Careers and Progression

Careers Advice

At Cowes Enterprise College, all students are given the information, guidance and skills they need to make highly effective choices for their future. Our students receive a program of career development opportunities to develop their career aspirations, through established partnerships with local businesses and universities, ensuring they make well informed plans and decisions about their futures.

Students at Cowes Enterprise College have access to a diverse range of careers support delivered through a variety of delivery methods such as interactive workshops, careers fairs, employer talks, guest speakers, and trips to colleges and universities. Students have a one to one guidance appointment delivered by an impartial qualified careers adviser from Island Futures in Years 11, 12 and 13. Students can also request a guidance appointment at any time throughout their academic life by contacting our careers lead and all students will be offered support at key transition points such as Year 9 options, Year 11 career planning and into our Academy Sixth Form.

Activities

Our Careers team support students from Year 7 to Year 13 through a range of activities, including:

  • Careers fairs
  • Class sessions and assemblies
  • Guest speakers from industry and education
  • Talks from local training providers
  • Comprehensive advice and guidance about university applications.
  • Trips and workplace visits
  • Diverse work experience opportunities
  • University and college visits
  • Parent information evenings

Career Lead Contact: David Sanchez-Brown-Assistant Principal - dsanchez-brown@cowesec.org


Cowes Enterprise College Careers Strategy September 2018 Download
Provider Access Policy Download