Careers Enterprise Education
Our extensive careers programme provides students with the knowledge, support, experience and skills needed to make informed decisions regarding their future and career choices. Our school vision of providing A firm foundation for life is reflected within our careers promise, that ensures every student leaves Chingford Foundation School with ambitious and achievable goals in relation to their future pathways.
Chingford Academies Trust - The Strategy
Chingford Academies Trust Strategy will span 3 years from 2020 to 2023. Its aim to be sustainable in design, stakeholder driven and competitively positioned – creating value for all.
Its core composition being Careers, Enterprise and Education, with three essential components: Labour Market Information, Further Studies and Careers Paths and Professions.
At Trust level the Careers Enterprise and Education (CEE) Strategy will possess a climate which immerses itself in the individuality of each school and student and will operate in line with Trust Characteristics. The CEE Orientated Strategy will enable each student to have attuned personal leadership, entrepreneurial and employability capability which they will know how to galvanise to achieve economic independence.
Careers Enterprise Education Orientated - Purpose
- To continually raise aspirations and challenge stereotype and offer clarity in career steps.
- Inform and create understanding and provide encounters that support curiosity and discovery through the curriculum.
- Create opportunities for real-world experience which underpin awareness and choices, whilst creating student readiness to make decisions on their future destination.
The provenance of our Trust strategy will be realised through the assurance students have in their destinations, whatever landscape they navigate.
Strategic Focus for 2020/2021 - CEE Orientated
Five primary strategic focal points for the Careers Enterprise and Education Strategy in 2020/21 are:
Technology enabled Careers Infrastructure
Allowing operations to be purposeful, collaborative and only of value.
who have a persistence for progress, keenness to critique, appetite for movement and capability to capitalise.
|Trust and School Led Development and Curriculum Plans that are Student centred which embed the navigation of Careers and Enterprise in Education.||Audience Focused through consultative construction - All Trust stakeholders being advocates of Careers Enterprise Education for current cohorts, through utilising our community, sharing capability and championing outreach.|
|Operating in a way which constructs a position of understanding which we build, discover and re-design from.|
Development Plan 2020/21 - Careers for all years
The Trust Careers Strategy brand is CEE Orientated.
Its design origin compliments the Gatsby Benchmarks (GB), Trust Strategic Objectives and the overall student journey. The development plan is known as Careers For All Years. It supports students from transition in year 6 through to being Alumni.
Our network: Getting involved - careers for all years
Integral to the delivery of any Strategy is the approval and explicit backing of leadership. Whereby intent is documented, has resources allocated and the development plan each year is systematically monitored and evaluated for effectiveness. A review occurs each term through the board of trustees and the board of governors which are part of the governance mechanism of Chingford Academies Trust. Compass+ is a reporting system which allows for the Careers for All Years programme to be measured and assessed on its impact.
The lead individual who has strategic responsibility for Careers, Enterprise Education is Rebecca Healy, Trust Head of Careers (Careers Leader) contactable at firstname.lastname@example.org and by telephone via the main school office number 020 8506 1853.
As the strategy progresses our Trust network of stakeholders will evolve in a consultative and constructive way. Chingford Academies Trust provides access of providers to pupils at the school for the purpose of information about the providers education or training offer. This complies with the schools legal obligations under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.
Integral to the creation of our stable careers programme are these key stakeholders:
- Employers and Workers, and
- Leadership and all Staff at Chingford Academies Trust
Stakeholders the Trust are already building stronger business relations with are:
- Greater London Authority and Waltham Forest Local Authority
- London Enterprise Advisor Network (LEAN) EAST
- Local Employers and Providers
- Leavers from each School - Trust Alumni
- Career Information, Advice and Guidance Professionals
Parents/Carers: Careers For All Years Bulletins 2020/21
Parents/Carers Have Your Say
As parents/carers of a pupil who attends Chingford Academies Trust we are keen to ensure that we tailor the Careers For All Years Programme and we want you to have an opportunity to shape this element of their curriculum.
You are influential and a big part of their lives who aids their onward destinations choices at either Post 16 or 18. We would like to hear from you, to learn how we best support you and them, in learning about Professions, Enterprise and Further Studies.
Complete this short survey to inform Ms Healy, Trust Head of Careers and help shape the Careers For All Years Programme:
PUPILS: CAREERS FOR ALL YEARS - BULLETINS 2020/21
Pupils Have Your Say
As a pupil of Chingford Academies Trust we are keen to ensure that we tailor the Careers For All Years Programme and support you having your say about this area of your curriculum.
Complete this short survey to inform Ms Healy, Trust Head of Careers what your interests and thoughts are:
Pupils: careers for All years - bulletins 2019/20
Labour Market information - local and national
Useful Links: Careers & ENterprise Information
Destinations - Post 16 & 18: Pupils and Parents/Carers
Further and Higher Education
Chingford Foundation School Sixth Form - Promotional Video
Careers Information, Advice and Guidance
The information on this webpage will next be reviewed in September 2021.