At Kirk Balk Academy we are committed to providing our students with a planned programme of careers education for all students in Year 7 to Year 11, information, advice and guidance that is impartial and confidential (within legal confines) and prepares students for the challenges of adult and working life.
Kirk Balk Academy has a statutory requirement when delivering careers education, to ensure that information about learning options and careers is presented impartially and that advice promotes the best interests of students.
The aims of outstanding, impartial careers education may be summarised as follows:
Kirk Balk Academy is committed to raising aspirations and maximising the benefits for every student in the development of a whole Trust approach to CEIAG by providing a planned programme of activities both in and outside of the curriculum.
Northern Education Trust is committed to providing:
We fully endorse the DFE’s ‘Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and talents’ (December 2017) and the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks as detailed in the Department for Education’s Statutory Guidance, January 2018.
Kirk Balk Academy offers opportunities for providers to meet with students. Please contact a member of our Careers Team to identify the most suitable opportunity for you.
Here is a copy of our Provider Access Policy which complies with Section 42B of the Education Act 1997.
Kirk Balk Academy’s named Careers Leader is Mr. S Moore, Assistant Principal.
Contact Number: 01226 742 286
Email Address: [email protected]