose the subjects they wish to pursue at GCSE, training providers and Career Advisors will be present to offer advice and guidance

Year 9

  • Higher Education Uncovered workshopintroduces the learner to higher education and links to the importance of GCSE subject choices and attainment as a gateway to success.

Year 10

  • National Apprenticeship Show: All Year 10 will visit the exhibition comprising of employers, colleges and providers to find out more about what apprenticeships can offer.
  • Work Experience; All year 10 learners will complete a Work experience placement in June in a company or organisation of their choice
  • IAG appointment: one to one appointment with our independent Careers Advisor based in school to discuss future career choices and post-16 learning.

Year 11

  • Careers Fair: Various colleges, training providers and companies
  • IAG Appointment: one to one appointment with our independent Careers Advisor based in school to discuss future career choices and post-16 learning.
  • Assemblies: Various colleges, training providers and companies conduct assemblies explaining different courses and career pathways
  • Mock Interviews
  • Post exam Service: Careers advisors will be present on GCSE results day to offer information and guidance and help with enrolment