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Edgbarrow School

Careers & Work-Related Learning


In line with the school’s vision to enable “all individuals to develop their talents and acquire skills for life” the Edgbarrow careers strategy aims to prepare students for an increasingly changing workplace with a programme designed to build transferable skills.

Key Staff

Mrs K Robinson - Careers Manager
Mr J Andrews - Careers Lead

Mrs E Flower – Link Governor, Careers
Mrs N Penman-Fea – Careers and Enterprise Co-ordinator for Edgbarrow School, Berkshire Careers Hub/Berkshire LEP
Mr I Lindsay – Edgbarrow School Careers and Enterprise Advisor
Mrs L Glass – Careers Advisor, Adviza

Our provider access statement is part of our CEIAG policy.

Objectives of the Programme

  • To help pupils build, identify and apply key skills.
  • To give pupils an understanding of potential careers.
  • To help pupils identify appropriate career choices by matching their skills to job requirements.

The Programme

The key cornerstones of the programme are:

  • The Edgbarrow Careers Ladder is designed to help students build, identify and apply their unique key skills (see document below).
  • Using the Gatsby benchmarks as a guide to the key deliverables.
  • Exhibit best practice – retaining our Quality in Careers Standard (see Awards Statement below).
  • Ensure current knowledge of the local and national job market and key skill requirements.
  • Link into the school development plan and curriculum.
  • Engage the local business community.

Edgbarrow Careers Ladder

Quality in Careers Standard Award Statement

Careers Strategy 2023-2025

Careers education at Edgbarrow School is learning about jobs, and work ethics, equipping students with skills for the workplace, ensuring transition occurs smoothly and helping to reduce barriers to entering the world of work.

All students will have a careers interview in Year 11 and the opportunity of a further one in Years 12 or 13. Students who would like to have a careers appointment should speak to their tutor or the Careers Manager, Mrs Robinson.

A detailed view of how we measure and assess the impact of the Careers Programme for students can be viewed in our Careers Strategy 2023-2025. Our Careers Programme is reviewed on an annual basis in conjunction with our CEAIG Policy and our provider access statement ("Baker Clause") is part of our CEIAG policy (Annex1).

Please refer to the document below to access our Careers Evaluation Plan.

Careers Strategy 2023-2025

Careers Evaluation Plan 2023-24

Careers Programme 2023 - 2024

This is our planned programme of events for 2023/24. Please note this is a working document and is subject to change during the academic year.

Careers Programme 2023-2024 


We welcome feedback from students, parents/carers, employers and other stakeholders. Please see below some recent feedback.



For further information regarding our Careers Programme please email:
Mrs Robinson (Careers Manager) or Mr Andrews (Careers Lead)
or call 01344 722658.