The Wavell School

The Wavell School Specialist Technology College

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Careers Advice & Guidance


Aim: To raise expectations and have no ceiling of aspiration

"High-quality guidance informs students of their future options and prepares them very well for employment, training or further education." (Ofsted)

The Wavell has a very comprehensive careers programme. Careers lessons are delivered by Form Tutors through the PSHE programme in conjunction with citizenship, and cover a range of topics including decision-making, self-awareness and communication. Students have access to a well-maintained Careers Resources Library within the LRC which is staffed throughout the day.

Resources available include:

  • College prospectuses
  • A library of books and information leaflets on individual career choices
  • Access to an appropriately qualified, impartial careers specialist

 The Wavell School will make available a range of education and training providers to ensure students are informed about academic qualifications, approved technical qualifications and apprenticeships.

If you would like to know more about the IAG  (Information, Advice & Guidance) on offer at The Wavell School click here...

Our School Careers Leader, Ms A Speir, can be contacted via the school email address and telephone number.

PDF icon Wavell School Provider Access Policy

PDF icon Please click here for information on how to support your child’s apprenticeship application

PDF icon Information on Post-16 provision and pathways for students for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL)


 Our Careers Advice Page contains links and useful information for our students

This information will be renewed annually in July to ensure it is still relevant and as up to date as possible.  In addition to student/tutor/careers adviser feedback, the careers team use  destinations data as a measure of the careers programme effectiveness in addition to scores indicated by the CEC Compass tool.


% of Total
Destination of Leavers 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

M F M F M F
Sixth Form College/School 48.3 45.8 51 62 48 55 51 57
FE College 43.6 46.9 42 30 43 39 39 38
Other Ed incl. Traineeship 4.1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Non-Emp Training (FT) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Emp (FT) inc. Apprenticeship 2.3 3.1 1 2 1 0 4 0
Participating Total 98.3 95.8 94 96 93 95 95 96
EET (no RPA) inc. PT Emp 0.6 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
*NEET - Available 0.6 0.5 0 0 1 0 0 0
*NEET - Not Available 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not Participating Total 1.2 0.5 1 0 2 0 2 0
Other 0.6 3.6 4 4 5 5 3 4
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

*Not in Education, Employment, Training