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The Careers Department at Allerton Grange will works closely with Sixth Form students to help them prepare for their future career.

What help is on Offer?

Careers will provide: Information, advice and guidance on all Post 18 Options be it: Higher Education, Further Education, Employment, Gap Year, Voluntary Work, Student Finance and studying abroad.

Check out Leeds City Council's Careers Website Leeds pathways

 

AGS sixth form Tutors and Careers work together to offer students:-

  • Individual careers guidance interviews to help students decide what to do after Sixth Form – students can book these direct with the Careers Department but it is best that they take place when they have a free period
  • A Careers Education & Work related Learning Programme which will cover all the Post 18 Options
  • Workshops on how to apply for University & Higher Education Apprenticeships
  • Advice on how to write an effective personal statement
  • Advice & Guidance on writing an effective & targeted CV
  • Mock University and Job interviews
  • Assistance with applying for gap year or employment opportunities
  • Help when the AS and A Level results are published
  • Visiting Speakers- Throughout the year we have several speakers and careers workshops delivered by external organisations representing a range of employment sectors, training providers, colleges and Universities. In addition, we host a Job talks day where a variety of professionals come into school to talk about their vocational area be it in Medicine, Construction, Accounting, Journalism, Engineering, Digital Media, Sport and so on. We also invite representatives from all the local universities be it: -Leeds University, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds City College University Centre, York University, York St John University, Bradford University, Huddersfield University & Sheffield University.
"The best thing about our sixth form is the teacher support, especially careers support."
- Ghafran
"The teachers are really nice and very helpful. I was surprised with how good my AS results were."
- Harkiran
"Student leadership opportunities have been great; they have provided me with experience to get into university."
- Qasim
"The variety of subjects offered attracted me to Allerton Grange."
- Aisha
"The sixth form is a wonderful multi-cultural society with high standards of teaching. I feel the key to success is through the learning environment that AGS offers."
- Reece
"I already went to Allerton Grange and I stayed because the teachers know me so well. I knew I'd get good results."
- Liam
"Teachers are always pushing you, always driving you to reach your full potential. You come out knowing you've achieved your best."
- Bradley
"The pastoral support is amazing; there is always someone to talk to."
- Emma