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Wallington High School for Girls

Wallington High School for Girls

'A strong learning community. Pupils are proud of their school. The broad curriculum and high prior attainment of pupils lead to strong achievement.' OFSTED 2019

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Gatsby Benchmarks

Schools are held account to meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks. These are a set of 8 benchmarks that research has shown provide students with an excellent careers education. At WHSG we constantly try to meet these and our improvement planning is based around this. Below is a set of useful links, for our school community, that will help students to experience careers education across all of the benchmarks.

1. A stable careers programme ​

2. Learning from careers and labour market information  ​

Courses to improve employability skills - Find a course | National Careers Service 

National Service - Get the Jump: explore your education and training choices

Website to search for university coursesDiscover Uni Home | Discover Uni 

Labour Market InformationCITB in your local area - CITB

Labour Market InformationLMI For All – LMI For All 

3. Addressing the needs of each student

Securing Good Transitions: A resource pack to support the next steps of Key Stage 4 pupils with SEND | Whole School SEND

4. Linking curriculum learning to careers

Click here to find information of how different subjects can help you to follow different careers paths.

STEM careers toolkit | CEC Resource Directory 

The Skills Builder Partnership

5. Encounters with employers and employees 

Careers notice board here.

Make the most of a careers fair | National Careers Service

Virtual internships | National Careers Service

STEM careers toolkit | CEC Resource Directory

6. Experiences of workplaces 

Virtual work experience - why it can help your child stand out 

How to help your teen find work experience 

7. Encounters with further and higher education

The Parents’ Guide to UCAS personal statements – 2023 edition 

Getting a degree - is an apprenticeship or university the right choice for your child? 

What's next? | The Parents' Guide to

Find a course | National Careers Service

T Levels for students | T Levels

Higher technical qualifications (HTQs) | National Careers Service


Find a traineeship - GOV.UK

Supported internships | National Careers Service

Get the Jump: explore your education and training choices | National Careers Service

List of Colleges in the UK | Association of Colleges 

Technical Education Pathways Resource | CEC Resource Directory 

Aelp - key facts

Register of apprenticeship training providers - GOV.UK

Study | Institutes of Technology

Home | University Technical Colleges 

Find a UTC | University Technical Colleges 

Welcome | Studio Schools Trust

Register of apprenticeship training providers - GOV.UK 

T Levels | The Next Level Qualification

Amazing Apprenticeships

Post 16 options | National Careers Service

Post 18 options | National Careers Service

Jobcentre Plus support rolled out to schools - GOV.UK

Getting started: How to help your child choose the right apprenticeship 

How to help your child apply for an apprenticeship 

8. Personal guidance 

A parents' toolkit for career conversations