Careers

Ark Helenswood Academy Careers and Work Experience is run by Miss C Scott, Head of Business Studies department, part of the Maths and Vocational Learning Faculty.

Ark Helenswood is proud to retain the Investors in Careers kitemark, which is awarded to schools where careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) is a core part of the provision available for students.

Ark Helenswood provision for CEIAG includes:

A focus on choices for Year 9 – one to one option interviews and further help deciding which courses to take in Key Stage 3A focus on choices after Year 11 – one to one career path interviews, further and higher education, sixth form, apprenticeships and employment with training. Help with the application process and CVs

Support for individual students (and their parents/carers) to discuss training and career possibilities and requirements in Y11 as they consider their post-16 education choices

Workshops, presentations and career events with support from external organisations

Online resources about a wide range of career opportunities

Please email Miss Scott if you have queries regarding any aspect of Careers Education

You can also contact the National Careers Service online or by phoning 0800 100 900 (if you ring on your mobile, tell them and they will ring you back so the call is free).

Helpful Links

Moving On Magazine National careers service
Icould.com Careersbox.co.uk
Myworldofwork.co.uk Getsmaart.com
Apprenticeships in Sussex Careersworld.co.uk
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Local College’s/Higher Education Establishments

ARK 6th Form East Sussex
(formerly Parkwood)
01424 710407 www.ark6thformeastsussex.org
Bexhill College 01424 214545 www.bexhillcollege.ac.uk
City College Brighton 01273 667788 www.ccb.ac.uk
Plumpton 01273 890454 www.plumpton.ac.uk
Rye Studio School 01797 228433 www.ryestudioschool.co.uk
Sussex Coast College Hastings 01424 442222 www.sussexcoast.ac.uk
Sussex Downs Lewes College 01273 483188 www.sussexdowns.ac.uk