Careers Information, Advice and Guidance at LHS

At Longridge High we encourage all pupils to aim high and help each pupil to prepare for life after school. We will help and develop skills to prepare pupils for the world of work and ensure they are equipped with the skills employers are looking for.

We prepare pupils by offering a variety of information, advice and guidance to help them make informed decisions about their future. Each pupils has access to:

  • Independent careers advice
  • Careers assemblies
  • Local college assemblies/lunchtime drop in/information sessions
  • College taster days
  • Mock results day (independent careers advice from colleges, training providers & local employers)
  • Employer talks
  • Apprenticeship assemblies/lunchtime drop in/information sessions
  • Visits to local employers
  • Curriculum links with jobs
  • Close links with local businesses
  • ‘Startprofile’ www.startprofile.com is an interactive careers programme that simplifies and improves careers guidance
  • Careers corner found on Longridge High School newsletter published weekly offers information about the college open days/apprenticeships available
  • Interviews arranged with chosen colleges
  • KS4 Evening that offers careers advice & guidance to the students and their parents
  • Personal statement workshops delivered by local colleges
  • C.V. workshops delivered by local college
  • Motivational assemblies
  • Resilience assemblies
  • The Personal, Social and Health Education Programme (PSHE)
  • Support from Form Tutor

For an overview of how we provide Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance through our extra-curricular activities, please click here.